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General Labor

Date: Feb 14, 2021

Location: Scotia, NY, US, 12302

Company: International Paper

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.


Catches and stacks material off the back of the machines in the Plant. Performs hand assembly, hand gluing, folding or any other duties as assigned by supervision including working the Band Saw, Partition Slotter, Baler, and other various hand labor positions.



High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to walk and talk or hear.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


  • Reads job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.
  • Hand labor such as stripping, folding, counting, taping, gluing boxes.
  • Stacking and counting boxes as they come off the back of various pieces of equipment in the Plant.
  • Sweeping and cleaning work areas.
  • Observes machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine malfunction, communicates observations to Operators, Supervisors and/or maintenance personnel.
  • Measures work piece dimensions with calibrated tape measure to determine accuracy or machine operation.
  • Ability to recognize non-conforming material such as damaged or defective items.
  • Inspects completed work.
  • Sets the “Good” example for others to follow.
  • Safe and proper use of basic tools and equipment, for example: hand bander, pallet jack, and small hand tools.
  • Basic work area setup with Supervision.
  • Discards scrap or defective pieces of waste into scrap containers or the Baler.
  • Feeds scrap into the Baler if needed.
  • Understands and practices all Quality Operational Procedures, Work Instructions, and Job Safety Analysis applicable with Job Description.
  • Complete required paper and Computer work.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Albany