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Shipping New Hire - Starting rate $20/hour plus sign-on & retention bonuses - Fox Valley (Aurora)


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 2nd and 3rd shift positions available for Shipping Entry Level employees at our Fox Valley Box manufacturing facility in Aurora. This facility manufactures corrugated boxes for local and national customers. The rate of pay is $20.00/hr. + shift differential for all new entry-level employees


In January 2022, we will be moving to a 24/7 manufacturing operation offering seven (7) days off over a fourteen (14) day pay period, with full time pay and great benefits. You will enjoy a pre-determined schedule with no mandatory overtime, and every other weekend will be a three-day weekend. Voluntary overtime will be available for those who want it. Additionally, we are offering $2,000+ in sign-on and retention bonuses for new employees!


Candidates must be willing to work 3 weekend days/month and overtime as required until our 24/7 schedule goes into effect in January 2022.


The Shipper Loader is responsible to operate lift trucks in a safe and effective manner.  As part of your responsibilities, you will learn which line to send product through and possess the knowledge of strapping patterns.  You will assure loads are strapped with proper dunnage according to instructions, and any other customer-specific requests.  While performing the strapping operation, it is essential to load strapping onto machine, clean heads, know strap patterns, number of straps per unit, monitor loads for any box problems, and notify supervisor of any problems. 

 Lift truck operators are required to sweep trailers and floor areas, complete a daily safety check list, change propane tanks, check the fluids and air filters on their lift truck, monitor the take off line following strapping processes and load material onto designated trucks (requiring record of load tallies).  You will transport product from the take-off line to appropriate areas of the warehouse. 

 It is also essential to load warehoused product from the warehouse to the loading dock, as well as to receive product from incoming trucks, sign for the receipt of it, and transport to different departments.  Proper paperwork must always be turned in to the shipping office. 

The Shipper Loaders rotate amongst the strapper position, take-off line lift truck, and floor driver lift truck operation procedures. 



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. 


Aurora, IL, US, 60502-9419

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Sep 7, 2021

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