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Maintenance Helper - 1K Sign On Bonus


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. Additional information can be found by visiting



The Milltown Sheet Plant has a full time Maintenance Helper opening. We are looking for dependable people with excellent problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills.

The hiring process for successful candidates will include a pre-employment aptitude test, team interview, pre-employment screening consisting of background check, drug screen/ physical.  Hourly wage of $23.07 plus $0.25/hour shift differential and overtime, with opportunity to grow and advance higher on the pay scale (initially leading up to $25.06/hour) dependent on knowledge/qualifications, experience, licenses, etc.   Also, this position offers a $1,000 SIGN ON BONUS paid over 6-month period ($500 after 30 days of employment and $500 after 6 months of continuous successful employment).

We also offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical & dental provided by the Union; disability, life and accident insurance, pension as well as a 401(k) plan.

Candidates must be willing to work any of 3 shifts, including overtime, and some weekends, as required. 



Provide mechanical maintenance services necessary to maintain equipment reliability in a key operating area of the facility.  In their role, maintenance helpers must:

•      Must work safely in an industrial environment.

•      Provide problem-solving and coaching to the operating area on a daily basis.

•      Demonstrate capability to contribute and learn in the following areas: mechanical maintenance, welding, rotating equipment (i.e. pumps and gearboxes), electrical & instrumentation, hydraulics and pneumatics.

•      Work in a multi-disciplined team environment.

•      Troubleshoot equipment problems.

•      Assist in diagnosing, repairing, modifying, replacing, and installing plant mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems for all plant equipment.

•      Perform work necessary to maintain a variety of control systems and electrical equipment used in manufacturing.

•      Be able to learn and understand mechanical//electrical prints pneumatic diagrams, and hydraulic diagrams.


Knowledge/Experience Preferred (NOT REQUIRED):

-Electrical Theory and Basics:

-Circuit Protection and Switchgear, DC and AC Motors, Switches and Control Devices, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Basic tool knowledge, etc.

-Technical Troubleshooting.

-Lubrication Fundamentals.

Specific responsibilities include maintaining production equipment to optimize run ability through preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of machines.  Candidates for consideration should have troubleshooting skills in industrial, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical failures and the aptitude to correct those failures.  Accurately completing administrative documents and following directions are important work traits.   Candidates must demonstrate technical experience, reliability and the ability to work independently.

Highly qualified individuals would possess experience in a manufacturing environment.


-This position is an "incredible" opportunity to learn from seasoned techs, contribute to a business & machine reliability, & grow into more senior roles with increasing responsibility quickly.

 -Our team values collaborative, out of the box thinking to ensure a positive & profitable business.

 -If your goals are to contribute, learn & grow, IP-Milltown is the place for you.


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.
Milltown  NJ  08850


Milltown, NJ, US, 8850

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Sep 17, 2022

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