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Reliability Engineer at Georgia-Pacific

Georgia-Pacific, LLC
Monticello, MS

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Our Georgia-Pacific containerboard mill in Monticello, MS is seeking innovative and forward thinkers to consider joining our team as a Reliability Engineer. This position will work with the Reliability Leader and other departments (operations, engineering, maintenance) to develop and execute strategies to increase the equipment Reliability.

This position requires a highly motived individual who enjoys working in a multi-faceted environment. This position will require team skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. The ideal candidate should also have a strong sense of personal drive, a desire to develop expertise, and the ability to work without constant supervision. This position will also be expected to provide technical and engineering support and troubleshooting advice to maintenance and various operational areas.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Integrates best maintenance technologies into predictive, preventive, and condition-based maintenance programs
  • Provides engineering support for capital and expense projects
  • Provides engineering support to Maintenance and Operations (troubleshooting, problem solving, cost estimating and implementation of mechanical design solutions)
  • Provide support to operational areas with emphasis on short and long-term reliability improvements
  • Provide leadership to drive continuous improvement with asset and site reliability
  • Participate and lead Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) and Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) efforts to identify root causes of complex and/or repetitive problems and put in place executable corrective actions
  • Develop, implement and support preventative and predictive maintenance strategies for new and existing equipment (vibration analysis, lubrication program, oil analysis, ultrasonic, infrared, NDT, thermography, MCE testing, and precision maintenance)
  • Review plans for new equipment and contribute to the Design for Reliability process by validating reliability and maintainability of the systems
  • Support implementation of reliability processes aimed at developing skilled maintenance and operating personnel who operate with a reliability-centric mindset
  • Analyze operational data (KPIs, OEE, etc.) to identify gaps and areas of potential improvement
  • Work with other Reliability Engineers to share knowledge and gain expertise in development of mill wide reliability strategies Actively participate in design and implementation of Asset Improvement Strategies for systems to improve production and uptime

    The Experience You Will Bring


    • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher OR In Lieu of Degree Reliability OR Mechanical Integrity experience in a manufacturing/industrial or military environment (i.e. Quality Inspector, Certified Weld Inspector)

    What Will Put You Ahead

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
    • Pulp and Paper industry experience
    • Vibration Training/Qualifications
    • NADCAP or Pressure Vessel Inspection Experience
    • Certification or continued education in reliability applications, practices, and management
    • Experience with Reliability Improvement tools (Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), Preventative/Predictive maintenance, KPIs Six Sigma experience or certification

    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:

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