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Production Worker - Lumber at Georgia- Pacific

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Gurdon, Arkansas

Job Description:

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Production Worker – Lumber

Gurdon, AR


Georgia-Pacific is seeking candidates for Production Worker roles at our Lumber mill in Gurdon, AR. This is a non-climate controlled mill, meaning you will be subject to seasonal temperatures. As a Production Worker, you will learn multiple operator functions. You will also be responsible for operating power equipment and hand tools to clean up debris in and around machines to ensure a safe work environment.  


If you thrive on working in a team environment with ongoing learning opportunities, this may be the job for you!


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures

  • Learning to operate machinery to expected performance levels

  • Acting as a relief operator to cover other employees’ breaks and vacations

  • Keeping the work area clean throughout the shift to ensure a safe and orderly work environment

  • Assisting team members throughout the mill during production times

  • Providing coverage for operators who are absent or on vacation

  • Performing basic care duties such as preventative maintenance on machinery or repairing minor issues 


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least six (6) months of previous work experience

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

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

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

  • Experience using a computer for record-keeping and documentation functions

  • Experience in a manufacturing or production environment


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • At least six (6) months of work experience in a farming, carpentry, construction, or military environment

  • Two (2) years or more of manufacturing or production experience

  • One (1) year or more of experience working in the lumber or timber industry

  • Experience operating mobile equipment, e.g.; forklifts, bobcats, cranes

  • One (1) year or more of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment



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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