Facilities Technician

| Greater NYC Area

About Us:

At Rent the Runway, our mission is to make women feel empowered and self-confident every single day by combining best in class technology, logistics, and customer service. Since our launch in 2009, we’ve developed proprietary technology, a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation, stores of the future, a viral brand, relationships with hundreds of fashion designers - and we are passionate about continuing to innovate our customer experience. We have pioneered the closet in the cloud and believe that every person globally will soon have a subscription to fashion. We are proud to be both a profitable and fast-growing business, with a loyal 11 million members who believe that rental is the future.

Overview

Overall responsibility for performing duties and assisting management within the engineering operation of a fulfillment and distribution environment. Individuals are expected to understand all aspects of the operation, adhere to safety standards and meet production guidelines.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform repetitive movements (eg. climbing ladders), reaching, bending, push/pull bins, repetitive wrist movement, be stationary, mobile or physically active for entirety of the shift
  • Work under pressure while meeting immediate goals, deadlines, standards and expectations
  • Comply and meet standard operating procedures
  • Accountable for personal time and attendance
  • Communicate and cooperate with team members and leadership
  • Take on additional duties as assigned by leadership
  • Responsible for maintaining safety guidelines, cleanliness and security standards
  • Restock supplies as needed
  • Identify and surface issues to leadership in a timely fashion

Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift a maximum of 50 lbs based on needs of the role
  • Intermediate computer skills (eg. spreadsheet software, google docs) as well as the ability to operate warehouse tools (eg. scanner)
  • Ability to work quickly, accurately and safely while using machinery (eg. sewing machine, pressing machine, cleaning machine)
  • Ability to understand, follow and execute written and/or oral instructions
  • Ability to analyze, problem solve and make decisions independently
  • Must operate with a sense of urgency, and have attention to detail
  • Align with the company's Core Values to ensure a world class customer experience
  • Must be self-disciplined and have the ability to work independently without constant oversight
  • Familiarity with warehouse systems and ability to use all warehouse software
  • Ability to differentiate colors in garments
  • Experience in a dry cleaning operation is a plus

Additional Technical Distinctions:

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts proper use, maintenance, tests and repairs of mechanical equipment, systems and components
  • Applies knowledge of electrical / electronic and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and mechanical support
  • Applies skills in restoring equipment to operational status including but not limited to dry cleaning equipment, boilers, chillers, generators, air compressors, steam tunnels, finishing equipment, auto baggers, conveyance, sorters

Qualifications:

  • 5 years of trade experience in one or more of the following areas: plumbing, electrical, refrigeration, HVAC, or electrical controls
  • Black seal boiler license and refrigeration license a plus

Benefits:

At Rent the Runway, we’re committed to the happiness and wellbeing of our employees, and aim to create a workplace that fosters both personal and professional growth. Our benefits include, but are not limited to: 

  • Generous Paid Time Off including vacation, paid bereavement, and family sick leave - every employee needs time to take care of themselves and their family.
  • Universal Paid Parental Leave for both parents + flexible return to work program - because we know your newest family member(s) deserve your undivided attention.
  • Paid Sabbatical after 5 years of continuous service - Unplug, recharge, and have some fun!
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, FSA and dependent care from day 1 of employment - Your health comes first and we’ve got you covered.
  • Industry leading 401k match - an investment in your future.
  • Many other amazing perks!
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Location

345 Hudson Street , New York , NY 10014

What are Rent the Runway Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
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