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FFG/Diecutter Helper - $18.79/HR $1,000 sign on bonus


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.


We are currently seeking hourly production workers who have the abilities and aptitude to progress to the top job in each department line of progression. Starting pay is $18.79 per hour and we are offering a signing bonus of $1,000. This position is in the CONVERTING DEPARTMENT at our Container Plant located in HOUSTON, MS.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Required to learn and perform the following functions. Other duties may be assigned

  • Set up the machine according to machine specific procedures.
  • Make necessary adjustments during  set up and run to insure quality work
  • Monitors quality throughout the production run,
  • Completes the box Quality check required on each order.
  • Follow all Lock out and Try procedures.
  • Enters production data into computer.
  • Keep machine from jam ups.
  • Report significant and major mechanical failure to department supervisor immediately.
  • Machinery can run up to speeds of 360 pieces per minute
  •  Works in close proximity to electrical, hydraulic and mechanical energy sources.
  • Ensures correct unit configuration per customer requirements.
  • Clean up housekeeping procedures.
  • Work rotating shifts and or  3rd shift
  • Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • Ability to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to read a tape measure
  • Specific responsibilities include counting and stacking finished product, reading factory orders, accurately reading tape measures, gauges and other test equipment, utilizing basic shop math, inspecting, accurately completing quality and administrative documents and following directions. You will also be assigned to 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 shredding miscellaneous scrap.
  • High school diploma or state registered GED preferred


International Paper offers a very attractive and competitive benefit package including, but not limited to, health care coverage, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, 401K company match, Pension, holiday pay and paid vacation.


Required Qualifications:

Applicants must be able to work in a team environment and must be available to work rotating shifts weekends, and overtime. Industrial/ Manufacturing or other labor work experience is preferred.  Qualified candidates must successfully complete pre-employment screenings including an assessment test, background investigation, drug screen, reference checks, employment and education verifications, and the requirements of the Immigration Reform Act.

Phone calls will not be taken and only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email as that is how we will communicate with you regarding testing and interviews. 


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. 

Houston MS 38851 


HOUSTON, MS, US, 38851

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Oct 15, 2021

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