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International Paper Reviews

Updated March 19, 2017
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Mark S. Sutton
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Pros
  • Good pay compared with other companies (in 52 reviews)

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

Cons
  • Long hours, location, work-life balance not so good (in 36 reviews)

  • Somedays could find yourself in work-life balance issues (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Sales"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at International Paper full-time

    Pros

    Great company that puts safety first and cares about the environment.

    Cons

    The demands of important companies sometimes requires extra time.

    Advice to Management

    Always respect the employees that serve well.


  2. "Good Company to Work For"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN

    I have been working at International Paper full-time

    Pros

    The company has good benefits

    Cons

    Difficult to advance within the company


  3. "not a bad job"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Kenton, OH
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Kenton, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    has good pay days off

    Cons

    12 hour shifts gies less time with friends and family

    Advice to Management

    listen to the employees that are on the floor


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  5. "Slave"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great pay and advancement opportunities

    Cons

    You can say good by to having a 30 minute brake. They are terrible at training new hires job has a high turn over the employees will throw you under the bus. Long shifts look forward to working 6 day a week

    Advice to Management

    Focus more time and effort on the workers without the workers this company will fall


  6. "Not for everybody"

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    Former Employee - Process Engineer
    Former Employee - Process Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at International Paper full-time (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


  7. "production employee for five years"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production
    Former Employee - Production
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at International Paper full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for no complaints.

    Cons

    shift work is a down side.


  8. "HR Generalist"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at International Paper full-time

    Pros

    Pay, Development, Culture, Benefits, Industry stability

    Cons

    Site Locations, pay, work conditions, time off,


  9. "Application support"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    You get to work with intelligent people who will share their knowledge.

    Cons

    The job can be slow at times and very busy at others. The work flow varies depending on need


  10. "Okay place to work.... It's not the job.... It's the people and the hours...."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Savannah, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Savannah, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, learning experience, looks good on paper....Plenty of overtime, work is moderate at best

    Cons

    7 day swing shift needs to change to allow family time

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your people


  11. "EHS Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good people, lots of advancement opportunities if you are willing to move frequently

    Cons

    Too much red tape and too many HQ issued mandates.

    Advice to Management

    Let sites be more autocratic to find ways to win



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