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Area Maintenance Manager Finished Products


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


The Pine Hill Mill is seeking an Area Maintenance Manager for the Fininshed Products Department. The position will report to the Maintenance & Engineering Manager. The Area Maintenance Manager will manage the repair and maintenance of  mill Equipment. This position is responsible for developing a team of Mechanics and Electrical & Instrumentation Technicians, made up of in-house employees and/or contract employees.  This position will directly manage a team of  up to 4 maintenance Front Line Leaders.  


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Effectively and safely execute all maintenance and other assigned projects within the area
  • Direct supervisors in the performance of approved maintenance work and set standards for controlling safety, quality and cost of all work in the area
  • Plan, schedule and monitor programs to improve maintenance processes, reduce costs and increase productivity
  • Coordinate with operations and drive the MWS process to improve the effectiveness of maintenance services and improve overall paper machine reliability, ensuring quality customer service
  • Provide equipment-related expertise and technical guidance for the equipment
  • Develop and drive reliability improvement processes; maintain metrics that drive the right behaviors and link directly to reliability strategy and desired business results



A technical degree or related maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment is required. 5+ years of maintenance experience is preferred.  Qualified candidates have strong leadership, communication, organization and planning skills.


Key Competencies:

  • Influencing Others
  • Motivating Others
  • Action Oriented
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Organizing
  • Drive for Results
  • Command Skills
  • Developing Direct Reports


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.
Pine Hill  AL  36769


Pine Hill, AL, US, 36769

Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  Dec 3, 2022

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