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WestRock Company Maintenance Technician - Sioux City, IA in Sioux City, Iowa

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC – Sioux City, IA

The Opportunity:

As a WestRock Maintenance Mechanic you will perform the following functions:

  • 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)

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED is required

  • An Associate's degree in electrical field is preferred, but not required

  • 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

  • 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

*Must be willing to work any shift

What we offer:

*Starting pay $26.74 - $34.90 depending on qualifications

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.

WestRock is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create and maintain a diverse workforce where everyone feels valued, respected, and included. WestRock does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

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