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Production Operator Trainee


Production Operator Trainee- Columbus, OH

$20/hr starting wage with bi-yearly bonus eligibility, competitive benefits, and 401k plan.

Are you motivated, safety-oriented and looking for a change? Then, look no further, Georgia-Pacific is looking for someone like you!

At Georgia-Pacific, innovation is a capability we embrace, and it is a constant pathway to new ideas and products for our customers. Our goal is to apply our capabilities to continually renew or replace our products to create more value for our customers and society. 

Our Columbus, OH Chemical facility is seeking motivated individuals to join our manufacturing team as Operators and grow with the Company. 

To learn more about Georgia-Pacific's Chemical division please visit: www.gp-chemicals.com


What You Will Do In Your Role

A Day In The Life Typically Includes: 

  • Loading and unloading raw materials and finished goods in accordance with customer and chemical specifications 
  • Training and skill development to advance in production, learning to operate and monitor chemical reaction process to manufacture polymer resins, industrial chemicals and raw materials 
  • Monitoring equipment and performing minor troubleshooting to ensure optimal production and minimal downtime 
  • Using a computer to document data such as work orders, shipping and receiving information and manufacturing processes 
  • Working in outside weather conditions as well as in an industrial environment, at heights and in confined spaces
  • Working safely in a team and/or individual setting, adhering to all plant health, safety, and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures. Wearing the necessary Personal Protection equipment (PPE), e.g.; hard hats, safety glasses, face shield (include facial hair guidelines for respirator usage), chemical suit, respirator, ear plugs, hearing protection, steel-toe boots or safety shoes and other PPE required by specific jobs
  • Performing tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for an 8-12 hour rotating shift schedule.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High school diploma or GED
  • One (1) year of more experience in an industrial, warehouse, military, farming, construction, mechanical or production environment
  • Experience using a computer or tablet
  • Willing and able to meet the physical and safety requirements of the job


What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience operating a forklift.
  • Experience in the chemical or refinery industries.

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: 



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