International Paper New Hire in LUMBERTON BOX, North Carolina

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New Hire/General Helper-CORRUGATOR


WORKS ROTATING SHIFTS, WEEKENDS, & OT. Standard workdays may be 8, 10, or 12 hour shifts. Breaks are determined by Supervisor.

Resume MUST be attached for application to be considered complete.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or GED preferred, 2 years related experience in an Industrial Manufacturing environment

SUMMARY: The New Hire/General Helper may be responsible for functioning in the following positions:

  • Operates the large paper shredder and waste compactor that binds corrugated waste into bales

  • Fill in all positions as qualified at Corrugator and/or in Converting on any shift

  • Required to learn Transfer Car operation as needed

  • Required to learn how to drive Power Industrial Trucks

Machinery can run up to speeds of 1,000 fpm and is equipped with knives, slitter blades,

belts, and die cutters. Employee works in close proximity to electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, gravitational, and mechanical energy sources.

Umbrella responsibilities of all employees:

  • Adhering to Plant policies and guidelines

  • Working safely and looking out for the safety of those around them

  • Following Safe Reliable Methods (SRMs)

  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment according to plant housekeeping standards

  • Attending and participating in Plant safety meetings.

  • Managing controllable costs through proper equipment, tool and consumable usage

  • Reporting any safety or maintenance concerns

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Turns on the baler and waste collection system fans.

  • Cleans Baler Ram Daily

  • Brings corrugated and roll wrap waste to shredder (Hogger) and feeds it into machine.

  • Monitors the baler compactor and restocks and rethreads it with wire when needed.

  • Removes completed bales of waste from out feed of baler and places bales in storage until ready for shipment.

  • Loads bale waste for shipment when needed.

  • Maintains good housekeeping in baler room.

  • Practices good safety habits in all aspects of this job.

  • Employee is required to handle a utility knife regularly.

  • Assists Operators and other areas of the Corrugator as needed.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.

The employee frequently is required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb and/or balance on equipment and across conveyor equipment using platforms three to four inches in width.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration, fumes, or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical current. Plant temperatures can range from 50°F to 110°F with seasonal changes. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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