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International Paper Process Engineer Reviews

Updated Oct 4, 2018

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International Paper Chief Executive Officer  Mark S. Sutton
Mark S. Sutton
3 Ratings
  1. "Not for everybody"

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    Former Employee - Process Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at International Paper full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay is good for pulp and paper, benefits are okay

    Cons

    Long hours, location, work-life balance not so good

    Advice to Management

    Increase pay

    International Paper2017-03-15
  2. "Process engineer coop"

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    Process Engineering Co-Op in Rome, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at International Paper

    Pros

    Nice staff, willing to help and answer questions

    Cons

    Get dirty quickly if you go in the mill

    International Paper2018-10-05
  3. Helpful (1)

    "International Paper"

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    Former Employee - Process Engineer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at International Paper full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Benefits Structured systems Safety Conscious

    Cons

    Long hours Bad management styles Bad Work life balance

    International Paper2018-03-08
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company, Long Hours"

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    Former Employee - Process Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at International Paper full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    *Great opportunities for advancement, not just at your own mill, but at other locations within the company. *IP does a great job training their engineers and management in problem solving techniques, leadership classes, technical training from experts, etc. *Pay is great. One of the highest paying employers in the locations I have been in. *I loves the transparency within the company. As a new engineer, I had several opportunities to interact with senior Vice Presidents and the CEO.

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    Cons

    *Work/life balance is not good. Expected to work long hours with no comp time. *New engineers are expected to work as a shift manager within their first few years. Many are not interested in this, but it's pretty much forced in order to advance.

    Advice to Management

    Respect the fact that employees have a life outside of work. Continue to offer advancement opportunities.

    International Paper2016-08-01
  5. "Engineer"

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    Process Engineer in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at International Paper for less than a year

    Pros

    Benefits, pay, sign on bonus

    Cons

    will work over 40+ hours a week

    International Paper2015-11-08
  6. "Co-op student 3 terms. Worked in white paper. my experience is not a great representation of the average co-op"

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    Former Intern - Co-Op Process Engineer in Selma, AL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at International Paper for more than a year

    Pros

    -Empowerment -Great projects -great pay -bosses who tried to make sure you did meaningful work -Opportunity to be an outstanding intern

    Cons

    Great opportunities for advancement for young engineers. They give promotion preference to young people. Long hours in certain production lines.

    Advice to Management

    Good management. need to make sure that all employees are engaged.

    International Paper2014-10-13
  7. "Good place to get work"

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    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Shreveport, LA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at International Paper full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    People, management style, culture, challenge, opportunities

    Cons

    Location, sometimes long hours, salary, personal growth, promotions

    International Paper2014-09-16
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good experience, but excessive bureaucracy"

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    Process Engineer in Savannah, GA
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at International Paper

    Pros

    Large scale continuous manufacturing experience is valuable. Training opportunities are readily available. Easy access to subject matter experts. Lots of travel involved.

    Cons

    Have to navigate through excessive bureaucracy. Difficult to get projects funded. Low salary. Mediocre benefits (ie company match lower than others, 401(k) not fully vested until three years).

    Advice to Management

    Give the mills more autonomy. Put more emphasis on quality and service. Make salary and benefits more competitive to retain engineers.

    International Paper2011-01-28
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

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    Process Engineer 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at International Paper

    Pros

    Great Benefits Great Pay Nice peopele to work with

    Cons

    Work-Life Balance Advancement and Communication needs improvement

    Advice to Management

    None

    International Paper2011-03-10
  10. "Good company but long hours"

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    Process Engineer Intern 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at International Paper

    Pros

    Great opportunity for career advancement Easily relocate to other branches Competative salary

    Cons

    Long work days and nights Possibilty to work holidays

    Advice to Management

    Inforce better work -life balance

    International Paper2010-11-06
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