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Position Title:           Shipper


Pay Rate:                   $21.56/hr


Category/Shift:        Hourly Full-Time (2nd shift 1:00PM – 9:30PM, Monday – Friday)


Physical Location:   12851 Alondra Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650


The Job You Will Perform:

  • Perform advanced level material handling for material processing along with routine tasks such as sorting, deboxing, shredding, and receiving
  • Complete daily pre-start forklift maintenance inspection report (or VCR)
  • Load and unload trailers, rail cars and/or containers
  • Complete load sheet to accurately record the grades, bale count, loading start/stop times for finished goods on outbound shipments
  • Assist with basic material grading
  • Complete bill of lading sheet for shipments
  • 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 PMs for all certified mobile equipment regularly
  • Participate in weekly and monthly inventory and reporting
  • Schedule loads on 3rd party trucking
  • Attend and participate in Plant safety meetings
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment according to Plant housekeeping standards
  • Manage controllable costs through proper equipment, tool and consumable usage
  • Adhere to Plant policies and guidelines
  • Report any safety or maintenance concerns
  • 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
  • Other duties as assigned


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Ability to work any shift as needed
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. (if needed)
  • Ability to stand for extensive periods of time and stay physically active all day
  • Ability to multitask and pay close attention to detail and accuracy
  • Alertness, visual ability, and concern for quality
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to multi-task and work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to understand and communicate information  
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent teamwork, cooperation and problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing work demands
  • On-the-job success in safety, attendance & quality of work expected
  • Ability to complete the following training requirements:  Paper Grade Recognition Training, Lock-out, Tag out procedures
  • Ability to operate/monitor the following equipment: Forklift with multiple attachments, Front End Loader, Skid Steer, Hand Truck


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including Medical, Dental, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-term and Long-Term Disability, 401(k), Company-funded retirement contributions, Tuition Assistance, 3 weeks of Paid Vacation after a year (may take 1 weeks after 6 mos.) and 11 Paid Holidays per year, Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement), Student Loan Repayment Assistance,  and Voluntary Benefits including insurance for home, auto, vision and pets.


The Career You Will Build:

Leadership training, promotional opportunities


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the planet, 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. We have team members all around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These are our strengths. We are committed to creating a culture where all individuals are respected, valued, engaged and have an opportunity to do their best work every day. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly inclusive and 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 2022 were $21.2 billion. 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.  International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.
Norwalk  CA  90650

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Norwalk, CA, US, 90650

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jun 21, 2024

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