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Posted in Installation - Maint - Repair 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Plattsburgh, New York

Job Description:

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!


Georgia-Pacific's Consumer Products division is seeking qualified professionals to consider for their Converting Maintenance Technician position to support the Converting department at our Plattsburgh, NY facility. 


The Converting Maintenance Technician role is part of the maintenance team and works to ensure continued operation and reliability improvements of various production lines. They are also part of a high energy, dynamic organization established on the principles of an adaptive work system focused on the execution of reliability strategies. The Technician will learn and apply the equipment theory of operation and the operational processes. This position works an 8-hours per day shift schedule which will include evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime.


 A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


  • Troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining industrial machinery to the desired competitive state

  • Installing and aligning new equipment

  • Applying problem solving methods to identify the root cause and eliminate failures

  • Performing periodic proactive asset strategies, such as maintenance routes, preventative maintenance, and other tasks to improve reliability and uptime 

  • 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

  • Maintaining high standards to meet or exceed product quality and safety expectations

  • Effectively communicate valuable information to the team using a variety of tools: verbal, written, electronic, etc.

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

What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:

        ·     High School Diploma or GED

        ·     A minimum of two (2) years or more of mechanical maintenance and electrical                           experience in an industrial environment

  • Willing and able to work 8-hour shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime

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

  • Willing and able to perform repetitive and physically demanding tasks to include lifting, pushing/pulling, gripping, reaching, sitting, walking, standing, bending, stooping, climbing ladders/stairs throughout the 8-hour shift and up to 16-hours per day if necessary

  • Willing and able to work in elevated and confined spaces

  • Experience troubleshooting, repairing and adjusting equipment and machinery

  • Experience working with AC/DC drives, motors and controls, and PLCs

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

  • Experience reading and understanding mechanical and electrical drawings, P&IDs, shop prints and OEM repair manuals


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical Diploma or higher in Industrial Technology

  • Three (3) or more years of experience working in a mechanical, manufacturing, industrial, construction, warehouse or military environment

  • Three (3) or more years of experience operating, repairing, maintaining, and troubleshooting mechanical and electrical equipment

  • Three (3) or more years of experience using computerized machinery in a production environment

  • Experience working in a Pulp/Paper Mill or with Converting equipment

  • Experience performing preventive maintenance routes in a manufacturing or industrial environment

  • Experience working with computers for record keeping and documentation


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