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The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. In Russia, we have a 50/50 joint venture, Ilim Group, the country's largest integrated manufacturer of pulp and paper. Additional information can be found by visiting

Position Title

New Hire 


Pay Rate:




Hourly Full-Time 2nd or 3rd with some Saturdays


The Job You Will Perform:

  • Set up the machine according to machine specific procedures.
  • Make necessary adjustments during set up and run to ensure quality work
  • Successful candidates will be required to learn the duties of assistant and/or machine operator and be prepared to promote to the next position level when a vacancy becomes available
  • Monitor quality throughout the production run
  • Complete the box Quality check required on each order
  • Follow all Lock out and Try procedures
  • Enter production data into computer
  • Keep machine from jam ups
  • Counting and stacking finished product
  • Report significant and major mechanical failure to department supervisor immediately.
  • Work at a fast pace. Machinery can run up to speeds of 360 pieces per minute
  • Work in close proximity to electrical, hydraulic and mechanical energy sources.
  • Ensure correct unit configuration per customer requirements.
  • Clean up housekeeping procedures such as blowing down the machine, wiping off shafts, cleaning ink systems, vacuuming and sweeping the machine area, and picking up and shredding miscellaneous scrap.
  • Work overtime and weekends as required
  • Interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and procedure manuals, etc.
  • Read a tape measure up to 1/16
  • High school diploma or state registered GED preferred


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • Counting and stacking finished product
  • Reading factory orders
  • Attention to detail and quality


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, pension, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Life & Disability Insurance


The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP

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.

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Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jun 5, 2024

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