Mechanical Maintenance Craftsman

Mechanical Maintenance Craftsman

UPM leads the integration of bio and forest industries into a new, sustainable and innovation-driven future. Our products are made of renewable raw materials and are recyclable. UPM employs around 24,000 people and it has production facilities in 16 countries - The Biofore Company -

UPM Blandin Paper comprises the North American publication paper operations of UPM and is the continent's third-largest supplier of lightweight coated paper to magazine and catalogue publishers, retailers and printers. UPM Blandin operates a world class facility with best-in-class productivity on two production lines. UPM Blandinislocated in Northern Minnesota's lakes and resorts area.

UPM Blandin PaperseeksMechanical Maintenance Craftsmen to perform daily maintenance and repair of mill equipment to support mill maintenance and operations.

To qualify, you must be a journeyman maintenance millwright with a two year technical millwright certificate and 2 years of industrial experience. You must have safe work practices.

Preferred candidates will have one or more of the following mechanical skills: basic welding certification, alignment capability, understanding of pumps, working knowledge of fluid power systems (hydraulics/pneumatics), and familiarity with lubrication.

All applicants must have proficiency at MS Office and demonstrate written and verbal communications effectively, including giving presentations. Our selected candidate will be a flexible, approachable team player with a "can-do" attitude, have an interest in career advancement, and possess strong abilities to prioritize and coordinate the work agenda. Paper mill experience is a plus. You must be able to qualify physically for the position within 30 days.

UPM Blandin Paper offers competitive compensation and full company benefits;desirable weekday schedule of four ten hour days.If you believe you qualify for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to

Other Information

The location of the Mechanical Maintenance Craftsman will be in Grand Rapids, MN.

This Job Description is intended to be a guide, and is not intended to be a contract of employment, explicit or implicit. All contents are subject to change at the sole discretion of the company. Cooperation is expected of all employees. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

UPM North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer