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Maintenance Mechanic A

Date: Aug 16, 2019

Location: Columbus, GA, US, 31907

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.


The A Mechanic is expected to be proficient in all IP safety requirements, including, but not limited to: LOTT, Arc Flash, Hot Work, Radar and Lockout Exception Forms. He/she is expected to have the job specific skills necessary for all monthly PM inspections. The A Mechanic is expected to provide maintenance support to all production equipment at the Columbus plant. He/she is expected to be competent in all mechanical skills (pneumatics, hydraulics, bearings, power transmission, lubrication) and to begin developing fundamental electrical skills necessary for basic electrical troubleshooting (fuses, motors, etc). The A Mechanic is expected to be a fully functional maintenance person, demonstrating job specific knowledge and leadership skills during major projects such as roll changes.

  • At least five years industrial mechanical troubleshooting and repair experience.
  • On the job success in safety, attendance and quality of work expected.
  • Maintenance experience in corrugated industry a plus. Strong knowledge of lubrication, hydraulics, welding and pneumatics required.
  • Excellent teamwork, cooperation and problem solving skills.
  • Willingness to fully cross train in other technical areas to enhance capabilities.
  • Willing and able to work all shifts, call-ins, holidays and overtime as needed.
  • Able to work with computerized maintenance management system.

Requires that the candidate for this role is a minimum of 18 years of age, high school diploma (GED).

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

Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA

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