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Irving Tissue
21002056 Requisition #


 Fort Edward, NY


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 Fort Edward, NY, Toronto, Ontario, and Dieppe, New Brunswick.

We are looking for Electrical Technicians with a "Can Do" attitude, who are passionate about achieving results and driving improvement.


  • Education Required: Associates Degree or Certification in Electrical or Journeyman Status
  • Years of Experience: 1 year experience, preferred  Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Statistics
  • Must be able to work at heights and in a dusty/hot environment
  • Must understand electrical safety practices and procedures
  • Excellent team and communication skills
  • Safety-conscious, quality-conscious, and self-managing
  • Organizing and problem solving skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn and grow
  • Results-oriented; accept accountability for self and team
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple changing priorities
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment is a plus
  • Excellent attendance and safety records
  • Solid work history
  • Familiarity with computers and system interface software
  • Must possess knowledge & experience in:
    • Electrical power distribution
    • PLC's
    • AC & DC drives (stand alone and distributed)
    • DCS – distributed control systems
    • Motion control systems
    • Motor control systems
    • Industrial instrumentation (not mandatory but a plus)
    • Control and communications networks
    • Hydraulic and pneumatic control systems
    • Robotics (not mandatory, but a plus)

Candidates will be evaluated for their math skills, reading comprehension, attitudes, behaviors, mechanical comprehension, and electrical knowledge and skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshooting and repair of state-of-the-art papermaking and packaging equipment including high speed servo drives and robotics

What We Offer:

  • Pay range is $27.91/hr to $32.12/hr, depending on experience, qualifications, and professional certifications
  • 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.  While seniority does play a role in movement up the Lines of Progression, most employees who wish to achieve the higher levels are only limited by their own desire to progress and willingness to learn.  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:

Please apply online . 

We appreciate your interest in our company, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

To learn more about 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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