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LATHE TECHNICIAN at Georgia Pacific

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Camden, Texas

Job Description:

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!


Do you enjoy working with a team? Do you want to use your analytical skills to solve problems? If so, then we may have the right job for you! Georgia-Pacific in Camden, TX, is searching for a Lathe Technician. This position is responsible for the operation and maintenance of our lathe. Opportunities for advancement are available for employees within the organization. If you are a self-starter and enjoy learning new concepts, we want to hear from you! 


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

    • Maintain proper operation of equipment with minimal process equipment downtime.

    • Maintain ongoing and continuous process flow to ensure equipment efficiency.

    • Maintain consistent flow of plyblocks through the Lathe.

    • Set Lathe knives.

    • Perform lubrication on equipment, basic care and other preventive maintenance duties as required.

    • Maintain product quality as determined by specifications.

    • Provide process management and maintenance personnel with ongoing communication relative to safety issues, equipment operation and product quality.

    • Repair equipment during breakdowns.

    • Provide leadership for operations personnel and assist maintenance personnel during equipment breakdowns.

    • Provide for immediate and timely start-up of equipment and/or processes after plug-ups or breakdowns and troubleshooting equipment failures.

    • Perform other duties as instructed and assigned.


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED, OR in lieu of this, must have (5) years of work history in a manufacturing, industrial, construction, military, agriculture, mechanical, landscaping, carpentry, corrections, or warehouse environment

  • At least 5 years of experience with reliability, and maintenance practices.  

  • Experience diagnosing and repairing PLC's and electronic/electrical systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and other mechanical issues.

  • Welding and fabrication skills

  • Basic Computer skills

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Lathe Operator Experience.

  • 2 years plywood green veneer experience

  • Working knowledge of all machine centers in the Green Veneer Department.

  • Previous knowledge and experience as a Lathe Deck Person.

  • Able to communicate verbal instructions.

  • Able to manipulate several electronic control panels simultaneously.

  • Possess good problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Ability to plan, organize and execute multiple tasks.


Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

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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