Maintenance Lead

Date:  Nov 17, 2023
Job Requisition ID:  826
Company:  Hanesbrands Inc

Rural Hall, NC, US, 27045


HanesBrands Inc., (HBI) is a global company with more than 48,000 associates in 30 countries, all working together to create the world’s best apparel to include iconic brands such as Hanes, Bali, Bonds, Champion, and many more. We offer enormous opportunities for creative thinkers, for people with a passion for consumers, and for people who think like business owners. We’re building a truly inclusive culture, where people of different backgrounds, races, cultures and experiences come together to make us stronger. We are a sustainable company committed to making a positive difference in our communities and around the world.



Responsible for the safe, efficient and effective management of all maintenance work requests from operations and support groups. Insures internal customers receive timely and quality service so that production requirements are met. Adheres to accepted analytical principles in determining proper course of action before making repairs. Maintains zero incident mind-set and ensures safety compliance of maintenance personnel and contractors.  Responsible for the general maintenance of equipment in the Distribution center. Must be on call 24 hours per day including weekends.



Maintenance Department Personnel.



  • Responsible for implanting the day to day training, scheduling, troubleshooting, equipment maintenance requirements, repairs and installation.
  • Implements safety and good housekeeping practices.
  • Assist the maintenance staff by delegating tasks, prioritizing work / Preventative Maintenance schedules and maintaining a knowledgeable staff of mechanics.
  • Establishes a course of action to accomplish completion of the job and / or project.
  • Coordinates input from internal customers to better understand needs and / or perceptions.
  • Provide support as needed to assist in managing compliance activities with local, state and federal agencies as required.
  • Provides communication on status of maintenance activities to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Pursue cost reductions whenever applicable.
  • Follow up and resolve issues.
  • Travel to satellite facilities to perform general or preventive maintenance duties on service or production equipment as required.
  • Maintain all DC Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
  • Insure proper Log Out Tag Out procedures are being followed.
  • Responsible for all safety signs, lift area, eye wash stations and all general DC safety items.
  • Perform other duties assigned.




  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Some college or technical school / Associates Degree preferred.
  • Training in skilled trade’s area or equivalent technical training.
  • Read, write, add subtract, multiply and divide – understand implied instructions.
  • Excellent attendance is required.
  • Relatively high level of analytical ability where problems are complex.
  • Ability to interpret blueprints and engineering drawings.
  • Oral and written communications skills
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical concepts.
  • Knowledge of computer software as it pertains to distribution processes.
  • Ability to learn and comprehend distribution/production business is required.
  • Must be able to work safely in a fast paced team environment.


Note: The above Job description outlines the general details considered necessary to describe the principal duties and responsibilities of that job. It is not a listing

         of all work requirements or duties that may be inherent in the job.


Working Conditions:


Fair working conditions with some disagreeable elements due to distribution processes – dirt, noise.



Lifting and carrying is required occasionally throughout the work day at an average pace. Items lifted/carried- electric motors, rack shelves, conveyor parts and gates, some in strained positions.


Maximum weight lifted/carried                               up to 75 lbs.

Maximum weight lifted/carried occasionally          up to 75 lbs.


Pushing and Pulling required occasionally throughout the work day at an average pace. Items pushed/pulled – filled pallets utilizing a jack, pick bay shelves, conveyor parts – some in strained positions.


Maximum weight pushed/pulled                             up to 75 lbs. of force

Maximum weight pushed/pulled occasionally        up to 75 lbs. of force


 Occasionally      up to 1/3 of normal work day.

  Frequently         1/3 to 2/3 of normal work day.

  Continuously     2/3 to a full work day.




Activity          Duration


Standing    -   frequently-      on your feet without moving about.

Walking    -    frequently-      about on foot.

Sitting       -   occasionally-    in a normal seated position.

Climbing   -   occasionally-   up and down ladders, stairs, ramps.

Stooping   -   frequently-       bending downward and forward by bending the spine at


Crouching  -  frequently       bending downward and forward by bending legs and


Kneeling    -  occasionally    bending knees or coming to rest on knees.

Crawling   -  occasionally     moving about on hands and knees/feet.

Balancing   -  occasionally    maintaining body equilibrium.


Activity                                  Duration – Left Hand


Simple reach upward      -    occasionally-   reaching up within normal range

Simple reach outward     -    frequently-      reaching out within normal range

Extended reach upward  -    occasionally-   reaching up exceeding normal range.

Extended reach outward  -   occasionally- reaching out exceeding normal range.

Simple grasp                    -   occasionally-  grasping without pressure (no fingering).

Firm grasp                       -   frequently-     grasping with pressure (no fingering).

Fingering                         -   occasionally-    manipulating objects with fingers only.

Machine hand controls    -   occasionally-    using handles, knobs or levers.


Activity                                 Duration – Right Hand


Simple reach upward     -   occasionally-    reaching up within normal range.

Simple reach outward    -   frequently-       reaching out within normal range.

Extended reach upward  -  occasionally-    reaching up exceeding normal range.

Extended reach outward -  occasionally-    reaching out exceeding normal range.

Simple grasp                   -  frequently-       grasping without pressure (no fingering).

Firm grasp                      -   frequently-       grasping with pressure (no fingering).

Fingering                        -  occasionally-    manipulating objects with fingers only.

Machine hand controls   -  occasionally-    using handles, knobs or levers.




Activity                      Duration


Far vision             -   frequently-      required to see objects clearly beyond 20 feet.

Near vision           -  frequently-      required to see objects clearly within 20 inches.

Depth perception  -  occasionally-    required to judge distance and relationships

                                                         between objects accurately.

Field of vision       -  occasionally-    required to see an area up and down or left

                                                          and right with eyes fixed on one point.

Color vision          -  occasionally-     required to identify and distinguish color.

Hearing                 -  continuously-    required to perceive the nature of sounds by ear.

Talking                 -   frequently-        required to express ideas through the spoken


Feeling                  -  occasionally-     perceiving attributes of objects – size, shape and





Reasonable care needed to prevent minor injuries to others.

Read, understand and follow all safety rules and practices. Report hazards, unsafe conditions and unsafe actions.

Special precautions necessary to prevent lost time accidents to self and others. ( electrical and mechanical)


To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly by Telephone: 877.999.5553 or Email:

EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

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