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OPERATOR TRAINEE at Georgia- Pacific

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Albany, Oregon

Job Description:

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          Operator Trainee - Albany, OR
Are you a go-getter who wants to work for a company that will encourage and welcome your ideas and input? Our Albany, OR Chemical Facility is seeking an innovative and qualified individual to join our manufacturing team as an Operator Trainee. This position will create value by assisting operators to meet and exceed production goals while maintaining a focus on safety. By assisting operators with assigned duties, individuals will have an opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge needed to advance into an operator position. 


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Loading and unloading raw materials and finished goods in accordance with customer and chemical specifications

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

  • Monitoring equipment and performing minor troubleshooting to ensure optimal production and minimal downtime

  • Writing up work orders and process improvement suggestions

  • Using a computer to document data such as shipping and receiving information and manufacturing processes


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Willing and able to work in outside weather conditions as well as in an 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 work at heights and in confined spaces

  • Willing and able to follow facial hair guidelines for respirator usage

  • Willing and able to lift and pull up to 50 lbs.  

  • Willing and able to work variable start times, twelve (12) hour rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, overtime and on call hours as scheduled

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


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience operating a forklift

  • Experience in the chemical industry

  • Mechanical troubleshooting experience in a manufacturing environment  

  • A minimum of one (1) year of previous manufacturing or industrial military experience

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


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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