Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Saw Filer at our Lumber Mill in Diboll, Texas. This role will be responsible for maintaining bandsaws and/or round saws within mill specifications. You will install, troubleshoot and maintain guides, troubleshoot sawing issues, perform alignments and conduct saw changes. This position will be responsible for maintaining filing equipment and housekeeping. Must be able to adapt to mill saw filer techniques.

This position comes with a sign-on bonus of $3000!

Successful applicant hourly rate will be based on knowledge, skills and experience with a potential pay up to $30.

Our Team

Georgia-Pacific employees strive for safety and health excellence while achieving an injury-free workplace. To learn more about our Building Products division, visit http://www.buildgp.com .

What You Will Do

  • Perform inspections, replace saws and guides and record any problems
  • Grind and replace teeth on saws to proper quality specifications to maintain sharpness
  • Check lumber surface finish and adjust as required
  • Maintain all tools and equipment
  • Be willing and able to work any shift, on-call, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed
  • Be 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
  • Be willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold and noisy industrial environment

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • At least three (3) years of experience working as a sawfiler
  • Ability to grind, swage, level, tension, shape and set tire lines for bandsaws and/or ability to level, set eye and body tension, tip and grind round saws within mill specifications
  • Ability to pour babbitt guides and maintain all guides within mill specifications

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Five+ (5) years as a sawfiler
  • Fabrication, millwright or machinist skills
  • Wood products manufacturing experience

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Hiring Philosophy

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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.

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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.

Equal Opportunities

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: http://www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf