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Material Handler 1


What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer challenging assignments and total rewards in countries around the world. When we say infinite possibilities, we mean it. Apply now and join a community that improves people’s lives, the planet and our company’s performance by transforming renewable resources into products people depend on every day.


Position Title:        Material Handler 1


Category/Shift:      Hourly Full-Time (must be able to work any shift and/or Over Time

based upon workload)  


Physical Location: International Paper Recycling, 4300 W. 29th St S, Wichita, KS 67215


The Job You Will Perform:

  • Safely and efficiently process incoming recyclable materials so that outbound commodities are acceptable for sale to various brokers or mills
  • Sort and segregate recoverable materials (e.g., aluminum, plastic, paper, etc.) from incoming mixed recycle streams
  • Deposit recoverable materials safely and efficiently into appropriate chute or container
  • Assist other sorters on an as-needed basis with heavy or bulky items
  • Follow all Company safety policies and procedures, including stopping the conveyor belt in emergency situations
  • Inspect incoming loads for unacceptable waste; remove unacceptable items as required
  • Communicate with equipment operators regarding incoming loads of special waste or other loads that require special attention
  • Complete sorting and deboxing of material
  • Dump gaylords, totes and cages
  • Complete daily pre-start forklift maintenance inspection report (or VCR)
  • Move/stack pallet/materials on the production floor
  • Complete daily weekly monthly PMs for all certified mobile equipment
  • Operate a down-stroke baler and electric and manual pallet jack
  • Must be able to lift 25 – 30 lbs.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment according to plant housekeeping standards
  • Manage controllable costs through proper equipment, tool and consumable usage
  • Complete purchase requests, time sheets and all related paperwork required to document maintenance activities
  • Communicate with floor lead – maintenance issues, downtime, production issues, unacceptable or non-conforming loads, poor bale quality, or any other issues with material being handled
  • Adhere to Plant policies and guidelines


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • On-the job success in safety, attendance & quality of work expected
  • Assist and support implementation of EHS initiatives and strategies to reduce risk including but not limited to the areas of: OSHA, ergonomics, injury / illness reduction, hazard communication, environmental, emergency preparedness, and general employee safety
  • Support LIFE areas, Safety Leading Indicators and Global Program Elements
  • Follow Safe Reliable Methods (SRMs) or Job Safety Analyses (JSAs)
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned


* The above job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. The employee is expected to perform other duties necessary for effective operation of the Plant.

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


The Career You Will Build:

  • Safety Leadership Acumen
  • Certify for PIT to operate forklift
  • Promotional Opportunities


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.


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. 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. 


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.  International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.
Wichita  KS  67215


Wichita, KS, US, 67215 STATE WIDE, KS, US, #

Category:  Supply & Logistics
Date:  Dec 1, 2022

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