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Maintenance Mechanic

Company: WestRock
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

The Opportunity We are currently seeking Maintenance Mechanics at our plant located in Cedar Rapids IA. Starting Pay ranges from: $25.45 to 30.90 per 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 blueprints -- 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 -- Excellent communication -- 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 any shift (including 2nd or 3rd). What we offer: -- Benefits package that includes generous 401K match, medical, dental, vision, employee stock purchase plan, wellness program, short-term disability coverage, and more! -- An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies, and potential. -- Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence -- Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities -- Referral Program - Get rewarded for referrals: $1250 per hourly employee Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $25 - $30 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: WestRock, Cedar Rapids , Maintenance Mechanic, Professions , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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