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US Foods MHE Maintenance Mechanic in Fife, Washington


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Responsible for upkeep and maintenance of warehouse-related equipment (i.e. pallet jacks, highlifts, forklifts, batteries, etc). This keeps day and night warehouse operations functional to ensure efficient shipping and receiving of product.

US Foods is one of the largest food distributors with a culture and a history of promoting from within, excellent training programs and continuous improvement focus .

Pay: Hourly, great pay but does depend on experience, overtime paid at 1.5X after 40 hours. Opportunities may be available for paid training/certifications and annual increases as additional training/job mastery completed.

Benefits: US Foods offers a huge list of benefits Benefits | US Foods (https://www.usfoods.com/careers/benefits.html) Medical, dental, vision begin day 1 are just the start! We also offer wellness programs, stock discounts, 4% 401K match, and more.

Schedule : Monday through Friday, 7AM-3:30PM

PTO : 2 weeks vacation and 3 personal days per year (prorated first year); sick time accrued based on hours worked. PTO available for use after 90 days. Additional vacation awarded with years of service.

Facility : Conveniently located, very clean, newer building renovated in 2019. Great breakroom with cable TV, concessions available on site for purchase, free coffee, tea, and cocoa, snacks, and more.

Uniforms: Not required, Safety gear provided and annual stipend for safety footwear.

Employee Discounts : Available for all types of items through Perkspot; discounts also available on over 300,000 items that can be purchased through US Foods.

Culture : all training and certifications provided, warehouse appreciation week, access to employee resource groups, opportunities to join cultural and professional employee groups, strong safety culture, nationwide transfer and promotion opportunities, and much more!

Click here for more on diversity and inclusion at US Foods: Diversity & Inclusion | US Foods (https://www.usfoods.com/about-us-foods/diversity-and-inclusion.html)


  • Perform necessary repairs and maintenance to warehouse-related equipment (i.e. pallet jacks, highlifts, forklifts, etc.) to insure that adequate machinery is available for day and night warehouse operations.

  • Review any equipment reports submitted by warehouse associates, record actions/repairs taken, and maintains a repair log per USF policy.

  • Perform PM’s (Preventative Maintenance) on equipment, and maintain PM log with proper documentation, per USF policy.

  • Comply with all USF and government guidelines regarding safety when working on equipment (i.e. Lock Out/Tag Out, placarding and required documentation, safe work environment, etc.)

  • Maintain and secure the battery-charging area, batteries and other equipment contained therein.

  • Responsible for company tools and maintenance equipment used in performance of job duties, including inventory maintenance, safe operation, proper storage, and security of tool area.

  • If authorized, may purchase tools and other equipment needs from local vendors to perform required duties.




Internal: Warehouse personnel and supervisory staff, Operations support, Maintenance and Sanitation personnel

External: Outside vendors


Education/Training: High School education or equivalent preferred; additional mechanic training or trade school degree preferred.

Related Experience: A minimum of six months previous mechanic experience Preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of equipment repair and operation; able to repair and overhaul warehouse equipment; welding ability; able to read and write legibly; able to follow orders; basic mathematical skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide); able to work with little direct supervision

Physical Requirements:


  1. SIT Occasionally

  2. STAND Frequently

  3. WALK Frequently

  4. DRIVE Occasionally (Test drives equipment)


  1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Continuously

  2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Frequently

  3. 25-50 lbs (Medium) Occasionally

  4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Occasionally

  5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Never


  1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Frequently

  2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Frequently

  3. 25-50 lbs (Medium) Occasionally

  4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Occasionally

  5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Never


  1. Push/pull Occasionally

e.g.: Boxes, pallet jack control arm, hand tools, drive units

  1. Climb/balance Occasionally

e.g.: equipment Pallet Jack, fork lift, order selector

  1. Stoop/squat Frequently

  2. Kneel/bend Occasionally

  3. Bend Frequently

  4. Reach above shoulder Occasionally

  5. Grasp objects Frequently

  6. Manipulate objects Frequently

  7. Twisting Occasionally

EOE* Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status*

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and its policy may be found here (https://www.usfoods.com/content/dam/usf/pdf/Policies/HR/USF_CCPA_policy.pdf) .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

EEO is the Law poster is available here (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

EEO is the Law poster supplement is available here (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf) .

Pay Transparency policy statement is available here (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

US Foods is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the interview process or to perform essential job functions, please contact our US Foods Application Accommodation Line at 866-960-5886. You will be prompted to leave a message. Please state the specifics of the assistance needed and your contact information. A member of our HR department will return your call within two business days.