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Experienced Digester Operator


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. Additional information can be found by visiting


International Paper, a major pulp and paper producer, is seeking its next generation of top Pulping Technicians (Digester, Screening, O2, Bleach Plant, Chemical Generator, or Tank Farm).  Our Flint River Mill is looking to bring on hourly production workers to work full time in a High Performance Work System (HPWS).  Technologically advanced operations, leading edge training, outstanding benefits and employment with a community leader awaits you.  Rate of pay will be based upon experience level.



•Minimum high school graduate, GED or equivalent work experience.

Five years’ experience or more in: Digester or Screening; preferably in the Pulp and Paper industry

Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, work effectively as a member of a team, drive for results, analyze complex problems and situational leadership.

•Safety leadership and demonstrated knowledge of industrial safety processes (lock outs, line breaks, confined space, etc.) preferred .


•Must be:

◦At least 18 years of age

◦Eligible for employment in the U.S.

•Must be willing to meet the following requirements:

◦Undergo a drug screen for illicit use of drugs as a condition of employment

◦Submit to periodic drug screens as a condition of employment

◦Work any shift and/or a rotating shift schedule

◦Work overtime on a regular basis and with last minute notification

◦Work holidays and/or weekends on a regular basis

◦Wear required safety equipment (SCBA required)

◦ Meet OSHA guidelines Respiratory Protection (SCBA)”

◦Operate or work in industrial conditions: warm/hot, dusty/dirty, around hazardous chemicals, noise, heavy machinery or elevated working surfaces (with proper safety training and safety protection)



•Family medical and dental, life insurance, short-term disability, paid holidays and vacation time, retirement and 401k savings plan. 

Starting rate > $30/hour depending upon experience, typical average wages greater than $85K/year.


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.
Oglethorpe  GA  310688425

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Oglethorpe, GA, US, 31068-8425

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Sep 18, 2023

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