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Mechanic Electrician


Position Title:


2nd shift  


Pay Rate:

$45.18/Hr + $0.24 Shift Differential




Hourly Full-Time (3 p.m. to  11 p.m. – Monday-Friday)


Physical Location:

Des Plaines Container

100 E. Oakton St.

Des Plaines, IL


The Job You Will Perform:

  • Industrial maintenance/mechanic electrician will perform routine preventive maintenance and repair of machines.
  • Troubleshoot emergency maintenance on machines as necessary to support plant operations.
  • Troubleshoot industrial, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical failures
  • Reads, manages and performs work orders of required maintenance services.


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • 3+ years in industrial manufacturing
  • PLC troubleshooting, inputs/outputs, and changeouts of programs
  • Experience with Factory Talk or similar HMI software
  • Photo eyes, sensors, limit switches, and solenoids
  • Repairing and troubleshooting conveyor systems (line controls)
  • Mechanical Systems (bearings, chains, sprockets, gearboxes)
  • Hydraulics & Pneumatics
  • High and Low Voltage
  • Ability to operate a multimeter to diagnose a variety of electrical issues
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.


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:

  • Promotional Opportunities
  • Leadership Development
  • Professional Development


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the planet, 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. We have team members all around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These are our strengths. We are committed to creating a culture where all individuals are respected, valued, engaged and have an opportunity to do their best work every day. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly inclusive and 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 2022 were $21.2 billion. 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. 


International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.

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Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  May 5, 2024

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