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General Laborer - $20.33/hr + $1500 in bonuses


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.

The International Paper Olympia Plant is recruiting to fill an hourly entry-level production position on the team. New hires are eligible to receive $1500 in signing and retention bonuses in the first year of employment while earning a starting wage of $20.33 per hour. Better yet, we pay wages based on job classification and entry-level machine helpers earn $22.65 per hour. We offer a competitive benefit package to include medical and dental, retirement plans, paid vacation and holidays and more!  Working with us is not just a job it is a career investment.

Successful candidates are motivated individuals who are capable of performing a variety of tasks in a flexible, fast-paced manufacturing environment.  A successful candidate is a worker who understands the needs of the business while maintaining a focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality and productivity. Prospective employees must be willing and able to work on any shift in a 24-hour operation in a non-climate controlled environment that requires the use of hearing and eye protection and safety shoes.  Some weekend and overtime work at the overtime rate is required. 

As a general laborer, you will assist machine operators in processing corrugated sheets according to written specifications/diagrams.  You will be responsible for assisting with routine machine set-ups, quality checks (including proper measurements) and identifying potential problems with the product.  Additionally, you will be responsible for administrative work such as tracking and reporting data related to production metrics.  These responsibilities are performed in a fast-paced environment that prioritizes safety and quality.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Move or lift heavy objects
  • Maintain production or work records
  • Examine products or work to verify conformance to specifications
  • Clean rooms or work areas
  • Adjust production equipment/machinery set-up
  • Clean equipment or machinery
  • Monitor production machinery/equipment operation to detect problems
  • Sort manufacturing materials or products
  • Load, unload or stack containers/materials and product
  • Other duties as assigned


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. 


Olympia, WA, US, 98503-1811

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jun 22, 2022

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