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Assistant Maintenance Supervisor


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.



Physical Location:

Olympia Corrugated Packaging Plant

7727 Union Mills Rd SE

Olympia, WA 98503


The Job You Will Perform:

  • Lead and direct plant maintenance activities to ensure equipment and facilities are kept in optimum operating conditions.
  • Report to Maintenance Manager any information that may impede the operation of the plant as soon as it becomes known, while providing technical expertise regarding plant equipment and facilities.
  • Initiate and/or maintain a cost-effective preventive maintenance program and implement quality improvement and cost reduction ideas
  • Work directly with vendors and subcontractors to achieve plant maintenance objectives.
  • Ensure adequate inventories of purchase materials, parts, and supplies as required.
  • Train and develop skilled maintenance technicians and associates
  • Support maintenance department in troubleshooting and solving mechanical issues.


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Four years maintenance experience in a manufacturing plant is required.
    • College and/or related technical courses are preferred.
    • Five years’ experience in the corrugated box industry with experience in electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics and electricity preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead people is required.
  • Action oriented
  • Customer/Quality Focused
  • Organizational Skills
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Priority Setting
  • Process Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Decision Quality


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement 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 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.



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.
Olympia  WA  98503-1811


Olympia, WA, US, 98503-1811

Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  Jan 20, 2023

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