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Production Operator at Georgia Pacific in Tacoma, Washington

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!


Production Operator – Tacoma, Washington


Are you looking for a career and not just a job? Does working in a positive, team-oriented environment motivate you? If so, check out what we have to offer! Georgia-Pacific Gypsum in Tacoma, WA has an immediate need for Production Operators to work in a variety of departmental positions. This union facility produces ToughRock and DensGuard gypsum products used throughout Washington, Oregon, and Western Canada. The plant began operating in 1981 and is located in the Port of Tacoma.


Georgia-Pacific offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, life, 401(k), accident and sickness, paid holidays and vacations, as well as overtime opportunities.

This is an entry level position starting at $17.12 per hour.


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


  • Operating production equipment and machinery  

  • Performing quality checks on products

  • Relieving operator positions for breaks

  • Working as a team to exceed safety, production, and quality goals

  • Keeping work area clean before, during and after shift

  • Assisting crew members with setups, troubleshooting, asset care duties and making minor machine adjustments

  • Entering data to maintain accurate records of orders shipped


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:


  • High School diploma or GED

  • A minimum of six (6) months of work experience working within a manufacturing, industrial, construction, farming or warehouse environment OR military experience

  • Willing and able to work rotating shifts, weekends, overtime, and holidays

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

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

  • Willing and able to climb stairs, ladders, and/or work in high places

  • 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?

Preferred Qualifications:


  • One (1) year or more of experience working within a manufacturing, industrial, construction, farming or warehouse environment

  • Experience operating a forklift

  • Experience troubleshooting manufacturing equipment

  • Experience using a computer, i.e. composing/sending emails and completing computer-based training

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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

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