International Paper Baler in BEAVERTON BAG, Oregon

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We currently have an opening for an entry-level Baler at the Beaverton Kraft Paper Bag facility. We are looking for a motivated individual who is looking for a long-term career in a fast-paced production environment. Our workplace requires individuals who understand the needs of the business while maintaining focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality and productivity. Must be available to work any shift and mandatory overtime.

The primary function of the Baler is to off bear and palletize pre-wrapped bundles of bags at the discharge end of a bag-producing press. We require that all tasks must be done while maintaining the highest safety, quality, and best practices.

Essential duties include:

  • follow print requisitions to stack 10-50 pound bundles on pallets

  • vacuum lift must be utilized to move the heavier bales from the discharge conveyor to the pallets

  • wrap bundles using kraft paper, tape, and strapping machines

  • occassionally use of manual pallet jack

  • sorting and lifting pallets

  • baling up to 5 machine lines per shift

  • general housekeeping duties

  • other duties as assigned

We offer a competitive hourly rate starting at $15.85 plus applicable shift differential and overtime. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life insurance, and 401(k) savings accounts.

Union membership is required for this position.

Candidates must be able to do the following:

  • Work day, nights or graveyard shifts

  • Work weekends, holidays, and overtime as required

  • Wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as, but not limited to, hearing protection, safety glasses, gloves, and safety toed shoes

The hiring process for qualified candidates will include a pre-employment operations test and team interview. Must be able to pass employment verifications, background check, health assessment and drug screen.

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