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Production Dryer Line Associate - Entry Level



Production Dyers Line Associate – Entry Level

Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Dryers Production Associate for our location in Emporia, VA. This is an entry-level production position with a starting rate of pay of $19.51 per hour. Our Dryers Line Production Workers work any shift, holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed.


What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures to include wearing safety equipment
  • Learning to operate machinery to expected performance levels
  • Supporting machine operators by learning to safely operate the dryers-line and others machines that are used in the process of making Plywood
  • Assisting team members throughout the mill during production times
  • Performing basic care duties such as preventative maintenance on machinery or repairing minor issues
  • Operating small equipment and using tools; blowers, shovels, pitch forks, brooms, to clean up debris in and around machines to ensure a safe work environment for all employees
  • Performing tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing, and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day, in a hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment


The Experience You Will Bring


  • At least six (6) months of production/ assembly line work experience
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Lift up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and kneel and crouch when required.
  • Cross train with other departments
  • Work on a ladder and stairs
  • Work in a hot and cold environment
  • Work night shift
  • Work 12-hour shifts


What Will Put You Ahead

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Forklift experience
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Safety and first aid experience
  • Experience with moving machinery
  • Experience in an industrial environment



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.

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