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:
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?
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