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Production Associate


Position Title: 

Production Associate


Pay Rate:

Starting at $19.99 per hr.  After successful completion of training on a specific job, employees will be paid $21.86 to $25.00 per hr.  Rate of pay is based on the job they perform.  



Hourly Full-Time (Monday-Friday, OT and Saturdays as needed)

2nd Shift & 3rd Shift

Exact shift placement will depend on the plants current need.  Training will begin on 1st shift for approximately 2 to 5 weeks before moving to 2nd or 3rd shift.  Must be available on all three shifts if needed to cover overtime.


Physical Location:

Rockford Container Facility

2100 23rd Avenue

Rockford, IL  61104

(815) 398-2100


The Job You Will Perform:

  • Follow safety policies and procedures
  • Running and maintaining machines in a safe manner
  • Reading factory orders
  • Utilize basic shop math such as accurately reading tape measures, gauges, and other test equipment
  • Consistent quality and count inspection of a product
  • Ability to practice great factory housekeeping
  • Ability to work overtime as needed


Requirements For The Position:

  • Stable work history
  • Good attendance record
  • Positive attitude
  • Desire to produce quality work as part of a team

The hiring process for successful candidates includes a pre-employment test, interview, background check and health/drug screen.


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement plans:  Pension and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Many Additional Added Benefits – such as Vision
  • Life & Disability Insurance


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. In Russia, we have a 50/50 joint venture, llim Group, the country's largest integrated manufacturer of pulp and paper. 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. 


Rockford, IL, US, 61104

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jun 9, 2023

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