Maintenance Mechanic

Req ID:  24155
Date:  Jun 16, 2024

Cranbury, NJ, US, 08512

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  Cooper Electric

Are you ready for your next career opportunity?

At Cooper Electric successful associates drive our mindset of adapt, dare, and learn. Our associates are encouraged to lead innovation, embrace technology-driven solutions, and thrive in an environment that promotes personal and professional growth.  You will be empowered to create best-in-class business strategies and contribute to a customer-centric environment that delivers outstanding results.

What you will do:

  • Complete assigned preventative maintenance repairs requiring conveyor, mechanical, and other industrial equipment.  
  • Install, maintain, and troubleshoot control circuits, photo eyes, motor starters, relays, switches, sensors, and timers. 
  • Ensure clear and constant communication regarding potential system issues, proposed fixes, and estimated resolution timelines.  
  • Track and perform routine maintenance on conveyor systems and material handling equipment.  
  • Ensure orderly classification of additional parts to allow for immediate identification. 
  • Request and confirm that replacement parts are ordered and available when necessary. 

What you will bring:

  • Electrical/electronic background and 3-5 years of related experience.  

  • A bachelor’s degree is preferred, however, a combination of experience and related trade school or an associate degree in mechanical, electrical, or mechanical technician programs will be considered.  

  • The ability to obtain certification in maintaining Dematic systems will be required.  Training will be provided. 

  • The ability to read and interpret operating, maintenance, and safety documents. 

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills as well as strong planning and organizational skills are required as well.   


Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Required to stand, walk, and climb stairs throughout the entire shift. 
  • Require to bend, stretch, push, pull, and move as needed to reach, clean, and service machinery. 
  • Use of hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.  
  • Must be able to visually inspect machines and hear for odd and/or inconsistent sounds.  
  • Typical warehouse environment.


Salary Range:  This role is a non-exempt (hourly) position with a pay range of $25-40/hr.  Rate based on prior experience.

Location: This role is based out of our Cranbury, NJ Central Distribution Center

Work Hours: Monday-Friday 3:30pm-12am



Why work for Cooper Electric?

At Cooper Electric, we are Powered by Difference. As a Sonepar company we have local roots and global reach.  We thrive on the diversity of our associates and the various ways that each of us contributes to our successes.  What keeps us at the forefront of progress? Our people. No matter where you work or who you are, you will be encouraged to push boundaries, expand your industry experience, and elevate your career.


Our Competitive Benefits? 

Our full-time associates can participate in competitive medical plans which include medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, long and short-term disability, life insurance, employee assistance programs, and employee discounts.  We offer a generous paid time off plan as well as paid holidays.


About Cooper Electric

For over 50 years, Cooper Electric has provided the New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania markets with expert electrical supplies, service capabilities, and innovative solutions. Cooper Electric was established in 1961 as a family-owned business.  In 1999 Cooper Electric became a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world's largest privately held electrical distributor.  Today, Copper Electric continues to expand our capabilities and become one of the finest electrical supply distributors in the United States

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
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Nearest Major Market: New Jersey