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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 95 International Paper Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.7
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.2
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
3.8
Way You Work
4.1
Work Setting
4.0
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Posted 10 years ago in Memphis, TN
International Paper Employee
in Inglewood, CA

"I believe International Paper is a great place to work."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
International Paper Employee
in Charlotte, NC

"Good company. Good values."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.9
International Paper (168)

4.5 Highest Rated in this Industry is Packaging Corporation of America (5)
2.9 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Pratt Industries (15)
3.6 Average of All Companies in this Industry (971)
Production Supervisor
in Saint Joseph, MO

"International paper is huge. And I'm just looking for more opportunities in paper and packaging"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
International Paper Employee
in Memphis, TN

"good work enviorment and benifits"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Average International Paper Ratings in the Past 4 Years

Year Salary
2010 $4
2011 $4
2012 $3
2013 $3
International Paper Employee
in Rome, GA

"The company is too big to even value important employees. All the technical work is done by REOs (Regional Engineering Offices) that are external to IP."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Electrical Supervisor
in Salinas, CA

"I started work with Weyerhaeuser for 18 years until they were bought out by International Paper Company, for which I remained another 9 years. The company is huge with 65,000 workers worldwide. They are one of the top producers of corrugated boxes in the world. Their company values and ethics have changed dramatically."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
International Paper Employee
in Eastover, SC

"This company is going down hill by the year."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
International Paper Employee
in Loveland, OH

"I have worked at xpedx, International Paper for almost 3 years now, and it has been a great first corporate job! I started as a contractor and gained a full time position. It has been great!"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Machine Operator
in Santa Paula, CA

"I worked for International Paper for almost 11 yrs. Management was fair to us. I got along with co-workers. Overall I had a great experience there. Unfortunately, corp. chose us as one of the facilities to close."

Person You Work For 3.3 / 5 People You Work With 3.3 / 5 Work Setting 3.3 / 5
Support You Get 3.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.3 / 5
Company Culture 3.3 / 5 Way You Work 3.3 / 5
Application Development Analyst
in Auburn, WA

What do you like about working at International Paper?

"It afforded me a salary and medical / dental benefits."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I would be clear on what your career aspirations are."

What don't you like about working at International Paper?

"There was at times too much process to complete tasks."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would encourage management to empower their people more often."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Converting Manager
in Middletown, OH

"A lot of work in hours or a salaried employee along with weekends."

What do you like about working at International Paper?

"There is endless opportunity at other locations and strong finances."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Get what you want in writing. Make sure that you have all questions answered and it is what it says it is."

What don't you like about working at International Paper?

"They expect our lives to be work, family, God. I have been on 12 hour shifts for over a year with every other weekend on a minimal salary."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Retention. A happy refreshed employee's output is always more efficient and cost effective than over worked employees."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Converting Supervisor
in Modesto, CA

"It has not been one of the greatest experiences I have had."

What do you like about working at International Paper?

"Honestly, I do not have a fond affinity for the facility where I work."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Get as much person-to-person information as you can for the facility where you are being considered as an employee before signing on the dotted line."

What don't you like about working at International Paper?

"I don't enjoy being micromanaged about every descision to be made and not being given all the required knowledge to make the best informed action plans."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Invest in improving the information flow, make training more than a buzz word, consider the knowledge of the production staff and cultivate their ideas."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Equipment Services Project Manager
in Marlton, NJ

"I am content at IP."

What do you like about working at International Paper?

"I like that I work for a small group within a large company."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prepared to work for a large company that only looks at the big picture."

What don't you like about working at International Paper?

"I don't like the lack of employee focus since the company is so large."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would suggest focusing on employee wellness within the work environment and encourage team building."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Finishing Manager
in Edison, NJ

What do you like about working at International Paper?

"I loved the fast paced environment and working under time constraints."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"This company closed the NJ plant due to the economy."

What don't you like about working at International Paper?

"There was no room for advancement as I reached my peak and company was closed down."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I had suggested purchasing higher speed equipment to optimize production."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Inventory Supervisor
in Downey, CA

What do you like about working at International Paper?

"The people I worked with were excellent at their work."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be willing and flexible to know other departments' responsibilities and how they work with your responsibilities."

What don't you like about working at International Paper?

"The paper industry was shrinking and changing drastically with new technology."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep the goal before them. Measure their performance by these goals."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
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