Maintenance Mechanic - LME

Salem, OR

Req #7485
Posted: 11/22/22

As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company.  Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds.  Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence.  We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers.  Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

People • Customers • Trust



Perform a variety of maintenance tasks to diagnose, repair, rebuild, and replace mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems on all plant manufacturing and support equipment.


Work as part of a team in a manufacturing operation with a goal of increasing productivity; decreasing downtime and waste.


Follow all company safety rules and lock-out tag-out procedures.


Work with a sense of urgency to reduce downtime of machines.


Responsible for maintenance on 1st, 2nd or 3rd shifts.


May need to work at short notice and overtime during the week and some weekends.




High School Graduate or Equivalent

Journeyman Millwright Card or 5+ years of experience in successfully troubleshooting and repairing industrial machinery and technical degree in related field.


Ability to obtain State of Oregon Limited Maintenance Electrician license within 3 years of start date


Must be willing to pursue ongoing technical training to enhance capabilities.


Be passionate about maintaining a safe work environment.


Ability to work any shift, overtime, and weekends as needed.


Must have own tools.


Must be authorized to work in the U.S.



Experience in a manufacturing environment, particularly within the corrugated or packaging industry.


2 to 5 years of practical application experience in mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic maintenance functions.


State of Oregon LME, Plant Journeyman Electrician License or Journeyman Millwright Card preferred





Ability to share ideas with others to solve problems of essential importance.


Excellent communication skills.


Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.


Pre-employment assessment test will be required to assess skills.

All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.