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International Paper will soon be accepting applications for a Manufacturing Mechanic.  The successful candidate must be proficient in industrial maintenance preventive work. Only qualified interested individuals who are safety-minded, dependable, team oriented and able to work 8- 12 hour shifts and overtime should apply. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Troubleshoot and perform equipment and facility repairs; Install new equipment and/or modifications of existing equipment; Perform routine predictive and preventive maintenance on all equipment within the facility; Operate the computerized maintenance management system for requisitioning materials, work orders, inventory, schedules and preventive maintenance; Perform and assist in equipment changeovers and/or start-ups; Keep accurate records of work performed and all materials used; Participate in company-provided training programs; Assure that all duties are performed safely and in compliance with applicable environmental, health and safety requirements; Comply with all company policies as well as local, state and federal laws/regulations. 

Qualifications include but are not limited to:  High School Diploma or GED; Minimum of four (4) years of industrial maintenance experience is highly preferred with working knowledge of process, utilities, packaging and other manufacturing equipment; Must have ability to read blueprints and to revise drawings for modifications; Must have ability to take field measurements and provide sketches for fabrication; Ability to perform independently and in teams; Willingness and ability to work 12-hour shifts, weekends and overtime as required; Proven safety record and working knowledge of industrial safety procedures; Must be capable of wearing all required personal protective equipment such as hearing protection, safety glasses, safety toe shoes, flame resistant clothing, face shield, dust mask, cotton/leather gloves, etc.; Ability to perform heavy physical industrial work to include, but not limited to: Stand/walk constantly for an 8-12 hour work shift; Constant bending/stooping/squatting; constant use of hands and hand/finger dexterity; Constant arm reaching/extending; Effective oral and written skills are necessary; Ability to be part of a multi-functional/multi-skilled maintenance organization with a willingness to flow to work as required by plant production priorities; Working knowledge of MS Office, Word and Excel; Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) primarily SAP. Must successfully complete pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check.

International Paper ( is the world’s largest paper and forest products company.  Primary businesses include paper, packaging and forest products for a variety of end uses. International Paper is a Fortune 100 Company with operations around the globe.

International Paper Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer –

Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans



Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Feb 28, 2023

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