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Maintenance Mechanic - $27.34 - $32.10/hr. + $2000 Sign-On Bonus*

Date: Jun 17, 2019

Location: Carol Stream, IL, US, 60188

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.

Responsible to safely maintain all equipment utilizing the planned preventative maintenance program, troubleshoot and solve equipment problems, prioritize the scheduled maintenance work around the daily production schedule, create an atmosphere and culture that drives toward an accident free workplace, utilize both excellent mechanical skills and electrical/electronic skills.  

Responsible for preventative maintenance on equipment, such as any servicing of conveyors, presses, stackers, etc.

Be able to read and understand mechanical prints, electrical wiring diagrams/schematics, AC/DC motors, pneumatic diagrams, and hydraulic diagrams.

Troubleshoot, repair and install mechanical components, electrical controls, AC/DC motors, pneumatic equipment, hydraulic equipment, bearings, and power transmission.

Must have good working knowledge of various meters (volt/amp meters, schematics, dial calipers, heat sensing guns, etc.)

Perform fabrication of equipment (welding both arc and gas) to desired needs.  Be able to make adjustments on equipment to improve productivity.  Be able to identify and locate unusual sounds that indicate potential trouble.  Be able to dismantle equipment to gain access to defective parts.

Able to examine and determine to what degree parts have worn, and repair or replace parts as needed.

Should be able to operate metal, wood working, and hand tools to make and repair parts.  This all will be done in a safe manner.



  • Minimum of five years maintenance experience in an industrial environment.
  • Posses technical skills in all disciplines of industrial maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of PLC controlled equipment
  • Able to handle multiple projects at one time.

  • Outstanding analytical and decision making skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Basic computer skills. 
  • Broad mechanical skills.
  • Self-motivation.

Strong electrical background a plus

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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