Maintenance Mechanics, Electricians, Electrical Control Spec.

Amsterdam | New York | United States

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock's 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at

Applicants need to possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities to be considered:

* A general understanding of safety practices in a manufacturing environment * Basic knowledge of quality assurance principles * Willingness to follow work rules and procedures especially in regards to safety, quality and attendance * A commitment to alerting the management team when safety, quality or other production issues arise * Strong understanding of preventative maintenance principles * Demonstrated troubleshooting abilities * Understanding of control circuits, hydraulics and pneumatics * Ability to read and understand wiring schematics, machine manuals, mechanical drawings and blue prints * Excellent reasoning and problem solving skills * Strong computer skills such as the ability to navigate through program screens * Willingness to take initiative, learn new skills and help team members * General facilities maintenance experience


Applicants for this position must be:

* Willing to work any of our three shifts which generally run from approximately 7 a.m. -- 3 p.m., 3 p.m. -- 11 p.m. and 11 p.m. -- 7 a.m. * Willing to work mandatory overtime, 12 hour shifts and weekends, as needed * Able to safely maneuver around our machines -- some of which are in tight quarters

Preference will be given to applicants with relevant industry knowledge such as:

* Strong electrical or electrical electronics experience, including PLC's * Maintenance and repair experience on machinery used in the box industry such as corrugators, flexo and die cut machines, gluers and conveyors * Associate's degree or higher in Industrial Maintenance, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Electronics, Machining or a related field * Demonstrated advanced training or certification in the electrical or mechanical industry such as a journeyman electrician's license or boiler's license * 2+ years of military service in a related capacity * Powered industrial truck experience * Leadership skills * Lean manufacturing knowledge, especially 5S

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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