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Machine Helper


Position Title: Machine Helper

Pay Rate: $17.99  

Category/Shift: Hourly Full Time - Shift Times; 7am-3pm (first).  3pm-11pm (second) 11pm – 7am (third). Some weekends are mandatory.

Physical Location:

5115 Pinetree St. Forest Park, Ga. 30297                  Phone: 404-366-9118


The Job You Will Perform: 

  • Production machine setup
  • Reading factory orders
  • Accurately reading tape measures, gauges, and other test equipment
  • Utilizing basic shop math, inspecting, counting and stacking product, accurately completing quality and administrative documents, and following directions
  • Machine Helpers are expected to effectively assist in running corrugating or finishing machines to achieve plant goals, including working safely, maintaining/improving productivity according to established methods and goals
  • Securing raw materials
  • Participating in crew meetings, reducing waste, actively participating in team problem solving processes, and maintaining quality standards.
  • Applicants must be willing to work alternate shifts, weekends, and daily overtime as required.
  • NOTE:  Machine Helper is a full-time entry level position for new manufacturing associates.


The Skills You Bring Must Include:   

  • High school diploma (or GED) is required.
  • Must pass all required prescreening testing
  • The ability to perform the duties / responsibilities of the job with or without accommodations
  • One to two year’ experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment is required. Experience in the corrugated or converting industry is preferred, but not required.
  • The ability to learn; and the ability to follow instructions, ask questions, and work effectively as a member of a team.

The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including vacation and holidays
  • Retirement and 401K Matching Program
  • Medical and Dental
  • Education and Development
  • Life and Disability Insurance

The Career You Will Build:

  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Leadership Training


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. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly 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. 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

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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Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  May 11, 2024

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