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Maintenance Technician

Date: Nov 4, 2020

Location: Waxahachie, TX, US, 75165

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.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">We currently have an opening for a Maintenance Technician at our Waxahachie, TX plant.  This facility manufactures corrugated sheets for local and national customers.  The Maintenance Technician would be reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor and be responsible for following the company’s safety policies, including, but not limited to LOTO and machine guarding. The position requires the candidate to have a strong knowledge of lubrication, hydraulics, welding, pneumatic, electrical and electronic technologies.  Corrugated experience is a plus.  Starting rate $24.60/hr

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Maintenance Technician duties/responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Utilize both excellent mechanical skills and knowledge (pneumatics, hydraulics, bearing, power transmission, lubrication)
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Must have a basic knowledge of PLCs, A/C, motors and drives, schematics in our continuous process manufacturing environment to achieve machine uptime metrics
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Work positively with maintenance and operations teams to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Engage in preventative maintenance processes in assigned areas
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">On-the-job success in safety, attendance and quality of work
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Excellent teamwork, cooperation and problem solving skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Willingness to fully cross-train in other technical areas to enhance capabilities
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Willing and able to work flexible shifts and weekends are required
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Able to work with computer system for maintenance processes and work orders

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Key Competencies:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to interface with employees and customers
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to adapt to change
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to solve problems and prioritize work
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to bend, squat, kneel and climb frequently
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to work varied hours/days
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to lift average weighted materials, 50 lbs up to 70 lbs, occasionally



<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Qualifications:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">High School Diploma or GED
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">2 years of maintenance experience in an industrial environment

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Prior to initiating employment, all candidates considered will be required to participate in a mechanical qualification test, structured panel interview, criminal background check and physical/drug screen testing.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, pension and a 401(k) plan.  This is a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry.

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans


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. 

Waxahachie TX 75165 

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth