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Automation Lead Operators – Jonestown, PA


Please join us on Thursday, January 20th for our onsite hiring event 

Georgia-Pacific has openings for Automation Lead Operators at our mailers facility in Jonestown, PA. We are looking for self-starters with the desire to learn new skills which include serving as the person overseeing the equipment, acting as a leader when the supervisor is out and troubleshooting equipment to decrease downtime. This role creates value by collaboratively working with production team members to ensure that a quality product is produced for our customers in a timely manner. The Automation Lead Operator personnel reinforce the long-term goals of the organization by leading the other operators and contributing to a team environment. 

If you enjoy working safely with a team, we look forward to hearing from you!

Hiring Event Details 

Date: Thursday, January 20th

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Georgia-Pacific 122 Bordnersville Rd. Jonestown, PA 17038

Georgia-Pacific Swag and a free meal from our food truck vendor Wich Way Sandwiches with all interviews!

Apply now to participate! Walk-ins will be welcomed but waiting times may vary. We encourage all interested individuals to complete your application ahead of the event to avoid the wait and secure your interview time slot. Upon applying, our recruiting team will reach out to schedule a time or you may use the following link to select a time that works best for you: Georgia-Pacific Mailers-Jonestown Hiring Event (indeed.com)

 To learn more about the GP Corrugated Business, check out these videos/links:

Georgia-Pacific: How Corrugated Boxes are Made


Introduction to GP padded mailer - YouTube


Position Specific Details and Highlights:

  • Starting wages are $28.00 per hour with shift differentials of $1.00 when you work the night shift.
  • This role offers a $2,500 sign on bonus!
  • Shifts include: Dupont schedule (rotating 24/7 shifts) 7am-7pm or 7pm-7am. Work only 14 days out of the month, giving you 13 weeks off in the year.
  • We offer competitive Benefits and Perks: 401k match, Health insurance, Vision insurance, Life insurance, Tuition reimbursement, Free Employee Assistance Program.
  • Weekends, holidays, and overtime are all possible on your crew shift. Crew placement will be determined upon need at time of hire. 


What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Serves as the lead person overseeing uptime of equipment and acts in a leadership capacity in the absence of the supervisor
  • Communicates and reacts to safety, quality, production, material, and mechanical & operational issues
  • Monitors and safely operates robots with strong technical skills to troubleshoot, resolve and escalate efficiently and effectively
  • Operates and performs intermediate troubleshooting on equipment for all downtime events
  • Performs change overs without assistance on multiple pieces of equipment
  • Demonstrates leadership abilities in combination with the ability to coach/train other associates

The Experience You Will Bring


  • 2+ years experience operating production machinery
  • Previous leadership experience in a manufacturing , military, or industrial environment
  • Previous web manufacturing or continuous manufacturing experience

Other Considerations/Physical Requirements

  • This role works rotating 24x7 shifts (12 hours), with a 7-day break in every 28-day period.
  • Willing and able to work on your feet for prolonged periods of time and lift up to 35lbs. occasionally 


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



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