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Utility Production Worker


Utility Production Worker

Georgia-Pacific (GP) is among the world's leading manufacturers of bath tissue, paper towels, napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our building products business makes DensGlass® gypsum board often seen in commercial construction, DryPly® plywood and RESI-MIX® wood adhesives, among others. Our containerboard and packaging business offers high-end graphic packaging to bulk bins as well as Golden Isles fluff pulp. You may also recognize consumer brands like Angel Soft®, Brawny®, and Dixie® on retail shelves and enMotion® towels, Compact® bath tissue and SmartStock® cutlery dispensers when you are away from home. Our GP Harmon business is one of the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. As a Koch Company, we create long-term value using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible, and economically sound. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA., we employ approximately 35,000 people. For more information, visit www.gp.com.

Taylorsville, MS Plywood Mill is a non-climate-controlled mill, which means you will be subjected to seasonal temperature changes. As a Utility Production Worker, you will learn multiple tasks and 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. This is a union facility offering a set pay of $17.84/hr. Must be able to work any shift, nights and weekends. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures, including wearing safety equipment
  • 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
  • Performing tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing, and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day

The Experience You Will Bring


Basic Qualifications:

  • At least six (6) months of previous work experience
  • Work any shift, including nights, and weekends

What Will Put You Ahead

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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, plywood, 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

Why Work For GP?

  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings

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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