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Operating Mechanic



Georgia-Pacific is seeking a qualified candidate to join our team as an Operating Mechanic. The individual selected for this role will provide a competitive advantage to Darlington- Dixie® through the application of proactive maintenance skills and equipment expertise. As owners of equipment, you will understand the condition of your equipment and clean, inspect, adjust, lubricate, and make simple repairs to maximize uptime and eliminate unplanned events. You will complete basic care routes and tasks to detect failures early.

Starting wage is$19/hr. with potential to grow up $20.50+/hr. within the first year based on increasing skills and contributions!

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Embrace and manage change to drive innovation and process improvements
  • Work within a team environment utilizing a “flow to work” model; proactively build capabilities in self and others
  • Monitor and maintain Plate Forming Presses (PFPs) and packaging equipment to meet quality and production standards while minimizing output waste
  • Troubleshoot, adjust, and repair mechanical issues on Plate Forming Presses (PFPs), packaging equipment, conveyors, etc. Enter work requests to schedule Preventative Maintenance and equipment repair to ensure reliable operation while minimizing downtime and cost

The Experience You Will Bring


  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in a manufacturing, automation technology, or production environment; AND/OR an Industrial Maintenance Technology degree/certification
  • Proficient with the safe operation of hand and power tools
  • Familiar with and able to use Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Willing and able to adhere to safety, environmental, and SQF rules and regulations
  • Capable of working in a noisy and high-volume machine production area
  • Familiar with HMI panels (Human Machine Interface)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience working with Computer-based Maintenance Management System(s)
  • Experience utilizing PI Process Book to optimize production
  • Experience with Precision Maintenance work processes
  • A demonstrated history of embracing and adapting to changing technology

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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

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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