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Production Technician

Country:  United States
Country/Region:  Un
City:  Allentown
State/Province:  Pennsylvania


Career Opportunity


Sappi North America, headquartered in Boston, is a subsidiary of Sappi Limited (JSE), a global company headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, with more than 13,000 employees and manufacturing operations on three continents in seven countries and customers in over 100 countries around the world.  Sappi's Allentown facility, located in Pennsylvania, was established in 1993. It is a sheeting facility with 100,000 tons of sheeting capacity.


Position (job title):  Production Technician 

Work Site:  SSC Allentown 



The Sappi converting facility in Allentown, PA is currently in the process of accepting applications for full-time hourly general production positions.


Sappi offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including but not limited to a starting hourly rate of $22.04, comprehensive healthcare, dental, vision, 401(K), and paid vacation. Within approximately 3 years the rate could be over $27.50 per hour (competency based).


Successful candidates can expect to work full-time, which may include 8 and/or 12-hour shifts. The shifts may be scheduled on weekdays, nights and weekends.


  • We are looking for individuals who can work safely in a manufacturing team environment, problem solve, communicate effectively, and perform a multitude of job functions.
  • We require a high school diploma and good work history. Experience with physically demanding work, military, post-secondary education, and recent job tenure will be considered.


Job Duties / Work Environment can consist of but not limited to:

  • Operation of sheeting and converting equipment
  • Operation of powered industrial trucks
  • Exposure to high/low temperatures, noise, odors, dust, and chemicals
  • Working around mechanized industrial equipment
  • Overhead crane and hoist operations
  • Duties that would include sweeping, pushing, pulling, overhead work, lifting, handling high pressure hoses, repetitive motion, sitting, standing, walking, climbing, bending, kneeling, crouching, squatting, and/or standing for long periods.


HR Contact for Questions:  Kathleen Ann Porazzo 

Contact Information:  2074205374,  

Sappi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Sappi complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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