Mechanical Maintenance Technician- Roanoke Rapids, NC

Roanoke Rapids, NC

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 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 www.westrock.com.

Mechanical Maintenance Technician- Roanoke Rapids, NC


100 Gaston RD
Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, 27870
United States

Maintenance Mechanic- Roanoke Rapids NC
The opportunity:
Complete Mechanical tasks that support the Roanoke Rapids WestRock Pulp and Paper Mill Operations. Provide services to assigned departments to achieve short- and long-term department and WestRock objectives
How you will impact WestRock:

  • Provides technical expertise and maintenance services to the assigned plant that will allow them to achieve high equipment reliability.
  • Provides routine preventative and no-routine maintenance on all machinery some of which may include conveyor systems, balers, mobile equipment, etc.
  • Analyzes repeat failures resulting in excessive downtime and coordinate and perform repairs.
  • Manages multiple maintenance related projects simultaneously
  • Assumes responsibility for execution of activities including routine maintenance; non-routine/emergency maintenance; assisting with machinery installation and disassembly and keeping accurate documentation on all machinery and mobile equipment
  • Managing parts and inventory
  • Aids with the design of systems and in the selection of equipment
  • Will maintain and enforce housekeeping standards throughout the facility

Competencies

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, have desire to learn manufacturing processes
  • Ability to work rotating 12-hour shifts
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and overtime as required
  • A strong Safety mindset and a commitment to work safely
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., navigate stairs, stand, walk, bend and kneel throughout the entire shift
  • Computer Skills – Microsoft office, including; Outlook, Word and excel. MS project is plus
  • Standard use of mechanical tools, welding equipment, rigging equipment, chain falls, fork lifts, man lifts, rubber tired hydraulic cranes, hydraulic presses, safety PPE, etc.

What you need to succeed:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Must have 3-5 years’ experience at first class journeyman level with proficiency in millwright and pipe-fitting skills, along with secondary welding skills.
  •  Must be able to perform rebuilds on equipment including pumps, gearboxes, turbines, fans, bearing housings, etc.
  • Ideal candidate will be able to align rotating equipment through rim & face, double reverse dial, or optical methods.
  • Must be proficient in equipment rigging techniques.
  • Should be capable of laying out equipment installations from engineered drawings.
  • Must be capable of laying out pipe runs (including straights, odd angles, standard bends/elbows, saddles, laterals, tees, etc.), identifying valve types and take outs, and recognizing / installing flange sets (including one-hole and two-hole).
    Ideal candidate will be capable of working stainless alloy pipes and regular / heavy wall schedule carbon steel pipes.
  •  In addition, the ideal candidate will possess skills associated with machining crafts.
  • Applicants with welding experience are preferred.
  • Successful candidates will be assigned to work in an area shop but is expected to work in all areas of the mill as necessary.

What we offer:

  • Culture based on integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence
  •  Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential. Current Salary range $26.31-$34.15 per hour
  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

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About 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 www.westrock.com. WestRock is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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