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Updated September 20, 2017
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Pros
  • Good pay compared with other companies (in 57 reviews)

  • Good benefits, although a little high on health insurance (in 44 reviews)

Cons
  • Work /Life balance is a challenge the more you do the more responsibilities will be added (in 22 reviews)

  • Long hours very hot work environment (in 37 reviews)

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  1. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Highly competitive pay
    Lots of opportunities

    Cons

    Can be old school in culture


  2. "Current Employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at International Paper full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work, great people with great pay.

    Cons

    Hours can suck sometimes but overall I like it.

  3. "Good luck"

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    Current Employee - Die Cutter Operator in Waterloo, IA
    Current Employee - Die Cutter Operator in Waterloo, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at International Paper full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good place to work work work work with an open mind to be able to make the best decision to show you how much more than

    Cons

    Really need a new pair to be done with this weekend and I will be back on my schedule this place sucks


  4. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Company to work for. Promotes from within.

    Cons

    Old school mentality with a lot of nepotism.


  5. "Decent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good money and great hours

    Cons

    People suck like the management


  6. "Decent company. Needs better communication within organization."

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    Former Employee - Stacker Operator in El Paso, TX
    Former Employee - Stacker Operator in El Paso, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Hours, pay and company cares about your safety. There are lots of advancement opportunities because people quit frequently, benefits are good too.

    Cons

    Not much time at home and you’re always on call. People quit a lot so you are usually on 12 hour shifts 6 days a week.

    Advice to Management

    Communication is key


  7. "Controll"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at International Paper (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great pay structure for salary employees

    Cons

    They do not care about your work/life balance even though they claim they do

    Advice to Management

    Try not to work your employees to death

  8. "NA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great company to work for.

    Cons

    nothing bad about the company


  9. "IP is a demanding company with many opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at International Paper full-time

    Pros

    Great people, many opportunities to move upward ,learn a great deal and substantial compensation package

    Cons

    Very demanding of time and energy, and it's a conservative company with little diversity

    Advice to Management

    Improve work-life balance for employees in order to increase retention


  10. "Ok, it's got more downs then ups. They expect it to be your life and nothing else matters"

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    Current Employee - Electrical Technician in Old Bridge, NJ
    Current Employee - Electrical Technician in Old Bridge, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at International Paper full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    All the overtime you want, there's always work. Something always needs to be addressed. Good job if you wanna live there.

    Cons

    You don't have any PTO. You have 2 floating days and you have to wait a year for vacation days, you can't take a single day of vaca until you've been there 3 years

    Advice to Management

    Learn to care for your employees


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