International Paper Maintenance Mechanic in WAXAHACHIE SHEET FEEDER, Texas
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 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.
Maintenance Technician duties/responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Utilize both excellent mechanical skills and knowledge (pneumatics, hydraulics, bearing, power transmission, lubrication)
Must have a basic knowledge of PLCs, A/C, motors and drives, schematics in our continuous process manufacturing environment to achieve machine uptime metrics
Work positively with maintenance and operations teams to troubleshoot and solve problems
Engage in preventative maintenance processes in assigned areas
On-the-job success in safety, attendance and quality of work
Excellent teamwork, cooperation and problem solving skills
Willingness to fully cross-train in other technical areas to enhance capabilities
Willing and able to work flexible shifts and weekends are required
Able to work with computer system for maintenance processes and work orders
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Ability to interface with employees and customers
Ability to adapt to change
Ability to solve problems and prioritize work
Ability to bend, squat, kneel and climb frequently
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Ability to work varied hours/days
Ability to lift average weighted materials, 50 lbs up to 70 lbs, occasionally
High School Diploma or GED
2 years of maintenance experience in an industrial environment
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.
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.
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.