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Dunn Paper

General Laborer

Job Description

Dunn Paper, an essential supplier of food grade paper, is seeking entry-level candidates to join the team.

The new hire performs a variety of tasks under close supervision of higher-level employees. These tasks may include assisting with extra workload, covering absences and vacations, and supplementing crews to meet unusual changes in the production area.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Cleans equipment, maintains a manufacturing area free from debris and dirt, and readies or puts away materials as assigned.
  • Closely follows directions to operate machinery, hold or supply materials, and load or unload items on machinery and manufacturing lines.
  • Performs any unskilled job at the plant.
  • Reports any issues to shift foreman or higher-level employee.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Dunn Paper is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Dunn Paper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment.


  • 12 hour shift



Job Requirements

Required Skills / Abilities

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to listen, understand, and follow directions.
  • Ability to work in a variety of roles.
  • Ability to handle materials and equipment in a responsible manner.

Education / Experience

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Experience safely using forklifts, lift trucks, and hand trucks highly preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent GED.
  • Job training for this position is provided by qualified personnel.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving the entire body. This will include climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, carrying, and stooping.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.
  • Manual dexterity as needed to operate a variety of machinery and equipment.
  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and tolerate exposure to typical noises associated with the mill.

Additional Requirements

All candidates must pass pre-employment screening, including mechanical aptitude tests, drug screen, physical and criminal background screening. Dunn Paper operates 24/7 on a rotating shift schedule. Candidates must be available for weekends and or nights. Hours vary based on scheduling needs and the rotating schedule.


  • Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Paid time off (sick days, vacation days)

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