Production Worker

Production Worker

International Paper Company | Munster, IN, 46321, US
Salary Range:$35,000 – $44,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 11 days ago

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Position Title:

Production Worker

Pay Rate:

Wages range from $18.46/hour (entry-level) to $21.28/hour, depending on the position candidates are hired into. A shift differential is provided to 3rd shift workers


Hourly Full-Time (1st, 2nd, & 3rd Shift openings)

(3rd Shift) - Multiple Positions

Physical Location:

9200 Calumet Ave, Suite NW11

Munster, IN 46321

The Job You Will Perform:

We are looking for motivated individuals who are capable of performing a multitude of functions in a flexible, fast-paced production environment. As a Production Worker in any position, we will train you on all aspects of your job and you can look forward to opportunities for advancement in your future.


Primary duties of a Production Worker in any position include, but are not limited to:

* Following all safety rules and practices, including the lockout/tagout program on each piece of machinery they are qualified to operate;
* Operating production machinery;
* Operating touch screen controls to monitor the production process, and interfacing with a computer to enter data into various software platforms (such as work orders or other plant metrics);
* Reading factory work orders, product spec sheets, and other documents to learn customer requirements;
* Consistent quality and count inspection of a product, which includes identifying and segregating nonconforming (reject/scrap) products and materials, and documenting and reporting all quality assurance checks as instructed;
* Safely operating a forklift to load/unload production lines, to transport and stage materials as needed (pallets, endclosures, PVA), or to assist with shipping as needed;
* Accurately completing time sheets, reports, lists, and other records;
* Regularly perform scheduled operator preventative maintenance and general housekeeping responsibilities;

Additional duties specific to each of the different positions within the 3rd shift production crew will be subsequently reviewed with each candidate later in the hiring and onboarding process, upon successful placement into their respective position assignments.

The Skills You Will Bring:

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

* High school degree or GED (or equivalent experience) preferred;
* Prior experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment preferred;
* Prior experience in the corrugated manufacturing industry or food manufacturing industry highly preferred
* Stable work history and good attendance record;
* Must be willing to work a five day work-week shift schedule on 3rd shift, as well as daily and weekend overtime as required (sometimes with short notice);

We are looking for the following knowledge, skills, and abilities in a successful candidate:

* Proven track record on safety and quality;
* Solid mechanical aptitude;
* Attention to detail and a focus on producing quality product;
* The ability to work with others in a team environment with minimal supervision;
* Ability to follow verbal and written instructions;
* Willingness to learn, including cross-training and filling in other positions as needed;
* Professional attitude and good communication skills

The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

* Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
* Retirement, pension, and 401k Matching Program
* Medical & Dental
* Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
* Life & Disability Insurance

The Career You Will Build:

* Promotional opportunities

The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you'll see why our team members say they're Proud to be IP.

The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.

The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting

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.


Munster, IN, US, 46321

Category: Hourly Job

Date: Jan 20, 2023

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