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Production Operator


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, Ilim Group, the country's largest integrated manufacturer of pulp and paper. Additional information can be found by visiting


International Paper, Rome Mill, a major pulp and paper producer is seeking its next generation of top operators.  We offer rewarding careers which start off as entry level


Production operators start at a probationary rate of $18.56/hr. then increase based on position assigned. Successful operators will have the opportunity to quickly gain new skills and promote into advanced positions. Average annual earning potential within the first year is $50,000+, with top operators earning an average of $90,000+ annually.


Applicants may be considered for openings in any of our operations departments. 

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What's next after I apply? Qualified applicants will be sent an assessment via email which can be completed on a mobile device. Applicants who pass testing will be scheduled for an on site interview. Successful candidates are anticipated to start July 2022. 


Qualified applicants should apply on-line at

Applications will not be accepted on site



  • Minimum High School Degree, GED or equivalent work experience is required
  • Personal accountability for working safely
  • Ability to effectively troubleshoot and resolve issues as they arise
  • Basic mechanical ability
  • Demonstrate integrity and operate ethically
  • Flexibility in regard to scheduling (weekends, overtime, rotating shifts)
  • Drive for success and advancement within the company
  • Aptitude to learn new skills and seek further work opportunities
  • Wear and maintain all safety equipment properly
  • Submit to periodic drug screens as a condition of employment
  • Operate or work in industrial conditions (may be warm/hot, dusty/dirty, around hazardous chemicals, noise, heavy machinery or elevated working surfaces) with proper safety training and safety protection



All jobs will work a rotating 12 hour DuPont shift schedule. Every 28-day cycle will be as follows: 

  • 4 Night Shifts --- 3 days off
  • 3 Day Shifts --- 1 day off
  • 3 Night Shift --- 3 days off
  • 4 Day Shifts --- 7 days off


Day Shift= 6:15am-6:15pm

Night Shift=6:15pm-6:15am


Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.  Employees will be required to work holidays, overtime and weekends on a regular basis with last minute notification. May be required to change shifts and work off days if necessary.



International Paper offers a very attractive and competitive benefit package including, but not limited to: 

  • Paid Vacation
  • On the job training and advancement opportunities 
  • Health care coverage plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401K - Company will match 50% on the first 6% of earnings
  • Company defined pension plan - $57.00 per month/per year of service




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.
Rome  GA  30165


Rome, GA, US, 30165

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jun 18, 2022

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