Electrical Maintenance Technician - New Lenox, IL

New Lenox / Illinois / United States

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Electrical Maintenance Technician - New Lenox, IL

2251 Berens Dr
New Lenox, Illinois, 60451
United States

The opportunity:

On the Nighttime shift: Primary duties include providing safe and timely electrical support, preventative maintenance, installation, service, repair, troubleshooting and resolution of multiple operating machines within a manufacturing industrial environment.  The ideal candidate will have mechanical and electrical experience, a familiarity with hydraulics and pneumatics and have basic troubleshooting experience with proven ability of machine repair. 

How you will impact WestRock: 

  • Utilize electrical/mechanical skills to maintain machinery
  • Contribute to a collaborative safety culture that drives results
  • Provide rapid response to ensure seamless productivity.


What you need to succeed: 

  • 2-3 years in trouble shooting industrial electrical control systems down to component level
  • An operational knowledge of automated industrial machinery which includes; motors, servos, pumps, drives, relays, 3 phase power, communication devices, industrial / electronic controls, and power transmission systems. 
  • A good understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. 
  • Able to install and set up both A/C and D/C drives 
  • PLC trouble shooting and problem solving ability with practical, mechanical & electrical aptitude. 
  • Must be able to read and interpret both electrical and mechanical drawings. 
  • Working knowledge of power transmission equipment and bearings.
  • Basic welding skills preferred but not required.
  • Familiar with pumps, both air and electric.
  • Able to install and trouble shoot basic 3 phase motor control circuits
  • Some knowledge of the various types of sensors and limit switches
  • Familiar with computers and Microsoft software. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently in a mature and professional manner. 
  • Ability to work flexible hours, overtime
  • High school diploma or equivalent Military training and or Technical School preferred


What we offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits package- including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, 401K, and short term disability coverage.
  • 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 Safety, Sustainability, and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.  



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



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