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DC Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift

CITY:  Westampton
BRAND:  Camuto Group
REQ #:  97013
LOCATION NAME:  New Jersey Distribution Center
DEPARTMENT:  Distribution Center


In 2018, Designer Brands acquired Camuto Group, the legendary product design and brand development organization best known for the successful Vince Camuto® brand and the footwear licenses of Jessica Simpson® and Lucky Brand®. 


Founded by Vince Camuto in 2001, Camuto Group is a global business that designs, develops and distributes fashion footwear and accessories. Our extensive global capabilities include design and product development, sourcing, and distribution and logistics.  Above all, we are brand builders with expertise in licensing, marketing and public relations.


Camuto Group's business strategy is informed by the values of our founder, leader, and friend, Vince Camuto.  Over a 50-year career in the footwear industry, Vince developed a unique understanding of his customers and their love of shoes. His insights helped him create an endless string of popular products, as well as strong, trusted, and dynamic brands.  In addition to his close relationships with the consumer, Vince was revered by industry retail, license, and production partners.


At Camuto Group we strive to do business with our founder's passion, integrity, and loyalty. Like him, we commit ourselves to delivering the highest quality products, most consistent branding, and unsurpassed value.



Job Title: DC Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift



General Summary:

Reporting to the Lead DC Maintenance Technician and Facilities Manager, the DC Maintenance Technician is primarily responsible for responding and resolving service calls, providing mechanical and technical support, and troubleshooting automated material handling system components within a 700,000 sq. ft. distribution center. The Maintenance Technician should be able to successfully perform on-site installation, servicing, and repair processes of complex equipment and systems without direct supervision, by following detailed work instructions and reporting any outdated or incorrect repair measures. All duties are to be performed in accordance with proper safe work practices. Additional responsibilities related to the technical delivery of small service jobs, time and work material, and preventive maintenance. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilize various tools and instruments to perform repairs and preventative maintenance on conveying systems according to established standards.
  • Diagnoses mechanical and electrical problems using technical drawings (e.g., blueprints, electronic/mechanical schematics) and diagnostic tools (e.g. multi-meter, laptop)
  • Performance of mechanical and lubrication tasks on automated material handling equipment, including belt install, bolt and tension roll adjustment, straightening parts, aligning rollers, and replacing defective parts.
  • Performs preventive/predictive maintenance and repairs on equipment (e.g., pneumatic systems, material handling equipment, hydraulic equipment, dock equipment, electronic and electrical equipment, etc.) according to safety and quality procedures.
  • Assist in formulating preventative maintenance standards/work procedures while performing those duties and provide work order feedback on discrepancies noted in service delivery.
  • Utilizes working knowledge and experience to troubleshoot and repair material handling equipment, pneumatic systems, automated conveyor systems, and key components of the distribution center, to include but not limited to automated putwall (pick-to-light systems), HighJump (WMS), PandA (Print and Apply) components, and Intelligrated conveyor systems.
  • Follows up by providing feedback and timely documentation with Facilities Manager, Supervisor/Lead, and other Operations Managers to ensure issues have been resolved.
  • Participates in cleaning the conveyor systems and maintenance area as appropriate.
  • Provides daily support to the operations, especially by performing daily inspections as required by site guidelines. 
  • Performs general facility maintenance such as light bulb replacement, office furniture relocation, light plumbing, light electrical repairs, etc.
  • Other duties as instructed by leadership which the associate is trained and skilled to perform



Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Operate material handling equipment (e.g. forklift), boom and scissor lifts, battery equipment, moving machinery, and other powered equipment.
  • Must have a good working knowledge to include, but not limited to, the troubleshooting and repair of material handling equipment, pneumatic systems, maintaining automated conveyor systems, motors, lubrication, and preventive/predictive maintenance.
  • Must have working knowledge of the following topics: using hand/power tools, precision alignment, rigging, welding, blueprint reading, preventive/predictive/corrective maintenance.
  • Understanding of CMMS systems for work order and inspection completion and documentation
  • Ability to read, recognize, write, and follow applicable numbers and directives (verbal and written) in English, including safety rules, operating instructions, racking locations, and procedural documents
  • Command of basic math skills to ensure inventory (count, add, subtract, identify, etc. numbers 0-1,000) and measurement conversion accuracy (mm to in)
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule to support workload and operations requirements, including holidays and weekends as dictated by the operations
  • Frequent bending, lifting, walking, pushing/pulling, crawling, twisting, reaching, kneeling, stooping, and standing for long periods of time and sometimes working in extreme temperatures
  • Move objects using proper lifting and operating procedures
  • Safely utilize manually operated equipment (i.e. pallet jack, rolling conveyor, pick cart, totes, or hand truck) to transport cartons or other items by means of pushing, pulling, lifting, or carrying
  • Excellent hand and eye coordination skills
  • Ability to perform duties independently, and as part of a team, with minimal supervision or guidance
  • Willingness to learn and be mentored, accept constructive coaching/feedback
  • Successfully perform processes associated with the core duties and responsibilites of the position




  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Command of safety procedures (including lock-out/tag-out)
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality
  • Previous operation of powered equipment, specifically Crown MHE, strongly preferred
  • Prior experience and/or working knowledge of:
    • Conveyor and/or sortation
    • Strong mechanical troubleshooting
    • Solid electrical troubleshooting
    • Solid controls troubleshooting
    • Preventative/predictive maintenance
    • Modification and upgrade support
    • Installation
  • Certified to operate material handling equipment (e.g. forklift), boom and scissor lifts, battery equipment, moving machinery, and other powered equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with and managing outside vendors, customers, and business partners
  • Prior working knowledge of current building vendors, software, platforms, and systems strongly desired
  • Previous industry based experience
  • Strong multi-tasking, organizational, detail, follow-up, and interpersonal skills
  • General knowledge and use of office equipment
  • Knowledge of proper business communication etiquette, and effective verbal and written communication skills.


  • Possess a high school degree, or an approved GED, required.
  • College degree OR technical or professional certificate preferred.


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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 















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