Victory Packaging 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 .
We are currently seeking Maintenance Mechanics at our plant located in Cedar Rapids IA. Starting Pay ranges from: $24.28 to 29.48/hr + Full benefits after 90 days of employment + OT Pay. In North America, we are the largest paper recycler, largest display manufacturer, largest pre-print linerboard producer, 2nd largest producer of containerboard and corrugated packaging and 2nd largest producer of clay-coated recycled paperboard. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to working safe, demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment, a strong desire to learn manufacturing processes and operating complex machinery and have a desire to advance within the company.
How you will impact WestRock:
Ensure production machinery is functioning correctly and efficiently
Perform preventative maintenance on all machinery
Troubleshoot and repair pneumatic, electrical, hydraulic, compressor, and vacuum systems
Have a working knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers, AC/DC motors and controls
Ability to read and understand blue prints
Assemble, install and fabricate equipment as needed (welding will be required)
Ability to work with steam and boiler controls and mechanical power drives
Ability to assist support staff to ensure inventory counts are accurate
Ability to submit timely and accurate paperwork
Participation in Safety Reviews, Safety Training, and Safety Audits under the direction of plant management
Willingness to participate in a maintenance training program that is provided and required
Must provide own tools (specialty tools provided by the Company)
What you need to succeed:
Must have 2-3 years of successful electrical troubleshooting and repair experience, and be able to operate small machinery (lathe, drill press, welding equipment)
Must have at least one full year of mechanical troubleshooting and repair experience
Able to commence and continue specific courses of action with urgency
Maintain positive relationships with plant management, supervisors, office, and operational employees
Must be able to pass Maintenance Placement Test as appropriate level
Interpersonal, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
Ability to lift/push/pull 50-100 pounds multiple times throughout the day
Must be willing to work all shifts as business needs fluctuate
Willingness to fully cross-train in other technical areas of maintenance
Proven experience demonstrating dependability and timeliness with assignments, tasks, and responsibilities
History of excellent attendance is a must
Excellent Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite
Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED is required
An Associate's degree in electrical field is preferred, but not required
Ability to work 2nd shift.
What we offer:
Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence
Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and fundamental elements of the daily work
WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.
WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
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