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Planer Setter


Are you looking for a career and not just a job? Does working in a positive, team-oriented environment motivate you? Are you a multi-tasker who enjoys working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment? If so, check out what we have to offer! Georgia-Pacific in Prosperity, SC has an immediate need for a Planer Setter. This facility offers promotional and overtime opportunities.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Learning to run Lumber equipment until able to run at assigned production levels
  • Performing preventative maintenance
  • 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
  • Performing general housekeeping duties to aid in keeping machinery functioning properly, to reduce hazards, and maintain the appearance of the plant
  • Operating planer and optimize process performance including set up and alignment
  • Monitoring planer performance including safely maximizing uptime, production flow and product quality
  • Maintaining strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment; e.g. safety glasses, hearing protection, steel-toed boots, and other PPE as required by specific jobs
  • Working in a hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment
  • Performing tasks including lifting (up to 50 lbs), walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day
  • Successfully using a computer without assistance to complete assigned tasks
  • Reading and comprehending written instructions as required to complete assigned tasks

  • What You Will Need:
    Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one (1) year or more of work experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment 
  • A minimum of one (1) year safely operating machinery or industrial equipment

  • What Will Put You Ahead?
    Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience with lumber or wood products
  • A minimum of two (2) or more years of work experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment 
  • 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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