Equipment Service Technician - LENEXA

Date:  Apr 5, 2024

LENEXA, KS, US, 66215

Pay Rate ***$27.76 per hour***

Requisition ID: 181428
Company: Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company, LLC


Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company, LLC (“Heartland Coca-Cola”) produces, sells, and distributes the highest quality and best tasting Coca-Cola beverages across Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois. Our success is rooted in the guiding principles of putting PEOPLE first, serving our local COMMUNITY, and providing great brands to our CUSTOMERS and consumers. We work and win together as a team by promoting a culture that values how our people think, feel, and act.

Job Summary

The Equipment Service Technician is responsible for performing mechanical services on all cold drink equipment.  The Technician maneuvers the equipment to troubleshoot and perform the required fix.  Technicians also provide preventative maintenance services.

Job Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoots and repairs equipment in the field to keep in proper operating condition.  Maintains positive customer relationships with effective communication.
  • Maintains and completes required work tickets in the hand-held equipment.
  • Ensures vehicle has accurate and appropriate levels of parts inventory by practicing Kaizen initiatives; this includes ordering new supplies, performing bi-annual inventory audits, and keeping vehicle clean and organized.  
  • Builds successful cross-functional relationships with Planning, Sales, and Customers by creating open lines of communication for all parties and coordinating activities effectively.
  • Complies with safety standards: maintains safe work area, complies with safety standards, completes daily stretches and assigned safety training, and utilizes all PPE (personal protective equipment). 

Physical Requirements

  • Speaking: Constantly with customers (investigates, negotiates, recommends, reports, etc.)
  • Acute Vision: Constantly (observing both near and far, reading documents)
  • Typing: Frequently using electronic devices for day-to-day business (order confirmation, instant messaging, texting)
  • Mobility: Frequent travel throughout customer locations (walking in backrooms, aisles, greeting customers)
  • Bending/Squatting: Frequently (lifting and placing equipment in stores/offices)
  • Lifting: Frequent- Lift 50 lbs. or less (moving vendors, placing fountain units)
  • Pushing/pulling: Frequent use of manual carts
  • Climbing: Frequent entering and exiting the cab of a truck
  • Driving: constant travel between customer locations (must be able to drive delivery vehicles)
  • Commercial Driver’s License required to operate Commercial Motor vehicles in some cases
  • Able to be certified on manual and powered pallet jacks

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum of one year of work experience required.
  • Refrigeration/HVAC trade or vocational certification preferred. 
  • Demonstrated mechanical, technical, and electrical aptitude.
  • Ability to use a voltage meter preferred.
  • Basic computer application and technology skills; knowledge of how to operate a smart phone and/or laptop.
  • Valid Driver's License, current vehicle liability insurance, driving record within policy guidelines including no major violations within the last three years.
  • Class-E Driver’s license required for Missouri drivers and locations only.

At Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company, LLC (“Heartland Coca-Cola”), we offer a competitive benefits package to our full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, 401(k), and vacation. Some benefit packages may include new parent leave, tuition reimbursement, and work from home options.
We require all applicants to undergo a background verification process prior to employment.  This process will also include a drug screen, a review of Motor Vehicle Records for those who drive for the company as part of their job, and a fit for duty testing as required for some positions. Employment with Heartland Coca-Cola is contingent on the satisfactory completion of its background verification process.
Heartland Coca-Cola is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and any other class protected by law. 

Disability Accommodation for Applicants

Heartland Coca-Cola is committed to providing individuals with disabilities with reasonable accommodations in its job application and hiring process. If you have difficulty using our on-line application system because of a disability, you may contact us at the following email address and phone number: or (316) 858-8726.

This email address is reserved for individuals who require an accommodation due to a disability only. The Heartland Coca-Cola representative who monitors this email account will not have access to existing profiles in the system and will be unable to provide any application status updates.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City