Machine Feeder

International Paper
Full time Full day
Elizabethton, TN

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.



This is an entry level position with opportunity for growth into an assistant operator position. MUST BE WILLING TO WORK ANY SHIFT


  • Makes ready, assists operator and assistant operator in maintaining corrugated manufacturing press machine in which you are assigned. (rotary die cutters, flexo folder gluers, labeler and folder gluer machinery)

  • Observes and monitors machine operations to aid in detecting malfunctions and to determine whether adjustments are needed.

  • Feeding, catching and stacking corrugated sheets at machine feed and stacking stations.

  • Assisting machine crew in order setups including setting heads, mounting of print plates and dies, maintaining safety, quality and required housekeeping standards.

  • Ensures all orders are completed to specifications including “special instructions” if applicable.

  • Other duties as assigned by managers and or supervisors/shift leader which may include parts and hand assembly.



JOB QUALIFICATIONS:




  • Must be willing to work overtime including Saturdays as needed; significant overtime may be needed during busy periods.



  • Must be able and willing to assist crew in performing and sustaining productivity goals (set up times, down time, MSF produced, etc).

  • Two years or more experience in a manufacturing setting preferred.

  • Ability to problem solve with minimal assistance.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with other employees, supervisors, managers, etc.

  • Must have basic computer skills (data entry, etc) and be able to perform basic arithmetic including additions, subtractions, multiplications, division and use of a tape measure.

  • Comply with all IPs Safety rules and Quality policies and protocols at all times.

  • Must have ability to learn and understand machine line up.

  • Must have ability to understand/learn all operations of corrugated manufacturing.

  • Must have ability to interpret a variety of instructions given in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

  • Must have ability to understand/learn and accurately utilize KIWI for setup, run instructions and production times.

  • Must be dependable and reliable

  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed; significant overtime may be needed during busy periods.

  • Must be willing to work in an environment that is often hot in the summer and cool in the winter.

  • This position requires standing throughout your entire shift and moderate to heavy lifting at times.



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.


Elizabethton, TN 37643

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