• Material Handling Equipment (MHE) Technician III

    Job Locations US-TX-Coppell
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Requisition ID
    Grocers Supply
  • Company Overview



    Grocers Supply, based in Houston, is the largest wholesale grocery supplier in Texas, supplying over 900 independent grocery stores. Grocers Supply serves customers of all sizes, from single store independent retailers to chains, such as: Fiesta, FoodTown, Market Basket, Cox Foodarama / La Fiesta, Sellers Brothers, Minyard Food Stores, G. E. Foodland, and El Rio Grande.


    Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with GSC Wholesale, LLC. GSC Wholesale, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

    Position Overview

    As a Material Handling Equipment (MHE) Technician III, you will oversee the safe operation, repairs, and preventative maintenance of MHE equipment, including electric and propane industrial forklifts, pallet jacks, hi-low lifts, scissor lifts, scrubbers/sweepers, battery charging stations and cars, and batteries, while also providing assistance to the Supervisor and Manager of Maintenance to ensure assets are managed in accordance with equipment and parts manufacturers, equipment and parts suppliers, EPA, OSHA, and applicable State and Local Codes.


    • Oversee and manage the repair of the MHE fleet including monitoring and trending, troubleshooting and repairs and preventative maintenance. 
    • Conduct preventive maintenance (P.M.’s) within manufacturer’s guidelines/specifications and established timelines to include oil changes, filter changes, calibration of equipment, belts changes, inspections, adjustments, lubrication, etc.
    • Concise reporting of required inspections, evaluations, P.M. procedures, etc. and clear communication with Management, etc.
    • Responsible for logging time and materials into computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) on a daily basis in the form of repairs, P.M.s, etc.
    • Responsible for daily communication of all pertinent information regarding equipment operation and maintenance to departmental management and other maintenance teams.
    • Responsible for housekeeping, clean up of all maintenance areas/work areas on a daily basis.
    • Required to interpret and understand plans and specifications, schematics, operating and maintenance manuals, etc. for all systems being overseen.
    • Assist manager/supervisor in developing standard operating procedures, daily work schedules, and duty cycles for all repairs and maintenance for MHE and battery equipment.
    • Assist in managing outside battery, MHE, and electrical contractors conducting service, repair and new contract work.
    • Assist management in creation of budgets for individual projects, yearly capital and yearly operating expenses.
    • Assist the battery technicians; duties will include assisting in battery charger repairs, battery changes for MHE, repair of plugs and tips of batteries and chargers, watering and washing batteries, acid spill clean up, battery rack cleaning, battery area sweeping and cleaning, and other general maintenance activities.
    • Assist the building and refrigeration maintenance teams; duties will include assisting in general building repairs, electrical troubleshooting and repairs, refrigeration systems repair and maintenance, and other general maintenance activities.


    • High School Diploma, Electrical Training, Trade School Certification, or Equivalent.
    • Four years in MHE Maintenance Position
    • Manufacturer Certifications (Raymond, Crown, Toyota, etc.)
    • Hydraulic systems, Electronic Systems, PLC/Low Voltage Control Systems.
    • OSHA, ASE Certifications (Electrical, Mechanical, Braking Systems, etc.)
    • Some travel, site inspections, equipment inspections, mechanical repairs and replacements, all which require good mobility, physical exertion, walking, bending, reaching, climbing ladders, carrying tools and parts
    • Extensive experience with Crown, Raymond, and Toyota material handling equipment
    • Detailed knowledge of hydraulic systems/schematics/components, electrical systems/schematics both AC and DC systems, drive motors, power amps, electrical controls including PLC systems
    • Detailed knowledge of mechanical systems including transmissions, drive units, differentials, braking systems, internal combustion motors, telescopic masts, reach mechanisms, steering systems, suspension systems, etc.
    • Computerized Maintenance Management System experience for logging work orders and PMs
    • General knowledge of building (Dock doors and plates, electrical, HVAC systems, etc.) systems


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