Associate/ Manufacturing Machine Operator

Manufacturing / Fabrication Jesup, Georgia


The Associate position is part of a comprehensive machine and process operation from raw material handling to finished product packaging. An Associate operates various computer-controlled machines, maintains a clean work area while monitoring personal and equipment safety, material quality, production efficiency, and costs. Associates work closely with others in a team environment and are actively involved in process improvements.


Daily requirements include operating various computer-controlled manufacturing machines, troubleshooting equipment, performing quality checks, preventive maintenance, maintaining fork lift certification with demonstrated safe operation, and routinely lifting up to 50 pounds/ 75 pounds occasionally.

Required Job Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent (GED)

1+ year continuous work experience, preferably as a machine operator in an industrial/ manufacturing environment

Proficient knowledge of computers or computer-controlled operations

Comfortable working with precise measurements, including fractions, decimals, and ratios as well as a tape measure.

Ability to function well within a team, sharing and receiving information efficiently and respectfully

Confidently use sound judgment and troubleshooting processes, make suggestions to improve productivity and efficiency

Flexibility and willingness to work on process improvement/development projects and modifications

Ability and willingness to work a rotating shift schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
*This position has a rotating shift schedule

Preferred Qualifications/ Professional Experience/ Years of Experience:

3+ years machine operator in a manufacturing environment

Some college/ trade school training in maintenance, mechanics, instrumentation, or other technical skill; or equivalent experience

Forklift operator certification with 3+ years of experience

Domtar is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex (including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), marital status, religion, national origin, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.