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Operating Technician - Sumter

Sumter, SC, USA Req #911
Monday, January 2, 2023
At Sylvamo, we’re a team on a mission. Joining us, you’ll be helping to sustain forests and renew ecosystems, while delivering on the promise of paper to educate, communicate and entertain the world. 
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Sylvamo, a major pulp and paper producer, is seeking its next generation of top operators for the Sumter Sheet Converting Facility. We are looking for dependable women and men with excellent problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills to fill our challenging position as an Operating Technician. The plant and the organization were designed in concert for the team concept. The designs have created an environment that fosters trust, commitment, flexibility, creativity, and positive response to change. The end result is a high-performance operation.

The Sumter Sheet Converting Facility is a 220,000 square foot plant the houses two – 86” width and 69” width ECH Will precision sheeters and 6 Packaging Lines producing over 285,000 tons. A workforce of 116 people staffs the plant.

Sylvamo offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including health care, dental, life insurance, gainsharing, holidays, vacation, 401k, and retiree savings.

Posting date: 01/02/2023 - 02/19/2023

Hourly w/ Salary Benefits

Minimum Job Requirements:

At least 18 years of age

Eligible for employment in the U.S.

High school diploma or GED

Must be willing to:

  • Undergo a drug screen as a condition of employment and submit to random drug screens
  • Work a 12-hour modified rotating shift
  • Work holidays and weekends as they fall into the 12-hours modified rotating shift work schedule
  • Work in a self-directed team-based environment
  • Must be safety conscious, flexible and have good communication skills.
  • Wear required safety equipment
  • Manufacturing experience preferred

Candidates must successfully complete qualification tests, physical and drug screen, employment verification, background check, and the requirements of the Immigration Reform Act

Sylvamo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Sumter, SC, USA