International Paper 2nd Shift Corrugator in INDIANAPOLIS SPACEKRAFT, Indiana

International Paper Company, a leader in the industrial packaging industry, is currently accepting applications for a Corrugator Operator position at its Indianapolis facility.


The Corrugator operator is responsible for safe and efficient operation of the corrugator end of the Winder. Understands and demonstrates working knowledge of Starch mixing, Single-facer, roll stands, and splicing systems. The Corrugator operator assists the Winder operator with mandrel changes and glue tote changes. Completes work in accordance with production work-orders. Understands and demonstrates proper checkout procedures before and during a run. The Corrugator operator is responsible for training others as needed to perform Corrugator operator duties. The Corrugator operator learns to perform the Winder operator duties. All team members must be willing to work as a member of an integrated high performance team.

Essential Functions

  • Work safely by understanding and following all safety processes and procedures, (i.e. LOTT, PPE, plant rules, etc.)

  • Make starch as needed and transfer starch to the corrugator

  • Monitor starch quality, (i.e. viscosity, gel temp, and holding tank temp)

  • Maintain housekeeping of the starch room

  • Report starch usage

  • Delivers rolls of paper to the corrugator and winder

  • Properly labels butt rolls and returns them to the roll room

  • Manage the roll stock room including roll stock inventory, location of roll stock and the loading and unloading of roll stock trucks

  • Safely sets-up and operates the corrugator

  • Set-up and make splices

  • Set glue dams

  • Thread the single-facer

  • Properly set glue roll to metering roll gap

  • Properly set glue roll to lower corrugating roll gap

  • Properly set corrugating roll and pressure roll loading

  • Adjust and change fingers as needed

  • Monitors and adjust single-facer to maintain board quality

  • Record accurately all production data requested on work orders

  • Maintain housekeeping around the winder/corrugator machine center

  • Perform preventative maintenance on corrugator as scheduled

  • Work closely with management on any issues regarding the winder/ corrugator operation

  • Maintain open constructive channels of communication with all team members

  • Start the steam generator

  • Be able to operate shredder and baler to grind up scrap into bale form

  • Operate the Winder as needed to cover breaks, lunch, absences, and to free up the Winder operator to make machine adjustments

  • Other duties as assigned by the department supervisor

  • Must be able to fulfill requirements listed in “General Requirements of All Production Employees”. Heavy lifting over 50/lbs. must be done with assistance.

Education/Experience/Licenses & Certifications

High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Prior food industry experience desired. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Prior corrugator experience is a plus.

  • Strong mechanical skills is a plus.

  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing standards for production, safety, waste, and AIB/SQF housekeeping.

  • Solid technical aptitude skills.

  • Solid basic math skills.

  • Ability to follow written instructions.

  • Interface with computer and have the ability to enter data into various software platforms.

  • Demonstrated work performance to be self-directed and self-motivated.

  • Proven track record on safety and quality.

  • Professional attitude and good communication skills.

Prior to employment a background check and physical/drug screen are required. Compensation includes competitive wage, health, dental, life insurance, retirement savings plan, 401K, etc. This is a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry.

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International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females, Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans