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Lead Person - Over Elect Tech


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, a world leader of Industrial Packaging, is currently seeking applicants for the position of an Lead Mechanic for our Griffin, Georgia location.  Selected individual must be highly motivated, knowledgeable and experienced as a maintenance technician. Interest individuals must have a strong technical aptitude and possess 2-4 years of direct industrial technician experience - preferably in a manufacturing environment.   


Responsibility of job duties will include but are not limited to:


  • Follow IP policies and practices
  • Maintain a safe work environment for one’s self, team, and facility
  • Leading by example with be a critical role skill in this position
  • The maintenance crew will report directly to you during your lead coverage (when Maint supervisor and or Manager are not present), therefore, you will be responsible to lead/communicate safety concerns/comments/questions as well as productivity related issues.
  • The maintenance lead will be responsible for working with contractors on projects in the plant
  • Communication between converting and corrugator supervisor has to be real expedited in order to provide clear path on actions taken to resolve any downtime. Maintaining and operating in fast paced environment.
  • SAP will be utilized and will be assisting the shift team as needed. Will include but not limited to: safety work orders, Creating WO’s, Time confirmations daily, parts inquiries, charging out parts, and closing completed work orders.
  • This will be a Working Lead position  therefore expectations will be entitled to step up and be hands on with the crew as needed in order to expedite/assist the repairs, productivity constraints and or bottle necks or projects.
  • Time management is going to be a key focus skill in success. Expediting the repairs will also mean coordinating which team members on which tasks… It will be your responsibility to assign Jobs to maximize downtime and length of time with projects.
  • Staying proactive with facility and production machines by means of walk around, communicate with Supervisors and production teams, and general condition monitoring.
  • Communicate with maintenance team and maintenance lead team with safety, production and maintenance related topics to assist in team and plant efficiency.
  • Assist with the training of all new maintenance employees
  • Ensure all maintenance employees are working safely and within the International Paper safety guidelines.
  • Responsible for delegating breakdown calls
  • Ensuring the maintenance department is clean and kept in order



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:  Jun 25, 2022

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