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WestRock Company Maintenance Technician - New Lenox in New Lenox, Illinois

WestRock will be a company where each of us genuinely belongs, is respected and valued, and can do our best work, and where diversity, inclusion and equity are competitive advantages."

The opportunity:

Third Shift: 10:50pm to 7am: Primary duties include providing safe and timely electrical support, preventative maintenance, installation, service, repair, troubleshooting and resolution of multiple operating machines within a manufacturing industrial environment. The ideal candidate will have mechanical and electrical experience, a familiarity with hydraulics and pneumatics and have basic troubleshooting experience with proven ability of machine repair.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Utilize electrical/mechanical skills to maintain machinery

  • Contribute to a collaborative safety culture that drives results

  • Provide rapid response to ensure seamless productivity.

What you need to succeed:

(Pay Range depending on experience and skill) $27.50- $35.50/ hour)

*A basic understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems

*A basic understanding of Preventative Maintenance programs

  • Knowledge/ experience with basic mechanical components and concepts (ie: Gears and Gearboxes, Bearings, Drive Shafts, Couplings, Sprockets, Chains).

*Read and interpret mechanical drawings.

  • Working knowledge of power transmission equipment.

*Familiar with pumps, both pneumatic and electric.

*Some knowledge of the various types of sensors and limit switches.

*Familiar with computers and Microsoft software.

  • Familiar with pumps, both air and electric.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently in a mature and professional manner.

  • PLC troubleshooting and problem-solving ability with practical, mechanical and electrical aptitude.

Ability to work flexible hours, overtime

Preferred Skills -in addition to above:

*An operational knowledge of automated industrial machinery which includes: motors, servos, pumps, drives, relays, 3 phase power, communication devices, industrial /electronic controls, and power transmission systems.

*Read and interpret electrical drawings and logic/ control diagrams.

*Troubleshooting industrial electrical control systems down to component level (2-3 years preferred).

*Able to install, setup, and troubleshoot both AC and DC drives.

*Familiar with pumps, both pneumatic and electric.

*Able to troubleshoot basic 3 phase motor control circuits.

*Basic welding skills

What we offer:

-Vacation accrual starts on first day of employment

- Full Benefits day one - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance + Generous 401K Company Match +Employee Stock

Purchase Plan potential

· 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.