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Irving Tissue
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At Irving Tissue, we recognize that the key to our success is our people. We are a family-owned and operated company that has grown to become one of North America's leading manufacturers of household paper products. Irving Tissue produces both branded and private label bathroom tissue, facial tissue, paper towels, and napkins. Consumers know us by our Scotties® Facial Brand. Our manufacturing facilities are located in Dieppe, New Brunswick, Toronto, Ontario, Fort Edward, New York, and Macon, Georgia.


The Maintenance Mechanical Technician reports to the Maintenance Team Leader and is responsible for the execution of the maintenance program. The Technician focuses to maintain the reliability of the equipment to assure the availability and performance of the equipment under optimum costs. The Technician works with their Operations colleagues to achieve these results. The Technician works alongside the Maintenance Planner to enhance work plans for future planned work events. Additionally, the Technician is responsible for the entry of follow-up work requests generated from findings and improvement ideas. The Technician has diverse experience in maintenance and reliability. The Technician also has practical skills and knowledge in the capabilities of the area they are responsible for, such as technical aptitude, condition-based maintenance, and part knowledge, as well as troubleshooting, maintenance, and reliability.


Execute Maintenance Work:

  • Execute assigned maintenance work:
    • Work with the Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to get assigned work orders
    • Understand the technical requirements, standards, and procedures to be used
    • Confirm and obtain all parts, materials, and tools for the required job
    • Complete all assigned tasks to precision maintenance standards
    • Update the work order as appropriate
  • Enter follow-up work orders:
    • Upon completion of the maintenance work, and from regular inspection rounds, enter any findings into the work order system for future follow-up
  • Contractor oversight:
    • Review and contribute to contracted work job plans
    • Provide support to contracted work groups
    • Ensure safe and complete work execution by contracted work groups via collaboration with contracted work group supervision

Support Maintenance Work:

  • Assist in the development of standard job tasks:
    • Identify tasking, resources and materials required to complete the job task
  • Communicate with the Planner all findings
  • Assist in the investigation and mitigation of failure events through the Root Cause Failure Analysis process
  • Identify failure modes and plausible root cause failures


  • A minimum of 2 years of mechanical maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Skilled in installing, inspecting, and repairing equipment in heavy manufacturing
    • Pumps, gearboxes, driveshafts, cylinders, valves, conveyor systems, etc.
    • Lubrication, torque, assembly, rigging/lifting, cutting/welding, etc.
    • Ability to read mechanical prints/drawings, manuals, and diagrams
  • Experience in precision maintenance, including dial indicator alignment is preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in machining and metal fabrication is preferred
  • A technical diploma / certification is preferred
  • Experience in the paper industry is preferred
What We Offer:
  • Excellent Benefits
    • Including health, dental, life insurance, disability insurance, 401k match, vacation, tuition & wellness reimbursement, and more.
  • Advancement Opportunities
    • There are plentiful opportunities to promote to higher level positions in our organization. If you are someone who believes you can achieve great things for yourself and our Company, then you are the person we want on our team!

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Position will remain open until position is filled. 


We appreciate your interest in our company! The initial review of applications will begin on the deadline date for applying. Applications received after the deadline may not be considered. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


For more information on our products and services, click here.




Irving Tissue, a division of Irving Consumer Products, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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