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Maintenance Mechanic


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


International Paper is currently seeking applicants for the position of a Maintenance Technician at our manufacturing facility located at 2100 23rd Avenue, Rockford IL.  This facility manufactures corrugated packaging products for local and national customers.

We are currently hiring for second and/or third shift Maintenance Technician(s). Exact shift placement depends on the plant’s current need. Weekday overtime is required as needed. Applicants must be available on all three shifts if needed to cover overtime.  


Starting pay of $27.00 to $34.00 per hour, classification will be based on experience.  


This position is responsible for but not limited to: 

  • Safely providing maintenance support while following all safety rules and practices.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on all production machines, equipment and facility.
  • Work closely with production personnel to identify and correct routine and repetitive problems.
  • Perform emergency/breakdown maintenance as necessary.
  • Perform repairs and maintenance on electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and steam systems as needed.
  • Accurately create and complete essential maintenance work orders and other required paperwork.
  • Trouble-shoot and solve simple to complex problems.
  • Reference equipment manuals and other technical literature.
  • The ability to accurately read measuring devices.
  • Maintain clean and organized work areas.
  • Maintain teamwork and positive attitude with all associates.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate must have industrial maintenance experience and be well-rounded in electrical and mechanical knowledge, in addition to machine shop skills; the ability to learn; be a self-starter, and also the ability to follow instructions, ask questions, and work effectively in a team environment. Must have the ability to read, write, and speak English. 

We also offer an EXCELLENT benefit package that includes medical, dental, 401(k), pension, and more.  Many optional added benefits are available also.

Interested candidates that meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply online at and search for job openings in Rockford IL.  Please email Dan Dolehide at with any questions.


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.  Rockford, IL 61104


Rockford, IL, US, 61104

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Feb 1, 2023

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