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Supply Chain
210994 Requisition #

POSITION SUMMARY: Coordinate the workflow within the maintenance department of the Distribution Center; Organize & direct tasks of Maintenance Specialists & Maintenance Helpers, and provide support for Maintenance Supervisor as needed; Perform preventative maintenance and repairs in the Distribution Center as needed.


COMPANY SUMMARY: American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) is a leading global specialty retailer offering high-quality, on-trend clothing, accessories and personal care products at affordable prices under its American Eagle Outfitters® and Aerie® brands. The company operates more than 1,000 stores in North America, and ships to 81 countries worldwide through its websites. American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie merchandise also is available at approximately 54 international franchise stores in 12 countries. For more information, please visit www.ae.com.


As part of our growth in the Eastern PA region, we’re searching for a Maintenance Group Lead to add to our Hazleton, PA team.



  • Direct work and calls to appropriate personnel for repairs and Preventative Maintenance.

  • Assist in the training of associates in department procedures.

  • Monitor associates’ work performance and communicate to Supervisor.

  • Maintain safe work conditions and safe work practices.

  • Obtain pricing and ordering of parts for the maintenance department when needed.

  • Entering new parts and equipment into the inventory system when needed.

  • Scheduling and entering of Preventative Maintenance tasks into the MVP system when needed.

  • Generate reports from the MVP maintenance software.

  • Render preventative maintenance and repairs on conveyor and material handling equipment.

  • Complete electrical diagnosis and repair.

  • Provide facility maintenance and repair.

  • Perform general construction.

  • Promote and conduct good housekeeping practices includes 5S principles

  • Support production by working in a safe, customer-focused manner

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • As needed, will assume the responsibilities of the Senior Qualified Person for Arc Flash policy.






Sitting/Standing / Walking

Lifting 25 lbs floor to overhead

Lifting 50 lbs floor to chest


Unilateral Lifting 5lbs floor to overhead

Pushing/Pulling 75 lbs


Pushing/Pulling 35 lbs

Carry up to 35 lbs – 10 feet


Gripping 25 lbs

Gripping 45 lbs


Bending/ Forward Reaching

Overhead Reaching


Pinching 10 lbs



Stair /ladder climbing & working at Platform Heights up to 50 ft

Awkward Posture to Access Machines with 19” clearance

   Continuous = 67% to 100%                   Frequent = 34% to 66%                                             Occasional = 1% to 33%



  • Vocational technical school certificate preferred
  • 2 years previous maintenance experience preferred
  • Ability to perform basic math skills accurately
  • Data entry and/or computer keyboard experience
  • Mechanical trade experience preferred
  • Programmable Logic Controller experience a plus
  • MVP maintenance software a plus
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, & planning skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated collaborative skills and ability to work well within a team
  • Ability to work with and influence senior management
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
  • High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook, Internet applications and any CMMS package (Computerized Maintenance Management Software) preferably MVP.
  • Flexibility to work all days and shifts, including overtime on request/as needed
  • Bi-lingual – English/Spanish is a plus

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