Machine Operator

International Paper Beaverton, OR

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.

We currently have an opening for an Entry Level Machine Operator starting at $18.34/hour + $1500 sign-on & retention bonuses**

*$500 after 30 days, $500 after 6 months, and $500 after 1 year. Subject to terms and conditions upon hire


We are looking for a motivated individual who is looking for a long-term career in a fast-paced production environment. Our workplace requires individuals who understand the needs of the business while maintaining focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality and productivity. The primary function of the Baler is to move and palletize pre-wrapped bundles of bags at the end of a bag production line. 

Essential Duties Include:

  • Follow print requisitions to stack 10-50 pound bundles on pallets
  • Utilize vacuum lift to move the heavier bales from the discharge conveyor to the pallets
  • Wrap bundles using Kraft paper, tape, and strapping machines
  • Occasional use of manual pallet jack
  • Sorting and lifting pallets
  • Baling up to 5 machine lines per shift
  • General housekeeping duties
  • Other duties as assigned 

We offer a competitive hourly rate starting at $18.34 plus applicable shift differential and overtime. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, pension, and 401(k) savings accounts. Union membership is required for this position.

Candidates Must Be Able To Do The Following

  • Be flexible to work day shift, swing shift, and graveyard shift.
  • Work weekends, Holidays, and mandatory overtime as required.
  • Wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as, but not limited to, hearing protection, safety glasses, gloves, and safety steel toed shoes.


The hiring process for qualified candidates will include a pre-employment operations test and team interview. Must be able to successfully complete employment verifications, background check, health assessment, drug screen, and employment authorizations.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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