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Maintenance Millwright/Mechanic (Gypsum)


Maintenance Millwright/Mechanic

Looking for a job with an organization that truly cares about your health, safety and success? How about a job where you have opportunity for advancement, variable pay for performance, job stability and great co-workers and leadership?  At Georgia-Pacific, we don’t believe that a job is just simply a job. We see each role as a career and a way to advance your skills to not only better your life, but the community as well. Our Savannah, GA Gypsum facility is seeking a qualified candidate to join our team as a Maintenance Millwright. The Millwright helps ensure the successful operation of the facility by resolving mechanical issues, recommending alternative repairs and equipment upgrades, identifying quality concerns, setting equipment in a precision state and understanding the production threshold of the equipment.

Our Plant has operated in Savannah for over 50 years and is a preferred supplier in our market with current and future capital investments that are planned to keep our operation viable and profitable for decades to come. Members of our Maintenance team work for an industry leader with a highly competitive compensation and benefits package and an operation with a record of longevity and success.

Earn competitive pay & benefits, with opportunities for bonuses at 6 months & 1 year. 

Georgia Pacific - Savannah Gypsum – located on the river at 151 Wahlstrom Rd., Savannah, GA 31404 


What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Working as a part of a highly functioning team to ensure timely completion of all maintenance tasks and minimize equipment down time 
  • Working with an invested operations team to troubleshoot mechanical problems 
  • Develop new skills with the support of experienced and engaged leaders Installing and repairing mechanical drives, chains, sprockets, gears, belts, and couplings
  • Reading mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics 
  • Accurately using measuring tools including micrometers, calipers, tachometers, and dial indicators 
  • Welding on as-needed basis 
  • Maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment 
  • Perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day, in a loud/noisy, and industrial, high-volume environment

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High school diploma or GED 
  • One year of industrial or military maintenance experience OR a 2-year technical degree in Maintenance Mechanics or Engineering Associate 
  • One year experience with industrial maintenance practices and policies 
  • One year experience troubleshooting in team environment 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Proven experience with Preventive, Predictive, and Proactive maintenance. 
  • Experience using precision maintenance tools such as laser alignment tools. 
  • Experience with the cutting-edge technologies (ultrasonic, vibration, infrared) Experience working with conveyors, hydraulic and pneumatic systems 
  • Experience reading technical drawings and schematics 

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.

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.

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: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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