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Maintenance Front Line Leader - Elect


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. In Russia, we have a 50/50 joint venture, Ilim Group, the country's largest integrated manufacturer of pulp and paper. Additional information can be found by visiting


Electrical & Instrumentation – Front Line Leader

The E/I Front Line Leader is responsible for planned, scheduled and emergency work assigned, code compliance, quality of workmanship, training, housekeeping and all other maintenance efforts.

The E/I Front Line Leader reports to the Area Maintenance Manager.


Responsibilities include:

  • Being a catalyst for change in the areas of Safety and Craftsmanship.


  • Directs the activities of the crew so they safely perform high quality work within the guidelines of mill policies and procedures. 



  • Works with Production and Reliability staff to determine ways to assure and improve the reliability of equipment and systems, minimizing the amount of rework that needs to be completed.


  • Supervises safe work activities of an entire maintenance crew. Must be a visible leader within the crew.
  • Leadership, including workforce engagement, diversity, employee and staff development and labor relations 


  • Financial Management, including establishing and managing budgets and compliance with financial controls 



  • Authorized to make decisions affecting the quality of maintenance processes and to recommend shutdown of production for emergency repairs.


  • Communicate any quality issues to production department(s.) 



  • Be an active participant in daily MWS process to ensure work is planned and scheduled in a timely manner for work execution. Once scheduled, assure all parts are onsite and correct before scheduling work.


  • Make sure any maintenance repairs needed are put into the work order system on a timely basis.  Expedite emergency work.



  • Pulp & Paper Mill Maintenance experience preferred
  • Maintenance Experience in a Manufacturing Setting required
  • Supervisory Experience is preferred.



 High School Diploma is required, post-secondary education preferred.


Key Competencies Include:

• Building Effective Teams

• Command Skills

• Customer Focus

• Managing Vision and Purpose

• Business Acumen

• People Development

• Strategic Agility


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.
Orange  TX  77632


Orange, TX, US, 77632

Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  Jul 15, 2022

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