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Production Operator at Georgia Pacific

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Antioch, California

Job Description:

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!


At Georgia-Pacific, we don’t believe that a job is just simply a job. We see each role as a career and a way to advance your knowledge and expertise to not only better your life, but your community as a whole. If you are someone who wants to work for a company that will value your skills and ideas, then we have the perfect opportunity for you.

Start your career as a Production Operator at our Antioch, CA gypsum facility. This an entry level position starting at $18.05 per hour, with a quick progression to $20+ an hour. We also offer a competitive union benefits package.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Ensuring that machines are set up properly and performing optimally

  • Troubleshooting and making machine adjustments as needed

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

  • Driving forklifts to move finished wallboard to the warehouse

  • Performing basic asset care duties and routine preventative maintenance on equipment

  • Cleaning work area throughout assigned shifts to ensure an orderly and safe environment

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Willing and able to work an eight (8) or twelve (12) hour shift to include weekends, holidays and overtime as needed

  • Willing and able to work variable start times

  • Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment 

  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment

  • Willing and able to lift at least 50 pounds

  • Willing and able to work around moving or heavy equipment

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years or more of manufacturing experience

  • Six (6) months or more of experience within an industrial, manufacturing, production, warehouse, construction, military or farming environment

  • One (1) year or more of experience operating a forklift 

  • Experience identifying, analyzing and troubleshooting quality issues 

  • Experience working with construction materials, e.g.: lumber, gypsum, plaster, brick, insulation, etc.

  • Experience in identifying, leading, developing and implementing process improvement initiatives

Why Work For GP?

  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance

  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world

  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge

  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions

  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings

  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?
We're part of your everyday life. From the walls of your home to the Dixie® plates on your table, the boxes at your local grocery store or the Quilted Northern® in your bathroom, there's a good chance a Georgia-Pacific product is nearby. We need people like you: People who can help us make life's simple necessities better.
Our Georgia-Pacific Antioch, CA facility ( produces a variety of gypsum wallboard products. Georgia-Pacific Building Products division is the No. 1 producer of wood panels, gypsum products and lumber in North America.
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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