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Maintenance Technician at Georgia Pacific in Wheatfield, Indiana

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!

At Georgia-Pacific, we don’t believe that a job is just simply a job. We see each role as a career and a way to advance your skills to not only better your life, but the community as well. Georgia-Pacific is seeking a safety-oriented individual to join our team as a Maintenance Technician in Wheatfield, IN. 
Our ideal Technician is a self-motivated, skilled hourly professional with a working knowledge of mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and a solid foundation in the skills needed to properly maintain manufacturing equipment. This position is a vital resource for our ongoing success and productivity and we are interested in learning more about you!


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


  • Troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining industrial machinery

  • Installing and aligning new equipment

  • Performing periodic maintenance routines including lubricating machine tools and equipment for improved reliability and uptime

  • Maintaining accurate maintenance logs including labor hours and critical preventative maintenance findings

  • Working with the operations and maintenance teams to identify and prioritize maintenance needs

  • Helping meet or exceed production and quality goals while optimizing equipment to reduce waste

  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures and actively participating in the safety program

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of reliability centered maintenance strategies

  • Application of simple problem solving methods such as 5Y to reduce and eliminate failures


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • At least two (2) years of mechanical maintenance experience, e.g. millwright, pipe fitting, and/or welding, in an industrial environment

  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing hydraulic and pneumatics systems

  • Experience troubleshooting issues and making repairs on bearings, chains, sprockets, gearboxes, conveyors, etc.  

  • Experience with reading and understanding mechanical drawings

  • Experience with precision alignment of motors, couplings, bearings and pumps, lubrication

  • Willing and able to learn and practice Electrical and Instrumentation skills

  • Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold, dusty, and noisy industrial environment

  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations including wearing PPE (protective personal equipment)

  • Willing and able to work weekends, holidays, rotating shifts, and overtime when needed


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or two (2) years of study from a technical college in the fields of Industrial Maintenance or Industrial Technology

  • Five (5) or more years of mechanical millwright experience in an industrial environment


Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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