International Paper Utility Person in RICHWOOD PREPRINT, Kentucky

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International Paper's Richwood Preprint facility (located 20 miles from Cincinnati, OH) is recruiting for the Utility Person position:

  • Successful candidates must be available to work 2nd shift

  • Starting pay is $17.04/ hour & up to $19.67/hour

  • Full Benefit Package


The Helper/Utility is responsible for supplying the press with rollstock and materials as needed for production.


  • Transport rolls of paper to and from the press

  • Make sure all test rolls or other materials, including in-house nonconforming material are properly labeled and put in our quarantine areas.

  • Helps Mounting move boxes of plate material in the warehouse to supply them with the materials they need

  • Stage plates for Mounting.

  • Stage all customer signed sheets, mylars for upcoming press jobs.

  • Store all used printing plates.

  • Control the storage of plates and inform customer service / management of plates, which need to be produced to produce upcoming jobs.

  • Load and unload miscellaneous materials, i.e. full and empty plate boxes, full and empty varnish totes, pallets of ink drums and kits, edge protectors, etc.

  • Change batteries and propane tanks on clamp trucks

  • Take trash from press trash carts and places into compactor.

  • Keep warehouse clean

  • Help with changeovers on the press

  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Able to handle multiple projects at one time.

  • Able to complete tasks with little or no supervision.

  • Good analytical and decision making skills.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Good organizational skills.

  • Scheduling.

  • Basic computer skills. (Microsoft Word and Excel)

Education/Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma

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

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