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International Paper Indianapolis Reviews

Updated November 28, 2016
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Pros
  • Good pay compared with other companies (in 50 reviews)

  • I would highly recommend this employer, if you are interested in receiving great benefits (in 35 reviews)

Cons
  • Expected to work long hours with no comp time (in 35 reviews)

  • Somedays could find yourself in work-life balance issues (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "IP Designer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Structural Design Intern in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Intern - Structural Design Intern in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at International Paper as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Industry leader in corrugated and paper materials.

    Cons

    I have no complaints personally, but some others within the company believes IP does not compensate fairly when compared to some other large corrugated/paper companies.


  2. "CAD Programmer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - CAD Programmer in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - CAD Programmer in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends

    I worked at International Paper full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, strong sustainability stance

    Cons

    The size of the company made you feel less significant.


  3. Helpful (3)

    "Keep looking"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graphic Technician in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Graphic Technician in Indianapolis, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at International Paper full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    You get paid and the benefits sometimes work

    Cons

    Salary management treats hourly employees like indentured servants. Managers who do not show up for work counsel hourly employees for attendance. Security cameras and various company policies are only used against select personnel.

    Advice to Management

    Replace all of management immediately


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Corrugator dryend controler / Operator"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Corrugator Dryend Contrer/Operator in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Corrugator Dryend Contrer/Operator in Indianapolis, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at International Paper full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It's was a good place to work , benefits were decent , safety awards,and opportunities to pioneer out for the company to benefit the job and the knowledge of the business .

    Cons

    Was a union job and made it difficult to move up into a management position . And insurance benefits were at a bare minimum .

    Advice to Management

    Matching 401k , better benefits , and much more easier way to move up the ladder in management , and a better system to manage safety on the job .


  6. "A great company to work for......"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Maintenance/Machine Repair in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Maintenance/Machine Repair in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at International Paper full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The company is well organized & encourages individuals to be they're best by supporting personal effort through continuing education & advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    None that I can think of......I enjoyed my time while being employed with them.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to encourage individual growth.


  7. "Very good"

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    Former Employee - Hekpdesk in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Hekpdesk in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at International Paper full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very relaxed atmosphere wonderful boss

    Cons

    there was none , loved my job

    Advice to Management

    Interact with your employess


  8. "Disappointing"

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    Former Employee - Safety Coordinator in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Safety Coordinator in Indianapolis, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at International Paper full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    They don't have very high expectations of anyone. Good place for people with no ambition.

    Cons

    They don't like people who think for themselves. They want people who will do what they're told and that's all. It's almost as if they encourage people to do an average job. No place for anyone wanting a career. It's a job.

    Advice to Management

    Start encouraging people to achieve and allow upward mobility. Stop micro managing.


  9. "A great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I P is a great company to work for. Great opportunites and good upper management. Good pay and benefits too.

    Cons

    There are not alot of downfalls to the company, though organization of the facility could be improved. Not alot of cons.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. Listen and work together with all employees and work on organization throughout the whole corporation too.



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