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Fiber Supply Associate

International Paper
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The Job You Will Perform:


A Fiber Supply Associate would typically be looking at a 2 to 3-year assignment in the initial role, but would need the flexibility to relocate for future positions.  With proven results and leadership, a Fiber Supply Associate’s career could lead to future leadership roles such as Fiber Specialist, Fiber Supply Manager, Region Manager, Director, General Manager, Vice President, or other senior leadership roles.


Main Responsibilities

Fiber Supply Associates are responsible for the purchase and delivery of fiber to a paper mill, including pulpwood, chips, recycled fiber, and fiber fuel (biomass).  The Fiber Supply Associate supports Fiber Specialists in raw materials acquisition, harvesting, fiber quality, logistics coordination, contract negotiations, and inventory management.  A Fiber Supply Associate may also oversee relationships with vendors to insure compliance with contracts and company policies and procedures, including financial, safety and environmental performance.



The Skills You Will Bring:


  • Bachelor’s degree (Forestry, Business Management, Pulp & Paper Science, Marketing, Logistics, Transportation, Purchasing, or related field
  • Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, Materials Management, Supply Chain)
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter as demonstrated by scholastic achievement or intern work experience and/or involvement in campus activities, clubs, student government, etc.                     
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Proficiency in analytical skills.



The Career You Will Build:

Sales and Leadership training, promotional opportunities within a global company


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the planet, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.


The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. We have team members all around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These are our strengths. We are committed to creating a culture where all individuals are respected, valued, engaged and have an opportunity to do their best work every day. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly inclusive and diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2022 were $21.2 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 



The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including Medical, Dental, Relocation Assistance, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-term and Long-term Disability, 401(k), Company-funded retirement contributions, Paid Time Off, Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement), Student Loan Repayment Assistance, and Voluntary Benefits including insurance for home, auto, vision and pets. 

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