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:
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?
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
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 (www.gp-gypsum.com) 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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