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Machine Operator

Georgia-Pacific | Green Bay, WI, United States

Posted Date 6/15/2024

Your Job

Our Georgia-Pacific Packerland location is looking for motivated individuals to join our team as Machine Operators. A successful candidate will be detail-oriented and thrive in a team-oriented environment. These are swing-shift opportunities on a 2-2-3 schedule, meaning you only work half of the month, have a three-day weekend every other weekend, and will have days off during the week to attend appointments, save on childcare, or simply relax. In this role, a Machine Operator will work two weeks on the day shift and then two weeks on nights, rotating back and forth biweekly. This schedule includes days, nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime hours.

The starting rate of pay is $23-25/HR and will be determined based on experience. A $3.00/hour shift premium will be paid out for all night-shift hours worked (6:30 PM – 6:30 AM).

Additional Benefits to consider:

  • Full benefits package that begins the first of the month following the start date
  • 80 hours of vacation prorated for the first year
  • 11 Paid Holidays each calendar year
  • Retention Bonus
  • Quarterly bonus potential
  • Opportunities to advance based on capability, not seniority
  • Work in a progressive, safety-conscious work environment
  • Overtime opportunities
  • And so much more!

Our Team

The Packerland team is a close-knit group of manufacturing employees who work as one team, striving to achieve our vision of safely delivering high-quality products, on on-time, and at a competitive cost.

What You Will Do

  • Operate equipment to defined standards and product specification targets
  • Monitor and/or enter into computer control systems
  • Troubleshoot equipment to optimize production
  • Inspect products to ensure quality standards are met
  • Perform basic asset care duties including routine preventative maintenance and cleaning of the 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, including wearing safety equipment
  • Attend your regular scheduled shift without violations including tardiness which at times will include participating in meetings and training sessions as required
  • 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, industrial, non-temperature controlled, high-volume environment
  • We follow SQF standards, so jewelry is not allowed to be worn on the production floor. Anyone in this role must be willing to remove all jewelry during their scheduled shift

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • Experience using a computer, tablet, and smartphone
  • Speak, Read, and Write English

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience in manufacturing, industrial, military, farming, OR construction
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing manufacturing equipment
  • Experience working in a paper manufacturing environment
  • Experience working a rotating shift
  • Forklift experience

The starting rate of pay ranges from $23-25/HR and will be determined based on experience and knowledge. This role is eligible for variable pay, issued as a monetary bonus or in another form.

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:

Salary23.00 - 25.00 Hour

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