Apply now »

Mechanical Associate


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.


What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

Mechanical Maintenance Associate 

We are looking for dependable people with excellent problem-solving, communication and teamwork  skills.

This new position will assist journeyman-level mechanics in routine maintenance work as well performing many duties independently.

Duties for mechanics include, but are not restricted to, replacing valves & gaskets, basic welding, repacking pumps & valves, forklift operations, screwed pipe & tubing installations, cylinder repair, pump repair & replacement, repair of rotating assemblies, roll repair and replacements, motor replacements, and repair of mechanical drive systems.


•  High School Diploma or GED

•  Basic computer skills

•  Able to function in a team environment.


AND one of the following

•  One (1) year experience in any of the following Maintenance Skill Areas:



•  One (1) year vocational/technical education in the Mechanical Disciplines:



•  Associate degree in any of the IP Core Maintenance skills or related disciplines. (MILLWRIGHT, MACHINIST, WELDING, OR PIPEFITTING)

•  Relevant work experience in an industrial environment.

•  Strong math/physics understanding.

•  Millwright background on the mechanical side.


International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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.
Rome  GA  30165


Rome, GA, US, 30165

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  May 13, 2023

If you are not finding suitable opportunities, please click below to join our talent community!

Nearest Major Market: Rome

Apply now »