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General Laborer


Pay Rate:

$18.68 / Hr. 



Hourly / Full-Time

Monday – Friday 

3:00pm – 1:00am


Physical Location:

Statesville Box

930 Meacham Rd.

Statesville, NC  28677



The Job You Will Perform:

Counting and stacking finished product

Reading factory orders

Accurately reading gauges and other test equipment

Utilizing basic shop math, including reading a tape measure

Requires accurately completing quality and administrative documents and following directions

This person will also be assigned to clean-up functions such as blowing down the machine, wiping off shafts, cleaning ink systems, vacuuming and sweeping the machine area, as well as picking up and shredding scrap.

Requires bending, stooping, twisting, pushing and pulling, and light lifting (up to 25 lbs.) but not to exceed 50 lbs.


The Skills You Will Bring:

Counting and stacking finished product

Ensuring Quality and Safety

Being punctual and ready to work for scheduled shifts

Ability and desire to work safely and follow safety procedures, including the use of proper personal protective equipment as required

Ability to read a standard tape measure

Ability to add and subtract all units of measure, read, copy, count and record figures

Ability to read factory orders

Ability to stand, walk and reach at or below shoulder level with frequent twisting, bending and lifting from the ground; repetitive lifting

Ability to work daily and Saturday overtime as business conditions require

 Ability to follow instructions, ask questions, and work effectively as a member of a team.

Must be at least 18 years of age

Willingness to work 2nd 


Applicant must successfully complete pre-employment health assessment, drug screen, and background check


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

Opportunity to advance


The Career You Will Build:

Leadership training

Promotional opportunities

Lifelong skill building


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, Ilim 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.

Nearest Major Market: Hickory, NC

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Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  May 3, 2024

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