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Converting Utility


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Position Title:                          Pay Rate

Converting Utility                      $17.69/hr    


Sign on Bonus:                                                                                      Retention Bonus:

$500 after 30  days,                  $500 after 1 year

$500 after 6  months,                Additional lump sum after 2 years.



Hourly Full-Time (2nd or 3rd Shift – Monday-Friday & some Saturdays) must be able to work any shift


Physical Location:

El Paso Container 9301 Billy The Kid El Paso, TX  79907 915-860-4122


The Job You Will Perform:

0.1       Converting Utility set up, run, and clean up the printing converting equipment.

0.2       Converting Utility report to the converting shift supervisor for the shift to which they are assigned.  Converting Utility also follow the direction of the press operator of the crew to which they are  assigned.

1.0       Primary press helper duties / responsibilities include:

1.1       -  following all safety rules and practices;

1.2       -  learning customer requirements and specifications by reading factory work orders, print cards, and design specifications;

1.3       -  coordinating activities with other machine crew members to efficiently set up and run orders;

1.4       -  maintaining quality and production standards as required by the company;

1.5       -  performing set up functions as directed by the operator; such as removing and attaching cutting dies, zeroing and opening / closing the machine, raising, autosetting, and lowering the prefeeder, setting the stacker and counter-ejector portions of the machine, recovering ink and washing ink filters, installing inks, cleaning, setting, and adjusting the glue application system, and completing paperwork, while continuously balancing work with the operator;

1.6       -  continually monitoring the quality and quantity of production;

1.7       -  using available time to prepare for set ups and runs by obtaining protection sheets, obtaining and a siding tooling, ink, and other supplies, and tearing apart pallet cards;

1.8       -  performing assigned clean up functions, such as blowing down the machine, wiping off shafts, cleaning ink systems, vacuuming and sweeping the machine area, and picking up and a siding miscellaneous scrap;

1.9       -  performing minor cutting die repairs;

1.10      -  performing quality inspections and tests, and recording findings;

1.11      -  learning press operator duties and responsibilities;

1.12      -  following prescribed practices in all circumstances; and

1.13      -  performing other duties as assigned by supervision.

2.0       The qualifications for Converting Utility are the ability to perform the duties / responsibilities of the job with or without accommodation; the ability to read, write, and speak English; the ability to accurately read a measuring tape and ruler; the ability to use basic shop math; the ability to learn; and the ability to follow instructions, ask questions, and work effectively as a member of a team.


2.1       Converting supervisors evaluate converting utility qualifications.


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • Counting and stacking finished product
  • Reading factory orders


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, pension, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • 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.

The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. We have team members all around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These are our strengths. We are committed to creating a culture where all individuals are respected, valued, engaged and have an opportunity to do their best work every day. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly inclusive and diverse culture.

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. Additional information can be found by visiting

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. 


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.  International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.
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EL PASO, TX, US, 79907

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Apr 24, 2024

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