Reliability Specialist

Georgia-Pacific, LLC.
Perry, Florida

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***This position would provide relocation assistance***

Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Reliability Specialist to serve as an Asset Availability Leader to support our asset health care initiatives as a member of the Reliability Team at our Foley Cellulose facility in Perry, Florida.

This individual is responsible for coordinating the asset availability and executing reliability improvements at the mill. The successful candidate will work closely with the area Production, Maintenance, Engineering Teams, and vendors to drive out repeat failures and implement all aspects of the Georgia-Pacific Reliability Mental Model. This position will utilize a core set of principles to drive continuous improvement in safety and performance.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Provides active leadership of safety throughout the site and ensures Safe Work Practices Compliance
  • Advances the Market Based Management (MBM) culture at the mill by utilizing MBM principles and mental models in interactions with team members
  • Owns the Unplanned Events (UPE) data in assigned area
  • Extracts data to drive Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) and Failure Modes Analysis
  • Participates in Daily Direction Setting (DDS) meetings with Operations
  • Participates in weekly Maintenance-Operations planning process
  • Reviews Predictive Technology data (Oil analysis, Vibration, Thermography, Ultrasound) to drive asset health care actions
  • Partners with Site Predictive Technologies Team for early identification of out of standard conditions and assets of concern
  • Develops Pareto Charts of top losses for driving Reliability improvements
  • Contributes to the mill’s safety and reliability by applying principles such as Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) to identify appropriate Predictive and Preventative maintenance procedures
  • Utilizes a computer based Maintenance Management System to access and update equipment maintenance records

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Three years or more of reliability experience in a manufacturing, industrial or military environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel (spreadsheet creation/ editing, formula creation, pivot tables etc.), Outlook (scheduling meeting invites & emailing), PowerPoint (creating & giving presentations) and Word (creating and modifying documents and tables)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline
  • Experience in Pulp & Paper Industry
  • Specialized experience in rotating equipment, machining, electrical, or precision maintenance
  • Experience building and aligning a team around a shared vision
  • Experience partnering with mechanics or other maintenance workers
  • Experience working with planning and scheduling maintenance activities
  • Experience using a Computerized Maintenance Manufacturing System (CMMS)
  • Experience driving Reliability improvements and/or developing effective Asset Strategies
  • Experience sharing data with large and small groups (Pareto Charts, Cause Maps, Loss calculations, etc.)
  • Experience presenting information to groups or leadership teams

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:

About the Foley Mill

The Foley mill, which has been in operation since 1954, has the capability to produce over 460,000 tons of Dissolving, Specialty and Fluff cellulose each year. Our fluff pulp is delivered to customers worldwide for a variety of high-end uses & converting technologies, including clothing, tires, shampoo, diapers, filters & towels. To learn more about Georgia-Pacific’s Cellulose and Packaging Business, check out the following link:

Perry, Florida is approximately 50 miles outside of Tallahassee - Florida’s state capitol and home to Florida State and Florida A&M Universities! You also are within a short driving distance of several beautiful sand beaches of the Gulf Coast and can venture out to St. George’s Island for some fresh seafood and boating!

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