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RME Mechatronics \u0026 Robotics Apprentice - Military Veterans Encouraged to Apply, Greenwood, Indiana

CategoryFacilities, Maintenance, \u0026 Real Estate
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
**NOTE: This permanent, full-time position is located in Greenwood, IN and does not offer relocation.

The Mechatronics & Robotics Apprentice (MRA) will learn to combine electronic, mechanical, computer and control skills at the workplace. During on-the-job learning (OJL) you will work with complex high-performance manufacturing systems and will learn to analyze, troubleshoot, and repair systems to maintain process efficiency. The focus of this role is to learn the skills and abilities to ensure safety regulations and policies are adhered to, assist in the installation, maintenance, and repair of the automated packaging and distribution equipment, ensure preventative maintenance is conducted on time to a high standard, and provide high levels of equipment availability through continuous improvement.

Amazon MRA apprentices are engaged in the assembly and maintenance of complex machines, plants, and systems in the Reliability & Maintenance Engineering sector or in organizations which purchase and operate such mechatronic systems. Apprentices are paired with mentors to carry out their work at various facilities, including high automation and robotics facilities in connection with service operations. They are expected to work on the basis of technical documents and instructions and carry out their work in compliance with the relevant provisions and safety regulations.

The successful candidate is an effective communicator, works well in a team, and is self-motivated. They should have the ability to work collaboratively and coordinate their activities with upstream and downstream operations partners. In addition to developing your skills, you will be mentored by senior technicians in order to grow in your role.

Program Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Able to enroll in and attend a 12-week training at one of five designated training providers (Location to be determined post-interview)
  • Must meet the minimum qualifying score on a Mechanical Aptitude Test
  • Ability to work flexible schedules/shifts/areas, including weekends, nights, and/or holidays

Key job responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventative/predictive maintenance of conveyance equipment using the appropriate job plans, procedures, and manuals.
  • Maintain and repair distribution center racking.
  • Complete preventative maintenance routines, documentation, and procedures.
  • Track and store department inventory, including spare parts.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships across all levels of the organization.
  • Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems related to all material handling equipment components.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot motors, photo eyes, relays, proximity sensors, solenoids, motor starters, tachs, etc.
  • Assist with basic electronics/Programmable Logic Controllers troubleshooting.
  • Physical Demands (must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation):
  • Lift and move items up to 49 pounds each with or without reasonable accommodations;
  • Regular bending, lifting, stretching, and reaching both below the waist and above the head
  • Occasionally handle wheeled dollies loaded with products up to 100 pounds during site visits.
  • Engage in full manual dexterity in both hands and wrists.
  • Move in the facility and around areas with great frequency; facilities are over a quarter mile in length.
  • Climb ladders and gangways safely and without limitation.
  • Dexterity in eye/hand coordination, feet (foot pedals), manual (picking, pinching, holding, grasping), and wrist motion (repetitive flexion/rotation).
  • Working conditions may include small spaces, dust, fumes/odors, hot/cold temperatures, inside/outside noise, vibration, standing on concrete for long hours and wet or uneven surfaces. Stand/walk during shifts lasting up to 12 hours.


  • High school diploma or equivalent diploma
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook


There are no preferred qualifications for the Mechatronic Apprentice role.

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EmployerAmazon.com Services LLC