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International Paper Maintenance Technician - $19.47 - $26.15 in NORTH KANSAS CITY, 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.

Reporting to the Plant superintendent the Maintenance technician performs a variety of activities to maintain INDUSTRIAL plant equipment and facilities in optimum operating condition. A Mechanic in this classification must have high proficiency in all trade areas.

This is a 2nd shift position


  • Performs preventive maintenance activities such as lubricating, measuring wear, measuring positions, repositioning components; and observing operations, vibrations, and noise levels

  • Performs emergency / break down maintenance as necessary to support plant operations

  • Performs advanced manufacturing machine troubleshooting

  • Performs electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and other repairs and installations as needed

  • Maintains clean and organized work areas, and cleaning up work areas as part of completing assigned tasks

  • Accurately and completely prepares and maintains maintenance records and other paperwork

  • Keeps supervision informed of problems and/or unusual situations

  • Documents completion of work orders.

  • Independently diagnoses all required repairs in a timely manner with no supervision

  • Contacts vendors to resolve complex issues to resolve and correct;

  • Performs advanced PLC troubleshooting, troubleshoot programmable motor controllers, and programmable logic devices.

  • Performs advanced electrical knowledge capable of designing basic control systems

  • Demonstrates successful project management

  • Works positively with maintenance and operations teams

  • Successfully performs other duties as assigned by plant management and lead personnel to include “special projects” as well as mentor other employees in the maintenance department.


  • High School Diploma or GED. Trade School and/or advanced degree preferred.

  • Must have general maintenance experience, corrugating industry preferred

  • Must have good electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical knowledge. Able to read and comprehend plans and blueprints as appropriate to trade.

  • Able and willing to work off shift as well as weekends (as needed by business)

  • SAP Knowledge strongly desired.

  • Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting equipment up to 50 lbs. unassisted, bending, standing, climbing or walking. Must be able to safely use manual tools and power equipment.

  • Able to demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population.

  • Able to demonstrate (without supervision and in a timely manner) ability to:

  • Perform Advanced Machinery Trouble Shooting

  • Diagnose Machinery repairs

  • Must be able to Successfully pass our skill knowledge assessment

  • Must have great communication skills.

International Paper offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, vacation as well as a 401(k) plan and retirement savings account. 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/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.