Georgia-Pacific is now hiring for General Production roles at our mill in Gurdon, Arkansas. As a General Production (Utility) Worker, you will learn multiple operator functions and perform various manual tasks that require repetitive motions. Additionally, you will provide coverage for operators who are absent or on vacation. Our General Production team members also perform basic care duties such as preventative maintenance on machinery or repairing minor issues. You will also be responsible for operating small equipment and tools (i.e. blowers, brooms, shovels) to clean up debris in and around machines to ensure a safe work environment and maximize uptime for facility equipment. This position is an entry-level role with opportunities for growth and career advancement. This is an entry level position starting at $18.00 per hour, plus $1.50 shift differential for night shift.
Georgia-Pacific employees strive for safety and health excellence while achieving an injury free workplace. To learn more about our Building Products division, visit http://www.buildgp.com.
What You Will Do
Adhere to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures
- Learn to operate machinery to expected performance levels
- Act as a relief operator to cover other employees’ breaks and vacations
- Keep the work area clean throughout the shift to ensure a safe and orderly work environment.
- Assist team members throughout the mill during production
- Maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment
- Work any shift, overtime, weekends, and holidays as required, in a hot, humid, cold and noisy industrial environment
- Perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing, and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day
Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)
At least six (6) months of work experience in a manufacturing or production environment -or - one (1) year of work experience in a farming, landscaping, carpentry, mechanical, construction, warehouse, military, environment
What Will Put You Ahead
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
- One (1) year of experience working in a lumber, plywood, or timber industry
- Experience operating mobile equipment (i.e. forklifts, bobcats, cranes, etc.)
- Experience using a computer for record-keeping and documentation functions
- One (1) year of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
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Who We Are
As a Koch company and a leading manufacturer of bath tissue, paper towels, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers, building products and much more, Georgia-Pacific works to meet evolving needs of customers worldwide with quality products. In addition to the products we make, we operate one of the largest recycling businesses. Our more than 30,000 employees in over 150 locations are empowered to innovate every day – to make everyday products even better.
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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.
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