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Industrial Mechanic


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 for the position of an Industrial Mechanic at the entry-level rate of $29.10 per hour plus shift differential.  Selected candidates, once hired, will have the opportunity to advance up to $33.12 per hour plus shift differential.  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.).


Individual must have 3 years of direct industrial mechanic experience - preferably in a manufacturing environment, must be committed to working safely and be willing to work weekly rotating shifts, including holidays, weekends, and overtime. 


This job also requires physical exertion in a heavy industrial environment, which includes continuous standing, moderate to heavy lifting, exposure to various temperatures, and frequent twisting and bending.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Repair, modify, and overhaul all mechanical equipment including pneumatic, hydraulic, gear driven, and machine tools.
  • Correct malfunctions in hydraulic, vacuum, and compressed air systems and adjust general controls and regulators.
  • Maintain a wide variety of specialized equipment such as Die Cutter, Corrugator, etc.
  • Machine, braze, weld, and solder parts as required.
  • Install and commission new equipment.
  • Read and interpret diagrams and blue prints.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance on all plant machinery and facilities.


Competencies include:

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Troubleshooting expertise
  • Electrical knowledge


Qualified applicant is required to 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.  Attach a 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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