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International Paper General Box Worker in FORT SMITH, Arkansas

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.

General Box workers perform assigned duties to help meet operational requirements.

Miscellaneous labor associates report to the production supervisor for the shift to which they are assigned. Miscellaneous labor associates also follow the direction of the equipment operator when they are assigned to a machine crew.

Primary general box worker labor duties / responsibilities include:

  • following all safety rules and practices;

– insure product safety

- reading factory work orders, print cards, and other documents to learn customer requirements; - identifying stock and products that correspond to work orders; - performing assigned duties to insure that production needs are met; - assisting other associates as needed; - Accurately using tape measures and other measurement and test equipment; - inspecting, counting, stacking, and unitizing products according to customer specifications; - identifying and segregating nonconforming (reject) products and materials; - Accurately completing time sheets, reports, lists, and other records; - keeping the supervisor informed of any problems and/or unusual situations; - maintaining work areas to plant standards of housekeeping; - maintaining teamwork with machine crews and other associates; and - performing other duties as assigned by supervision. NOTE: General Box worker is the entry level position for new manufacturing associates. The qualifications for general box workers are the ability to perform the duties / responsibilities of the job with or without accommodation; the ability to read, write, and speak English; the ability to accurately read a measuring tape and ruler; the ability to use basic shop math; the ability to learn; and the ability to follow instructions, ask questions, and work effectively as a member of a team. Production supervisors evaluate miscellaneous labor qualifications.

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

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