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Site Manager


International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global leader in packaging and paper with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. Its businesses include industrial and consumer packaging and uncoated papers. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company employs approximately 52,000 people and is strategically located in more than 24 countries serving customers worldwide.

International Paper’s vision is to be one of the best and most respected companies in the world. A company of substance in everything we do, from the products we make, to investing in communities, to protecting our environment, International Paper supports communities where our employees live and work.

International Paper currently has an opening for a Site Manager Yuma, AZ Container Plant. The Site Manager is accountable for overseeing plant performance as it relates to safety, cost, machine uptime, quality, waste and overall process reliability, while overseeing employees and fostering effective teams.  Performance success is measured and achieved through strong manufacturing knowledge, strong participative leadership skills and a solid understanding of key business metrics/objectives and desire to achieve those metrics/objectives.  This position will report to Region General Manager.



  • Committed to a safe work environment and ensures that all IP safety and health reliable methods and federal and state OSHA requirements are in place and followed. 
  • Coordinates site efforts through Regional General Manager, to achieve quality targets, volume expectations, and delivery requirements. 
  • Works with Regional General Manager to develop and implement short- and long-term plans to become a low-cost producer and preferred supplier for customers.  
  • Manages direct reports in customer service, production, quality, shipping, scheduling and maintenance departments.  
  • Develops and maintains an effective team and organizational structure, through personal involvement, to maximize performance and drive superior customer and employee satisfaction. 
  • Manages plant assets and aligns with strategic plans.  
  • Manages key human resources systems and processes including affirmative action/diversity, succession planning, competency assessments, performance management and individual development plans.



  • Minimum 6 years experience in production management, with concentration in related products, markets, customers and manufacturing processes, such as safety, environmental, inventory, quality and process reliability.
  • Familiar with basic computer applications and ability to learn additional business-related systems.
  • Proven in-depth manufacturing knowledge including manufacturing processes and corrugating and converting equipment. 
  • Sound interpersonal skills including the ability to build business relationships, provide recognition & employee development, and demonstrate integrity & high personal standards. 
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Possess business and financial acumen including the understanding of key business drivers and leverage points, financial processes, cost controls and profitability factors.

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.



International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.


Yuma, AZ, US, 85365

Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  Jun 26, 2022

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