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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
General Helper
International Paper | Savannah, Georgia
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Job Description


The Savannah Container (Box) plant is looking to fill the position of General Helper (Machine Operator).  Successful candidates must be committed to working safely and be willing to work weekly rotating shifts up to 12 hours, including holidays, weekends, and overtime.  This job also requires physical exertion in a heavy industrial environment which includes continuous standing, moderate to heavy lifting, exposure to various temperatures, and frequent twisting and bending.


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting and following the directions of the machine operator
  • Performing quality checks
  • Operating various components of the production machinery
  • Cleaning the work area and production machinery
  • Setting-up orders on the production machinery
  • Operating a fork lift as needed



  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year work experience in manufacturing as a machine operator preferred



  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to solve practical problems  
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Ability to effectively communicate with both operators and managers
  • Ability to work with minimal direct supervision to hit production goals


International Paper offers an excellent wage and benefit package which include health, dental, and 401K.


Qualified applicants must successfully complete pre-employment screening including an assessment test, physical and drug screen, background investigation, reference checks, and the requirements of the Immigration Reform Act.


Apply online at www.internationalpaper.com.  Click Careers, then Search Open Positions, in country field select United States, in the Location field, select Georgia, then View Jobs to locate opening, select job then apply.


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