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Production Operator

Description

Georgia-Pacific is now hiring Production Operators in our lumber mill in Fayette, AL. This is a non-climate controlled mill, meaning temperatures can be very high in the summer, and cold in the winter. As a Multi Operator, you will be responsible for using hand tools (i.e. blowers, shovels, pitch forks, brooms) to clean up debris in and around machines to ensure a safe work environment for all employees. You will also support machine operators and learn to operate lumber production equipment, including automated saws, scanners, banders, and associated transfer & handling equipment. This entry-level position offers opportunities to advance as new skills are acquired and openings occur. 

If you want to be a part of a team that works safely, produces a quality product, and provides ongoing learning opportunities, this may be the job for you!

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Performing housekeeping functions to aid in keeping machinery functioning properly, to reduce hazards and maintain the appearance of the plant. 
  • Performing minor repairs to ensure machine reliability and escalate machine maintenance needs appropriately.
  • Contributing to a team environment by cross training and filling in for other operators as needed. 

The Experience You Will Bring

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • At least 1 or more years of previous manufacturing experience
  • Willing and able to pull and lift up to 50lbs 
  • Willing to work in a hot, cold, dusty, noisy industrial environment 
  • Willing and able to work any shift, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed 
  • Willing and able to perform tasks including lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day 
  • Willing to work Rotating Shift Schedule working both day and night shift 
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment, i.e.: safety glasses, hearing protection, steel-toed boots and other PPE as required by specific jobs 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mechanical experience troubleshooting manufacturing equipment
  • Experience in lumber or wood products 
  • Experience troubleshooting equipment in a manufacturing environment

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED

    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

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