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Maintenance Mechanic


Position Title: 

Maintenance Mechanic


Pay Rate:




Hourly Full-Time: 2-2-3 schedule



Must be flexible to work either shift; determined by Maintenance Manager


Physical Location:

Charlotte Box Plant

5419 Hovis Road

Charlotte, NC 28208


The Job You Will Perform:

Installation, troubleshooting, preventative maintenance, cleaning, and repair of containerboard plant machinery and equipment
Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble.
Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts. Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
Repairs or replaces defective parts.  Installs special functional and structural parts in devices.
Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder, band saw, milling machine, welder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.
Movement/positioning/replacement of heavy weight equipment with the aid of mechanical means such as forklifts, pry bars, and chain falls.
Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment such as conveyors and programmable controllers. 
Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards.
Diagnoses and replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment.


The Skills You Will Bring:

Ensuring Quality and Safety
Knowledge in Mechanical, Hydraulic, and Pneumatic Machinery  


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-term Disability, 401(k) and/or Pension (where applicable), Paid Time Off, Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement), and Voluntary Benefits including insurance for Home, Auto, Vision and Pets. 


The Career You Will Build:

Leadership training
Promotional opportunities
Lifelong skill building


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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Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jun 4, 2024

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