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Quality Technician



What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.


Quality Technician


As an essential business, International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a Fortune 500 company and global leader in the packaging and paper industries. International Paper’s SpaceKraft business produces liquid bulk packaging solutions, specifically flexible packaging (liners), corrugated packaging, and injection molding.



We currently have an opening for a Quality Technician supporting the SpaceKraft liquid bulk packaging Division. The Quality Technician is responsible for supporting the corrugated IBC manufacturing employees in the daily production of SpaceKraft products. This includes maintaining logs, records, quality analysis, lab testing, problem solving and special projects.


The Quality Technician will work a Days shift schedule.



Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • All employees are responsible and accountable for Food Safety as directed by HACCP and SQF code modules 2 and 13, Category 27 for Food Packaging Producers.
  • Drive continuous-improvement activities using product and process data, including the facilitation of improvement teams.
  • Assist production associates, from a quality perspective, to work efficiently and effectively.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction and trust regarding product quality. This includes adherence to US FDA, Dairy, SQF, HACCP and all other agreed upon product safety requirements for food grade finished packaging products.
  • Inspect incoming raw material product and validate that it meets all the proper requirements.
  • Perform tasks that are associated with, but not limited to, first article inspections and any/all lab testing.
  • Assist with Management of Change through appropriate communications and recordkeeping practices, including logs, files, reports, and systems.  Communicate changes, both oral and written, with production team and other team personnel as necessary. Example: Participate and manage any/all “first article check” quality processes.
  • Ensure optimum effectiveness in scrap control.
  • Participates in meetings and training sessions
  • The Quality Technician has no direct supervisory responsibility.
  • Additional duties may be assigned by management. 



Minimum Qualifications include:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is required
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office is required.
  • Willing to work an off-shift schedule (Night shift, 2nd shift, 3rd shift)


Preferred Qualifications include:

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment is preferred; prior experience in the corrugated packaging industry is highly preferred;
  • Previous experience in quality and manufacturing is preferred; previous lab and food industry experience is highly preferred.
  • College or technical education in a related field is preferred;



  • Customer Focus
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Problem Solving
  • Written and Verbal Communications
  • Interpersonal Savvy & Approachability
  • Listening & Informing



International Paper offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, vacation as well as a 401(k) plan and retirement savings account.   This is a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry.




All applicants must apply on line at www.internationalpaper.com/careers


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. 


Salem, OR, US, 97302

Category:  Technology
Date:  Jan 4, 2022

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