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Opportunities for Manufacturing & Logistics Operators

21001845 Requisition #



Fort Edward, NY


At Irving Tissue, we recognize that the key to our success is our people. We are a family-owned and operated company that has grown to become one of North America's leading manufacturers of household paper products.  Irving Tissue produces both branded and private label bathroom tissue, facial tissue, paper towels, and napkins.  Consumers know us by our Scotties facial brand.  Our manufacturing facilities are located in Dieppe, New Brunswick, Toronto, Ontario, Fort Edward, New York, and Macon, Georgia.


We are looking for Operators with a "Can Do" attitude, who are passionate about achieving results and driving improvement.


If it has been 6 months or longer since you last applied, we encourage you to apply again. 



  • Education Required: High School Diploma or GED/TASC required. Trade Certification considered an asset
  • Years of Experience Required: <1 years
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude, including experience working with tools and /or equipment 
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment is a plus
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Proficiency with computers and technology
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently or as a team member
  • High degree of attention to detail while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be organized and have demonstrated the ability to multi-task
  • Ability and willingness to learn and grow
  • Must be able to work rotating 12 hour shifts, which include nights and weekends

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safe operations of our equipment , such as overhead cranes, casepackers, palletizers, wrappers, rewinders and papermaking machines, fork trucks and clamp trucks, and the safety of our people
  • Maintain the high quality standards of our products and address quality items with a high sense of urgency
  • Understand load patterns on trailers and in warehouses
  • Work with team of employees to operate and optimize high speed equipment and technology, including collaboration with Maintenance and Process Support staff
  • Perform product and grade changeovers based on the planned schedule
  • Maintain, monitor, troubleshoot, and/or adjust equipment and technology to maximize performance, as well as input measurements into computer systems
  • Respond to any defects or issues with the machine, i.e., lights, alarms and visual indicators to ensure conformance to company standards
  • Handle and feed a variety of raw materials into machinery and equipment in an effort to maintain production
  • Perform general housekeeping duties in an effort support safety and quality standards
  • Must be capable of learning higher level skills in order to progress to higher level roles

What We Offer:

  • $18.93/hour to start; $20.81 in 18 months
  • Excellent Benefits
    • Including health, dental, life insurance, disability insurance, 401k match, vacation, tuition & wellness reimbursement, and more.
  • Advancement Opportunities
    • Your career path begins as a logistics operator with plentiful opportunities to promote to different departments and higher level positions in our organization.  While seniority does play a role in movement up the Lines of Progression, most employees who wish to achieve the higher levels are only limited by their own desire to progress and willingness to learn.  If you are someone who believes you can achieve great things for yourself and our Company, then you are the person we want on our team!


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.




Irving Tissue, a division of Irving Consumer Products, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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