International Paper 2nd Shift Cup Operator in VISALIA CUP PLANT, California

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International Paper, Foodservice Business, manufactures and distributes paper cups and plastic lids for the food service industry and is recruiting for their Visalia, CA location

JOB TITLE: 2nd Shift Cup Operator


WORK SCHEDULE: 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Midnight


The Cup Operator is responsible for maintaining the operation of heat seal and glue seal machines for the production of paper cups. Cup Operator’s will ensure machines are kept clean and in good working conditions and are responsible for cleaning any spills in the production area. Cup Operator’s monitor the operation of the machines, checking fluids, make minor adjustments and maintaining cleanliness so that the machines can continue running properly. Cup Operator’s are also responsible for loading paper stock into the machine for the production of paper cups. Cup Operator will communicate any quality problems with the Quality Dept and packers. All employees must follow all International Paper safety procedures and policies including wearing personal protective equipment such as steel toed shoes, hearing protection and safety goggles.

WORK DEVICES/TOOLS consist of the following: bristol brush, latex gloves, paper, pen, grease pen, grease gun, Oil machines, standard tools (utility knife, wrenches, plyers, etc…)


  • 2 years + recent experience manufacturing/industrial machine operator experience required.

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time with scheduled breaks

  • Must be able to walk around machine/equipment frequently; surfaces are mostly concrete

  • Must be able lift/carry weight approximately 25 lbs; the average distance carried is approximately 5 feet– 10 feet

  • Must be able to use a two-step stepstool, and 6 feet – 10 feet ladders with rails and a platform at the top for standing in order to access the equipment for inspection/maintenance/repair

  • Must be able to bend forward momentarily up to 90 degrees when repairing or maintaining machines.

  • Must be able to reach between waist and shoulder height which occurs on a frequent basis.

  • Must have the ability to work in a high paced and multi-task environment

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision

  • Overtime will be required as necessary including weekends. International Paper operates on a 24 hour, 7 day/week basis

The above description/summary may be amended, revised, or supplemented as the Company deems necessary in order to maintain safe, efficient, and continuous operation.

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