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Ink Technician

Thorofare, NJ
Position Title:
Ink Technician
Pay Rate:
$48,000 - $64,000
Multiple factors, including Individual experience, skills and abilities will determine where an employee is ultimately placed in the pay range. Variable pay may provide additional opportunities for financial awards. This job is eligible to participate in IP’s annual incentive plan.
Salaried Full-Time
Physical Location:
Thorofare, NJ
The Job You Will Perform:
This position will be in the Specialty Products Ink division, reporting to the Manufacturing Manager. The Specialty Products division provides printing inks, printing plates, and related services to flexographic packaging printers, both within International Paper and to outside customers. The in-plant ink technician will provide on-site ink manufacturing and technical service for the Thorofare Retail facility.
Key Functions:
  • The in-plant ink technician’s function is to perform all technical, manufacturing, and reporting tasks pertaining to ink and printing as required by the facility.  The in-plant also assists the customer with press related issues, maximizing efficiencies related to ink usage or press set up, cost reduction measures, or other issues as the customer requires.
  • Specific key functions are:
  • Color matching and re-matching
  • Blending ink batches for print jobs
  • Press side technical assistance (toning colors, adjusting ink to improve print quality, drying speed, etc.)
  • Maintaining customer ink inventory
  • Re-working old ink
  • Filing ink usage reports and other reports as necessary
  • Attending production meetings and other customer meetings as required
  • Addressing all technical issues as required by customer, such as ink training, ink improvements, cost reductions, etc.
The Skills You Will Bring:
  • High School education (or equivalent) required
  • 2-3 years industry experience preferred
  • Excellent press side technical and troubleshooting skills
  • Color matching ability
  • Detail orientation
  • Strong communication skills.  Since heavy customer contact is required, the ability to communicate effectively and in a pleasant manner is essential
  • Excellent computer skills are desirable
  • Positive attitude, willingness to take on special projects, and initiative
The Benefits You Will Enjoy:
International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including medical, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, short-term and long-term disability insurance, 401(k), company-funded retirement contributions, paid time off, education and development (including tuition reimbursement), student loan repayment assistance, and voluntary benefits, including insurance for home, auto, vision and pets.
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 plant, 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. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly 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. 
International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.

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