International Paper Mechanic C in CHARLOTTE BOX, North Carolina

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This position is responsible for providing maintenance support to the Charlotte box plant located at 5419 Hovis Road, Charlotte, NC. This is a second- or third-shift position. The hourly pay rate is $22.49 with a potential to earn up to $30.19.

Key Functions:

  • Responsible for diagnosing, repairing, replacing, and installing plant mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems for all plant equipment. Including machinery maintenance, lubrication, PM’s, trouble shooting, repairing, upgrading, welding, fabricating, and possible installations.

  • Responsible for preventative maintenance on equipment, such as any servicing of conveyors, presses, stackers, etc.

  • Be able to read and understand mechanical prints, AC/DC motors, pneumatic diagrams, and hydraulic diagrams.

  • Troubleshoot, repair and install mechanical components, AC/DC motors, pneumatic equipment, hydraulic equipment, bearings, and power transmission.

  • Must have working knowledge of various types of measurement equipment (dial calipers, heat sensing guns, etc.).

  • Perform fabrication of equipment (welding both arc and gas) to desired needs. Be able to make adjustments on equipment to improve productivity. Be able to identify and locate unusual sounds that indicate potential trouble. Be able to dismantle equipment to gain access to defective parts.

  • Able to examine and determine to what degree parts have worn, and repair or replace parts as needed.

  • Should be able to operate metal, wood working, and hand tools to make and repair parts. This all will be done in a safe manner.

  • Operate all types of hand tools (i.e. drill press, grinder, wire brush, acetylene torch, etc.) normally found in a Maintenance shop

Requirements: Must have basic mechanical skills with knowledge in the following areas:

  • Drill presses, lathe, welding, gas, arc, pneumatics, hydraulics, conveyor systems, lubrication/preventive maintenance, and predictive maintenance.

  • Must possess excellent attendance and safety record with a demonstrated ability to follow directions.

  • Requires the ability to work in a team environment as well as the ability to work additional and flexible hours including weekends as needed.

  • Must be willing and able to work all shifts depending on business needs.

  • Individual needs excellent teamwork, cooperation, and problem solving skills. Must be dedicated, self-motivated, and self-starter; able to work independently.

  • Flexibility, a positive attitude, and a commitment to working safely is required.

  • Employee will need computer skills to work in SAP to acquire notifications, work orders, requisition parts for work orders, and enter their time against these work orders. Will attend all meetings, complete training as required, and be safety conscious at all times to help promote a safe working environment.

  • Successful candidate must pass standardized International Paper pre-employment testing in place for Maintenance positions.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.

  • Ability to write simple correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customer, clients and other employees of the organization.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.