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Maintenance Technician


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Position Title: 

Maintenance Technician


Pay Rate:




Hourly Full-Time

1st Shift (6am-2:30pm)


Physical Location:

Minneapolis Sheet Plant

3558 N. 2nd St

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55412




The Job You Will Perform:

-Order parts, supplies, etc. as directed by Top Maintenance personnel through SAP
-Demonstrates enthusiasm for all work orders/jobs.  Always eager to get the machines up and running.
-Willingly works weekends, holidays and fills in when needed.
-Participate in training sessions to insure the Maintenance Department is current on new technologies
-Coordinate all special project functions within the Minneapolis Plant as needed
-Should have an outstanding working knowledge for trouble-shooting mechanical problems
-Strong ability to weld and fabricate parts
-All other duties as assigned

The Skills You Will Bring:

-Outstanding ability to listen to other teams to gather ideas about the best way to accomplish a task
-Ability to work alternate shifts as needed
-Strong ability to create a team environment, by involving team members in the decision process
-Able to learn all aspects of SAP functionality
-Ability to find the “best” solution to any problem, and not always the “least cost” solution.
-Must know how to use various meters (volt/amp, ohms), use dial calipers, heat sensing and bearing analyzing equipment, know pneumatic and hydraulic systems, as well as be able to read diagrams.
-Must know and abide by NFPA-70E and ARC-flash regulations, as well as any International Paper guidelines that may exceed Federal safety regulations.
-Demonstrates proper LOTT, MSK, anilox LOTT, PPE and all safety policies and has the willingness and knowledge to intervene when a co-worker does not use safety policies correctly.
-Must have completed all required safety and maintenance training and shows a willingness to acquire training on his/her time.
-Must have excellent housekeeping, people, and team skills. Must be willing to better organize the maintenance department tools, cabinets, miscellaneous fasteners and tooling as needed with the help of his fellow employees
-Must have strong ability to trouble shoot electrical issues
-Candidates selected for further consideration will be required to complete a tests on job-related skills, a panel interview, background check, drug screen, and pre-employment health assessment.


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

-Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
-Retirement, 401k Matching Program
-Medical & Dental
-Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
-Life & Disability Insurance

The Career You Will Build:

-Leadership training
-Promotional opportunities

The Impact You Will Make:

-We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, 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. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly 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 2021 were $19.4 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 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.
Minneapolis  MN  55412

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Minneapolis, MN, US, 55412

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  May 31, 2024

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