Plywood Production Trainee

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: June 5, 2020

Organization: Georgia Pacific

Location: Newberry

City: Prosperity

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Starting pay for this position is $15.00 per hour.

Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have one of the following types of work experience:
    1. minimum of six (6) months’ work experience in a farming, landscaping, carpentry, mechanical, construction, warehouse, military, production or manufacturing environment; OR
    2. minimum of six (6) months’ of mechanical technical schooling or training; OR
    3. 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 maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment, i.e.: safety glasses, hearing protection, steel-toed boots and other PPE as required by specific jobs

  • 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

 

What Will Put You Ahead?


Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or higher
  • One (1) or more years of manufacturing experience

  • Experience driving and operating a forklift

  • Experience working in lumber or wood products

  • Experience troubleshooting equipment

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. 

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

 

  • 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
Schedule:
THIS POSITION WILL LIKELY BE FOR THE EVENING OR NIGHT SHIFT FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.
Application Process:
Apply on company website.
Employer Address:

191 Georgia Pacific Blvd
Prosperity, SC 29127
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.