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Maintenance Technician - 1st Shift

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Portland, TN, US, 37148

Company: XPO Logistics

1st Shift, Friday - Sunday, 5:30am - 6:00pm


Logistics done differently.

Transport Topics ranked XPO Logistics #1 in North America, and Forbes named us one of America’s best employers. At XPO, our employees take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As the Appliance Technician, you will ensure all equipment is properly inspected, tested and repaired. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Ability to use hand tools.
  • Make calls on facility repairs (ceiling tiles, lights, water leaks, light painting, etc)
  • Perform necessary preventive maintenance in a timely manner with adequate recordkeeping
  • Ability to troubleshoot by observing and listening, diagnose and correct issues with equipment such as case sealers, case erectors, shrink-wrappers, conveyors, etc.
  • Work closely with other technicians on the floor to aid in more advanced troubleshooting.
  • Initiate action to prevent nonconformity relating to the products, processes and quality system.
  • Document performance of preventive maintenance, equipment repair, part usages, etc.
  • Demonstrates understanding of XPO Logistics quality policy, document control and environmental policies

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Knowledge of electrical, electronic and mechanical systems
  • Ability to read simple electrical, mechanical drawings

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree, or specialized vocational training
  • Active Journeyman license
  • 1 year of experience as an appliance technician
  • Experience with Microsoft Office

This job requires the ability to:

  • Ability to tolerate hot and cold warehouse work environment
  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on various surfaces that may be uneven or slippery
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel 
  • Access any area of the equipment to perform necessary maintenance, including inspecting and performing work in, on or under parts of the equipment

Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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