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Maintenance Technician

Date: Jun 15, 2021

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.


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. Pay range is $26.36 - $35.13/hr. 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. 

Minimum Requirements 

  • Minimum of five years 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. 


Company benefits include Medical and Dental, 401k (with Company matching contributions), paid holidays, life insurance and retirement plan in addition to many other optional/voluntary plans. You may be reimbursed for steel-toed safety shoes and prescription safety glasses. 

Pre-employment Requirements 

All successful candidates must complete a pre-placement drug screen, background check and health assessment as well as any required production or maintenance assessments.

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

Nearest Major Market: Chicago