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Manufacturing Associate


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 are looking for motivated individuals who have minimal experience and an interest in growing their career with a world class manufacturing company.  This position is intended to expand an individual’s knowledge and skills through a variety of hands on manufacturing and general business experiences and develop future leaders for the company.  


Specific responsibilities include:

·         Develop knowledge of key manufacturing metrics/systems and their impacts on the business

·         Leading special projects and development of solutions related to safety and time reduction

·         Lead teams of manufacturing personnel as appropriate

·         Work with supervisors and operating teams to ensure continuous improvement through manufacturing reliability tools; Facilitate task teams to address performance gaps at facility

·         Ensure compliance with all company safety policies and procedures and continue to develop and improve safety systems to include ownership, communication, training, recognition, safety audits and behavioral based safety practices.

·         Support the management of internal auditing processes.

·         Monitor Tracking Incidents and Credits System status and reporting.

·         Support and implementation of standard division systems and tools to accomplish operating objectives.

·         Assist in plant operations, troubleshooting, process improvement, and equipment upgrades to achieve facility objectives

·         Other duties as assigned

As an early career entry-level program, the successful candidate will begin with appropriate experiences, assignments and projects.  Upon successful integration with the company and understanding of the industry and business segment, the Management Associate will be expected to take on more complex projects in support of the business.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree. Successful candidates will have process management skills, a drive for results, command skills, ability to manage multiple priorities, leadership skills, communication skills, computer skills and the ability to work in a team environment. Candidate’s ability to relocate is essential and translates to increased opportunities for selection and advancement.

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


Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

Category:  Supply & Logistics
Date:  Sep 23, 2022

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