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General Mechanic Associate

Description: 

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.

 


Position Title: 

General Mechanic Associate

 

Pay Rate:

$28.70 per hour

 

Category/Shift:

Hourly Full-Time

 

Physical Location:

Savannah Mill

1201 W Lathrop Ave

Savannah, GA 31415

 

Summary:

We are looking for Mechanical Maintenance Associates with excellent problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills. This position will assist journeyman-level mechanics in routine maintenance work as well as performing many duties independently.

 

The Job You Will Perform:

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.

 

The Skills You Will Bring:

  • Must be currently 18 years of age or older
  • Eligible for employment in the U.S.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to function in a team environment.
  • Undergo a drug screen for illicit use of drugs as a condition of employment
  • Submit to periodic drug screens as a condition of employment
  • Work any shift and/or a rotating shift schedule
  • Work overtime on a regular basis and with last minute notification
  • Work holidays and/or weekends on a regular basis
  • Wear required safety equipment
  • Operate or work in industrial conditions (i.e. warm/hot, dusty/dirty, around hazardous chemicals, noise, heavy machinery or elevated working surfaces with proper safety training and safety protection)
  • Must be willing to participate on the HEAT team (in house emergency response team).
  • The Savannah Mill operates 24 hours/day, 7 days a week and the successful candidate must be able to work overtime and on holidays and weekends.  Although the majority of the Mill's maintenance workforce works 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM, some work rotating shifts. Therefore, applicants must be willing to work a rotating shift schedule and/or an altered schedule.

AND one of the following

  • One (1) year experience in any of the following Maintenance Skill Areas:  MILLWRIGHT, LUBRICATION, WELDING, AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE OR PIPEFITTING.

 OR

  • One (1) year vocational/technical education in the Mechanical Discipline:  MILLWRIGHT, WELDING OR PIPEFITTING.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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/Machinist backgrounds on the mechanical side.

 

The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid Vacation- Eligible for one week of vacation after six months of employment. 
  • Health care coverage plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401K - Company will match 50% on the first 6% of earnings
  • Company defined pension plan - $58.50 per month/per year of service

 

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. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting InternationalPaper.com.


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 reasonable.accommodations@ipaper.com or (877) 973-3919.

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Location: 

SAVANNAH, GA, US, 31415

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Feb 10, 2024

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