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Maintenance Mechanic

Georgia-Pacific | Rincon, GA, United States

Posted Date 6/19/2024

Your Job

Our Savannah River Mill located in Rincon, Georgia is looking for self-motivated and experienced Maintenance Mechanics. These positions create value by troubleshooting, repairing, and performing preventative maintenance on equipment leading to increased uptime and reliability. Maintenance Mechanics are required to have a thorough understanding of safe work practices, troubleshooting, and maintenance of manufacturing equipment. If you think this is the perfect job for you, apply today!

Our Savannah River Mill manufactures Sparkle® paper towel, Quilted Northern® & Angel Soft® bath tissue, Vanity Fair® napkins and enMotion®. The employees at this facility combine a dedication to safety and a commitment to the environment to produce high quality products for our customers.

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience

Day Shift - Four 10's

Our Team

Our Savannah River Mill in Rincon, GA began operations in October 1986 and is considered a world-class operation in the industry. Five of the world’s 12 largest tissue paper machines reside at the facility. Our operation is designed to produce products primarily from recycled fiber. We have over 50 converting lines that make the tissue, towel, and napkin products in our retail and away from home markets. We strive to be a valued member of our community and we’ve built strong partnerships over the years as part of those efforts.

Benefits Overview

- Medical, Dental, Vision

- Educational assistance program

- Infertility support and Adoption/Surrogacy assistance

- Paid time off and Paid Holidays

- Mental Health Coverage and Support for you and your family

- 401k matching + Fixed Contribution Based on years of service.

- Short term and long-term disability

- Legal and Financial advice

- Discounts for being Koch GP Employee

What You Will Do

  • Embracing and adhering to all facility safe work policies, practices, and regulations
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair equipment to achieve optimal performance levels using precision maintenance best practices, tools and techniques
  • Performing preventative and corrective maintenance on industrial drives, pumps, hydraulics, pneumatics, valves, gear reducers and other industrial process equipment
  • Applying problem solving methods to identify the root cause and eliminate failures
  • Cross-training and assisting in maintenance and operational areas
  • Working with the operations and maintenance teams to identify and prioritize maintenance needs
  • Follow both verbal and written instructions to successfully complete assigned tasks
  • Lift up to 50 lbs
  • Work in elevated and/or confined spaces
  • Work in a hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment
  • Work 12-hour shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime
  • Perform repetitive and physically demanding tasks to include lifting, pushing/pulling, gripping, reaching, sitting, walking, standing, bending, stooping, climbing ladders/stairs throughout the 12-hour shift
  • Learn the mill’s CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System)

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • A minimum of five (5) years or more of mechanical maintenance experience in an industrial environment
  • Experience with preventive, predictive and reliability-based maintenance practices
  • Experience with lubrication, print reading, rigging, precision measurement, precision alignment and condition monitoring
  • Experience using a computer or tablet

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Welding certifications
  • Rigging certifications of qualifications
  • Possession of an industrial mechanical diploma or vocational degree
  • Experience performing precision maintenance tasks
  • Residential, Commercial and/or Military Electrical experience
  • Experience with pulp and paper industry and/or power generation/utilities
  • Experience with a CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System)
  • Experience welding (mig, tig and stick) and pipefitting
  • Experience working Wet End maintenance

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Hiring Philosophy

All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

Who We Are

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Our Benefits

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

Equal Opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:

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