Pulp Mill Technician

New Augusta, Mississippi

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Pulp Mill Technician

Georgia Pacific is hiring an Operating Technician for our New Augusta/Leaf River facility. The Operating Technician position creates value by safely operating process equipment machinery to meet or exceed the mill's production and quality goals. The Operating Technician will work twelve (12) hour rotating shifts and required overtime as needed which may include weekends and holidays. They will also be required to attend and complete mandatory and ongoing trainings, as well as participate on the Fire & Rescue team.

For 35 years, the Leaf River team has been on a journey to make the best products possible for customers while doing it in new and innovative ways. Our products include chemical cellulose, custom fibers, and nonwoven materials that are used in products such as diapers, baby wipes and coffee filters. As one of six mills in the GP Cellulose business, Leaf River is a showcase of safety, operational and environmental excellence. To learn more about our Cellulose division, please visit: www.gppackaging.com

The starting pay for the position is $19.12/hour.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Operate & troubleshoot equipment
  • Monitors process variables to maintain efficient process operations and meet department quality, cost, and production goals
  • Progresses through the appropriate skills level checklist in a timely manner with the goal to advance to the Control Room Operator Position
  • Performs equipment cleanup and operator basic care including minor maintenance tasks and troubleshooting
  • Performs railcar and tanker truck loading and unloading operations for hazardous materials produced or consumed in the process
  • Participates in the mill fire brigade and hazard material teams
  • Maintains strict adherence to safety rules & regulations to include wearing required safety equipment

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Two (2) years of experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment (includes oil field experience) OR Associates Degree in Process Operations or Electrical/Instrumentation
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel for data entry and document creation

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Operational experience in a Pulp or Paper Mill
  • Experience working with local, remote, and/or distributed process control systems
  • Experience lining up equipment for chemical transfer operation
  • Experience with safe work permitting (hot work, line breaking) and executing lockout activities (isolation, draining, deenergizing)
  • Experience operating pumps, control valves, agitators, or reactor equipment
  • Chemical Process Safety (CPS) or Process Safety Management (PSM) experience
  • Familiarity with lab equipment & procedures; pH measurement, conductivity measurement and titration
  • Electrical or Mechanical experience
  • 5+ years' experience in heavy industrial/ manufacturing plant environment

    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.
    This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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