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Receiver 1


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


Job Description



Job Title


Receiver 1

Reports to

Plant Superintendent

Job Purpose

To receive, grade and distribute material to the proper processing area that allows for maximum upgrade potential while ensuring accuracy of customer receipts.


Umbrella responsibilities of all employees

  • Assist and support implementation of EHS initiatives and strategies to reduce risk including but not limited to the areas of: OSHA, ergonomics, injury / illness reduction, hazard communication, environmental, emergency preparedness, and general employee safety
  • Supports LIFE areas, Safety Leading Indicators and Global Program Elements
  • Ensures a clean and safe work environment
  • Adhering to Plant policies and guidelines
  • Working safely and looking out for the safety of those around them
  • Following Safe Reliable Methods (SRMs) or Job Safety Analysis (JSAs)
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment according to plant housekeeping standards
  • Attending and participating in Plant safety meetings.
  • Managing controllable costs through proper equipment, tool and consumable usage
  • Reporting any safety or maintenance concerns


Key Responsibilities

  • Complete pre-start forklift maintenance inspection report (or VCR)
  • Complete daily production sheet accurately recording tons received for sort line and shredder
  • Record and input into MRS (Material Receiving System) weights, bin count and bin sizes for each customer
  • Complete daily customer receiving log (bin counts, tote counts by customer).
  • Forward daily customer receiving log to Operations Specialist for daily entry matching/reconciling
  • Pushing shredded material from shedder baler into bunker.
  • Dump non-sort material into bunkers
  • Inspect/tag equipment (bins, totes or other containers) for:
    • Damage
    • Maintenance needs
    • Proper company logo
    • Identification/specification labels
  • Validate data accuracy before end of shift by matching driver customer receipts with MRS entry receipts
  • Ensure that driver has provided accurate customer name and address information on all equipment received, if this information is not present report the issue to dispatch for correction
  • Assist with the training of sorting personnel with respect to grade training.
  • Complete daily, weekly and monthly PMs for Shredder, floor scale and also complete debris cleaning.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Personal Protective Equipment

  • Gloves, approved safety glasses, ear plugs, safety vest, hard hat, steel toed shoes 


Equipment Operated and Monitored

  • Shredder and secured fence around shred area
  • Floor scale
  • Computer
  • Containers are monitored in the event they may need to be repaired or cleaned before sending back


Tools used

  • Fork lift
  • Electric Pallet Jack
  • Yard Dog


Information collected and exchanged

  • Communicate with dispatch when trucks arrive/leave
  • Communicate with floor lead – maintenance issues, downtime, production issues
  • Communicate with Supply Representative on any issues with supplier contamination, change of material type received or MRS grade family discrepancies


Training/Registration/License/Certification requirement

  • Paper grade training
  • Shredder safe operating procedures, Lock out, Tag out procedures
  • Computer operation including MRS software knowledge
  • PM process for Shredder
  • Floor scale cleaning process
  • PIT certification


The above job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. The employee is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the Plant.


Revised: 7/22/20



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.
Des Moines  IA  50316


Des Moines, IA, US, 50316 STATE WIDE, IA, US, #

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jun 26, 2022

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