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Sr. DC Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shifts Available

DATE:  Mar 31, 2021
CITY:  Westampton
BRAND:  Camuto Group
REQ #:  102249
LOCATION NAME:  New Jersey Distribution Center
DEPARTMENT:  Distribution & Logistics

 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.


General Summary:

The Sr. DC Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing, independently or with minimal guidance, audits, troubleshooting, repair, and preventive maintenance of automated material handling system components within a 700,000 sq. ft. distribution center. S/he represents and follows outlined company guidelines for general work practices and performs assigned duties in accordance with proper safe work practices. The Sr. DC Maintenance Technician takes initiative to coordinate maintenance activities with Operations Managers to ensure the safe and satisfactory completion of all tasks. The Sr. DC Maintenance Technician serves as a lead troubleshooter and provides onsite technical skills; therefore, the Sr. Technician must have a thorough understanding of the product flow and operational goals to effectively support the DC Operations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists other Technicians and/or Mechanics in the repair and maintenance of equipment Diagnoses mechanical and electrical problems using technical drawings and diagnostic tools
  • Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on equipment according to safety and quality procedures.
  • Troubleshoots Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and external Input/Output (I/O) devices
  • Provides resolutions to mechanical, technical/controls issues; documents support issues in CMMS
  • Troubleshoots and repairs key components for the DC
  • Participates in cleaning the conveyor systems and maintenance area as appropriate
  • Completes work orders, records, logs, and other written or computer-based documents according to established procedures.
  • Assist with developing plans on how to accomplish department goals
  • Maintains inventory of company supplied tools.
  • Acts as Lead Maintenance Technician in the Lead's absence and Technical Trainer to as needed
  • 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:

  • Adept at analyzing and resolving mechanical and technical issues
  • Excellent hand and eye coordination skills
  • Ability to read, recognize, write, and follow applicable numbers and directives (verbal and written) in English
  • Command of basic math skills to ensure accurate inventory
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule including holidays and weekends as necessary
  • Command of safety procedures (including lock-out/tag-out)
  • Frequent bending, lifting, walking, pushing, pulling of freight, standing for long periods of time
  • Sometimes working in extreme temperatures
  • Safely utilize manual and electronic operated equipment to transport cartons or other items by means of pushing, pulling, lifting, or carrying




  • 3- 5 years of related experience in mechanical troubleshooting, technical troubleshooting, maintenance and/or installation is required.
  • Strong electrical background, knowledge of low voltage controls and PLC. Required 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


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred prior experience and/or working Knowledge of Allen Bradley products
  • Network troubleshooting
  • Advanced MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) skills
  • 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
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Word and Outlook, and high proficiency with Microsoft Excel



Possess a high school degree or an approved GED.


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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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