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Reliability Engineer

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Georgia-Pacific is seeking four (4) Reliability Engineers to join our Lumber Division. The Reliability Engineer will be responsible for continuously looking for opportunities to increase reliability and uptime, striving for 100% in assigned areas. This position requires a highly motived individual who enjoys working in a multi-faceted environment. The individual will be expected to support Operational and Maintenance personnel while adhering to a safe and environmentally responsible work 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. Long-term value is created through the application of the company’s business philosophy of Principled-Based Management®. Principle Based Management defines our culture, guides everyday decision making, and provides employees with opportunities to contribute and personally benefit from the value they create.

Georgia-Pacific has been providing quality lumber since 1927 and is one of the largest wood products manufacturers in North America. No matter what the product, we are committed to certified sustainable forestry, as well as responsibly using natural resource throughout the manufacturing cycle of our wood products.

The locations hiring are:

  • Albany, GA
  • Warrenton, GA
  • Gurdon, AR
  • Diboll, TX

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Participate and support in all areas to achieve Environmental, Health, & Safety excellence
  • Lead the Reliability efforts for the site
  • Directly supervise the Lubricators, RCM Technician and Fluid Power Technician
  • Work with the Maintenance Supervisor to drive the practice of Precision Maintenance in all jobs completed at the site
  • Integrate best maintenance technologies and practices into predictive, preventive, and condition-based maintenance programs.
  • Drive site lubrication and fluid power programs to success.
  • Participate and lead Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) efforts to identify root causes of complex and/or repetitive problems and put in place executable corrective actions.
  • Serve as Site Champion for all Asset Health Monitoring Systems and ensure systems are operated at desired levels.
  • Analyze operational KPIs to identify gaps and areas of potential improvement.
  • Work with planners and supervisors to evaluate area planned maintenances for regeneration times and validity
  • Work with Leaders and Engineers to share knowledge and gain expertise in development of reliability strategies.
  • Actively participate in design and implementation of Asset Improvement Strategies for systems to improve production and uptime.
  • Apply sound logic and scientific principles to problem solving.
  • Effectively manage multiple priorities and customers simultaneously.
  • Work both individually with little supervision and together with a team to achieve profitable results.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Reliability or mechanical integrity experience in a manufacturing/industrial or military environment
  • Experience with Reliability Improvement tools (Root Cause Failure Analysis, preventative/predictive maintenance, KPIs)
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and Outlook

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Lumber industry experience
  • Vibration training/qualifications
  • Certification or continued education in reliability applications, practices, and management
  • CMRP Certification
  • Experience managing a site mechanical integrity inspection program
  • 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: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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