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Site Manager


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 is recruiting for a Site Manager (PL18) to lead our Olympia, WA plant operations. Reporting to the Complex General Manager, the Site Manager is accountable for overseeing plant performance as it relates to safety, financial performance, machine performance and related performance in quality and waste, quality, and process reliability, while developing employees and building effective teams.



  • Committed to a safe work environment and ensures that all IP safety and health reliable methods and federal and state OSHA requirements are in place and followed. 
  • Coordinates site efforts through Complex General Manager, other complex facilities to achieve quality targets, volume expectations, and delivery requirements. 
  • Works with Complex General Manager to develop and implement short- and long-term plans to become a low-cost producer and preferred supplier for customers.  
  • Manages direct reports in customer service, production, quality, shipping, scheduling and maintenance departments.  
  • Develops and maintains an effective team and organizational structure, through personal involvement, to maximize performance and drive superior customer and employee satisfaction. 
  • Manages plant assets and aligns with strategic plans.  



    • High School Diploma or Equivalent required, Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field strongly preferred
    • Minimum 6 years’ experience in manufacturing, corrugated packaging experience strongly preferred.
    • Safety Leadership
    • Labor Relations experience preferred
    • Proven in-depth manufacturing knowledge including manufacturing processes and corrugating and converting equipment.



  • Action oriented
  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Command skills
  • Directing others and Motivating others
  • Drive for results
  • Problem solving
  • Process management
  • Building effective teams
  • Business Acumen


International Paper offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, vacation as well as a 401(k) plan and retirement savings account.   This is a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry.


International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans


Olympia, WA, US, 98503-1811

Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  Sep 15, 2022

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