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Entry Level Operator

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Entry Level Operator

Are you looking for a career and not just a job? Does working in a positive, team-oriented environment motivate you? If so, check out what we have to offer! Georgia-Pacific Gypsum in Tacoma, WA has an immediate need for full-time Entry Level Operators to work in a variety of departmental positions.

This is an entry level position starting at $23.10/hour with the possibility of quickly moving into higher paying roles. This Union facility offers plenty of overtime opportunities. 

Employees are eligible for medical, dental and vision insurance.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Operating production equipment and machinery in a hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment
  • Performing quality checks on products
  • Relieving operator positions for breaks
  • Working as a team to exceed safety, production, and quality goals
  • Keeping work area clean before, during and after shift
  • Assisting crew members with setups, troubleshooting, asset care duties and making minor machine adjustments
  • Entering data to maintain accurate records of orders shipped
  • Working around dust, grease, oil, and other chemical substances while performing repetitive and physically demanding tasks for extended periods (lifting, walking, climbing, pushing, twisting, stooping)

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Ability to lift 50 pounds routinely
  • Must be willing to work any shift including, days, nights, weekends, and holidays

    What Will Put You Ahead

    • A minimum of six (6) months of work experience working within a manufacturing, industrial, construction, farming or warehouse environment OR military experience
    • Forklift Experience/Forklift Certification
    • Valid driver's license
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent

    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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