Maintenance Machinist

Skilled Crafts & Trades/Maintenance
060085 Requisition #
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Maintenance Machinist – Darlington SC
There is an opening within the Dixie® Darlington Maintenance group in the role of Maintenance Machinist with a focus on Plate Forming Press Blanking Dies. This position has accountability for the expertise in reliability, precision maintenance and equipment knowledge in the Darlington Operations.
Headquartered at Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose and related chemicals.   The company employs more than 40,000 people at approximately 300 locations in North America, South America and Europe.  Georgia-Pacific creates long-term value by using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible and economically sound.  Georgia-Pacific is an independently managed and operated company of Koch Industries, Inc., a private company headquartered in Wichita, Kansas.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


  • Proactively identifying hazards, evaluating risks, and reducing the risk to appropriate levels prior to performing task
  • Performing corrective maintenance in a precision manner
  • Taking ownership of equipment/dies and proactively share knowledge with Operations team members to build skill and capability
  • Supporting AM Work Process by utilizing MOE and MP2 to document all maintenance activities and machine adjustments
  • Functioning as a Principled Entrepreneur with limited supervision
  • Creating parts from engineering drawings or samples
  • Managing machine shop materials and tools
  • Safely using machine parts, oxy-fuel torch, and mig, tig, arc welding equipment


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years or more of manufacturing experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Use of precision measuring equipment (Torque Wrench, Micrometer, etc.)
  • Ability to read drawings and identify equipment parts, specs, dimensions
  • Ability to use basic computer systems (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Willing and able to work off-shift, on-call rotating schedule, holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed
  • Two (2) years or more of millwright experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with fabrication and welding
  • Experience with basic machining functions such as turning, threading, boring, grinding, cutting, sanding, milling, broaching, etc.
  • Experience holding shaft tolerances to +/- 0.0005” and surface grinding parts to +/- 0.00025”
  • Ability to work with and train other employees in a positive manner
  • Understanding of maintenance best practices such as preventative maintenance and precision maintenance techniques
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years or more of experience troubleshooting Plate Forming Presses and auxiliary equipment
  • Three (3) years or more of machinist, precision mechanic, or welding experience
  • A minimum of one (1) year machine shop or tool making experience
  • Vocational school, two (2) year technical Degree, or higher specializing in machining


Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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