Maintenance Technician


We are one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities, and experiences they cherish most through a family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands.

Everything we do – from the products we make to the actions we take, is about enabling people to live sustainable and active lifestyles. We are dedicated not only to business success, but also to making a positive impact on millions of people and the communities and environments we all share. It’s about putting our size and strength to work for the good of others.

We are more than the world's largest clothing company, we are a dynamic global player and represents lifestyle brands such as Eastpak, The North Face, Kipling, Vans, Napapijri, Smartwool and Timberland.


We are looking for a maintenance technician to contribute to the good condition of all the installations in the warehouse. Preventive maintenance is an important daily task. In addition, you track malfunctions, and you carry out the necessary repair work. You have an open eye for improvements and make recommendations to your manager.

You are responsible for the maintenance and repairs of the installations in our warehouse (Mini load, conveyors, converters, wrapping machines, inline printers, etc.). 

Both preventive maintenance and essential troubleshooting are part of your responsibilities.
of malfunctions belong to your tasks. To do so, you base yourself on plans, diagrams, or documents of the manufacturer. 


Preventive maintenance

·      Routine maintenance of different assets, equipment, and machinery to ensure smooth operations.

·      Reduce unplanned equipment failures.

·      installing new bearings, checking, and adjusting belt tension/tracking. Cleaning return stations of conveyor belts. Checking and adjusting sensors, motors, Frequency drives, barcode scanners, distance measurements sensors, in line scales, in line printers, profiling sensors, motor brakes, Automatic storage and retrieval systems (ASRS mini loads)



·      Mechanical problems: Broken rollers, bearings, motors, brakes etc.

·      Pneumatic problems: Broken non return valves, broken 3/2 & 5/3 valves, leaks, etc.

·      Electric problems: Overcurrent issues, Broken relays, broken contactors, Broken remote I/O modules, Step motors etc.

·      Soft starter issues, frequency drive issues, DC motors, AC motors, Motor controllers, ASI Bus issues, Profibus Issues, Wireless Profibus, Drive rollers etc.

·      Equipment issues: In line barcode scanner adjustments, Profiling sensor error handling, distance measuring sensors faultfinding, In line printer issues etc.

·      Carton erectors error handling.

·      WCS problems: Monitoring the Warehouse control software and report issues to external company. Support the external company in fixing the logistic flow software issues.

·      You keep the diagrams and documentation up to date.

·      You participate in the improvement of installations that contribute to process improvement or the comfort of our operators. We keep track on the most frequent errors and the biggest downtime errors. By making small improvements in the electromechanical systems, we want to eliminate as many errors as possible.

·      Being able to make electrical changes in electrical switchboard up till 400VAC.

·      Being able to connect new sensors to a PLC (electric).

·      Being able to install and commission a soft starter and frequency convertor.

·      Example: By installing a secondary sensor, we can eliminate loose taping triggering our sensors unintentionally. A tape will only trigger one sensor and a box will trigger 2 and so avoid specific machine errors.

·      You participate in the implementation and start-up of installations and/or machines: (electrical) switch boxes, PLC controls, electromechanical drives, etc.

·      All PLCs are Siemens: Simatic S7, CPU 300 and CPU 400, TIA portal, CPU 1200, and CPU 1500.

·      Being able to go online and finding their way in an STL program to find the root cause of an error is very interesting.

·      Being able to make small program changes to improve how our machines work (example: adding extra sensor).

·      Being able to install and commission a soft starter and frequency convertor.

·      Understand the errors the occur in these components (example: DC Link overvoltage).

·      You provide technical assistance to operators.

·      You report to the Maintenance Manager and work closely with the Maintenance engineer, Production supervisors, Machine operators and other technicians.


Please keep in mind the above is an ideal candidate. We understand it will not be possible to check all the boxes.



·      You have a technical secondary education (electromechanics or electricity).

·      You have at least three years of relevant work experience in a maintenance department of an automated company.

·      You have a good knowledge of electromechanics.

·      You have a good knowledge of PLC and/or frequency controls.

·      You are communicative and analytically strong.

·      You can function well both independently and in a team.

·      You have a general PC knowledge (email, internet etc.) and a strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

·      You can work safely and have no problem working at heights up to ±25 meters.

·      You have a blank certificate of good conduct and morals (criminal record).

·      You are willing to work in a two-shift system.

·      You have good and clear English skills at B2-C1 level, this is the language you will communicate in. 


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Maintenance Technician
Belgium - Antwerpen

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