Mechanical Engineer- West Point , Va.

West Point | Virginia | United States

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Mechanical Engineer- West Point , Va.

19th & Main St
West Point, Virginia, 23181
United States


Career Opportunity:

West Point Mill is seeking a Mechanical Engineer with the ability to apply a wide range of design experiences and mechanical engineering expertise to capital projects throughout the mill operations.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • By effectively managing large capital projects, this key role significantly impacts our ongoing ability to improve the productivity of the mill.
  • Evaluating the performance of mechanical and electromechanical systems to determine best option for replacement.
  • Supports and fosters safety and environmental compliance
  • Understanding and appreciation for safe designs, safe work practices and safe work environments.
  • Implementing capital projects on time and within budget.
  • Controlling project costs by developing competitive bid packages, monitoring expenditures, administering contractor contracts, and managing contactors.
  • Establishing project schedules by studying project plans and specifications, calculating time requirements, and sequencing project elements.
  • Maintaining project schedules by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, resolving problems.
  • Responsible for construction oversight during implementation phases of on-site construction
  • Collecting and interpreting process data by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, participating in professional societies.

What you need to succeed:

  • 5-10 years’ experience in Project/Construction Management, Process, and Piping System design.
  • Pulp/Paper manufacturing experience preferred
  • Knowledge of instrumentation, pumping systems, DCS Controls, and combustion systems preferred.
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Must possess strong communication and teamwork skills. The ability to achieve results by influencing others and supporting the overall business.
  • Ability to prepare projects for Implementation and Construction.
  • Project Management during Construction.

What we offer:


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



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