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International Paper Automation Technician/Mechanic in WHEAT RIDGE, Colorado

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 off-shift job opening for an experienced Automaton Technician at our manufacturing facility located in Wheat Ridge, CO. This facility manufactures corrugated packaging products for local and national customers. Hourly rate depending on experience, plus shift differential.

Key Functions:

Working in a safe manner, responsible for effectively troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing, adjusting, replacing, and installing plant mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic and electrical systems and components for all plant equipment in a high volume, continuous-run manufacturing environment. Perform fabrication of equipment and parts through welding and machining. Read prints and manuals. Lubricates and cleans parts. Use various physical senses to perform job assignment. Attends meetings, participates in individual and team initiatives, and possess excellent verbal communication skills. Completes personal training and supports others training as required. Use computer based programs to track work, time and inventories.


Must have industrial maintenance experience and manufacturing maintenance experience in troubleshooting and repair in several of the following areas:

• Mechanical

• Pneumatics

• Hydraulics

• Electrical

• Electronics

• PLC's

• Machining

• Welding

• Power transmission

• Steam

• Boiler systems

• Lubrication

• Prints and manuals

• Preventive maintenance

• Predictive maintenance

Must possess excellent verbal communication skills, attendance and safety record with a demonstrated ability to follow directions.

Required to (1) work additional and flexible hours including overtime and alternative shifts as needed, (2) tolerate varying environmental conditions that are within safe limits such as heat, cold, humidity, noise, drafts, dust, odors, and enclosed spaces, (3) work wearing protective clothing and equipment such as safety shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection, and gloves when required (4) meet physical demands around pushing, pulling, lifting, walking, climbing, etc (5) work safely in a fast-paced environment

Excellent teamwork and cooperation; must work independently as well as in a team setting. Willingness to fully cross-train in other technical areas. The hiring process for successful candidates will include a pre-employment aptitude test and team interview.

International Paper offers a competitive starting hourly wage with the opportunity to increase after successful completion of the probationary period. We also offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, as well as a 401(k) plan and pension plan.

Interested candidates that meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to apply online at

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.