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Production Worker





Georgia-Pacific is seeking candidates for General Production roles at our mill in Gurdon, AR. This is a non-climate controlled mill, meaning temperatures can be very high in the summer and cold in the winter. As a General Production (Utility) worker, you will learn multiple operator functions and perform various manual tasks that require repetitive motions. Additionally, you will provide coverage for operators who are absent or on vacation. Our General Production team members also perform basic care duties such as preventative maintenance on machinery or repairing minor issues. You will also be responsible for operating small equipment and tools (i.e. blowers, shovels, pitch forks) to clean up debris in and around machines to ensure a safe work environment and maximize uptime for facility equipment. This position is an entry-level role with opportunities for growth and career advancement.

If you thrive on working in a team environment with ongoing learning opportunities, this may be the job for you!

Rate of Pay: $17.00 per hour, plus $1.50 for off-shifts. Opportunities for advancement . Excellent benefits package. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Adhere to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Learn to operate machinery to expected performance levels
  • Act as a relief operator to cover other employees’ breaks and vacations
  • Keep the work area clean throughout the shift to ensure a safe and orderly work environment.
  • Assist team members throughout the mill during production

The Experience You Will Bring


  • At least 6 months of previous work experience
  • Posses the ability to meet the physical requirements of the job
  • Posses the ability to work any shift, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed
  • Posses the ability to work in a hot, humid, cold and noisy industrial environment
  • Posses the skills to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing, and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day 
  • Posses skills to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment
  • Posses the ability to maintain strict adherence to our attendance policy 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • At least six (6) month’s work experience in a farming, landscaping, carpentry, mechanical, construction, warehouse, military, production or manufacturing environment
  • Experience in a manufacturing or production environment
  • One (1) year of experience working in a lumber, plywood, or timber industry
  • Experience operating mobile equipment (i.e. forklifts, bobcats, cranes, etc.)
  • Experience using a computer for record-keeping and documentation functions
  • One (1) year of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment

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. 

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