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Maintenance Supervisor

Date: Nov 5, 2020

Location: Tucker, GA, US, 30084

Company: International Paper

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.



We currently have an opening for a Maintenance Supervisor that will support our Tucker, GA Preprint facility. The Tucker facility supplies flexographic preprint products for local and national customers.  The Tucker facility is a temperature-controlled environment which features two (2) state of the art German PLC-controlled printing presses and technology along with various support equipment machinery.  This unique opportunity will allow someone to grow within a state of the art/high end printing facility.  This position reports to the Continuous Improvement Manager.



  • Help drive plant safety improvement efforts
  • Successfully establish an operating environment that embraces continuous improvement processes achieved through team-based initiatives with particular focus applied to plant goals and scorecard measures.
  • Champion preventive maintenance processes.
  • Maintain environmental compliance standards/permits for facility and International Paper through compliance to local ordinances on operation of equipment and grounds to reduce likelihood of violation
  • Purchase materials, parts, and supplies as required.
  • Provide technical expertise regarding plant equipment and facilities.
  • Prioritize maintenance activities.
  • Accurately and completely prepare and maintain maintenance records and other paperwork.
  • Responsible for continued emphasis on work systems – solidify basic tools and lead the further development of high performance work teams. 
  • Maintain a positive relationship with customers, manufacturing, customer support and sales group. 
  • Support and contribute to the professional development of facility employees for succession planning and cross-functional needs.
  • Manage the maintenance budget and steer investigations of downtime and equipment nonconformances that result in jobs with excessive costs.
  • Effectively communicate with facility lead team through active participation in daily production meetings, weekly lead team meetings, maintenance priority meetings and one-on-one sessions. 
  • Assist department leaders in monitoring work in progress and schedule conformance.
  • Participate in capital planning process for the facility and give input on new equipment purchases and major modifications of existing equipment.
  • Champion waste and other process improvement initiatives utilizing structured problem solving and employee engagement to yield positive results.
  • Directly lead/manage the Maintenance Department, as well as other assigned departments. 



  • Bachelor’s degree or technical/vocational degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years experience managing a maintenance team within a manufacturing environment; preferably in a corrugated, converting, printing and/or preprint environment.
  • Experience leading Lean manufacturing efforts is highly preferred
  • Knowledge of heavy manufacturing machinery and both of its electrical and mechanical components
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in developing, implementing and managing high performance work systems and teams
  • Knowledge of Siemens PLCs and programming is highly preferred
  • Knowledge and working understanding of robotics in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of and compliance with local and corporate policies
  • Strong computer skills (which includes SAP, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access) required



  • Process Management
  • Drive for Results
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Command Skills
  • Customer Focus
  • Managing through Systems
  • Problem Solving
  • Business Acumen
  • Developing Direct Reports


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. 

Tucker GA 30084 

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta