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Operator I (Dryer Support)


Operator 1 (Dryer Support)

Georgia-Pacific is hiring an Operator 1 (Dryer Support)to join the team at our tobacco-free OSB facility in Fordyce, AR. Our Operator 1 (Dryer Support) assist operators with multiple tasks as well as learn to troubleshoot any equipment performance issues safely and effectively.

As a Dryer Support you are responsible for using small tools to ensure the dryer area is free of wood debris and visually inspect equipment in the Dryer area for any issues. Successful employees will have opportunities to advance into new positions as they become available. Our team works a swing shift, nights, weekends, and holidays. Physical aspects include but are not limited to lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and\or pulling for at least eight (8) hours a day.

Our Operator 1 (Dryer Support) position pays $18/hr+ depending on experience. Bi-yearly bonus eligibility, competitive benefits, and 401k.

Georgia-Pacific in Fordyce, AR manufactures OSB structural panels of compressed wood used in housing construction and remodeling. GP employees strive for safety and health excellence while achieving an injury free workplace. To learn more about our Building Products division, visitwww.buildgp.com.

What You Will Do In Your Role 

  • Performing general laborer duties and operating small equipment and hand tools, i.e.: blowers, shovels, pitch forks, brooms, to clean up debris in and around machines to ensure a clean and safe work environment
  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures, to include proactively seeking out potential safety hazards and wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Communicating upset conditions and applying corrective measures in the dryer area before problems escalate
  • Assisting the maintenance crew on shutdowns to ensure safe work procedures are followed
  • Working collaboratively as a team to meet or exceed production and quality goals while keeping waste at minimal levels
  • Utilizing a tablet and/or computer to log issues and document findings
  • Performing responsibilities of the job in a hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment
  • Working collaboratively as a team to meet or exceed production and quality goals while keeping waste at minimal levels

The Experience You Will Bring


  • HS Diploma or GED

What Will Put You Ahead

  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience or more working in a manufacturing or industrial environment
  • Experience working in the plywood or lumber industry
  • Experience working with mechanical processes

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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