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Plywood Production Trainee at Georgia-Pacific in Prosperity, South Carolina

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:


Georgia-Pacific is seeking Plywood Production Trainees at our plywood mill in Prosperity, SC. This is a non-climate controlled mill, meaning temperatures can be very high in the summer and cold in the winter. Production Associates are utilized in a general laborer capacity with opportunities for advancement. As a Production Associate, you will support machine operators and learn how to run the green end, dryer, glue line and finishing machines. If you thrive on working in a team environment with ongoing learning opportunities, this may be the job for you!

Starting pay for this position is $15.00 per hour.


* Using blowers, shovels, and pitch forks to clean up debris in and around machines to ensure a safe work environment for all employees

* Acting as a relief operator to cover other employees' breaks and vacations

* Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures while proactively seeking out potential safety hazards

* Assisting team members throughout the mill as needed during the production of plywood


Basic Qualifications:

* Must have one of the following types of work experience:

* Minimum of six (6) months' work experience in a farming, landscaping, carpentry, mechanical, construction, warehouse, military, production or manufacturing environment; OR

* Minimum of six (6) months' of mechanical technical schooling or training; OR

* Minimum of three (3) months' of experience in a wood products manufacturing environment.

* Willing and able to lift up to 50 lbs routinely

* Willing and able to work any shift, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed

* Willing and able to work in a hot, cold, dusty and noisy industrial environment

* 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

Preferred Qualifications:

* High School Diploma or GED

* One (1) or more years of manufacturing experience

* Experience driving and operating a forklift

* Experience working in lumber or wood products

* Experience troubleshooting equipment


* None Required

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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