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Electro-Mechanical Technician


The Georgia-Pacific facility in Asheboro, NC is looking for motivated, maintenance professionals to join our team as an Electro-Mechanical Technician. In this position, you will utilize your knowledge and skills around electrical and mechanical maintenance while building a fulfilling career in the packaging industry. If you enjoy hands-on work where you can make a direct impact to your company and community, this may be the opportunity for you!

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures and actively participating in the safety program
  • Following all good manufacturing practices (GMPs) guidelines for production of corrugated paper products
  • Performing various reactive and preventative maintenance tasks on production equipment
  • Uses experience to identify and implement improvements
  • Performs basic troubleshooting for electrical problems with single phase and 3-phase motors, wiring, and controls
  • Working with automation, production, and computer systems
  • Basic understanding of high/low level voltage
  • Researching parts in electrical/mechanical manuals and submitting order forms
  • Troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining all electrical and mechanical equipment to ensure production continuity and efficiency
  • Responding to operator, quality and/or supervisor requests on equipment specifications
  • Assisting operators or crew members with machine start-up, shutdown or clean up
  • Communicating daily work performed and machine conditions via written and verbal documentation

The Experience You Will Bring

  • Two years or more of electrical and mechanical experience in an industrial, manufacturing or military environment
  • Experience troubleshooting and maintaining various types of power transmission components; belts, sheaves, roller chains, sprockets, bushings, gears and reducers
  • Experience working with Allen Bradley/Siemens PLC and variable frequency drives
  • Experience reading technical drawings and schematics
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Willing and able to provide your own personal hand tools
  • Willing and able to work any shift, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations including wearing safety equipment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using MP2 or other maintenance planning software
  • Experience troubleshooting A/C and D/C motors
  • Experience reading and interpreting electrical schematics
  • Two (2) year degree from a technical college or school in the fields of Industrial Mechanics, Electronics, Engineering, and/or Electro-Mechanical
  • Experience working in the packaging or corrugated industry


  • High School Diploma or GED

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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