Facilities Control Technician

Ort: Canada

Bundesland/Region/Stadt: British Columbia

Stadt: Delta

Geschäftsbereich: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Zeittyp: Full-time

Beschreibung & Anforderungen

who we are
lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.

about this team
The Global Distribution Facilities team plays a business-critical role ensuring DCs remain operational and in complete compliance with local regulations, statutes and ordinances. Facilities is responsible for maintaining and repairing material handling equipment & systems, powered user-operated equipment and the overall upkeep of lululemon's DCs across North America and Australia. This team works closely with equipment and construction vendors along with internal teams including DC Operations, Engineering, Information Technology, Safety and Distribution Excellence.

a day in the life
  • Ensure the efficient operation of MHE equipment across 2 Vancouver, B.C. distribution centers.
  • Lead continuous improvement projects. Be an innovator, anticipating future business needs and strategically helping to plan solutions.
  • Review, update, troubleshoot, and propose programming solutions.
  • Provide ongoing training to the facilities teams and recommendations on utilization of emerging technologies, (controls, PLC’s, VFD’s and robotics, that may be beneficial in the DCs
  • Strong relationship building skills to support partnerships with external vendors, DC facilities, Engineering, Technology and DC Operations
  • Travel to visit assigned NA DCs and teams, on average 4x / year.
  • Resolve controls-related issues at assigned DC’s.
  • Work with 3rd party to ensure that our systems are running at optimal levels.
  • Methodically transfer duties/monitor system performance from 3rd party - for better accountability.
  • Perform system scans and system reviews (PM's) on the controls systems (including scanner statistics).
  • Support teams on firmware updates on VFD's and overall programming.
  • Experience with AutoStore or ASRS systems, & other robotics.
  • Lead and develop technical team on Ladder Logic adjustments and troubleshooting.
  • 5+ years’ experience in PLCs and controls systems.
  • Bachelors’ Degree or Controls-related technical certificate preferred.
  • Expertise in controls systems from vendors (such as SDI, Intelligrated and/or Dematic)
  • Expertise with PLCs, preferably Beckhoff & Allen-Bradley
  • Knowledge of scanners/cameras – Sick/Cognex, Datalogic, & TwinCat 
  • Solid mechanical background, including controls knowledge.
  • Experience in writing programs for teams, including new hire training and onboarding. 
must haves
  • Acknowledge the presence of choice in every moment and take personal responsibility for your life.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovate to achieve great results. 
  • Communicate with honesty and kindness and create the space for others to do the same. 
  • Lead with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure. 
  • Foster connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships. 
  • Integrate fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take yourself too seriously.
Additional Notes
Authorization to work in Canada is required for this role. 

Compensation and Benefits Package 
lululemon’s compensation offerings are grounded in a pay-for-performance philosophy that recognizes exceptional individual and team performance. The typical hiring range for this position is from $81,500-107,000annually; the base pay offered is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and internal equity. As part of our total rewards offering, permanent employees in this position may be eligible for our competitive annual bonus program subject to program eligibility requirements.   

At lululemon, investing in our people is a top priority. We believe that when life works, work works. We strive to be the place where inclusive leaders come to develop and enable all to be well. Recognizing our teams for their performance and dedication, other components of our total rewards offerings include support of career development, wellbeing, and personal growth:
  • Extended health and dental benefits, and mental health plans 
  • Paid time off 
  • Savings and retirement plan matching 
  • Generous employee discount 
  • Fitness & yoga classes 
  • Parenthood top-up 
  • Extensive catalog of development course offerings 
  • People networks, mentorship programs, and leadership series (to name a few) 
Note: The incentive programs, benefits, and perks have certain eligibility requirements. The Company reserves the right to alter these incentive programs, benefits, and perks in whole or in part at any time without advance notice.

workplace arrangement

This role is classified as In-Person under our SSC Workplace Policy:  


In-person collaboration and/or office-based work is necessary or important for the role. Work is mainly performed onsite, 4-5 days per week depending on role requirements.  

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