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International Paper Maintenance Mechanic- $23.13-$33.92/hr in ST. JOSEPH, Missouri

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.

At International Paper, our employees are the real reason we have been in business for over 100 years. Their skill and ingenuity have made International Paper one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of paper products in the world. Discover your career path at International Paper!

This position is responsible for safely providing maintenance support to our fast-paced St Joseph, MO box plant that is equipped with technology ranging from simple to state of the art for the corrugated industry. Utilize both excellent mechanical skills and knowledge (pneumatics, hydraulics, bearings, power transmission, lubrication) and electrical/electronic skills and knowledge (PLCs, A/C, D/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. In addition, you will be engaged in preventative maintenance processes in assigned areas.

PLEASE NOTE: This position will be for a 6pm-6am shift


  • At least one year of successful mechanical and electrical/electronic troubleshooting and repair experience in a manufacturing facility.

  • On-the-job success in safety, attendance and quality of work expected.

  • Maintenance experience in corrugated a plus. Strong knowledgeable of lubrication, hydraulics, welding, pneumatics, electrical and electronics technologies.

  • Excellent teamwork, cooperation and problem solving skills.

  • Willingness to fully cross train in other technical areas to enhance capabilities.

  • Willing and able to work call-ins, holidays, and overtime as there is a constant demand for overtime in our maintenance department.

  • Able to work with computer system for maintenance processes, stores and work orders.

  • Must be able to attain a First Class Engineer license for the city of St Joseph within 2 years from hire.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce.

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