International Paper Mechanical Maintenance Technician in PORT WENTWORTH MILL, Georgia

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.

About Us

As part of the Global Cellulose Fibers business with International Paper, the Port Wentworth mill produces pulp for paper and absorbent products. Our innovative mill offers customers solutions in an ever changing market. We pride ourselves on flexibility. We are located 20 mins from historic and growing Savannah, GA. With easy access to multiple beaches, excellent school systems and a vibrant cultural community, Savannah provides opportunities for the entire family.

Join us in building a career in a non-traditional, high performance team environment with a nationally accredited maintenance training program through NCCER. We are looking for highly skilled Industrial Mechanical Maintenance technicians who can contribute to the team while enjoying our competitive compensation and benefits package. Our technicians exhibit safety leadership, troubleshooting and dedication to the maintenance of heavy industrial equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 5 or more years of Heavy Industrial Maintenance Experience

  • Candidates with equivalent education and experience will be considered

  • Ability to safely operate equipment in a heavy industrial environment

  • Experience identifying, diagnosing, troubleshooting and repairing equipment issues including hydraulics, pneumatics, bearings, chains, sprockets, gearboxes, conveyors, rollers, pulleys and shafts

  • Experience performing routine preventative maintenance of equipment resulting maximized equipment reliability

  • Experience with reading blueprints and precision measurement

  • Ability to utilize a computer for record keeping and documentation

  • Willing and able to work overtime, weekend, on-call, rotating shifts and holidays

  • Ability to comprehend and follow complex directions in oral, written or electronic formats

  • Ability to succeed in a team-based, high performance work environment

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, with or without accommodation

  • Ability to work at heights, on ladders and in confined spaces

  • Operate or work in and environment where walking, standing, crouching, lifting, twisting, climbing and reaching are required to complete essential job functions.

  • Ability to work well with teams and to learn accurately through self-study

Preferred Qualifications

  • NCCER certified plus credentials

  • SAP experience

We offer a competitive package of benefits and skills-based pay. In addition, we also invest our technicians through on-going education and formal training through their participation in our NCCER program. If you want to grow a career in a challenging environment that will sharpen your skills, apply today!

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

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