New Hire

Company Name: International Paper

Location: Lithonia, GA, US - 30058

Job Duration: 2021-05-03 to 2021-06-02


Qualified applicants should apply at  Qualified candidates will be contacted by facility.  Please no phone calls or emails.


International Paper ( is the world’s largest paper and forest products company.  Primary businesses include paper and packaging products for a variety of end uses.  International Paper is a Fortune 100 Company with operations around the globe.


We currently have an opening for a New Hire at our Lithonia, GA plant.  This is the entry level position for new manufacturing associates. This facility is on a 24/7 production schedule.  Must be able to work nights and weekends.


New hire associates perform assigned duties to help meet operational requirements, report to the production supervisor for the shift to which they are assigned, and follow the direction of the equipment operator when they are assigned to a machine crew.


             Primary new hire duties / responsibilities include:


            – following all safety rules and practices;

            – reading factory work orders, print cards, and other documents to learn customer requirements;

            – identifying stock and products that correspond to work orders;

            – performing assigned duties to insure that production needs are met;

            – assisting other associates as needed;

            – accurately using tape measures and other measurement and test equipment;

            – inspecting, counting, stacking, and unitizing products according to customer specifications;

            – identifying and segregating nonconforming (reject) products and materials;

            – accurately completing time sheets, reports, lists, and other records;

            – keeping the supervisor informed of any problems and/or unusual situations;

            – maintaining work areas to plant standards of housekeeping;

            – maintaining teamwork with machine crews and other associates; and

            – performing other duties as assigned by supervision.



            The qualifications for new hire associates are the ability to perform the duties/responsibilities of the job with or without accommodation; the ability to read, write, and speak English; the ability to accurately read a measuring tape and ruler; the ability to use basic shop math; the ability to learn; and the ability to follow instructions, ask questions, and work effectively as a member of a team.  Manufacturing or warehouse experience is preferred.


Production supervisors evaluate new hire qualifications.