International Paper New Hire in LYNCHBURG BOX, Virginia

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International Paper’s, Lynchburg Container Plant located at 3491 Mayflower Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501 is a manufacturer of corrugated packaging. The position of New Hire assists operators in processing corrugated sheets according to written specifications/diagrams and prepares product for the next operation. The successful candidate for the New Hire job classification must be able to:

  • Abide by safe working practices and policies, work safely, and wear necessary personal protective equipment

  • Pass a pre-employment test, drug screen, health assessment and background check

  • Work second-shift (3pm – 11pm) or third shift (11pm – 7am) with overtime

  • Work cooperatively with peers and supervisors and have a good attitude with willingness to learn

  • Work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Must be able to lift and mount print plates, cutting dies and ink buckets weighing up to approximately 50 pounds. Must be able to safely use wrenches for setting pull collars and slotting/scoring heads.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with no air conditioning or heat

  • Constant standing, walking and reaching at or below shoulder level, frequent twisting, bending and lifting from the ground, repetitive lifting up to 20-50 pounds

  • Have strong problem solving abilities and attention to detail

  • Extract and input data via computer and perform and record accurate reading of measurements

  • Previous experience in an industrial manufacturing environment is a plus. High school diploma or GED is required.

  • Six months Minimum experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Military service will substitute for manufacturing experience.

Pay rate for the successful candidate is $17.99/hour with benefits package available.

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