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Maintenance Technician

Description: 

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 InternationalPaper.com.

 

Position Title:

Maintenance Technician

Starting rate of pay for this position is $21.60 per hour. 

Category / Shift:

Hourly Full-Time (Rotating shifts – hours to be determined – Monday-Friday & Saturdays)

The Job You Will Perform: includes, but not limited to:

Maintain plant equipment and facility in optimum operating condition

Perform scheduled PM’s (preventive maintenance) as well as emergency / break down repairs;

Trouble shooting and solving problems, diagnosing, repairing, adjusting, replacing and installing plant mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic and electrical systems and components. 

Reading and interpreting diagrams, schematics, blue prints.

Following all safety rules and practices at all times;

Following prescribed work practices in all circumstances;

Perform safety inspections;

Perform housekeeping duties in and around maintenance department and work areas

Physical exertion in a heavy industrial environment

Standing, reaching, moving up to 50 lbs., exposure to hot and cold weather conditions. 

 

 

The Skills You Will Bring:

Punctuality;

Safety Focus;

Teamwork;

Sense of Urgency;

Ability to learn;

Willingness to cross train;

Willing and able to work rotating shifts and weekends;

Excellent mechanical skills and knowledge (pneumatics, hydraulics, lubrication);

Basic knowledge of PLC’s, A/C motors and drives;

Reading and interpreting diagrams, schematics, blue prints;

Working independently as well as in a team setting;

Ability  to work wearing protective clothing and equipment such as safety shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection and gloves as well as task specific required PPE;

Physical demands around pushing, pulling, lifting, walking, climbing, etc.

Ability to read and interpret diagrams, schematics, blue prints.

 

 

Applicants must be able to work in a team environment.  Qualified candidates must successfully complete pre-employment screenings including: assessment tests, background investigation, drug screen, employment and education verifications and the requirements of the Immigration Reform Act.  High school diploma or equivalency and 2 years of direct industrial mechanic experience – preferably in a manufacturing environment.  Candidates must be 18 years or older.

The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

International Paper offers an excellent benefits package that includes, medical, dental, 40lK plan, paid vacation and paid holidays and many other added benefits

The Impact You Wil 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 part of our increasingly diverse culture.

Qualified candidates should express interest by applying online at www.IPWorksForMe.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 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.
   

Location: 

SHREVEPORT, LA, US, 71107

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Aug 16, 2022

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