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International Paper General Worker in Richland, Mississippi

General Worker


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Entry Level General Worker

The Jackson Box Plant currently has openings for Entry Level production workers at our manufacturing facility located on Hwy 49 in Richland, MS.

Starting pay is $16.55, plus off-shift differential pay, and increases to $19.64 after 90-day probationary period and meeting the minimum qualifications for the position .

We are looking for motivated individuals who are capable of performing a multitude of functions in a flexible, fast-paced production environment. Our workplace requires individuals who understand the needs of the business while maintaining a focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality and productivity.

This job requires physical exertion in a heavy, industrial environment (examples include standing, reaching, twisting, exposure to extreme temperatures/ weather conditions, and ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Specific responsibilities includestacking boxes, demonstrating quality checks, machine housekeeping including but not limited to cleaning work area and equipment and basic computer skills and operation of Power Industrial Trucks. You will also be assigned to clean-up functions such as blowing down the machine, wiping off shafts, cleaning ink systems, vacuuming and sweeping the machine area, and other housekeeping tasks as assigned.

You must be willing to work weekends and overtime as required.

This is a high-tech team environment that offers on-the-job training in our state-of-the-art processes, excellent promotional opportunities and career growth. Qualified candidates will be highly-motivated individuals that meet the following qualifications:

Qualifications :

  • Must have a safe and stable work history, good attendance record, positive attitude and a desire to produce quality work as part of a team.

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment a plus.

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs

  • Must be able to read a standard tape measure and read and understand job specification cards.

  • Must follow all safety rules and procedures; watch out for crew member’s safety at all times; always follow lock out and tag out procedures; always use personal protective equipment (steel toed shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, Kevlar gloves, etc.)

  • Demonstrated ability to add and subtract all units of measurement, read and copy figures and count and record figures.

  • Must be able tomonitor production machinery/equipment operation to detect problems

  • Ability to examine products or work to verify conformance to specifications

  • Basic computer skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is a plus

We offer the following benefits:

  • Medical insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Disability coverage

  • 401(k) with match

  • Pension

  • Paid Vacation

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Personal Days

Successful candidates will complete an application, pass a pre-employment assessment, interview, drug screen, and background check. Phone calls will not be taken and only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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.

Richland MS 39218


Richland, MS, US, 39218

Category: Hourly Job

Date: Sep 21, 2022