International Paper Production Technician (CMF) in COLUMBUS MODIFIED FIBER PLANT, Mississippi
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 position supports International Paper’s Columbus Modified Fiber Plant (CMF), located in Columbus, Mississippi in Industrial Park (south of the Golden Triangle Airport). CMF is a vital part of International Paper’s Global Cellulose Fibers Business. We are a converting operation that produces specialty fibers used in the production of diapers and other absorbent personal care products. We are seeking safe, reliable, motivated, and dedicated team members to join our family. We offer excellent wages and provide an excellent total compensation package including a health plan, 401(k), incentive plan, paid holidays, vacation, disability, and life insurance. We are committed to creating and maintaining an environment where individuals can flourish, where diversity is encouraged, and where community is supported.
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Successful candidates must have a desire and ability to work as a multi-skilled technician in a continuous process industry. Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to safety, and successfully complete a rigorous assessment process.
Minimum Requirements: •Must be at least age 18 •High school diploma or equivalent required •Excellent safety experience •Able to wear required safety equipment •Good written and verbal communication skills •Able to work a rotating shift schedule including:
◦Days & Nights ◦Holidays ◦Weekends
•Able to work overtime •Able to work safely around moving manufacturing equipment and machinery •Able to qualify to operate mobile equipment (including overhead cranes) •Able to work in a team-based system (flexible – can rotate tasks) •Basic Math Skills •Measurable Mechanical Aptitude •Basic Computer Skills •Successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen
Physical, Dexterity, and Strength Requirements: (with or without reasonable accommodation) •Able to lift/handle 50 pounds occasionally •Able to lift 2 – 20 pounds regularly •Able to climb steps and ladders •Able to enter small vessels •Able to work from heights •Able to turn large valves •Able to stand or walk for 2 – 3 hours at a time for 10 – 12 hours •Able to work in extreme temperatures (hot/cold) •Able to work in a noisy environment while wearing hearing protection
Preferred Qualifications: •Advanced education preferred •Demonstrated leadership skills a plus •Prefer 2+ years of recent steady employment •Prior experience with shift work a plus •Demonstrated success in an advanced work system •Demonstrated computer functionality •Competency with Microsoft Office Software
There are no Relocation Benefits associated with this position.
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.