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MSC Industrial Supply Co. Fulfillment Center IT Support Specialist (12pm - 9:30pm) in Fernley, Nevada

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Requisition ID : 4560

Employment Type : Full Time

Job Category : Information Technology

Work Location : Reno, NV (Whse)

State or Province : Nevada (US-NV)

Potential Work Location : United States : Nevada : Fernley

This position covers a 12:00pm - 9:30pm shift.


This position provides day-to-day support to the Customer Fulfillment Center (CFC) and Call Center (CC) on both hardware and software, including installation and set-up, configuration, troubleshooting, training.


  • Setup, installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and support of the following: All PC/LAN software, hardware, and peripherals, AS/400 terminals emulators, Avaya IP phones, MFP machines. and misc. telecom equipment, warehouse automation systems, Call Center applications along with their Call Center management software.

  • Provides 1st and 2nd level end user and systems support.

  • Ensures internal and external customer satisfaction. Implements initiatives to enhance customer satisfaction where necessary.

  • Keeps all CFC/Call Center system documentation current.

  • Provide 24x7 on-call support for planned/unplanned systems support and/or project support for all CFC / Call Center activities along with CSC projects

  • Follows, from an operational point of view, the appropriate change control procedures with regards to all IS systems.

  • Ensures adherence to all defined standards for naming, documentation and security.

  • Hands-on and, coordination of, support for all warehouse automation systems including picking, manifesting and shipping systems in an Ethernet environment consisting of IBM AS/400, LAN server (i.e. Windows, Linux) technologies and Radio Frequency barcode scanning systems.

  • Hands-on and, coordination of, support for all Call Center automation systems including voice mail, e-mail, Telephony systems in an Ethernet environment consisting of IBM AS/400 and PC\LAN Windows technologies.

  • Provide end-user guidance and training on the use of Microsoft Windows, Office, E-mail, File storage, desktops, laptops, printers, peripherals, and AS/400 systems and access.

  • Understanding of MFP systems operation and troubleshooting process.

  • Responsible for physical backup media rotations including but not limited to MSDS (AS/400) and Windows servers.

  • Responsible for local infrastructure cabling including fiber, CAT5, CAT6E, and IDF/MDF maintenance.

  • Responsible for coordination of vendors for on-site work performed such as cabling, printer PM’s, etc.

  • Works in conjunction with the Facilities team on support and maintenance of conveyor system including but not limited to FORTNA, Ethernet I/O module controls and programming & support of in-line scanners.

  • Responsible for communications for I.S. related issues and/or concerns between the CFC / Call Center management team and the CSC I.S. Team.

  • Works closely with departments and user community ensuring the efficient and proper use of IS resources through hands-on support and training for all areas in the CFC and Call Center.

  • Utilized as a resource in, and provide input for, IS operational projects.

  • Maintains confidentiality of necessary information.

  • Provide daily status to the Supervisor of the I.S. Operations Group in an acceptable format as defined by same.

  • Keeps up to date in development of skills as they pertain to the current job title and what will be required in career path.

  • Ability to support new technology, systems, and network, as the business requires, and newer technology is implemented.

  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC’s vision and unity of purpose.

  • Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required.


  • Associate’s degree or the equivalent of 2 years in I.T. Support role is required.

  • Minimum two years experience supporting Microsoft 365, Cisco switches, H.P. Windows Servers, and ArcServe backup software.


  • One year hands-on experience installing, configuring, and troubleshooting DOS/Windows clients in PC/LAN environment including but not limited to the following software and hardware:

  • Software: DOS, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Project, McAfee/E-Policy, and MSDS applications.

  • Hardware: Desktops and laptop computers, Laserjet printers, Document scanners, Wireless 802.11G equipment (access points RF guns), switch, Windows network servers (file, print, e-mail, Call Center reporting, and Presentation VTC equipment.

  • One-year experience as an AS/400 Operator or equivalent including:

  • system device creation/connection/troubleshooting, communication line setup & troubleshooting,

  • commands and control of “varying” on and off devices inclusive of starting and ending writers

  • One-year experience in structured cabling, network topologies, protocols, and communications including but not limited to Ethernet, 10/100/1000Base-T, and TCP/IP.

  • One year experience with Radio Frequency systems a plus.

  • One-year experience with basic ACD concepts.


  • Ability to lift, move, pack, unpack, and all related physical logistics of equipment supported.

  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel up to 5% of the time may be required.


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