Maintenance Technician

Website WestRock Company

Maintenance Technician Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Technician
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Allegan, MI, United States
Company WestRock Company

Company Profile

WestRock Company provides differentiated, sustainable paper and packaging solutions. The team members support customers around the world.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting a Maintenance Technician who will minimize machine downtime due to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic failure.

Minimize machine downtime through preventive maintenance and emergency repairs.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • 1-year certificate from a college or technical school and 2 years of related experience or training.

Work Experience

  • Possess an equivalent combination of education and experience (required)


  • Assists and trains machine operators on how to set up machines, proper lubrication, etc.
  • Builds custom parts on demand.
  • Handles all general facility maintenance issues.
  • Identifies and repairs potential machine problems before causing unscheduled downtime.
  • Maintains parts inventory to ensure the majority of parts are available for emergency machine repairs.
  • Moves and constructs any equipment new or old as needed.
  • Performs all preventative maintenance.
  • Performs emergency machine repairs in the most expeditious manner to minimize downtime.
  • Performs light carpentry work as needed.
  • Performs light fabrication which involves layout, machining, cutting, and welding various metals.
  • Troubleshoots motors, pumps, compressors, and any other systems in the plant.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.


  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Ability to use basic algebra and geometry to calculate figures and amounts.
  • Must be able to maintain good attendance.
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to read blueprints.
  • Must be certified in various types of welding.
  • Must be reliable and dependable.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed; significant overtime may be required during busy periods.
  • Must have a high sense of urgency to get projects accomplished quickly.
  • Must have the ability to use hand tools, power tools, welders, torches, mill, lathe, press, grinders, mechanics, and machinist tools.
  • Must have acute troubleshooting skills.
  • Must have excellent communication and people skills.
  • Must have the ability to meet or pass the minimum requirement on a mechanical test or have demonstrated mechanical aptitude through prior work experience.
  • Must pass color hue test.
  • Must pass a color vision test.

Work Environment

  • Required to sit, stand, walk, drive, talk, see, and hear
  • Required special vision requirements
  • The noise level that is typical for the work environment of this position is Loud (for example, machinery) and Very Loud (for example, jackhammer or construction work).

Employer’s Statement

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company 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.

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