Maintenance Mechanic

WestRock Company

Career Opportunity:

Primary duties include providing safe and timely mechanical support, preventative maintenance, installation, repair, and troubleshooting within a manufacturing industrial environment.

How you will impact WestRock:

Perform maintenance tasks for equipment within the mill.

Create maintenance requests for repairs based on findings with equipment in the mill.

Performs operational tests to ensure satisfactory installation. Follow general practice in diagnosing/remedying problems.

Routine maintenance inspections following checklist of preventive maintenance schedules and instructions. Investigates breakdowns and determine remedial action as required.

Work with other members of the maintenance crew team on projects requiring a variety of specialized skills.

What you need to succeed:

Performs duties as assigned, complies with all safety regulations, practices, and follows specific directions.

2 years of industrial/manufacturing maintenance experience.

Able to perform mechanical troubleshooting on equipment.

Demonstrate basic welding techniques using a variety of metals for fabricating, attaching, and repairs.

Demonstrate the ability to use mechanical maintenance hand tools properly and safely; such as pipe wrenches, hand drills, levels, and wrenches.

Must be able to read and work with mechanical blueprints, drawings, and sketches.

Must be able to thread and fit piping.

Must be able to perform layout work.

Knowledge on lubrication requirements for industrial equipment.

Demonstrate the ability to use an acetylene torch or plasma cutter.

Basic knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics.

Skilled at rebuilding rotating equipment, including pumps, gearboxes, etc.

Knowledge and ability to install a variety of bearings/seals on rotating equipment.

Experience inspecting and diagnosing machine/equipment issues.

Experience dealing with basic industrial safety topics such as lockout, fall protection, confined space entry, personal protective equipment, and guarding.

Ability to work independently in a professional manner.

Ability to work multiple shifts with potential overtime hours.

High School Diploma or equivalent.

All other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands

Standing for extended periods.

Awkward and/or repetitive movements.

Moving or lifting of equipment, materials, and tools up to 50lbs.

Work in buildings and areas of fluctuating temperature and weather.

Balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or movement within confined areas.

Must be able to enter a confined space or work in high elevated areas.

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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.