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Business/ Human Resources Student Job - Fall 2019- Pulp and Paper Division

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At J.D. Irving, Limited, you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results.  With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career across our diverse operating divisions.


Irving Pulp and Paper produces 325,000 metric tons annually of kraft pulp for customers worldwide. Our location in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada ideally positions us to service Northeastern United States, Eastern Canada, and Europe. Our pulp is manufactured from wood chips from our well-managed woodlands operations and selected suppliers. Irving Pulp and Paper is ISO 9001 (Quality) and ISO 14001 (Environmental) certified.



We currently have an opportunity for a Business Co-Op Student.



  • Education Required: Business Administration students available for co-op work term and in good academic standing
  • Years of Experience Required: <2 years
  • Self-starter, attention to detail, punctual, consistent, and flexible to changing tasks
  • Goal oriented, demonstrate initiative, and enjoy working in a team environment
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and decision making abilities
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with excellent typing abilities
  • Driver’s license is a necessity

Key Responsibilities:


As a student working in the office, you will be responsible for a variety of administrative and HR related activities that will give you an opportunity to gain hands-on experience, these duties include:

  • Prepare documentation for new employee onboarding program
  • Utilize our human resources information system (HCM) i.e. employees changes, updating employee listing
  • Perform any tasks associated with administering HR programs
  • Assist with the administration of tracking training, performance evaluations and other administrative duties that arise
  • Coordinate events i.e. bbq’s , meals
  • Assist in various tasks  for Safety Coordinator and Training Coordinator
  • Complete special projects as required


This position will be based out of one of our 4 mill locations.There are 3 mills located in Saint John NB and the 4th is located approximately 45 minutes outside of the city in Lake Utopia NB. Each student is responsible to provide their own reliable form of transportation to and from work.  

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


NOTE: The recruiter is reviewing and interviewing applicants for this position as they are received. If you are interested in this posting, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. 

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


To learn more about our products and services, click here.


Please be advised that some positions have been designated as ‘Safety Sensitive’ where the employee holding the position has a heightened responsibility for his/her own safety or the safety of others due to the nature of the job. If this is the case, you will be informed in the interview process




Irving Pulp & Paper, Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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