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Georgia-Pacific | Muskogee, OK, United States

Posted Date 6/15/2024

Your Job

Georgia-Pacific's Consumer Products division is seeking qualified professionals to consider for their Converting Technician position to support the Converting department inside the pulp and paper manufacturing facility located in Muskogee, OK. In this role, you will be part of the continued operation and reliability improvements of various production lines. This position will report to the Technician Capability Leader and will work closely with Manufacturing Engineers, other Advanced Technicians, Reliability Technicians, Technicians, and various members of the product system the technician is assigned to. The shift for this position is 12- hour rotating shift that includes, nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed. The pay starts at $21.50 per hour.

Our Team

Located on the Kerr-McClellan Navigational Channel (Arkansas River) on about 640 acres of land, the Muskogee consumer products operation spans across approximately 70 acres (or 2,900,000 square feet) of manufacturing and warehouse space are "under roof" employing approximately 830 employees. We are the second largest employer in the Muskogee, OK area and 45th in the state! Our non-union facility operates on 12-hour shifts, 7 days per week, 365 days per year; housing 2 of the 13 largest tissue machines in the world and paper machines that produce an average of 900 tons of paper per day. Our finished product consists of a mix of 40% Retail and 60% Commercial.

What You Will Do

  • Knowledge and expertise while building and improving asset strategies; operate equipment within operations targets and limits along with providing feedback on improvements
  • Evaluate and execute operator basic care (OBC) and lube routes
  • Make recommendations on spare parts strategy
  • Operate equipment to defined standards and product specification targets Monitor and/or entry into computer control systems
  • Troubleshoot equipment to optimize production Perform basic asset care duties to include routine preventative maintenance and cleaning of work area
  • Work as a team to help meet or exceed production, waste, quality, and safety goals
  • Operate and/or work around mobile equipment
  • Maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment
  • Perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day, in a loud/noisy, and industrial, high-volume environment-work may be performed in high and/or confined spaces

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience troubleshooting, repairing, and adjusting equipment and machinery
  • Minimum of one year of experience in a manufacturing, industrial, agricultural, or military environment OR completion of post high school education in a manufacturing/industrial centered program

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Three or more years of experience operating, repairing, maintaining, and troubleshooting mechanical equipment
  • Three or more years of experience using computerized machinery in a production environment
  • Experience working in a Pulp/Paper Mill or with converting equipment
  • Experience performing preventive maintenance routes in a manufacturing or industrial environment
  • Experience using Microsoft Office tools

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Hiring Philosophy

All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

Who We Are

As a Koch company and a leading manufacturer of bath tissue, paper towels, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers, building products and much more, Georgia-Pacific works to meet evolving needs of customers worldwide with quality products. In addition to the products we make, we operate one of the largest recycling businesses. Our more than 30,000 employees in over 150 locations are empowered to innovate every day - to make everyday products even better.

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Our Benefits

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

Additionally, everyone has individual work and personal needs. We seek to enable the best work environment that helps you and the business work together to produce superior results.

Equal Opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, some offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:

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