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Operator Support



Operator Support

** starting wage of $17.50/hr (depending on experience), $1,000 hiring incentive bonus, quarterly bonus eligibility, competitive benefits, 401K** 

This position offers opportunities for advancement as new skills are acquired and as openings occur!

Georgia-Pacific in Hosford, FL is hiring Operator Support Workers to join the team at our OSB facility. Operator Support assist operators with multiple tasks as well as learn to safely and effectively troubleshoot any equipment performance issues. As an Operator Support you are also responsible for using small tools to ensure the area working in is cleaned. Our Production Operators work 12hr rotating shifts, weekends (average one weekend days/one nights per month), holidays, and overtime and may work indoors or outdoors in all weather conditions in a hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment.

Successful employees will train for and have opportunities to advance into new positions as they become available. Georgia-Pacific employees are self-motivated and have a commitment to attendance excellence and punctuality. If this role interests you, we look forward to hearing from you!

Georgia-Pacific in Hosford, FL manufactures OSB structural panels of compressed wood used in housing construction and remodeling. GP employees strive for safety and health excellence while achieving an injury free workplace. The Hosford facility is located about 27 miles west of Tallahassee, the Capitol of Florida. To learn more about our Building Products division, visit www.buildgp.com

What You Will Do In Your Role

  •  Performing general laborer duties and operating small equipment and hand tools, i.e.: blowers, shovels, pitch forks, brooms, to clean up debris in and around machines to ensure a clean and safe work environment.
  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  • Working and training in various areas throughout the mill to help meet or exceed facility and company production and quality goals
  • Communicating upset conditions and applying corrective measures in the assigned area before problems escalate.
  • Assisting the maintenance crew on shutdowns to ensure safe work procedures are followed.
  • Working collaboratively as a team to meet or exceed production and quality goals while keeping waste at minimal levels. 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Minimum of Six (6) months work experience in a industrial or manufacturing environment 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • 1 year or more of experience driving and operating a front-end loader, forklift, and/or skid steer within an industrial or manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of two (2) years working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience troubleshooting equipment
  • Experience using a computer for record-keeping and documentation functions
  • Experience working in a lumber or wood products environment
  • One (1) year or more of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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