Mechanical Tradesperson

Job Locations US-MI-Munising
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The Mechanical Tradesperson is part of a Maintenance Team that supports the paper machines, off line coating/saturating lines, and general mill needs. The position coordinates closely with the Paper Department and Specialties Department teams as customers of the Maintenance Department. The position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor. This is an hourly paid position that initially works a rotating shift schedule. Ideal candidate has the attitude, initiative, and excellent skills to support Neenah’s collaborative, high-achievement culture.
Munising is located on the southern shore of Lake Superior and is surrounded by protective hillsides and picturesque Munising Bay. Munising is the gateway to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Hiawatha National Forest, Grand Island Recreation Area, numerous waterfalls, and a host of other natural wonders, all in close proximity. You will be able to discover year-round recreational opportunities such as biking, hiking, boating, ice fishing, skiing and snowmobiling.
Neenah offers an attractive benefit package to all full-time employees which includes incentive pay, 401(k), pension, on-site fitness center, medical, dental, vision and group life.


- Ensure that manufacturing processes are maintained in a preventative fashion to ensure optimum reliability and up time
- Conduct preventative and corrective maintenance of equipment and troubleshoot problems while applying theory and related knowledge to install, rebuild, or repair equipment as needed
- Assist with all service calls while on duty
- Ensure all required tools, parts and supplies are available for each job performed, complete required service records and be responsible for recommending and/or initiating equipment modifications and/or replacement of components
- Responsible for understanding, maintaining and troubleshooting


- A minimum of 4 years experience
- Journeyman card and/or state license preferred but not required
- Preference will be given to individuals with advanced millwright, pipefitter, mechanic, machinist, or carpenter experience in an industrial environment
- Be willing to work rotating shifts/overtime
- Possess technical/problem solving skills
- Contribute in a team environment to meet our business objectives
Tradesperson will accept personal responsibility at all times for themselves and assist where they can with the safety of other team members and contractors.  This includes, but is not limited to such things as:
- Ensuring all safety rules and safe work procedures are followed for themselves and by others working in and around the machinery
- All injuries and near misses being reported and followed up in a timely manner
- Housekeeping standards and expectations are maintained
- Providing leadership and active participation in team safety meetings, discussions, and training opportunities
- Following all safety procedures such as Lockout, Confined Space, PPE, etc.
- Participate in crew discussions (both within maintenance and with operations) prior to major events, e.g. down days, etc.


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