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Victory Packaging Maintenance Coordinator in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

About WestRock

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 .

Maintenance Coordinator - Cedar Rapids, IA

1601 Blairs Ferry Rd NE

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52402

United States

WestRock will be a company where each of us genuinely belongs, is respected and valued, and can do our best work, and where diversity, inclusion and equity are competitive advantages.

Opportunity summary: As a Maintenance Coordinator, you will be responsible for providing superior maintenance, clerical and administrative planning services to internal and external customers, with a focus on maintenance technical personnel assigned to operational areas within the manufacturing facility. As a Maintenance Coordinator you will manage the monthly maintenance budget, plan work orders or facility repairs, and perform plant and/or maintenance department day-to-day reviews to ensure that the facility is operating reliably and safely. You will also serve as a liaison between maintenance and production to effectively schedule and coordinate planned maintenance work.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Screen and approve work orders in the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System)for asset area to ensure job priority and efficient utilization of maintenance resources

  • Manage and track maintenance budget, identify variances, and provide explanations to justify budget deviations

  • Monitor maintenance schedules to ensure there is no conflict with production schedules

  • Prioritize non-emergency and break-in work order requests to approve and reject, review complete work orders, and produce schedule for the next day/week

  • Identify parts required for necessary maintenance efforts (preventative maintenance, machine repairs, etc.) and plan/budget for the acquisition of required parts

  • Maintain planned work order backlog according to facility guidelines and utilize backlog to schedule daily and weekly work list

  • Screen and approve all work orders for the operating department to ensure coding accuracy and symptoms are accurately described

  • Develop hands-on knowledge and expertise of production equipment, parts, functions and processes through observation and engaging with employees on the production floor

  • Serve as critical member to the Operating department team, representing the interest of the group in all work activities both internal and external to the facility

  • Partner with Maintenance Technicians and Maintenance Supervisors to review work requests and determine feasibility and safety controls for work to be performed

  • Communicate with production team and maintenance staff to resolve chronic and repeat failures with equipment, provide status updates on maintenance efforts, and gather feedback

  • Participate in production meetings with Maintenance Managers, Planners and Operations Managers to review upcoming work requests, weekly scheduling, and outage planning

What you need to succeed:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D.; Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Must have

5 to 10 years of experience in manufacturing industry in both maintenance and operations, with experience in corrugated container preferred

  • Working knowledge of corrugated manufacturing equipment, processes, and language is preferred, including knowledge of corrugators, Flexo folder gluer, and printing press machinery

  • Proven track record of analytical skills that drive decision-making

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and take action in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

About 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 . WestRock is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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Maintenance/Technical Services

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Maintenance Coordinator

Iowa-Cedar Rapids

ATR2980

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