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Maintenance Technician $27.21- $36.56 depending on experience. * $2,000 Sign-On Bonus Details

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: International Paper

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.


Leave your job and come work for us! Why? Because maintaining machines that make corrugated sheets and boxes is more than just a job; it is an opportunity to be a part of an industry using modern technology to create what most people don’t even think about; the brown box. The brown (and sometimes white) box is the most economical and renewable method to ship parcels around the world. To support the insatiable demand for shipping boxes the fast paced Aurora plant is looking for experienced maintenance technicians to maintain the sheet and box making equipment in all respects; mechanical, electrical, pneumatics, and hydraulics. The ability to work any shift, overtime, call-ins, and holidays is a non-negotiable. If you are a self-starting, selfless, customer service minded, team oriented maintenance professional looking to do something different every day, you will want to take a closer look at this opportunity. IP offers a competitive benefits package, and rewarding career in an industry that makes a product that will not be phased out or become obsolete. Manufacturers will always need economical, environmentally friendly packaging for their products and that is what we do!


$27.21- $36.56 depending on experience.  * $2,000 Sign-On Bonus Details - $1,000 payout 30 days after date of hire; $500 payout after 6 months of employment; $500 after 1 year of employment.

We have a specific need for  3rd shift (10pm – 6am Monday – Friday) as we are expanding our staff to meet customer demands. Successful candidates must be safety minded, multi-skilled, multi-tasking, team oriented maintenance technicians. At least 2 years’ experience in high speed, continuous run, manufacturing environments is preferred. Experience in a corrugated manufacturing facility is a plus.


Job expectations:

  • Engaged in safety initiatives and processes
  • Utilize technical knowledge and skills to support production department.
  • Critical thinking; predictive and preventative maintenance, finding root cause of failure.
  • Work positively with maintenance and operations teams to troubleshoot and solve problems.
  • Excellent teamwork, cooperation and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work alone, with a partner, or as a member of a team maintaining safety, quality & productivity.
  • Engaged in preventative maintenance processes through facility.
  • Knowledgeable of lubrication, hydraulics, welding, pneumatics, electrical and electronics technologies.
  • Willingness to cross train and learn new skills in other technical areas to enhance capabilities.
  • Able to work with computer system for maintenance processes, stores and work orders.

Provide own tools initially (tools worn out on the job will be replaced).


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. 

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago