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A Mechanic


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.


International Paper ( is the world’s largest paper and forest products company.  Primary businesses include paper, packaging and forest products for a variety of end uses.  International Paper is a Fortune 100 Company with operations around the globe. We currently have an opening for an Class A Mechanic at our Giffin, GA Facility.  We are looking for a motivated individual who can function in a flexible, fast paced production environment. Our workplace requires individuals who understand the needs of the business while maintaining a focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality, and productivity.


Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

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 Griffin 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.



International Paper offers an excellent wage and benefit package which include health, dental and 401K.


Applicant must successfully complete the mechanical qualification tests, physical and drug screen, employment verification, and criminal background check.


IP is an equal opportunity employer (EOE/M/F/D/V).


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. 

Griffin GA 30223 


Griffin, GA, US, 30223

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jul 13, 2022

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