Maintenance Mechanic

565 Gerdau Dr, Jackson, TN 38305, USA Req #205
Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Simon & Schuster was named to Forbes magazine list of America's Best Mid-Size Employers 2022. Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world's most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards. It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. For more information visit our website at

Job Overview

This is a role within the distribution center of Simon & Schuster, a 100-year-old company with offices around the world, that is also the only US owned book publishing house. For this role we are seeking experience Maintenance Mechanic 

What you will be doing on a daily basis

  • Knowledge of repairing and adjusting conveyor system (such as lacing and tracking conveyor belts, replacing bearings and sprockets).
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and general electrical issues from 12VDC to 480VAC.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Knowledge and ability to use a wide variety of mechanics tools and equipment.
  • Ability to follow-up on task, projects and inquiries as needed in a timely and effective manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs and must be flexible to work overtime at any given notice.  
  • Must be able to participate effectively as a team member.
  • Ability to operate warehouse equipment (Scissor lift and Boom lift).
  • Communications with management on all maintenance projects and breakdowns.
  • Adhere to safety procedures (Lockout/Tagout) and general work guidelines.
  • Ability to follow instructions and directions.
  • Possess the ability to cut, weld and fabricate.

Some requirements:

  • General HVAC knowledge.
  • General Carpentry skills.
  • General Plumbing skills.

Shift and Schedule:

  • This particular role is part of the Morning shift, working Monday- Friday (7:30 AM – 4:00 PM).  There is an opportunity for overtime as well.

Simon & Schuster US is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. At Simon & Schuster US, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do. From employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Simon & Schuster US is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable.

Candidates hired for this or any other posted Simon & Schuster role will be employees of Simon & Schuster, LLC, subject to all policies, including the Workplace Privacy Notice, and eligible solely for the benefits plans thereof. 

Other details

  • Job Family Facilities Maintenance
  • Job Function Facilities
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
Location on Google Maps
  • 565 Gerdau Dr, Jackson, TN 38305, USA