International Paper Press Helper in MINNEAPOLIS SHEET PLANT, Minnesota

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We currently have an opening for a 2nd shift Assistant Machine Operator at our Minneapolis Sheet location. We are looking for a motivated individual who can function in a flexible, fast-paced production environment. Our workplace requires individuals who understand the needs of the business while maintaining a focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality, and productivity.


  • Production machine setup

  • Reading factory orders

  • Accurately reading tape measures, gauges, and other test equipment

  • Utilizing basic shop math, inspecting, counting and stacking product, accurately completing quality and administrative documents, and following directions

  • Machine Assistants are expected to effectively assist in running corrugating or finishing machines to achieve plant goals, including working safely, maintaining/improving productivity according to established methods and goals

  • Securing raw materials

  • Participating in crew meetings, reducing waste, actively participating in team problem solving processes, and maintaining quality standards.

  • Applicants must be willing to work alternate weekends, and daily overtime as required.


A high school diploma (or GED) is required. 1-2 years’ experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment is required. Experience in the corrugated or converting industry is preferred, but not required. A completed pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check is required prior to employment.

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