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Senior Mechanical Packaging Service Technician


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


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International Paper is looking for a MPS Service Technician. The Mechanical Packaging Services Department provides technical, mechanical support on box making equipment.  It maintains inventory of over 500 pieces of equipment to be utilized in box making, supporting IP’s corrugated plants across the nation. Help provide service primarily in the agriculture segments and seasonal transition that coincides with them. A definite need for willingness to travel, troubleshooting and conduct root-cause-analysis is primary concepts to the technical aspects for the services provided by the department.

The MPS Technician installs, repairs and services box forming equipment in the shop and in the field. To include but not be limited to, motors, servo/chain drives, glue systems, pneumatic, electrical, and mechanical systems/controls.  


  • Work safely maintaining housekeeping standards up to part.
  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.
  • Repair machinery in a field environment. 
  • Performs machine installs, set up’s and change-over’s.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts. Installs special functional and structural parts in devices. Lubricates and cleans parts.
  • Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements


  • High School Graduate, trade school preferred.
  • Must have valid state driver’s license with good driving record.
  • 5+ years of hands on maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Additional training in Electrical, Pneumatics and basic parts fabrication strongly desired.
  • Corrugated experience strongly preferred. 
  • Experience in preventive and predictive maintenance methods.  
  • Strong mechanical knowledge of manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems with various pneumatic, electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis and effectively initiate immediate corrective action.
  • Working knowledge and ability to utilize personal computers and software. 
  • Working knowledge and ability to utilize shop equipment to include drill press, lathe, mill, welding/fabricating tools, etc.
  • Ability to understand specification sheets, PLC’s, control logic and schematics.




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.
Kennett Square  PA  19348



Category:  Sales & Marketing
Date:  Aug 4, 2022

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