Assistant Mechanical Maintenance Superintendent

Assistant Mechanical Maintenance Superintendent

1611 County Road 85
Stevenson, Alabama, 35772
United States

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 350 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at  



We have an opening for an Assistant Mechanical Maintenance Superintendent to work in partnership with leadership and employees at our Stevenson Mill in Stevenson, Alabama. Stevenson is centrally located between Chattanooga, Tennessee and Huntsville, Alabama. This is a unionized facility with approximately 400 employees.

Experience ownership firsthand as you ensure the performance, reliability, and results of all equipment and corresponding maintenance and repair work (including contract work) at a world class corrugated medium paper production facility.


  • As the Assistant Mechanical Maintenance Superintendent, you will help lead and drive continuous improvement for the Paper Machines, Power & Recovery, Woodyard and Pulp mill areas.  As Assistant Mechanical Maintenance Superintendent, you will ensure that every level of the organization under your direction is fully engaged in safety, equipment/process availability and reliability improvement.
  • Proven leadership skills, building teams and ability to motivate others are key competencies in this position.
  • Must be open to and capable of implementing change and to drive for results through setting clear expectations and auditing for desired results.
  • Must be capable of utilizing resources for maximum effectiveness in a multi-skilled environment.  Develop and manage the Maintenance budget under your areas of responsibilities.
  • Sustain the Core Team roles and responsibilities with regard to the WMS, PrM, ECCM, and RCA process.
  • Effective shutdown planning and executing is a key aspect of the Assistant Mechanical Maintenance Superintendent role.


  •  HS Diploma or GED equivalent required (Bachelors Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering is a plus)
  •  5 plus years of experience in the manufacturing industry in a Maintenance or Engineering role
  •  3 years of experience in a supervisory role. Experience in selection and development of direct reports
  •  Training and/or experience with OSHA regulations, LOTO, confined space entry, government/corporate regulations
  •  Computer skills on a variety of platforms, Microsoft Office suite, scheduling software, etc.
  •  Good Organizational, communication, documentation and formal/informal reporting skills
  •  Ability to work extended hours on outages, call duty, etc to support a 24/7 operation.
  •  Ability to perform multiple tasks while managing projects


  •  Familiarity with tank & vessel integrity, welding methods, inspections, NDT
  •  Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering is a plus
  •  Experience in JDE ( JD Edwards ) or other CMMS system is a plus
  •  Experience working with an organized labor union is a plus


  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential
  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

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




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Full time
Salary Range
$82,000.00 - 130,000.00
per Year
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Stevenson, AL 35772, US
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