The start of something new.

With more than 130 years’ experience producing paper and corrugated cardboard boxes for industrial and retail use and fulfilling packaging services across the Midwest, Lawrence Paper Company and its divisions – American Packaging Corporation and Jayhawk Boxes – invite you to help write the future of our storied past.

Lawrence Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lawrence Paper Company Jobs

Positions in Lawrence, KS

Machine Operator

The Lawrence Paper Company, a leading corrugated box manufacturer for over 125 years, is seeking applicants as machine operators in our growing Lawrence, KS facility. Desired candidates should be committed to teamwork and will have experience in a production environment.

Applicants must be self-motivated, safety and quality conscious, and able to trouble-shoot problems as they arrive. The ability to read a tape measure is required. Experience with Lean Manufacturing and computer skills is a plus. Applicants must be willing to work a rotating shift; day shift is 7:00AM to 3:30PM and evening shift from 3:30PM to midnight.

Responsibilities include physical work such as feeding machines, stacking units, and learning to operate machines that die cut, print, and glue corrugated paper.

Hourly pay rates start at $18/hour.

Qualified applicants will be expected to pass a drug test and a pre-employment physical.


We offer Medical, Dental, Life insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Prescription savings, Health Savings Account, 401(k), vacation, paid holidays, & an on-site wellness clinic and fitness center.


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