International Paper Front Line Leader - PS&D in TICONDEROGA MILL, New York

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.

Front Line Leader – Finishing

PL RANGE: 11 – 13

Lead and engage your team to deliver above expectations results in the areas of safety, environmental, employee engagement, reliability, cost, quality, and productivity. Set expectations, leverage teamwork, and hold individuals and team accountable for results. Hold one-on-one coaching sessions with direct reports for development. Implement reliability and manufacturing excellence initiatives such as work systems, precision maintenance, basic care, and RCFA.

Identify potential safety issues and take measures to proactively address concerns. Actively participate in the mill’s safety program. Actively pursue measures to reduce downtime on production equipment. Identify opportunities and take measures to reduce waste. Oversee the housekeeping efforts in the designated area.


  • B.S. degree in Engineering or related field strongly preferred.

  • 5 + years experience in manufacturing, maintenance, or engineering fields preferred.

  • Must have strong leadership skills and a proven track record of improving employee engagement.


  • Interpersonal Savvy

  • Communications Skills

  • Functional/Technical Skills

  • Building Effective Teams

  • Command Skills

  • Confronting Direct Reports

  • Ability to act decisively

  • Excellent people engagement skills

  • Patience and good judgment

  • Demonstrated ability to drive for results

  • Organizational skills

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

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