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Maintenance Technician


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.

The Job You Will Perform:


Maintenance Technicians are key players in our organization. These technicians ensure our customers receive quality products that are delivered on time by making sure our equipment operates correctly and efficiently. We are looking for motivated and qualified Maintenance Mechanics at our Carol Stream facility and willing to work off shifts. Pay range is $28.95/hour to $36.61/hour + $0.25/hour shift differential. Our workplace requires individuals who understand the needs of the business while maintaining a focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality and productivity. 



  • 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 schedules, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Examine and determine to what degree parts have worn, and repair or replace parts as needed.
  • Operate metal, woodworking, and hand tools to make, and repair, parts. 
  • This all will be done in a safe manner. 
  • Enforcing and supporting product safety quality. 


The Skills You Will Bring:

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Minimum three to five years of maintenance experience in an industrial environment.
  • Candidate must have technical skills in all disciplines of industrial maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of PLC controlled equipment.
  • Must have good working knowledge of various meters (volt/amp meters, schematics, dial calipers, heat sensing guns, etc.)
  • Outstanding analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Able to handle multiple projects at one time.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.

Willing to work off shifts



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.

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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Carol Stream, IL, US, 60188

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Apr 1, 2024

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