Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: June 1, 2020

Organization: International Paper

Location: Laurens

City: Laurens

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: • Starting pay is $14.40/ hour (if Performance permits will raise to $17.65 – $18.50/hr. after 60 day probation) • .25/hr. differential for 2nd and 3rd shift • Full Benefit Package


• Successful candidates must be available to work 2nd or 3rd shift 

• Moderate to heavy lifting and frequent bending

• Weekend work and overtime is expected

Basic Math Comprehension skills

One year manufacturing experience preferred.

Job Description:

Utility Persons fill in throughout the Converting or Corrugator departments in entry level positions.


• Works at the direction of the operator.

• Obtains required waste dunnage for top and bottom protector sheets for units.

• Obtains required load tags for correct order identification.

• Makes ready the load former for production run.

• Assist helper and operator in house cleaning work.

• Assist in clearing machine jams when necessary.

• Completes Helper’s duties when appropriate or instructed to do so.

• Performs the “Top Box per Unit” quality check by folding up a box in the open position and checking for quality defects such as; glue joint, print quality, correct folding of all scores, and quality of board.


• Responsible to the department supervisor for the quality and quantity of work produced.

• Operates the control panel for the down stacker.

• Makes designated quality checks on all orders including checks for multiple outs.

• Reports any non-conforming spec. to the Knife Operator.

• Discards any waste generated from paper changes as well as any defects observed throughout the run.

• Moves plastic tubes into place to receive stacks of sheets.

• Properly marks each stack of sheets with the correct identification.

• Releases loads for the stock handler.

• Maintains good housekeeping.

• Reports any safety hazards and unsafe acts to the department supervisor.

Must be available to work 2nd or 3rd shift
Contact Name:
Tami Hyatt
Application Process:
Qualified applicants may apply at the State Employment locations or on company website.
Employer Address:

21313 US-221
Laurens, SC 29360
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.