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Maintenance Technician - Military Veterans

at WestRock

Description & Requirements

WestRock (NYSE :WRK) is a global leader in sustainable paper and packaging solutions. We are materials scientists, packaging designers, mechanical engineers and manufacturing experts with a shared purpose: Innovate Boldly. Package Sustainably. Guided by our values of integrity, respect, accountability and excellence, we use leading science and technology to more fiber-based packaging forward.

Title: Industrial Maintenance Technician

Shift: 12 hour shift, Rotating Nights (7pm start)

Pay : $29-$36/hour

The Opportunity:

Performs routine and extensive preventative maintenance and repair procedures on electrical and mechanical systems involving production equipment and plant systems including PLCs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure production machinery functions correctly and efficiently
  • Troubleshoot and repair pneumatic, electrical, hydraulic, compressor, and vacuum systems
  • Work on motors, and conveyors, AC/DC, PLC troubleshooting
  • Will work with steam and boiler controls and mechanical power drives
  • Perform predictive and preventative maintenance activities
  • Adhere to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Complete Timely and accurate paperwork
What you need to succeed:

  • Strong Electrical and Mechanical aptitude required with extensive troubleshooting experience
  • Experience with Troubleshooting in a Production/Manufacturing Environment
  • An operational knowledge of automated industrial machinery including motors, servos, pumps, drives, relays, 3 phase power, communication devices, industrial / electronic controls and power transmission systems
  • Ability to install and set up both A/C and D/C drives
  • Able to install and troubleshoot basic 3 phase motor control circuits
  • Knowledge of the various types of sensors and limit switches
  • A good understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • PLC troubleshooting and problem-solving ability preferred
  • Must be able to read and interpret both electrical and mechanical drawings
  • Must be fully computer literate with Microsoft environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a mature and professional manner
  • Ability to work weekends & overtime
  • Basic mathematical skills and basic technology/computer skills
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent; Military training and/or Technical School preferred
  • Corrugated background is a plus, but not required

What we offer:

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential
  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work

WestRock is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create and maintain a diverse workforce where everyone feels valued, respected, and included. WestRock does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

Ravenna, OH

Salary Range
$60,320 to $74,880

“The people of WestRock are what differentiate us in the marketplace and will help us become the premier provider of packaging around the world.” —Steve Voorhees, CEO This is an exciting time at WestRock, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions. We believe that Packaging Matters™ in building trust, influencing purchasing, and educating consumers, and we apply that belief to every project. Our strong foundation of talented, motivated experts provide customers with sustainable paper and packaging solutions around the world. Working together, we have a tremendous opportunity to define our company culture, grow our business and provide long-term solutions for our employees. With such an expansive operation, we can offer you a challenging and rewarding career opportunity.

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