Georgia-Pacific is hiring Finishing Operators for our OSB facility in Allendale, SC. The Finishing Operators are responsible for assisting the Packaging Line Operators and Finishing Line Coordinators to ensure product is finished and packed for shipping. As a Finishing Operator, you will be responsible for ensuring all finished product is tagged properly and graded OSB is bundled together appropriately. Opportunities to advance are available as you acquire the skills needed for other keys roles in the facility. Georgia-Pacific employees are self-motivated and have a commitment to attendance excellence and punctuality. This position requires the ability to work with a team to achieve production and quality goals. If this role interests you, we look forward to hearing from you!
Georgia-Pacific in Allendale, SC manufactures Oriented Strand Board (OSB), compressed strands of wood chips that are bound together by adhesives which prevent moisture intrusion. The most common uses for OSB are in house construction and remodeling. Georgia-Pacific employees strive for safety and health excellence while achieving an injury free workplace. To learn more about our Building Products division, visit www.buildgp.com.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes
Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures
Packaging OSB bundles and operating a forklift to place bundles in the proper location for shipping
Monitoring the finishing line for any stoppages and assisting with troubleshooting to re-start product flow
Tagging bundles of OSB and changing out stencil inserts and plates
Using a scraper to clean the walls, changing filters and paint tips and cleaning the robot of the paint booth
Using small tools such as blowers to remove debris from equipment and keeping the finishing area clean
Operating a forklift to sort product by various grades into the proper warehouse locations
Obtaining forklift operator’s license after company provided training
What You Will Need: Basic Qualifications
High school diploma or GED
At least (6) months of experience working within a manufacturing, industrial, military, construction or farming environment or operating production equipment
Willing and able to work 12 rotating shift including holidays, weekends and overtime as needed
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 safety equipment, i.e.: safety glasses, hearing protection, steel toed boots and other PPE as required by specific job
Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to 12 hours a day
Willing to sign a confidentiality agreement as a condition of employment
What Will Put You Ahead? Preferred Qualifications
At least one (1) year of experience working in a manufacturing , industrial, military environment
Experience operating a forklift
Work experience in a lumber or wood products environment
Experience operating manufacturing equipment
Previous experience using a computer for basic record-keeping and documentation functions
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.