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Manufacturing Associate - Starting at $16.15 plus Sign-On & Retention Bonus!


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.

1st shift 7:00 am - 3:00 pm, Mon. - Fri.

2nd shift 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Mon. – Fri.

3rd shift 11:00 pm – 7:00 am Sun. – Thu


Manufacturing Associate is responsible for the day-to-day safe operations throughout the plant.  The helper is used to assist as assigned through the facility, to include feeding and stacking at various machine centers and assisting with hand labor and housekeeping.  Understands basic principles of corrugated, flutes, corrugation direction, and can identify various substrates.  Assist operator in the set up and production on his/her machine.  Ensures the quality of the finished product produced at each machine center is carried out in the most efficient manner consistent with company quality and production requirements.


Must follow all safety rules and procedures; watch out for self and team member’s safety at all times.  Always follow lock out and tag out, MSK, and always use personal protective equipment (safety glasses, ear plugs, steel toed shoes & safety vest, others as required).  Must understand and carry out housekeeping standards.  Must demonstrate teamwork and resolve issues effectively and professionally.  Must be capable of running machine at safe speeds and top quality to meet customer needs. 


Demonstrated ability to detect, prevent, and resolve quality issues, involving the Operator or management for resolution of issues or confirming quality expectations as needed.  Must be able to read a standard tape measure, read and thoroughly understand job specifications, and follow written and oral directions.  Must be a self-starter, able to operate from directions or independently as needed.  Demonstrated ability to add and subtract all units of measure read and copy figures, and count and record figures.  A comprehension level is required to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in English in written or oral form and to deal with problems.  Constant standing, walking, and reaching at or below shoulder level; frequent twisting, bending, and lifting from the ground; repetitive lifting up to 35 pounds.  Must be willing and able to work daily and weekly overtime, including weekends, as business conditions require.  Must be willing to accept direction from the Operator to insure the most efficient operation possible.  All other duties as assigned.


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. 


North Kansas City, MO, US, 64116

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Sep 24, 2021

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