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International Paper Reviews

Updated Jun 7, 2019

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3.6
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International Paper CEO Mark S. Sutton
Mark S. Sutton
186 Ratings
Pros
  • "Fast advancement, friendly environment and good pay(in 80 reviews)

  • "They have good benefits and base salary at plants by local market(in 53 reviews)

Cons
  • "Bad work life balance (long hours all the time)(in 47 reviews)

  • "Work life balance might not be amazing, but it's not awful either(in 39 reviews)

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  1. "Great job"

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      Former Employee - Credit Analyst 

      I worked at International Paper full-time

      Pros

      Great job and great benefits

      Cons

      No cons at this time

      International Paper2019-05-30
    • "Good pay"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Amarillo, TX
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook

        I have been working at International Paper full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Good work people to work with

        Cons

        Pay could be better

        International Paper2019-06-07
      • "Great company, but limited IT work"

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        Current Employee - SAP Technical Analyst in Memphis, TN
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at International Paper full-time for more than 5 years

        Pros

        Established Company Great Pay Structured Merit Practical Work Life Balance Plenty of PTO

        Cons

        Teams tend to become siloed, and oldschool rules are aplenty.

        International Paper2019-05-29
      • "Great company to work for"

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        Former Employee - IT Project Manager/Business Analyst in Memphis, TN
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at International Paper full-time for more than 10 years

        Pros

        Great benefits and culture

        Cons

        Tools used for annual performance review

        Advice to Management

        N/A

        International Paper2019-05-27
      • "Sales"

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        Former Employee - Sales Representative 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at International Paper full-time for more than 8 years

        Pros

        Great benefits and reasonable pay.

        Cons

        Terrible middle management with no direction.

        Advice to Management

        Hire leaders that lead and have people skills.

        International Paper2019-06-08
      • "Challenging and rewarding place to co-op"

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        Former Employee - Reliability Engineering Co-op in Prattville, AL
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

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

        Pros

        Good pay, available housing or stipend, paid OT

        Cons

        Must initiate projects a lot of the time.

        International Paper2019-05-18
      • Helpful (1)

        "Maintenance Electrical and Instrumentation Technician"

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        Current Employee - Maintenance Technician in Orange, TX
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at International Paper full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        The hourly people are GREAT to work with

        Cons

        The Upper and Mid Management Supervisors are greatly disconnected and disengaged from what is actually happening on the production side..

        Advice to Management

        Actually become engaged with hourly workers

        International Paper2019-05-30
      • Helpful (1)

        "Could be better than is."

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        Current Employee - Maintenance Electrician 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at International Paper full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Never refused overtime, good benefits, decent retirement

        Cons

        Forced to do mechanic work for no extra pay, never have the correct parts, always shorthanded, underpaid for the work expected, no room to move up in the ranks

        Advice to Management

        Give maintenance a livable wage and quit breathing down our necks

        International Paper2019-05-27
      • "Because I had to review to use Glassdoor"

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        Current Employee - Maintenance Mechanic 

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

        Pros

        Benifits, time-off, it's a job

        Cons

        People, pay, attitudes, people, pay

        Advice to Management

        Drug test more regularly like a real industrial job, you'd be surprised.

        International Paper2019-05-27
      • "Easy money"

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        Current Employee - Strapper Operator in Elk Grove, CA
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at International Paper full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Easy work and good compensation

        Cons

        Not a food work life balance

        International Paper2019-05-08
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