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Machine Operator III - Dudley, NC - Lumber



Machine Operator

Georgia-Pacific is seeking experienced manufacturing employees for our Machine Operator role in our Dudley, NC Lumber Mill. As a Machine Operator, you operate lumber production equipment on one or more machine centers. The equipment may include automated saws, scanners, bundlers, sorter trimmers as well as associated transfer fork lifts & lumber handling equipment. If you want to be a part of a team that works safely, produces a quality product, and provides ongoing learning opportunities, this may be the job for you! 

Starting wage is $18.50 per hour with paid vacation days starting day one! And, employees are paid overtime for any hours over 8, worked in a day. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Performing operator care duties and minor maintenance tasks to include but not limited to lubrication duties
  • Working throughout the mill to safely meet production and quality goals 
  • Learning multiple operator functions in your department 
  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures while proactively seeking out potential safety hazards 
  • Performing detailed housekeeping to keep machinery functioning properly and to maintain the appearance of the plant

The Experience You Will Bring

  • At least 2 year of manufacturing experience or have done comparable work in a comparable work environment that includes but is not limited to: farming, agriculture, landscaping, carpentry, mechanical, construction, etc.
  • Willing and able to work any shift, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed
  • Willing and able to work in a hot, cold, dusty and noisy industrial environment
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment, i.e.: safety glasses, hearing protection, steel-toed boots and other PPE as required by specific jobs
  • Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day

What Will Put You Ahead

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience driving and operating a forklift
  • Experience working in lumber or wood products
  • Experience troubleshooting equipment 
  • Experience using a computer for record-keeping and documentation functions

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


Capabilities or Manufacturing: IND-GP-RCT

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