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General Worker


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:

General Worker


Pay Rate:

($17.22 up to $20.43/hr.)


Sign on Bonus $1000:

$500 after 30 days

$500 after 6 months



Hourly Full-Time (Monday-Friday) Must be available for all shifts.

1st shift  7:00 AM- 3:00 PM

2nd shift  3:00 PM- 11:00 PM

3rd shift  11:00 PM- 7:00 AM


Physical Location:

Jackson Box Plant

211 Carrier Blvd.

Richland, MS 39218




The Job You Will Perform:

  • following all safety rules and practices;
  • learning customer requirements and specifications by reading factory work orders, print cards, and design specifications;
  • coordinating activities with other machine crew members to efficiently set up and run orders;
  • maintaining quality and production standards as required by the company;
  • performing set up functions as directed by the operator; such as removing and attaching cutting dies, zeroing and opening / closing the machine, raising, auto setting, and lowering the prefeeder, setting the stacker and counter-ejector portions of the machine, recovering ink and washing ink filters, installing inks, cleaning, setting, and adjusting the glue application system, and completing paperwork, while continuously balancing work with the operator;
  • ability to examine products or work to verify conformance to specifications;
  • using available time to prepare for set ups and runs by obtaining protection sheets, obtaining and assigning tooling, ink, and other supplies, and tearing apart pallet cards;
  • performing assigned clean up functions, such as blowing down the machine, wiping off shafts, cleaning ink systems, vacuuming and sweeping the machine area, and picking up and assigning miscellaneous scraps;
  • performing minor cutting die repairs;
  • performing quality inspections and tests, and recording findings;
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • performing other duties as assigned by supervision.


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • experience working in a manufacturing environment a plus.
  • must be able to read a standard tape measure and read and understand job specification cards. 
  • Demonstrated ability to add and subtract all units of measurement, read and copy figures and count and record figures. 


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, pension, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance


The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, 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. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly 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 2021 were $19.4 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.
Richland  MS  39218

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Richland, MS, US, 39218

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  May 11, 2024

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