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Maintenance Manager - Military Veterans

at Smurfit Westrock

Description & Requirements

Smurfit Westrock (NYSE:SW) 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 move fiber-based packaging forward.

Opportunity summary: As a Maintenance Manager you will be responsible for providing expertise and leadership to the service and maintenance staff while ensuring the safe maintenance, repair or replacement of WestRock's plant assets. Your role will also be responsible for driving continuous improvement of plant operations to enable efficient, high-quality production of customer products.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Develop and implement the short- and long-term maintenance strategy to enable operating efficiency in alignment with WestRock's values

  • Create Maintenance Department safety goals and plan to ensure a safe work environment

  • Create an effective Plant Maintenance Program using industry best practices to maximize equipment reliability and uptime

  • Supervise and inspect maintenance work to ensure the most effective, efficient and up-to-date technology and preferred maintenance practices are implemented by craftsmen

  • Ensure a safe work environment and adherence to all corporate, state and federal safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and regulations by all maintenance staff

  • Manage and analyze maintenance department KPIs to assess operating efficiency and identify opportunities to drive performance excellence

  • Negotiate using win-win strategies on behalf of WestRock with the Labor Union representatives on contract issues

What you need to succeed:

  • 2- year technical degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering

  • Minimum of 10 - 15 years in industrial maintenance with supervisory experience of maintenance engineers

  • Adept at problem-solving and identifying root cause to implement preventative methods

  • Ability to plan and manage a budget

  • Ability to work within a 24/7 plant operations facility

  • Be a strategic thinker with the confidence to make decisions which impact safety, uptime and productivity

  • Ability to coach and develop talent to create a highly productive, safety-conscious team

  • Strong communication skills with ability to adjust communication style and interact across all levels of the organization

Smurfit Westrock is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create and maintain a diverse workforce where everyone feels valued, respected, and included. Smurfit 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.

The salary range for this position is $97,300.00 - $155,500.00, depending on your role, level, and location. The benefits for this role may include short-term bonus incentive, health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work. Your actual pay will be based on your work location and other factors, such as your skills, experience, and education. To learn more about the specific salary range for your preferred location, please contact your recruiter during the hiring process.

Cincinnati, OH

Salary Range
$97,300 to $155,500
Smurfit Westrock

“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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