Maintenance Technician Food Service Packaging

St. Louis / Missouri / United States

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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 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Job Title: Maintenance Technician - St. Louis, MO FSP


 
WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) aspires to be the premier partner and unrivaled provider of paper and packaging solutions in consumer and corrugated markets. WestRock’s 39,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 250 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Learn more atwww.westrock.com.

Job Summary:

Our Food Service Packaging plant in St. Louis, MO, is seeking qualified candidates to fill the Maintenance Technician positions in the production dept.  This is a skilled level, hourly position where advancement in operations is expected.   The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to working safe, good communication skills, a demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment, experience in a manufacturing environment, and a strong desire to succeed and advance in the company operation. Benefits include insurance, 401K, paid vacation.

 
SUMMARY Performs routine and extensive preventative maintenance and repair procedures on electrical and mechanical systems involving production equipment and plant systems, including the plant’s main power supply system.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  


  • Performs skilled and semi-skilled maintenance activities depending upon area of assignment including performing basic trade activities such as electrical, plumbing and carpentry work.

  • Performs minor and major repair of all buildings and equipment.  
    Repairs electrical equipment/systems and control circuits; and replaces faulty electrical equipment as needed. This troubleshooting element is inclusive of Three Phase Motors and Programmable Logical Controls (PLC) applications.

  • Must have a strong working knowledge of relay logic and be capable of applying this knowledge in the troubleshooting of the PLC’s in the production equipment.

  • Must have a strong understanding of NFPA 40E standards and be capable of applying these standards in the work situation.

  • Installs electrical wiring and equipment; new electrical services; and replaces and repairs wiring as needed (including computer cable)..

  • Consults with Maintenance Manager, as needed, on electrical system issues; and, as assigned, serves in a project coordination role monitoring the activities of outside contractors.

  • Maintains and repairs a variety of hand and power tools ensuing they are in safe and efficient working order.

  • Performs preventive maintenance procedures on mechanical equipment on a scheduled basis; inspects belts, checks fluid levels, replaces filters, greases bearings, seals, etc.; repairs or replaces broken parts.

  • May operate a computer which controls and monitors mechanical equipment and utility systems.

  • Calibrates and repairs pneumatic systems and other mechanical systems on production equipment to assure optimum performance of that production process.

  • Completes daily, weekly and monthly checklists on building equipment maintenance procedures and maintains records of scheduled maintenance procedures.

  • Maintains records of scheduled maintenance procedures.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Manager or another member of the leadership team.

 
QUALIFICATIONS:  To successfully qualify for this job, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  Must complete the industrial maintenance and electrical assessment administered by NOCTI with a score satisfactory to that assessment process.

REASONING ABILITY:     Must demonstrate ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

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 this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl; and talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  May exercise some supervision over outside contractors as assigned by the Maintenance Manager or another member of the leadership team.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT:   The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to occasionally loud.

 Preferred Qualifications:

Industrial packaging manufacturing experience is preferred, not required.

 If you have the skillset and desire to do this job, please submit your application. We want to hear from you!

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



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