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Maintenance Tech Level 1 ($27.50/HR)


What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer challenging assignments and total rewards in countries around the world. When we say infinite possibilities, we mean it. Apply now and join a community that improves people’s lives, the planet, and our company’s performance by transforming renewable resources into products people depend on every day.


Pay Rate: $27.50/hr (2nd shift - $0.26/hour shift differential --- 3rd shift - $0.33/ hour differential)

Multiple factors, including Individual experience, skills and abilities will determine where an employee is ultimately placed in the pay range. Variable pay may provide additional opportunities for financial awards. 


Category/Shift: Hourly Full-Time  (3:00 pm to 11:00 pm, 3:00 pm to 3:00 am, or 11:00 pm to 7:00am, 11:00pm to 11:00am)


Physical Location: Montgomery Box Facility 

                                1001 Knell Road

                                Montgomery, IL 60538 


The Job You Will Perform:

We are looking for motivated individuals who are capable of performing a multitude of functions 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.

This position is responsible for safely providing maintenance support to our fast-paced plant. We require both excellent mechanical skills and knowledge (pneumatics, hydraulics, bearings, power transmission, and lubrication) and electrical/electronic skills and knowledge (PLCs, A/C, D/C motors and drives, schematics) in our continuous process manufacturing environment to achieve machine uptime metrics. Work positively with teams to troubleshoot and solve problems and be engaged in preventative maintenance processes in assigned areas.

Specific Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:

  • Following all safety rules and practices

  • Performing preventive maintenance activities such as lubricating, measuring wear, measuring positions, repositioning components; and observing operations, vibrations, and noise levels.

  • Performing emergency / break down maintenance as necessary to support plant operations.

  • Accurately using measurement and test equipment.

  • Performing electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam system, and other repairs and installations as needed.

  • Maintaining clean and organized work areas, and cleaning up work areas as part of completing assigned tasks.

  • Accurately and completely prepare and maintain maintenance records and other paperwork.

  • Trouble-shooting and solving problems.

  • Excellent teamwork, cooperation and problem solving skills.

  • Willingness to fully cross train in other technical areas to enhance capabilities.

  • Candidates must be willing to work alternative shifts, weekends, and overtime as required.

  • Able to work with computer system for maintenance processes, stores and work orders.

  • Performing other duties as assigned by supervision.


Competencies Include:

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • Troubleshooting expertise

  • Electrical knowledge

  • Minimum qualifications for consideration are a high school degree (Preferred), and two years of work experience in a Maintenance manufacturing environment with at least one year with the same employer.

  • Highly-qualified candidates would possess manufacturing experience in the corrugated industry.


The hiring process for successful candidates will include a pre-employment aptitude and Maintenance test prior to a team interview.


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, pension, and 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 wants you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, and experiences to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.  IP has many Employee Network Circles including IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and African American ENC.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper is one of the world’s leading producers of fiber-based packaging and pulp.  We improve people’s lives, the plant and our company’s performance by transforming renewable resources into products people depend on every day.



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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Montgomery, IL, US, 60538

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jun 1, 2024

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