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Production Associate


Georgia-Pacific in West Monroe, LA is seeking Production Associates. As a Production Associate, you will learn to operate machinery in the Corrugated and Converting departments to expected levels, maintain a safe and clean working environment throughout the facility, and work collaboratively to achieve production and safety goals. 

Entry level production associates can expect to start out in the General Laborer job classification earning $15.16/hour to start. You will be assigned to a machine center and work alongside other production associates and a mentor to learn the essential duties of the job. Consistent high level performance and dependability can lead to other career advancement opportunities. If you are safety-minded and have some work experience, we want to hear from you!

This position is on a rotating shift, working either 8hr or 12hr shifts depending on job assignment, and then rotating shifts weekly. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

• Operate equipment to defined standards and product specification targets

• Monitor and/or entry into computer control systems

• Troubleshoot equipment to optimize production

• Perform basic asset care duties to include routine preventative maintenance and cleaning of work area

• Work as a team to help meet or exceed production, waste, quality, and safety goals

• Operate and/or work around mobile equipment

• Maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment

• Perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day, in a loud/noisy, and industrial, high-volume environment

The Experience You Will Bring


• Experience in a manufacturing, industrial, production, warehouse, agricultural, or military environment  

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Six (6) years of experience in a manufacturing, industrial, production, warehouse, agricultural, or military environment OR completion of post high school education in a manufacturing/industrial centered program
  • Prior Forklift experience
  • Experience using a computer, tablet, or smart device

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, including disability and protected veteran status.
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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