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Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Hourly Lathe Technician Trainee at our Camden, TX Plywood manufacturing facility. 

 You will  be responsible for installing, configuring, testing, maintaining, monitoring, and troubleshooting the # 2 and # 3 Asian lathes and stackers.

Training for this position could occur on day shift but the selected individual would eventually move to nights.

What You Will Do In Your Role

1.Perform on-site diagnosis, analysis, and resolution of complicated problems for various end users.

2.Recommend and implement corrective software/hardware solutions.

3.Work Order generated to improve workforce productivity and work quality

4.Repair or replace defective equipment or parts by using hand or machines.

5.Basic Computer skills.

6.Perform other duties, as assigned.

The Experience You Will Bring


1.Candidates must:

a.Be an active, full-time employee of the plywood mill.

b.Have an acceptable work record relative to performance, attendance, and EH&S compliance.

2.Meet measurable safety expectations.

3.Ability to work with minimal supervision.

4.Must be self-motivated, self-driven, and express a sense of urgency.

5.Ability to adapt quickly to change.

6.Possess a willingness to learn.

7.Possess good written and verbal communication skills.

8.Trainable in electrical and mechanical crafts.

9.Ability to reason-out and analyze logical steps.

10.Ability to organize, schedule, and execute tasks effectively.

11.Possess basic computer skills.

12.Good multi-tasking skills.

13.Willingness to share knowledge.

14.Must work well with others.

15.Demonstrate Operator Ownership & share the Oatari team vision.

What Will Put You Ahead

1.Working knowledge of all machine centers in the Plywood Operation.

2.MP2 experience.

3.Preferred Experience (not a requirement to apply):Experience in maintenance and experience using MS Excel, and MS Word.

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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