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Material Handler 2


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


Job Description



Job Title


Material Handler 2

Reports to

Plant Superintendent

Job Purpose

To perform routine material handling for material processing in the facility


Umbrella responsibilities of all employees

  • Assist and support implementation of EHS initiatives and strategies to reduce risk including but not limited to the areas of: OSHA, ergonomics, injury / illness reduction, hazard communication, environmental, emergency preparedness, and general employee safety
  • Supports LIFE areas, Safety Leading Indicators and Global Program Elements
  • Ensures a clean and safe work environment
  • Adhering to Plant policies and guidelines
  • Working safely and looking out for the safety of those around them
  • Following Safe Reliable Methods (SRMs) or Job Safety Analysis (JSAs)
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment according to plant housekeeping standards
  • Attending and participating in Plant safety meetings.
  • Managing controllable costs through proper equipment, tool and consumable usage
  • Reporting any safety or maintenance concerns


Key Responsibilities

  • Complete daily pre-start forklift maintenance inspection report (or VCR)
  • Assist with sorting, deboxing and moving pallets/materials on the plant floor
  • Load and unload trailers
  • Complete load sheet to accurately record bale count, loading start/stop times for finished goods on outbound shipments
  • Complete and submit load sheet at completion of shipment
  • Follow proper trailer loading and unloading lock-out/tag-out procedure
  • Understand and follow load pattern according to trailer, railcar, bale size and weight variables
  • Assist with removing finished bales and storing in proper location
  • Complete daily weekly monthly PMs for all certified mobile equipment
  • Must be able to lift 25 – 30 lbs.
  • Other duties as assigned


Personal Protective Equipment

  • Gloves, approved safety glasses, ear plugs, safety vest, steel toed shoes, hard hat


Equipment Operated and Monitored

  • Forklift
  • Skid Steer
  • Hand truck


Tools used

  • N/A


Information collected and exchanged

  • Communicate to dispatch when trailers are completely loaded and/or unloaded including trailer number, door number
  • Communicate with floor lead – maintenance issues, downtime, production issues, unacceptable or non-conforming loads, poor bale quality, errors on supplier tickets versus actual receipts any other issues with material being handled


Training/Registration/License/Certification requirement

  • Forklift training (Must be signed off by Plant Superintendent or management personnel.)


The above job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. The employee is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the Plant.


Revised: 7/22/2020









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.
Kent  WA  98032


Kent, WA, US, 98032

Category:  Supply & Logistics
Date:  Sep 3, 2022

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