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Maintenance Lead 1st shift


Position Title:  Lead Maintenance Technician 1st shift

 Pay Rate: $30.84 per hour


 Category/Shift: Hourly Full-Time Day Shift (must be willing to work overtime and weekends as needed)


Physical Location: 2150 HWY 12 South 

                               Ashland City, TN 37015


The Job You Will Perform: We are looking for motivated individuals who are capable of performing a multitude of lead functions in a flexible, fast-paced production environment.   Our workplace requires individuals who understand the needs of the business while maintaining a focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality and productivity. 


Specific responsibilities include leading all aspects of the maintenance department, to include: maintenance crewing, repair/maintenance of production equipment to optimize machine reliability, preventive maintenance initiatives, on-going equipment troubleshooting and repair of machines as well as managing parts/service sourcing including onsite contractors. Candidates must be willing to work alternative shifts, weekends and overtime as required. 


The hiring process for successful candidates will include a pre-employment aptitude test and team interview.   



The Skills You Will Bring:

Minimum qualifications for consideration are a high school degree (or equivalent experience) and five years of maintenance lead experience with at least 2 yearswith the same employer. 

Highly-qualified candidates would possess a NFPA 70E electrical certification or degree.

Maintenance experience in the corrugated industry or similar manufacturing environment is preferred. 



Candidates for consideration should have troubleshooting skills in industrial, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical failures and the aptitude to correct those failures.  Accurately completing administrative documents and following directions are important work traits.   Candidates must demonstrate technical experience, reliability and the ability to work independently. 

Candidates for this position must also be well versed in various computer systems (word, outlook, excel, etc.) and have experience in entering and maintaining PO’s, maintenance work orders and  PM’s for the Dothan Facility.


Successful candidates will possess strong leadership and organizational skills while also assisting the maintenance techs, as well as performing regular maintenance tasks on the floor on a daily basis.


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, pension, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance


The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.

The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. In Russia, we have a 50/50 joint venture, Ilim Group, the country's largest integrated manufacturer of pulp and paper. Additional information can be found by visiting


International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 



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Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Sep 23, 2023

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