Area 5 Operator

Fordyce, Arkansas

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Area 5 Operator

Georgia-Pacific is hiring an Area 5 Operator for our OSB facility in Fordyce, AR. A strong commitment to safety standards and knowledge of operations are critical for success in this role. Our Area 5 operators obtain a mobile equipment license to operate our mobile equipment. Georgia-Pacific employees are self-motivated and have a commitment to attendance excellence and punctuality. If this role interests you, we look forward to hearing from you!

The Area 5 Operators primarily work 12-hour rotating shifts. At times weekends, holidays, and OT may be needed. Physical aspects include but are not limited to climbing stairs, ladders, working from heights, hot/cold weather environments, confined spaces, lifting 50 lbs or greater and standing for an entire 12-hour shift.

Georgia-Pacific in Fordyce, AR manufactures Oriented Strand Board (OSB) structural panels of compressed wood used in housing construction and remodeling. GP employees strive for safety and health excellence while achieving an injury free workplace. To learn more about our Building Products division, visit

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Responsible for safety, environmental, quality and production of overlay line
  • Operate the TG/sander, overlay line, strapper, and operate a forklift
  • Adjust for running new material / product
  • Maintain and perform basic preventative maintenance (PM's) on equipment
  • Knowledge of job hazard analysis (JHA), lockout procedures and quality specifications
  • Adhere to all safety rules and regulations to include wearing the necessary Personal Protection Equipment
  • Perform work in a hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment
  • · Communicate effectively and respectfully with other team members in a team-based environment

    The Experience You Will Bring


    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Minimum of one (1) year of experience working in an industrial/manufacturing environment
    • Experience using a computer for documentation and/or record-keeping functions

    What Will Put You Ahead

    • Minimum of one (1) year of experience operating production line/manufacturing equipment
    • Minimum of one (1) year of forklift experience

    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.

    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.

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
    Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
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