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WestRock Company Maintenance Technician in Lancaster, Ohio

Title: Industrial Maintenance Technician

Shift: 12-hour Afternoon/Nights

Pay: $22-31, based on experience

The Opportunity:

Performs routine and extensive preventative maintenance and repair procedures on electrical and mechanical systems involving production equipment and plant systems including PLCs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure production machinery functions correctly and efficiently

  • Troubleshoot and repair pneumatic, electrical, hydraulic, compressor, and vacuum systems

  • Work on motors, and conveyors, AC/DC, PLC troubleshooting

  • Will work with steam and boiler controls and mechanical power drives

  • Perform predictive and preventative maintenance activities

  • Adhere to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures

  • Complete Timely and accurate paperwork

What you need to succeed:

  • Strong Electrical and Mechanical aptitude required with extensive troubleshooting experience

  • Experience with Troubleshooting in a Production/Manufacturing Environment

  • An operational knowledge of automated industrial machinery including motors, servos, pumps, drives, relays, 3 phase power, communication devices, industrial / electronic controls and power transmission systems

  • Ability to install and set up both A/C and D/C drives

  • Able to install and troubleshoot basic 3 phase motor control circuits

  • Knowledge of the various types of sensors and limit switches

  • A good understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems

  • PLC troubleshooting and problem-solving ability preferred

  • Must be able to read and interpret both electrical and mechanical drawings

  • Must be fully computer literate with Microsoft environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently in a mature and professional manner

  • Ability to work weekends & overtime

  • Basic mathematical skills and basic technology/computer skills

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent; Military training and/or Technical School preferred

  • Corrugated background is a plus, but not required

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

WestRock is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create and maintain a diverse workforce where everyone feels valued, respected, and included. WestRock does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.