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Entry Manufacturing Laborer


What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer challenging assignments and total rewards in countries around the world. When we say infinite possibilities, we mean it. Apply now and join a community that improves people’s lives, the planet and our company’s performance by transforming renewable resources into products people depend on every day.


Position Title: 

Operations Helper Associate (Entry Level)


Pay Rate:

$16.40/hr. + (Shift differential for 2nd Shift)


Sign on Bonus:     

$500 after Probationary Period

$500 after 6 months


Retention Bonus:

$500 after 1 year

Additional lump sum after 2 years 



Hourly Full-Time (2 pm -11 pm Monday-Friday) frequent overtime on Saturdays - required 


Physical Location:

2400 Shamrock Avenue

Fort Worth, TX  76107



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The Job You Will Perform:

  • Operator must wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Proficient use of reading tape measure and safe use of utility knife
  • Count and stack finished product
  • Read factory orders
  • Safely lift/move up to 75 pounds during regular work shift
  • Accurately read gauges and other test equipment
  • Utilize basic shop math, inspecting skills
  • Accurately complete quality and administrative documents and follow directions
  • This person will also be assigned clean-up functions such as blowing down the machine, wiping off shafts, cleaning ink systems, vacuuming and sweeping the machine area, as well as picking up and shredding scrap materials


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • Plant manufacturing experience preferred
  • Corrugated industry experience preferred
  • High school diploma / GED preferred
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to read a tape measure and ruler
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Stable work history
  • Flexible to work as needed – overtime and/or Second shift.
  • Mechanical aptitude a plus and ability to safely operate industrial equipment
  • Drug screen, health assessment, background and reference check
  • Must be self-driven


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Holidays and Vacation
  • Retirement, pension, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education Training & 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 will 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. 



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.
Ft. Worth  TX  76107



Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Nov 26, 2022

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