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Entry Level Production Operator


Production Operators - Fort Dodge, IA

“Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in the right roles with the right skills and values.'' - Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO

At Georgia-Pacific, we don’t believe that a job is just simply a job. We see each role as a career and a way to advance your knowledge and expertise to not only better your life, but your community as a whole. If you are someone who wants to work for a company that will value your skills and ideas, then we have the perfect opportunity for you. Start your career as a Production Operator at our Fort Dodge, IA facility.

Georgia-Pacific offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, life, 401(k), accident and sickness, paid holidays and vacations, as well as overtime opportunities.

This is an entry level position starting at $19.51 per hour – (pay rate increase opportunities within 4 weeks as operators trained and develop new skills)

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

• Ensuring that machines are set up properly and performing optimally

• Troubleshooting and making machine adjustments as needed

• Contributing to the site’s safety record by ensuring the team works safely

• Performing basic asset care duties and routine preventative maintenance on equipment

• Working as a team to help meet or exceed production, waste and quality goals

• Cleaning work area throughout assigned shifts to ensure an orderly and safe environment

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

• Willing and able to work flexible starting times, rotating shifts, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed

• Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment

• Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for at least eight (8) hours a day

• Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment

• Willing and able to lift at least 50 pounds

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

• High school diploma or GED

• At least one (1) year of previous experience working in a production, warehouse, industrial, farming, construction, manufacturing or military environment

• Experience identifying, analyzing and troubleshooting quality issues

• Experience troubleshooting equipment

• Experience working with construction materials i.e. lumber, gypsum, plaster, brick, insulation, etc.

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

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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