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Maintenance Assistant

Kem Krest Elkhart, IN

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Maintenance and Facilities Assistant 




The Maintenance and Facilities Assistant is responsible for ensuring all facilities are maintained in a safe, organized, and presentable manner.  This person will provide services throughout the Indiana facilities to improve, repair, and maintain the physical structure, office environment, grounds and warehouse floor while ensuring safety as utmost priority.



1)       OUTCOME:  Provide Daily support to operations through maintenance requests

·         Prioritize based on safety, efficiency, aesthetics or otherwise as assigned by supervisor

·         Update and monitor maintenance requests for completion as assigned


2)       OUTCOME:  Maintain and repair structure, office, grounds, and shop floor

·         Perform weekly facility walkthrough for immediate repairs

·         Assist facility managers on internal projects as defined

·         Assist operations groups as needed with racking installation/removal, equipment needs, etc.

·         Assist Safety Team and CI Team with needed improvement to support company initiatives

·         Provide Janitorial service and duties as defined by manager

·         Painting /remodeling and working with contractors

·         Perform internal duties to avoid outside contractors where possible

·         Respond quickly and appropriately to any emergencies that may arise


3)       OUTCOME:  Support Kem Krest Culture including Continuous Improvement Process and Safety

·         Work closely with departments to identify and drive continuous improvement and safety

·         Display and execute actions consistent with core values of the company

·         Treat users with respect and patience to foster great results

4)       OUTCOME: Operate power equipment within company guidelines and within OSHA standards

·         Report any safety issues to management



Action oriented:

Taking on new opportunities and touch challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

Optimizes work processes:

Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.

Ensures Accountability:

Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Drives Results:

Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.


Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Values differences:

Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.

Communicates effectively:

Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Instills trust:

Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

Demonstrates self-awareness:

Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.


Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.

Nimble learning:

Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.

Situational adaptability:

Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.




Basic understanding of Electrical, Pneumatic, and Mechanical power systems; Lockout/Tagout experience highly beneficial

Ability to make basic repairs to equipment and systems utilizing the above power systems, such as forklifts, air compressors, shrink wrapper, security systems, dock plates, etc.

Ability to assist in the maintenance and servicing of equipment per manufacturer schedules or other directives

Possess strong eye-hand coordination as well as strength and stamina needed to stand for extended periods of time, climb ladders, move equipment and heavy loads

Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record

Able to communicate and explain a problem or solution

Exceptional work ethic

Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines

Familiar with continuous improvement concepts and methodology

Ability to meet physical requirements of position


Kem Krest

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