KapStone Container Corporation Intermediate Maintenance Mechanic in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock's 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.
The opportunity:Industrial Electricians and Maintenance Mechanics Needed!
Are you an experienced electrician or maintenance mechanic with a passion for working in the manufacturing industry? Do you enjoy investigating the root cause of an electrical or mechanical problem and finding the solution? Would you like to work for a great company that gives back to its employees and values individuals who take initiative? If so, you may want to learn more about job opportunities with us (Cedar Rapids)!
Benefits of Working for Us:
Base rate up to $27.04, minimum rate: $22.27
Starting rate based on experience, knowledge and certifications
Additional pay for working 2nd or 3rd shift * Annual pay increases
11 paid holidays * Earn up to 4 weeks of vacation
Financial, Health and Wellness Programs available to eligible employees including: 401(k), Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance and more!
Interested in joining the team? Here's what you need to know before you apply:
Our Industrial Electricians and Maintenance Mechanics are responsible for keeping our machines, production lines and overall plant running and in good condition.
Preference will be given to applicants with relevant industry knowledge such as:
Strong electrical or electrical electronics experience, including PLC's
Maintenance and repair experience on machinery used in the box industry such as corrugators, flexo and die cut machines, gluers and conveyors
Associate's degree or higher in Industrial Maintenance, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Electronics, Machining or a related field
Demonstrated advanced training or certification in the electrical or mechanical industry such as a journeyman electrician's license or boiler's license
2+ years of military service in a related capacity
Powered industrial truck experience
Lean manufacturing knowledge, especially 5S
Applicants need to possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities to be considered:
A general understanding of safety practices in a manufacturing environment
Basic knowledge of quality assurance principles
Willingness to follow work rules and procedures especially in regards to safety, quality and attendance
A commitment to alerting the management team when safety, quality or other production issues arise
Strong understanding of preventative maintenance principles
Demonstrated troubleshooting abilities
Understanding of control circuits, hydraulics and pneumatics
Ability to read and understand wiring schematics, machine manuals, mechanical drawings and blue prints
Excellent reasoning and problem solving skills
Strong computer skills such as the ability to navigate through program screens
Willingness to take initiative, learn new skills and help team members
General facilities maintenance experience
Applicants for this position must be:
Willing to work any of our three shifts which generally run from approximately 6:48 a.m. -- 3 p.m., 2:48 p.m. -- 11 p.m. and 10:48 p.m. -- 7 a.m.
Willing to work mandatory overtime, 12 hour shifts and weekends, as needed
Able to safely maneuver around our machines -- some of which are in tight quarters
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled