Caraustar

Industrial Mechanic

US-GA-Austell
Requisition ID
2017-4409
Category
Manufacturing & Operations
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Grow your career. Grow with Caraustar.
 
 Caraustar Industries, Inc., established in 1938, is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products, seeks an Industrial Mechanic to join our thriving Mill team in Austell, GA. This position requires a candidate that is able to work in a fast-paced environment and is looking to learn and grow with our company.  . The company is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products.
 
With over 4,000 employees serving the unique needs of the organization, you can imagine that it takes a vast range of skills to keep our organization growing. What does that mean for you as a job seeker? Room to grow in any number of directions, any number of places, and any number of roles. Your path begins here.
 
We believe in encouraging, challenging and empowering each other to be the healthiest we can be. When we are each at our personal best, so are our customers, our communities and so is our organization.  We understand that to be a world-class organization we need to practice, encourage and support employee health and wellness. Today, some of the tools and resources offered to employees to improve wellness and work/life balance include:
- Employee assistance programs – this free and confidential guidance service is available to you and your dependent family members
- Tobacco-free campuses
- Health and wellness tools
- Comprehensive benefit package 

Responsibilities

PURPOSE
Set up, adjust and maintain assigned equipment with responsibility for production and quality on this equipment.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Performs all required duties and tasks in accordance with Caraustar accounting policies and financial control procedures.
- Participates in plant-wide safety, housekeeping, and Lean Manufacturing programs.
- Analyzes mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, lubricant and operational problems on assigned equipment and plans for and takes corrective action.  Makes necessary corrections and adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality.
- Install and repair equipment, piping and machinery according to blueprints, drawings, manufacturer manuals and specifications.
- Has knowledge and experience to use available tools and measuring/test equipment to install, repair and maintain equipment and machinery: hand tools, power tools, lift trucks, cranes, hoists, etc.
- Makes preventative maintenance checks, lubrication and inspection rounds of assigned equipment. Takes appropriate actions and reports findings to supervisor.
- Uses available CMMS maintenance software (MegaMation) to access work orders and safety documents, initiate work orders, close work orders after enter closing comments after completing task.
- Qualified welder (MIG, TIG, ARC, oxyacetylene, brazing/soldering, failure analysis, etc.)
- Fabricate piping systems from basic flow diagrams or sketches.
- Notifies maintenance supervisor of recurring equipment malfunctions and corrective action taken, and of quality problems or supplies needed.
- Electrical experience, troubleshooting, control along w/PLC would be a plus.
- Be able to read wiring schematic
- Ensures a safe and healthy workplace environment.
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
- Comply in all respects with the provisions of the Caraustar Standards of Business Conduct Policy required.
- Requires oiling and greasing equipment as necessary.
- Optical alignment of industrial motors and pumps a plus

Qualifications

Requirements
 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Minimum 1-3 years maintenance mechanic experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment.
- 1st shift ( 7 am – 3:30 pm).
- Must have strong troubleshooting skills
- Experience with hydraulic and/or pneumatic systems
- Ability to fabricate, including metal fitting, welding, & cutting
- Electrical experience with systems from low voltage up to 480V 3 phase
- Ability to read/interpret electrical schematics
- Instrumentation and PLC troubleshooting and programming skills
- Ability to read and interpret electrical drawings and schematics.
- Ability to set up and operate metalworking tools such as lathe, drill press or grinder to make or repair parts
- Knowledge and ability to work safe in a team environment.
- Possess clear oral and written communication skills
- Have exceptional judgment, ability, initiative, and aptitude in the carrying out of assignments with minimal direct supervision.
 

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