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Production Worker - Lumber


Georgia-Pacific is seeking candidates for Production roles at our Lumber mill in Gurdon, AR. This is a non-climate controlled mill, meaning you will be subject to seasonal temperatures. As a Production Worker, you will learn multiple operator functions. You will also be responsible for operating power equipment and hand tools to clean up debris in and around machines to ensure a safe work environment.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Learning to operate machinery to expected performance levels
  • Acting as a relief operator to cover other employees' breaks and vacations
  • Keeping the work area clean throughout the shift to ensure a safe and orderly work environment
  • Assisting team members throughout the mill during production times
  • Providing coverage for operators who are absent or on vacation
  • Performing basic care duties such as preventative maintenance on machinery or repairing minor issues

The Experience You Will Bring


  • At least six (6) months of previous work experience
  • Willing and able to work any shift, 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 up to twelve (12) hours a day 
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to our attendance policy 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience using a computer
  • Experience in a manufacturing or production environment
  • One (1) year or more of experience working in the lumber or timber industry
  • Experience operating mobile equipment, e.g.; forklifts, bobcats, cranes
  • One (1) year or more of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • At least six (6) months of work experience in a farming, carpentry, construction, or military environment

Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour. Opportunities for advancement . Excellent benefits package. 

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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