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Manufacturing Associate 21.98 per hour


What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.


International Paper Company (, a leader in the industrial packaging industry, is looking to fill full-time production positions in its Fort Wayne Container facility.  We are looking for motivated individuals who are capable of performing a multitude of functions in a flexible, fast-paced production environment. Our workplace requires individuals who understand the needs of the business while maintaining a focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality and productivity.

As a production employee, you will be expected to effectively assist in running corrugating or finishing machines to achieve plant goals, including working safely and maintaining/improving productivity according to established methods and goals.




  • Production machine setup
  • Reading factory orders
  • Utilizing basic shop math  and accurately reading tape measures, gauges, and other test equipment
  • Consistent quality and count Inspection of product
  • Accurately completing quality and administrative documents to ensure specific directions are followed
  • Securing raw materials
  • Participating in crew meetings, reducing waste, actively participating in team problem solving processes, and maintaining quality standards
  • Physical abilities require moving up to 50 lbs, pushing stacks of corrugated sheets and standing for 8 hours. Overtime hours are required.
  • Must be able to lift/mount print plates, cutting dies and ink buckets weighing up to approximately 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to safely use wrenches for setting pull collars and slotting/scoring heads.
  • Must be able to accurately read a tape measure.
  • Constant standing, walking and reaching at or below shoulder level, frequent twisting, bending and lifting from the ground, repetitive lifting up to 20-50 pounds.
    Minimum qualifications for consideration are two years industrial manufacturing experience in a fast paced environment, with at least one year with the same employer. Highly-qualified candidates would possess manufacturing experience in the corrugated/converting industry. High School diploma or GED is required. Applicants must be willing to work a five-day work week, as well as daily and weekend overtime. We operate three shifts – applicants must be willing to work any shift. Shift preference is determined by seniority.
    Prior to initiating employment, all candidates considered for employment will be required to participate in an extensive testing process, structured panel interview, background check, physical and drug testing.
    Compensation includes a starting wage of $21.98 per/hour for the probationary period.  We also offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, and a 401(k) plan. This is a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry.


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. 

Fort Wayne IN 46809 



Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Aug 11, 2022

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