Switcher Operator

Koch Industries, Inc. South Plainfield , NJ 07080

Posted 1 week ago


Switcher Operator

Georgia-Pacific Harmon Recycling, a subsidiary of Georgia-Pacific, is one of the largest pure traders of recycled fiber in the world, trading in excess of 100 thousand tons per week. We develop markets for our supplier's recovered materials and provide a reliable source of quality feed stock to our global customer base. To learn more about our Harmon Recycling division, visit http://www.gpharmon.com/

Georgia-Pacific Harmon is seeking a second Shift Non CDL Yard Jockey/Switchers for the South Plainfield, NJ facility. This role supports the sustainability efforts of Georgia-Pacific by facilitating the movement of incoming and outgoing product through the facility. We are looking for candidates with a strong commitment to safety standards and knowledge of forklift operations. If you have yard jockey/switcher experience, are a safety-oriented person, and have a commitment to leading safety compliance, we look forward to hearing from you! This role works weekends, holidays, and overtime when needed. Yard Jockeys are regularly exposed to sparks, fumes, noise, vibration, confined spaces, moving equipment/machinery and outdoor weather, and work in hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Switch trailers in shipping and receiving yards

  • Move trailers in yard to maximize space and maintain organization of the yard

  • Safely operate, to including backing, tractor trailers in confined spaces

  • Assist team members as needed and perform work with minimal supervision

  • Perform housekeeping duties in respective work areas (indoor/outdoor)

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. routinely

  • Perform repetitive and physically demanding tasks for extended periods of time, to include lifting (up to 50lbs), walking, climbing, and stooping

  • Maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations to include wearing the necessary Personal Protection equipment (PPE), i.e.; hard hats, safety glasses, face shield, chemical suit, respirator, ear plugs, hearing protection, steel-toe boots or safety shoes and other PPE required by specific jobs

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High school diploma or GED
  • A minimum of six months experience operating tractor trailers

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Current forklift license or be able to attain one within 6 months

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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Switcher Operator

Koch Industries, Inc.