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International Paper FLL Maintenance Pulp in PINE HILL, Alabama

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.

First Line Leader Maintenance - Pulp Mechanical

Pine Hill Mill

The First Line Leader Maintenance manages the daily activities of the mechanical maintenance crew in the Pulp area to ensure the safe, effective, efficient, continuous operation through maintenance and repair of assigned facilities and equipment.


  • Utilize the Manufacturing Work System (MWS) process

  • Effectively manage available resources on daily basis through efficient planning and scheduling activities

  • Continually assess training needs of crew members in order to provide learning opportunities

  • Respond appropriately to off-shift, off-day and maintenance shift problems

  • Manage overtime at or less than mill goal

  • Communicate appropriately to ensure operations is knowledgeable of maintenance activities through the daily and weekly planning meetings

  • Ensure daily schedule and weekly plans are posted

  • Work with operating departments to maintain optimum operating conditions and working relations.

  • Utilize maintenance metrics to achieve crew goals

  • Participate in RCFA process

  • Promoting integrated work between mechanical and electrical craftspeople

  • Utilize SAP PM to improve and update work procedures and preventive maintenance activities


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or 5+ years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Maintenance experience in a Pulp area is desirable

  • Supervisory experience necessary

  • Ability to manage and lead multiple projects

  • Proficient with Microsoft and SAP PM Applications

  • Active learner and ability to develop direct reports

  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented team player

Key Competencies:

  • Experienced leader with supervisory skills and strong technical knowledge of maintenance and reliability principles

  • Maintenance planning

  • Results driven

  • Action oriented

  • Strong communication skills both written and oral

  • Effective team builder

  • Priority setting

  • Organizational skills

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