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There is an opening at the Grande Prairie GCF facility for a Maintenance Leader. This posting is within the maintenance department specifically responsible for the leadership of the E&I team onsite. The successful candidate will report to the Maintenance Business Unit Manager.


This is a full-time salary position.  The schedule includes Monday to Friday day shift as well as the requirement to be available for after-hours consultation/reporting to the mill and weekend coverage to support a manufacturing facility operating 24 hours per day.


  • Ensure that safety requirements are known and champion the creation of a culture that supports employees and contractors being able to conduct their activities safely
  • Learn and become a technical resource for the unit operations and equipment within the mill.
  • Lead the creation and execution of engagement activities for the employees that are assigned to an area
  • Consistently apply policies for scheduling and pay
  • Ensure that safety and environment practices as well as operating and maintenance procedures are up-to-date, followed and improved
  • Perform leadership functions in the Manufacturing Work System processes
  • Identify and support the development as well as the implementation of opportunities to improve: safety; cost and reliability in order to meet the Corporation’s expectations of year-over-year improvements
  • Partner with the Operating and Maintenance Department Leaders to engage a team capable of delivering the expected area performance
  • Develop a network of resources within IP that can be called upon to troubleshoot, resolve and improve area performance.


The successful candidate will have a…

  • Post-secondary degree in Engineering, Wood Products, Forestry or significant experience operating/maintaining/leading unit operations of similar complexity
  • Journeyman in the E&I trade
  • Track record of motivating others and working across boundaries to achieve challenging goals
  • Drive to lead, troubleshoot, solve problems and optimize performance.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a leadership role


  • Planning and Coordinating Maintenance Outages
  • Priority Setting
  • Conflict Management
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Problem Solving
  • Meeting Budgets
  • Proficiency using computer software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SAP)

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International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.