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FCP Euro Reliability Maintenance Engineering Technician in Milford, Connecticut

FCP Euro is hiring a Reliability Maintenance Engineering (RME) Technician for our headquarters located in Milford, CT. The RME Technician will report to the RME Assistant Manager, providing tactical support for a variety of assigned tasks related to equipment preventative maintenance, distribution and material handling technology, facilities upkeep, property cleanliness, utility performance, hardware optimization, building security, key card entry interface, safety, and other company-wide processes. Overall, they will play a major role in keeping all the moving pieces in and around our building operating at reliable, safe, and effective levels. Additional opportunities include physical automation installations, facility expansions, safety compliance and improvements, waste elimination, and operational quality assurance initiatives.

FCP Euro is an online automotive parts retailer headquartered in Milford, Connecticut. FCP stands for "Foreign Car Parts," and we specialize in replacement parts for European vehicles.  In the past 10 years, FCP Euro has earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private companies list eight times. Customer service is deeply rooted in our core values.  FCP Euro is a customer and technology company, and this unique blended culture has yielded outstanding results worthy of reward and recognition. We are devoted to developing and maintaining user-friendly and accurate automotive catalogs. We have an incredible enthusiasm for what we do, and we are always looking for ways to grow, learn, and improve.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Perform hands-on, tactical work with minimal oversight

  • Define, document, and execute preventative maintenance schedule for powered industrial trucks (PIT), distribution technology and automation, material handling equipment, building utilities, and other pneumatic or hydraulic items

  • Serves as the primary tactical resource for all types hands-on tasks including but not limited to assembly, disassembly, movement, organization, installation, and cleaning of anything falling into FCP Euro operational purview 

  • Perform repairs throughout the facility including painting, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, etc

  • Serves as point of contact with facility vendors to address repairs and maintenance they themselves cannot perform first including HVAC, plumbing, security, entry system, electrical, baler, and any other mechanical equipment

  • Independently monitor operations queue and disposition requests as they are submitted

  • Issues, prints, programs, and deactivates building entry ID cards as required

  • Explores and implements technology improvements

  • Effectively communications when work or changes are taking place to minimize disruption to office or distribution center staff

  • Challenges and grows themselves through feedback, development, supporting company and departmental goals, and explores multiple solutions before presenting the best course of action

  • Interfaces with cross-functional team members to improve company wide people, processes, and proficiencies

  • Supports and drives facility-wide safety regulatory compliance

  • Actively researches new technology to keep FCP Euro competitive by attending trade shows, webinars, and other educational events

  • Supports introducing the company to new technologies and material handling solutions

  • Provides support in key decision making alongside executive, leadership, and management teams

  • Documents various processes to create redundancy and can actively make decisions that deviate from that process if it’s the best course of action

  • Consistently delivering a "WOW" factor above and beyond customer expectations

  • Documenting and administrating duties


    Qualifications and Skills

  • Professional certification(s) or progress shown within electrical, HVAC, plumbing, or related areas

  • Associate degree or relevant experience preferred

  • Automotive or machine shop experience

  • Must be able to lift up to 60+ pounds as necessary

  • Mechanical aptitude - Can properly use machinery, tools, and equipment to diagnose and fix routine problems

  • Communication skills - Is able to effectively relay ticket status and translate information between employees and vendors, asking the right questions to identify and correct weaknesses

  • Critical thinking skills - Can identify why processes or operations are not working as well as they should offer root cause solutions

  • Detail oriented - Possesses a strong observational ability, demonstrates cleanliness, neatness, “paints behind the cabinet” mentality

  • Can work around people while maintaining a positive, supportive demeanor

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in computer applications such as Word, Excel, Gmail required, Google Docs preferred

  • Ability to control multiple priorities and projects in a fast-paced environment; strong attention to detail while maintaining a high degree of accuracy


  • $24+ per hour based on prior experience

    Benefits and Perks

  • Company-subsidized Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance.

  • 15 days of PTO (Paid Time Off), Company Holidays and Floating Holiday time.

  • 401k with Company deposit and match.

  • Discounted prices on our catalog of European car parts!


    No phone calls or agency referrals, please.


    FCP Euro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, cultural heritage, ancestry, political belief, age, marital status, family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, intellectual disability, learning disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by the law


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