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Maintenance Mechanic

Company: WestRock
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Maintenance Technician - $20.23 /HR - 3rd Shift. WestRock Box on Demand #Building More Than Just a Box. ---10 Days of Paid Vacation within 1st year. ---Retention Bonus - $1,000 Yearly WHO WE ARE WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) is a premier partner and unrivaled provider of paper and packaging innovation solutions, creating a fiber-based future. WestRock's corrugated packaging is one of North America's leading vertically integrated manufacturers, offering a broad range of converting capabilities and high-quality corrugated materials and machines designed to protect, promote, deliver and display products. WestRock's 50,000 team members support customers all around the world from business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. Learn more. We offer a world of opportunity. With more than 300 global locations, WestRock offers a wide variety of career paths. Whether you are in engineering or manufacturing, sales or safety, finance or IT, you can find a challenging, rewarding position on one of our teams. SUMMARY: The Maintenance Technician maintains, tests and repairs electrical/electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, compressed air, and pneumatic systems and components, welding and machining a plus. Applies knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation. Provides skilled mechanical and electrical/electronic support to all areas of manufacturing in our corrugated manufacturing plant. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) --- Troubleshoots and repairs mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical/electronic equipment including but not limited to numeric controls, power supplies, drives, gauges and test equipment. --- Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and principles, writing specifications, local and national electrical codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment. --- Installs, starts up and shuts down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown in line with OSHA requirements. --- Advises operators and line mechanics of operation procedures and requirements for working safely with electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment and components. --- Informs appropriate management and line mechanics of potential electrical/mechanical problems and inherent dangers involved. --- Performs preventative maintenance functions as directed. Maintains company-required performance and maintenance records for identified equipment. --- Assists maintenance personnel with technical troubleshooting. --- Assists and trains other maintenance and/or other technical level employees. --- Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: (The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform this job.) Education and Experience Requirements: High School diploma or general education degree (GED) *Prefer Corrugate experience KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: --- Understanding and demonstrating the behavior that the safety of yourself and other coworkers is paramount and is the #1 priority here at WestRock. --- Must have been trained in basic electrical and mechanical safety. --- Minimum 2 years' experience in electrical component repair. Required for 3rd shift. --- Must be able to read and draw schematics. --- Proven experience in the mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic fields are required and the ability to demonstrate high proficiency in these areas. --- A thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes. --- Must have intermediate computer skills. --- High degree of precision working with minimum tolerances required. Ability to climb in/on overhead structures, to work beneath machines and in close quarters performing analysis and repair work. --- Two-year technical degree or accredited apprenticeship program or the equivalent in a technical field is preferred. --- Must be able to work overtime as needed; significant overtime may be required during busy periods. --- Ability to lift, push or pull 50 lbs., navigate stairs, stand, walk, bend, and kneel through the entire shift. --- Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. --- Must be able to maintain good attendance. --- Demonstrate positive interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. --- Must be able to perform all the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) ---Standing for long periods of time. ---Use of hands to handle, feel objects, tools, or controls. ---Reaching with hands and arms. ---Occasional walking and stooping. ---Repeatedly lifting, tugging and/or moving up to 50 pounds (at times it may be necessary to lift more.) ---Ability to move about the plant in both the office and manufacturing areas. WORK ENVIRONMENT: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) ---Typical manufacturing environment. ---May encounter extreme heat, fumes, odors, dirt, dust, noise, moving objects. PERFORMANCE EXPECATIONS: ---Ability and willingness to work any shift. ---Ability and willingness to work overtime when necessary. ---Must be prompt in reaching assigned designated work area at the start of shift and at the end of each break. ---Excellent attendance. ---Good work ethic. ---Highly motivated self-starter. Work Remotely No Job Type: Full-time Pay: Starting $20.23 per hour WHY CHOOSE WESTROCK? ---Outstanding positive work culture #building more than just a box ---10-Days of Vacation in 1st year of employment paid at hourly rate ---2-weeks of vacation paid at 2% of your gross annual wages from the previous year on 2-year anniversary. ---With our Vacation Cash out option, you can cash out your vacation balance upfront and still take your vacation days off, however, will be unpaid. ---1-Floating holiday given to take at your leisure annually. ---$1,000 Annual Retention Bonus given to all team members as a thank you for being on the WestRock team. ---10 annual paid holidays given to all team members. ---Overtime is earned daily NOT weekly. Any daily hours worked after 8 hours is considered overtime. ---24-point No Fault Attendance Policy System. ---Purchasing Power employee discount programs. ---Benefits available to you on your start date. BENEFITS: ---All Benefits are available after 1 month of employment. ---401(k) and 20% per year vesting ---10% 401(k) employer matching ---Additional annual 1.5% WestRock profit sharing Contribution to 401(k) ---Dental insurance ---Employee assistance program ---Employee discount ---Flexible spending account ---Health insurance ---Health savings account ---$500 WestRock annual contribution to Heath Savings Account ---Life insurance ---Paid time off ---$750.00 Referral program ---Tuition reimbursement ---Company paid Life Insurance ---Vision insurance ---Free Short Term Disability Insurance provided by WestRock ---COVID Leave Pay SCHEDULE: 1st Shift --- 1st Shift: 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Monday - Friday) ---1st Shift: 8:00 AM - 6:00 AM (Monday - Friday) *Flexible Schedule 2nd Shift 1:00 PM - 11:00 PM (Monday - Friday) 3rd Shift ---8:00 PM - 6:00 AM (Sunday - Thursday) ---6:00 PM - 4:00 AM (Sunday - Thursday) ---4:00 PM - 2:00 AM (Sunday - Thursday) *Flexible schedule Overtime ---Every Saturday (Based on production needs) Experience: Manufacturing: Minimum 2 years' experience in electrical component repair. Required for 3rd shift. Work Location: 4075 Columbia Avenue West, Battle Creek, MI 49015 Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $20 - $25 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

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