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Maintenance Technician



$5,000 Sign on Bonus! Maintenance Technicians – Mogadore, OH

New Competitive hourly rates from $28.00 - $36.00

This position offers a competitive benefits package

Are you committed to safety? Do you enjoy working in a team environment? If this sounds like you, we may have the perfect role for you! Georgia-Pacific has an immediate need for Maintenance Technicians at our Mogadore, OH facility located just outside of Akron. We are looking for highly skilled individuals who can troubleshoot and perform maintenance on manufacturing equipment and who have a thorough understanding of safe work practices. These positions create value for the facility by performing preventative and corrective maintenance leading to increased uptime and reliability, thus helping the facility to meet their production and quality goals.

 Georgia-Pacific is one of the nation’s leading corrugated box manufacturers. We manufacture standard corrugated containers, as well as many specialty packaging products for various industries. To learn more about Georgia-Pacific and our corrugated facilities please visit us at: http://www.gppackaging.com/

Position Specific Details and Highlights

We have multiple levels of maintenance technician roles available. Placement will be determined by experience, skills, and knowledge:

  • Maintenance Technician
  • Mechanical Maintenance Technician
  • Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician
  • Electrical Maintenance Technician

What You Will Do In Your Role

Depending upon your specific role as described above, skills and knowledge you may participate in the following:

  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Helping to meet or exceed production, waste and quality goals through a quality maintenance program
  • Installing and repairing mechanical drives, chains, sprockets, gears, belts, and couplings
  • Perform all maintenance checks and preventive maintenance in a safe and timely manner
  • Upload/download and research online the necessary software, maintenance and operation manual for equipment pertaining to the business to aid in performing tasks
  • Perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to 12 hours/day in a loud/noisy, hot, humid, dusty, greasy, and high-volume environment
  • Supporting our safe working environment by maintaining strict adherence to safety rules and regulations and wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Willing to work any shift, holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed 

The following includes both mechanical and electrical activities, however General Maintenance Technicians will focus on the mechanical aspects and support electrical depending upon skills and knowledge:

  • Troubleshooting electrical and/or mechanical problems and repairing and maintaining all equipment in accordance with plant policies and procedures
  • Reading and interpreting mechanical and electrical schematics
  • Completing mechanical and electrical preventive maintenance activities 
  • Troubleshooting and repairing automated systems with remote technical support

The Experience You Will Bring


  • At least one year of maintenance experience within an industrial, manufacturing, or military environment
  • Experience reading technical drawings and schematics
  • Experience performing preventative maintenance and identifying predictive maintenance of equipment

 What Will Put You Ahead

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Electrical Certification, technical schooling earned or other related educational certifications/degrees
  • Experience troubleshooting bearings, chains, sprockets, gearboxes, conveyors and electrical/mechanical equipment
  • Experience working in the corrugated packaging industry
  • Experience working with 480-volt motors
  • Experience working with hydraulic & pneumatic systems

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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