Millwright Journeyworker - St. Paul, MN

WestRock Company Saint Paul, MN

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) aspires to be the premier partner and unrivaled provider of paper and packaging solutions in consumer and corrugated markets. WestRock's 39,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 250 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Learn more at

MWV and RockTenn have come together to form WestRock. WestRock makes consumer and corrugated packaging solutions that give our customers a winning edge in the global marketplace. We partner closely with customers on everything from beverage packs and pizza boxes to trigger sprayers and fragrance pumps to paperboard used for a wide variety of packaging and shipping containers. We consider ourselves to be part of their team – as we strive for continuous improvement together.

Every day, our 42,000 team members combine practical innovations and rigorous execution in about 275 operating and business facilities across North America, South America, Europe and Asia to deliver products and services that answer unique local needs. We expect to win as a company and lead the industry by achieving success together with our customers, employees and investors.

We are seeking a Millwright Journeyworker for our Paper Mill in St. Paul, Minnesota. In operation since 1908, the St. Paul Mill is a leading producer of Coated Recycled Boxboard. The mill is the only producer of MillMask© CRB, which uses a unique masking technologies for stain resistance. Additionally, the St. Paul Mill is one of the few mills in the region with off-machine sheeting capabilities, which offers the versatility to supply sheets as well as rolls.

Millwright Journeyworker – GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION

The millwrights install, dismantle or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints or other drawings. They keep machines, mechanical equipment or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve insulating, welding, repairing mechanical equipment, installing, aligning and balancing equipment and repairing buildings, floors or stairs.

Essential Job Functions:

* Repair and installation of equipment.

* Rebuilding press rolls.

* Pump inspection.

* Lifting and handling rigging using chains, pulleys and come-alongs.

* Welding.

* Ensures all maintenance work is performed in a safe manner.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Trade school training or equivalent or a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience in the manufacturing environment.

* General maintenance knowledge of maintaining and monitoring equipment (pumps, turbines, compressors, stationary equipment, etc.)

* Must be able to effectively evaluate equipment performance and trouble-shoot equipment & process problems through the use of critical analytical skills.

* Demonstrated team and influence skills to work with supervisors and craft to execute maintenance practices in accordance with Maintenance Best Practices.

* Ability to access all areas of the plant and conduct physical evaluations of grounds and equipment including ability to climb and work at high elevations.

Mental and Physical Requirements:

While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to hold or feel, reach with hands and arms, walk, talk, smell and hear. The employee will be required to stand, sit, climb, balance, stoop, crouch and crawl. Specific vision abilities include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, and depth perception. The employee regularly lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 100 pounds.

Work Environment:

An employee in this job is exposed to outside weather conditions, hot conditions inside, toxic or caustic chemicals, and has a risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment may be loud.

(This description is not intended to be, nor should be construed as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. It is intended to reflect the activities and requirements of the position, but duties may be added, deleted, or modified as necessary. This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. 6/30/09)

If this sounds great to you and you think you fit in, please submit your application. We want to hear from you!

* Wage $30.08 per hour and benefit package.

* Employment applications taken on-line only at under the Career tab.

* Contact Becky in Human Resources with any questions at

WestRock is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans