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Syracuse, New York


a month ago

Mechanical Technician-Solvay Mill

Mechanical Technician-Solvay Mill

53 Industrial Dr.
Syracuse, New York, 13204
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 www.westrock.com. 
The opportunity:

Note: Multiple openings are available
We are seeking a Maintenance Technician-Mechanical to be located in Solvay, NY.  This Maintenance Technician position inspects, tests, repairs, installs, and maintains mechanical and/or electrical equipment for production and process equipment in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications. This facility is operated as a team concept mill and all individuals are required to work to their potential.  This job description does not in any way limit the responsibilities of the Maintenance Technician-Mechanical position. 

What you need to succeed:
Effective interpersonal and team skills. 
Ability to plan, organize, and execute work for both individual and small group effort
Utilizing multi-disciplinary knowledge, skills, and training.  
Understanding of mill equipment and processes.  
Computer literate.  
Effective trouble-shooter within area of expertise.  
Possess initiative; attention to detail; follow-through.  
Fifty pounds lifting capability; normal hearing/vision with correction; ability to climb stairs and catwalks
Minimum:  high school diploma; journey level; or trade school and equivalent experience (5 years' industrial experience). 

Preferred Job Requirements:
Journeyman Certificate, some college, and/or vocational/technical training. 
How you will impact WestRock: 
Responsible for maximizing mill efficiency by supporting Operations and Maintenance Teams through participation in:
Effective first response to unplanned mill shut down situations
Equipment/process optimization
Planning and executing shutdown activities
Supports continuous improvement of preventive maintenance
Participates in trouble-shooting efforts to respond to equipment failures and/or process deficiencies
Participates in root cause analysis and execution of corrective actions to minimize recurrence of unplanned shutdowns
Responsible for vendor contact as requested
Will work with Planners to identify procurement needs
Member of rotation pool to support Shift Teams
Minimum 44 hours per week with extended hours to meet mill needs including call-ins

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