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Industrial Electrician


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.

The Savannah Container Box facility is currently seeking applicants to fill the position of an Industrial Electrician at the entry rate of $29.10 per hour plus shift differential.  Selected candidate, once hired, will have the opportunity to advance up to $33.12 per hour. Selected applicants are eligible for $2,000 new hire signing bonus.


The Savannah Container Facility Maintenance Team will be transitioning to a 24/7 shift in the near future.  Normal schedule will by 12 hour fixed shifts (Days 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM or Nights 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM) on a 2-2-3 schedule.  Normal scheduled hours on this schedule over a two-week period call for 48 hours one week and 36 hours the next with every other weekend off (Sat., Sun., Mon.).


The facility Industrial Electrician duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Installing wire and conduit for newly installed and existing equipment such as conveyors, programmable controllers, converting and corrugating machinery
  • Replacing faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, and motors, and position sensing devices such as proximity switch timers, scanners and photo electric devices
  • Diagnosing and repair/replace faulty electronic components such as printed circuit boards
  • Troubleshooting and repair pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Troubleshooting drives, i.e. AC and DC
  • Reading electrical block diagrams, schematics as well as PLC ladder logic
  • Assist Industrial Mechanics as needed


  • 3+ years of industrial electrical experience preferable in a manufacturing facility
  • Basic computer skills

Competencies include:

  • Electrical aptitude
  • Troubleshooting expertise
  • Mechanical knowledge

Applicant must have good communication, some mechanical knowledge/experience and have his/her own basic set of tools.


International Paper offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, pension, vacation as well as a 401(k) retirement savings account.   This is a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry.


Qualified candidates should express interest by applying online at www.ipworksforme.com.  Submit resume as well.


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. 


Savannah, GA, US, 31415

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Oct 16, 2021

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