Koch
Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content

Production Operator

Description

Georgia-Pacific is hiring Production Operators for our Mount Jewett location. This entry-level production position creates value by working in a general labor capacity alongside the other operators to meet and exceed production goals. New employees that have a strong focus on safety, and who demonstrate initiative and a sense of urgency will find fulfillment as an integral part of a successful team.

Georgia-Pacific in Mount Jewett, Pennsylvania manufactures Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF), a popular substitution for hardboard in residential and industrial applications such as for drawer bottoms, cabinet backs, interior wall and ceiling panels, modular partitions, and door skins. Georgia-Pacific’s building product business has consistently been among the nation’s top suppliers of building products to building materials dealers and large warehouse retailers. Georgia-Pacific employees strive for safety and health excellence while achieving an injury free workplace.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Meeting or exceeding facility and company goals for production and quality
  • Performing heavy-duty housekeeping to keep machinery functioning properly, reducing hazards and maintaining the appearance of the plant
  • Assisting in operating production equipment and filling in for other operators during breaks or absences
  • Performing routine preventative maintenance and minor repairs

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 6 months of work experience
  • Willing and able to lift up to 50 lbs routinely
  • Willing and able to perform repetitive tasks for extended periods of time (i.e. lifting, pushing/pulling, gripping, reaching, sitting, walking, standing, bending, climbing ladders/stairs)
  • Willing and able to wear the necessary Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) (i.e. hard hats, safety glasses, face shield, chemical suit, respirator, ear plugs, hearing protection, steel-toe boots or safety shoes and other PPE required by specific jobs)
  • Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold and noisy industrial environment
  • Willing and able to work any shift, holidays, weekends, and overtime
  • Willing to sign a confidentiality agreement as a condition of employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a wood products manufacturing environment
  • Experience using a computer for record-keeping and documentation functions

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

Sign up for our talent network.

Not ready to apply? Take a minute to sign up to receive notifications on opportunities that match your interests.

Sign Up Now