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Manufacturing Associate


Pay Rate: $16.56/hr



Sign on Bonus:       $500 after 30 days,

                       $500 after 6 months,

                                  $500 after 1 year


Shifts:  1st shift  7:00 am - 3:00 pm, Mon. - Fri.

             2nd shift  3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Mon. – Fri.

             3rd shift  11:00 pm – 7:00 am Sun. – Thu




Physical Location:  North Kansas City Sheet Plant

                                  1910 Warren St

                                  Kansas City, MO  64116



The Job You Will Perform:

Manufacturing Associate is responsible for the day-to-day safe operations throughout the plant.  The helper is used to assist as assigned through the facility, to include feeding and stacking at various machine centers and assisting with hand labor and housekeeping.  Understands basic principles of corrugated, flutes, corrugation direction, and can identify various substrates.  Assist operator in the set up and production on his/her machine.  Ensures the quality of the finished product produced at each machine center is carried out in the most efficient manner consistent with company quality and production requirements.


Must follow all safety rules and procedures; watch out for self and team member’s safety at all times.  Always follow lock out and tag out, MSK, and always use personal protective equipment (safety glasses, ear plugs, steel toed shoes & safety vest, others as required).  Must understand and carry out housekeeping standards.  Must demonstrate teamwork and resolve issues effectively and professionally.  Must be capable of running machine at safe speeds and top quality to meet customer needs. 



The Skills You Will Bring:

Demonstrated ability to detect, prevent, and resolve quality issues, involving the Operator or management for resolution of issues or confirming quality expectations as needed.  Must be able to read a standard tape measure, read and thoroughly understand job specifications, and follow written and oral directions.  Must be a self-starter, able to operate from directions or independently as needed.  Demonstrated ability to add and subtract all units of measure read and copy figures, and count and record figures.  A comprehension level is required to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in English in written or oral form and to deal with problems.  Constant standing, walking, and reaching at or below shoulder level; frequent twisting, bending, and lifting from the ground; repetitive lifting up to 35 pounds.  Must be willing and able to work daily and weekly overtime, including weekends, as business conditions require.  Must be willing to accept direction from the Operator to insure the most efficient operation possible.  All other duties as assigned.



The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

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


North Kansas City, MO, US, 64116

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Sep 8, 2022

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