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Entry-Level Production


Calhoun, TN, US, 37309

Department:  Tissue Production (TP00)

Resolute Forest Products' Calhoun mill, founded in 1954, is a leading producer of paper towel and tissue products for some of the largest retailers in the United States. With the recent expansion of its tissue operation at the Calhoun facility, along with additional manufacturing and converting facilities in Florida and Maryland, Resolute has created a competitive ntegrated tissue business that serves the North American market. In 2018, the company invested $20 million to build a new distribution center, further enhancing its capabilities and commitment to meeting the needs of its customers.


Our Calhoun location (in Tennessee) is currently seeking talent to fill the position of Entry-Level Production Operator.  You will be responsible to provide safe operation of your assigned mill equipment, to work in a safe and productive manner, and to maximize quality and production while minimizing unscheduled downtime.


What you gain by working with us:

  • A base salary of $21.18 per hour
  • A night shift differential of $.20 per hour
  • The opportunity to work overtime paid at time and a half
  • Benefits Package (health, dental, life insurance, disability, etc)
  • 401 (K) saving plan
  • Referral bonuses
  • A retirement plan with employer contribution
  • A personal and family assistance program
  • A training and development support program
  • A workplace based on respect, diversity, and inclusion


Your responsibilities:

  • Operate equipment safely and monitor their use
  • Ensure the cleanliness and safety of certain areas of the factory
  • Ensure that product quality meets our standards and customer requirements
  • Comply with our health, safety, and environmental standards as well as the ISO standard


Your profile:

  • You are 18 years and older
  • You can lift and manipulate heavy equipment (up to 50 pounds)
  • Your uncompromising approach to safety is recognized
  • You are interested in the industrial environment and are resourceful
  • You are willing to work on weekdays and weekends on a rotating 12-hour shift


Interested candidates should first complete the online application and then visit the American Job Center in their area (see below) between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to take the required pre-employment assessments. This process will take approximately 2-3 hours.

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We at Resolute are a diverse group of individuals who possess a wide variety of skills. Here, we believe that giving you the ability to maximize your potential without constraint is key to our shared success.

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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