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Maintenance Mechanic-$28.70/hr + Signing Bonus


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Shakopee - Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Position:

International Paper Corrugated Box Plant in Shakopee MN is accepting applications for an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic for our 1st Shift (base hours 7AM - 3PM) with 2 years maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.  Starting rate is $28.70/hr with an opportunity to advance up to $32.53/hr.  International Paper also has a signing bonus of up to $2,000.00.   Maintenance Mechanics perform a variety of activities to maintain plant equipment and facilities in optimum operating condition.


These activities include but are not limited to:

  • Following all safety rules and practices
  • Performing preventive maintenance activities such as lubricating, measuring run out, calibrating dials, aligning components; and observing operations, vibrations, and noise level
  • Performing emergency/break down maintenance as necessary to support plant operations
  • Accurately using measurement and test equipment
  • Performing electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam system, and other repairs and installations as needed
  • Maintaining clean and organized work areas and cleaning up work areas as part of completing assigned tasks
  • Accurately and completely preparing and maintaining maintenance records and other paperwork
  • Maintaining teamwork with other associates
  • Performing other duties as assigned by supervision

Individual must possess the following qualifications:

  • Requires strong mechanical skills and aptitude
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Preferred skills in pneumatics, electrical, PLC and hydraulics
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Post High School training preferred
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to accurately use and read a variety of measuring devices
  • Well-rounded electrical, mechanical, and machine shop skills and experience
  • Ability to learn; and the ability to follow instructions, ask questions, and work effectively as a member of a team
  • Corrugated Industry Maintenance Experience preferred
  • Must be willing to work OT including Saturdays as needed


International Paper Offers:  Excellent benefit package including health, life and dental insurance, vacation, holiday pay and 401K


Pre-employment process includes such areas as: pre-placement testing, interviews, health screen, drug screen and background check


International Paper, 3701 4th Avenue East, Shakopee, MN  55379


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. 

Shakopee, MN  55379 


Shakopee, MN, US, 55379

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jun 26, 2022

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