Clearwater Paper Corporation

  • Maintenance Mechanic

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  • Overview

    Clearwater Paper manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, hard roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation. The Company is a premier supplier of private label tissue to major retailers and wholesale distributors, including grocery, drug, mass merchants and discount stores. In addition, the Company produces bleached paperboard used by quality-conscious printers and packaging converters. Clearwater Paper's employees build shareholder value by developing strong customer partnerships through quality and service.


    At Clearwater Paper, we have made it a priority to build a clearly defined workplace culture that is consistent companywide. Key aspects of our culture include:

    • Clear Values.  We embrace and practice integrity, openness and candor; environmental responsibility; a commitment to quality; and a focus on customers.
    • Continuous improvement. We believe there are always opportunities to raise the bar and get better.  We engage our employees in improving both the business and their performance.
    • Performance driven. We are focused on winning together and on delivering results.

    Our customers’ success and our success requires everyone to do their part, whether we are finding new ways to be profitable or reducing our environmental footprint.  If you are looking for teamwork, a sense of purpose, and a leading company that is growing fast, we are looking for you.


    Perform maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairing of industrial manufacturing, converting and general plant equipment. 



    • Participate in safety programs and follow all practices and procedures 
    • Complete regular predictive and preventive maintenance functions, observations and inspections on production equipment.
    • Assist operations at times, with changeovers and equipment operations


    Required education and related experience:

    • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
    • Legally permitted to work in the U.S.
    • Must be able to read, write and comprehend basic English
    • Minimum of 4 years of solid, direct industrial maintenance mechanic experience. Along with experience, Journeyman State certification or Industrial Maintenance degree is preferred and will be taken into consideration first. Industrial Maintenance degree will be considered in lieu of experience.
    • Basic computer skills
    • Ability to work at heights, in pits and in confined spaces
    • Experienced in working with computerized maintenance system preferred.


    Skills and Abilities (technical/professional skills, expertise and qualifications):

    • Tissue machines and converting equipment; folded machines and/or experienced in troubleshooting and performing maintenance on packaging equipment in a manufacturing environment.
    • Blueprint reading
    • Measurements
    • Hand and power tools
    • Rigging
    • Equipment installation
    • Alignment
    • Bearings
    • Power transmission
    • Pumps
    • Air compressors
    • Clutches and brakes
    • Pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders
    • Fabrication
    • Pipefitting
    • Machine repair and troubleshooting
    • Mechanical aptitude
    • Written and oral communication
    • Basic electrical knowledge a plus


    Must be willing and able to work a rotating swing shift OR a straight shift position on first, second, or third shift. Ability to work holidays, overtime and weekends if needed.  Current rate of pay is $30.00 per hour. 







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