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First Line Leader


What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer challenging assignments and total rewards in countries around the world. When we say infinite possibilities, we mean it. Apply now and join a community that improves people’s lives, the planet and our company’s performance by transforming renewable resources into products people depend on every day.


Position Title: 

First Line Leader


Pay Rate:

$81,700 - $122,000

Multiple factors, including Individual experience, skills and abilities will determine where an employee is ultimately placed in the pay range.


PL Range:




Salaried Full-Time Exempt/12 HR Rotating Shift


Physical Location:

Pine Hill Mill (Pine Hill, AL)


The Job You Will Perform (including but not limited to):

  • Hold daily safety tailgate meetings with the crew.
  • Facilitate monthly safety and departmental required training.
  • Complete end-of-shift report on a daily basis.
  • Ensure that crew members complete checklists and basic care rounds.
  • Ensure that crew members are using Safe Work Observations and Pre-Job Safety Analyses as tools to recognize and address risks.
  • Ensure that each crew member is accountable for housekeeping in their area on a daily basis.
  • Promote teamwork and assist department employees in obtaining needed resources. 
  • Serve as a communication link between management and the crews.
  • Be able to work effectively with department managers and employees. 
  • Must be willing to confront individuals and utilize good problem-solving skills in resolving issues related to working safely or following safety procedures. 
  • Must be able to effectively present information to groups of employees.
  • Participate in incident investigations and apply appropriate Company standards to address identified issues.
  • Effectively manage available resources on a daily basis through efficient planning and scheduling activities
  • Continually assess the training needs of crew members in order to provide learning opportunities
  • Manage overtime at or less than the mill goal
  • Work with maintenance crews to maintain optimum operating conditions and working relations.


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • Five (5) years of supervision experience in a manufacturing facility or an engineering degree preferred
  • Willingness to work rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays as per schedule
  • Experience in a paper manufacturing area is strongly preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft and SAP Applications
  • Active learner and ability to develop direct reports
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented team player


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, Paid Time Off, 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:

Promotional opportunities within a global company

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.
Pine Hill  AL  36769

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Pine Hill, AL, US, 36769

Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  Jun 2, 2024

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