International Paper Reviews

Updated 8 Jul 2020

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3.6
73%
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International Paper Chief Executive Officer  Mark S. Sutton
Mark S. Sutton
247 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay nice people everybody works hard(in 98 reviews)

  • "Good internal process, lot of professional, good benefits to employees(in 50 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Brain Drain"

    3.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at International Paper full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Room to move up, need for talent.

    Cons

    Untalented people are being moved up to fill massive gaps.

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  2. "Wouldn't recommend"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Double Backer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at International Paper full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good Pay, Lots of work, Benefits, 401k Plan, Reliable

    Cons

    Weekend work, Bad management, Long hours, Hard to progress

  3. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SAP ABAP Developer in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at International Paper full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for growth and career development

    Cons

    Large corporation - stuck in their ways

  4. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shipper/Receiver in McAllen, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at International Paper full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Job security, pension 401k medical dental,

    Cons

    Sometimes too many hours. Hot in summer

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  5. Helpful (2)

    "Plenty of Opportunity, Poor Execution"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front Line Leader in Rome, GA

    I worked at International Paper full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    REACH Program (corporate) Plenty of opportunities for growth within the mill and company wide Access to top scholars in the paper science field

    Cons

    REACH Program (mill specific) Different mills pay differently for the same job titles Depending on the mill, work load can severely overshadow the pay Difficult to create a work life balance Good ol boys mentality Unprepared for new employees or an employee in a new position

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  6. "Happy and proud that I work here"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at International Paper full-time

    Pros

    Competitive pay, benefits, and retirement package Long term employees Good training Opportunities for growth

    Cons

    I would place more emphasis on training even though it is valued already

  7. "Good Firm to start your career!"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Montreal, QC

    I worked at International Paper full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good teamwork, Fast progress, Decent pay

    Cons

    Long hours, especially for the new recruits (12 hours)

  8. "Customer Service Rep review"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Terre Haute, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at International Paper full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Strong ethical and environmental sustainable company. Excellent benefits and competitive salary.

    Cons

    Lack of growth opportunities for Customer Service Representatives.

  9. "Good for Recent Engineering Grads"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manufacturing Manager in Moss Point, MS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at International Paper full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of challenges, opportunities for advancement and transfers, lots to learn

    Cons

    Stressful, high pressure, can be hot and humid!

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  10. "Decent Place to Work"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Paper Machine Helper in Three Rivers, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at International Paper full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Pay was great. Benefits were better than most places.

    Cons

    Lots of hours. Management was decent. Fast turnover rate.

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