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Manufacturing Production Worker

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Manufacturing Production Worker– Talladega, AL 

Georgia-Pacific's has a new state-of-the art lumber mill in Talladega, Alabama. This facility receives about 150 log trucks a day and produces approximately 300 million board-feet of lumber a year. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a technologically advanced plant.

Georgia-Pacific is seeking employees for our entry level Manufacturing Production Worker role. As a Production Utility Worker you will perform cleanup duties around the facility to ensure a safe work environment for all employees, and cross train in various machine operator roles. If you are motivated by hard work, working collaboratively on a team with a positive attitude, and have a strong focus on safety, you may be a good fit for this role. The starting wage for this position is $17.50 per hour. This position offers opportunities for advancement as new skills are acquired and as openings occur!

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures while proactively seeking out potential safety hazards
  • Maintaining a clean and orderly work environment
  • Using blowers, brooms, and other equipment to clean up debris in and around machines to ensure a safe work environment for all employees
  • Performing housekeeping functions to aid in keeping machinery running smoothly, reducing safety and fire hazards, maintaining environmental controls, and maintaining the appearance of the plant
  • Working in various areas throughout the mill to help meet or exceed facility and company production and quality goals.
  • Assisting team members throughout the mill as needed during the production of lumber.
  • Working collaboratively as a team to meet or exceed production and quality goals while keeping waste at minimal levels
  • Working 12 hour shifts both days, nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime
  • Working in a non climate controlled environment with the possibility of standing, kneeling, walking for long periods of time

The Experience You Will Bring


  • A minimum of six (6) months of work experience in an industrial, manufacturing, warehouse, farming, carpentry, construction, landscaping, production, or military environment
  • Willing and able to meet the physical and safety requirements of the job while working 12 hour rotating shifts, overtime, holidays, and weekends

What Will Put You Ahead

  • One (1) year or more of experience driving and operating a forklift within an industrial or manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of two (2) years working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience troubleshooting equipment
  • Experience using a computer for record-keeping and documentation functions
  • Experience working in a lumber or wood products environment
  • One (1) year or more of leadership experience in a manufacturing 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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