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PRODUCTION OPERATOR at Georgia Pacific in Tolleson, Arizona

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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Georgia-Pacific has openings for Production Operators at our new facility in Tolleson, AZ, just outside Phoenix. Production Operators oversee daily production goals, ensuring production of high-quality products at the lowest possible costs. The Production Operator will direct employee flow to work during shifts. Production Operators must have the technical ability to operate all types of full converting line and finishing equipment within company standards for waste, quality and productivity. They should understand and adhere to all Standard Operating Procedures. They will be trained to set up and operate all special functions and capabilities with minimal supervision or direction. Responsibilities also include training other employees when requested or required to do so, analyzing issues, determining and implementing solutions and providing innovative / creative solutions for opportunities and/or improvements.


We are working rotating 24x7 shifts, with a guaranteed 7-day break in every 28-day period. We offer competitive compensation with the opportunity to earn overtime, health and dental benefits programs, paid time off/holidays and a 401k with an employer match. Come join our team! 


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Uses leadership skills to direct crews in the efficient operation of the company's production equipment

  • Reads and understand all information on job ticket pertaining to a specific job

  • Ensures that all necessary components to produce each job are present

  • Fully understands how to achieve print quality and register equipment to produce required quality and can achieve acceptable registration within specified M/R standards

  • Has complete understanding and ability to operate all line ancillary equipment

  • Ability to effectively set up and operate all inline equipment (i.e. gluing, Labeling, Straub Applicators etc.) as well as rotary cutter with minimal supervision

  • Understands tension controls and ancillary equipment

  • Knowledge of how to web up the line, capable of setting cylinders and plates

  • Has the ability to perform minor mechanical repairs and adjustments

  • Efficiently operates in line systems with minimal supervision

  • Maintains facility standards in productivity, waste and quality standards

  • Accurately enters all codes for quantities, materials and times onto required paperwork

  • Performs necessary functions to operate the line with minimal supervision

  • Establishes and promotes an environment for learning and process improvement

  • Consistently looks for improvements and efficiencies to reduce waste and increase production within quality standards set

  • Works within all safety guidelines and procedures and ensures compliance with all safety and work rules and regulations

  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment and ensures the maintenance of departmental housekeeping standards

  • Interacts well between shifts to gain and pass along all information to facilitate a smooth transition without interruption


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • 2+ years' of experience operating production machinery

  • Availability to work any shift, holidays and overtime as needed

  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Physical Requirements:

  • Willing and able to wear the necessary PPE

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to work on your feet for prolonged periods of time

  • Must be able to work indoor and outdoor in cold and hot conditions

  • Ability to work in all positions, bending over, crouching, kneeling, standing, sitting, etc. 


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clamp truck certification

  • Shift lead or supervisory experience

  • Experience working in a converting operation


Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

This role is not eligible for VISA sponsorship.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

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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