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Production Worker (Salem, OR)


International Paper Company, a leader in the industrial packaging industry, is seeking applicants for full-time Finishing Support Operator(s) in its Salem, OR Corrugated Packaging Facility.The starting wage for entry-level Production Workers is $21.50/hour.


Key Functions:


The Finishing Support position is an entry level position. Team members with this classification report to the production supervisor. The production supervisor will assign Finishing Support team members to work a variety of positions throughout the facility. Finishing Support team members will primarily be assigned to work in the Cassette department. This individual must be a self-motivated team player.



Specific Duties:

  • Follows all plant and machine safety procedures.

  • Comply with this facility’s environmental policy and environmental management system.

  • Is trained and licensed to operate lift trucks.

  • Trained to operate the Shredder and Baler.

  • Trained to operate the Strapper/Wrapper


Cassette Packer Duties:

  • Follows all plant and machine safety procedures.

  • Understands all aspects of the Cassette operations.

  • Ensures proper bag and corrugated are used.

  • Set up machine.

  • Operates machine to standard or above.

  • Performs product quality inspections throughout the manufacturing process.

  • Able to identify and quickly correct and or segregate quality defects.

  • Properly labels/stamps cassettes.

  • Accurately completes production work orders.

  • Operate lift truck to stage materials as needed (pallets, bags, corrugated, etc.)

  • Performs preventative maintenance on the machine and completes supporting documents.

  • Cleans and organizes machine and work area to maintain a safe work environment.

  • Performs other duties as specified by supervisor



The starting wage for entry-level Production Workers is $21.50/hour, with the potential for substantial increases after 90 days based on the position you are permanently assigned to. A shift differential is provided to 2nd and 3rd shift workers. Your compensation also includes an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, paid vacation as and 401(k) and retirement savings plans.



To be considered for the role, you must apply online at www.internationalpaper.comNOTE: In your online application, in the field for Profile Visibility, please make sure to select “Any company recruiter worldwide”.


Successful candidates will complete an application, pass a pre-employment test, interview, drug screen and background check. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


All applicants must apply online at


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. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled. EOE/MFDV


Salem, OR, US, 97302

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  May 23, 2023

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