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Lead Machine Operator


Lead Operator 

$2,000.00 SIGN-ON BONUS

Georgia-Pacific has openings for Production Operators at our new facility in Tolleson, AZ, just outside PhoenixProduction Operators oversee daily production goals, ensuring production of high-quality products at the lowest possible costs. The Production Operator will direct employee flow to work during shifts.   

Production Operators must have the technical ability to operate all types of full converting line and finishing equipment within company standards for waste, quality and productivity. They should understand and adhere to all Standard Operating Procedures. They will be trained to set up and operate all special functions and capabilities with minimal supervision or direction.  Responsibilities also include training other employees when requested or required to do so. Analyze issues, determine and implement solutions. Provide innovative / creative solutions for opportunities and or improvements.  

We are working rotating 24x7 shifts, witha7-day break in every 28-day periodWe offer competitive compensation with the opportunity to earn overtimehealth and dental benefits programs, paid time off/holidays and a 401k with an employer match. Come join our team! 

A Day in The Life Typically Includes: 

  • Uses leadership skills to direct crews in the efficient operation of the company’s production equipment 

  • Reads and understand all information on job ticket pertaining to a specific job. Ensures that all necessary components to produce the job are present.  

  • Fully understands how to achieve print quality and register equipment to produce required quality and can achieve acceptable registration within specified M/R standards. 

  • Has complete understanding and ability to operate all line ancillary equipment 

  • Ability to effectively set up and operate all inline equipment (i.e. gluing, Labeling, Straub Applicators etc.) as well as rotary cutter with minimal supervision 

  • Understands tension controls and ancillary equipment. Knowledge of how to web up the line, capable of setting cylinders and platesHas the ability to perform minor mechanical repairs and adjustments.  

  • Efficiently operates in line systems with minimal supervision. 

  • Maintains facility standards in productivity, waste and quality standards. Accurately enters all codes for quantities, materials and times onto required paperwork. 

  • Performs necessary functions to operate the line with minimal supervision. Establishes and promotes an environment for learning and process improvement. Consistently looks for improvements and efficiencies to reduce waste and increase production within quality standards set. 

  • Works within all safety guidelines and procedures. Maintains a clean and safe work environment.  

  • Ensurethe maintenance of departmental housekeeping standards. 

  • Ensurecompliance with all safety and work rules and regulations.  

  • Interacts well between shifts to gain and pass along all information to facilitate a smooth transition without interruption. 


What You Will Need:   

Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or GED  

  • 2 or more years’ experience operating production machinery 

  • Availability to work any shift, holidays and overtime as needed 

  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations  


What Will Put You Ahead?  

Preferred Qualifications: 


  • Clamp truck certification 

  • Flexoprinter operating experience 

  • Shift lead or supervisory experience 

  • Experience working in a converting operation   


Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?   

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. 
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran 
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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Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

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

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