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International Paper Company, a leader in the industrial packaging industry, is accepting online applications at for full-time Maintenance Mechanics at our Salinas, Ca. facility.  We are looking for motivated individuals who are capable of performing a multitude of functions in a flexible, fast-paced production environment. Our workplace requires individuals who understand the needs of the business while maintaining a focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality and productivity. Specific responsibilities include preventative maintenance, breakdown repairs, minimize equipment down time and perform small project activities. The position will require working in a multitasking role with other maintenance mechanics and electricians to complete any given task.

Prior to initiating employment, all candidates considered for employment will be required to pass a skilled trades assessment, participate in a panel interview, background check and physical/drug testing.  Hourly rate range is $33.08 per hour plus shift differentials and overtime.

We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, life insurance, pension plan and a 401(k).  This a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry.  All applicants MUST APPLY ONLINE at

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Following all safety rules and practices
Performing preventive maintenance activities such as lubricating, measuring wear, measuring positions, repositioning components; and observing operations, vibrations, and noise levels.
Performing emergency / break down maintenance as necessary to support plant operations.
Accurately using measurement and test equipment.
Performing electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, steam system, and other repairs and installations as needed.
Maintaining clean and organized work areas, and cleaning up work areas as part of completing assigned tasks.
Accurately and completely prepare and maintain maintenance records and other paperwork.
Trouble-shooting and solving problems.
Excellent teamwork, cooperation and problem solving skills.
Willingness to fully cross train in other technical areas to enhance capabilities.
Candidates must be willing to work alternative shifts, weekends, and overtime as required.
Able to work with computer system for maintenance processes, stores and work orders.
Performing other duties as assigned by supervision.

Competencies include:
Mechanical aptitude
Troubleshooting expertise
Electrical knowledge

Minimum qualifications include but are not limited to:
A high school degree (preferred), and at least one year of successful mechanical and electrical/electronic troubleshooting and repair experience in a manufacturing facility. Highly qualified candidates would possess manufacturing experience in the corrugated industry.
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 cross train in other technical areas to enhance capabilities.
Willing and able to work any shift, 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.
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.


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