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Process Control Engineer

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~~~$10,000 Sign On Bonus~~~

Eligible for Relocation Assistance

The successful candidate will be provided a $10,000 signing bonus after starting the new role. External candidates and internal Koch company employees moving to the new location when hired are considered eligible.

Georgia-Pacific's Consumer Products division is seeking qualified professionals to consider for a Process Control Engineer role to join our Cedar Springs Containerboard Process Control team located in the Cedar Springs, GA. The individual in this role will provide design, implementation, and support for existing and new Process Control systems. This includes Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), and custom control applications running in an MS environment used to meet manufacturing needs and production goals.  A successful candidate will enjoy utilizing engineering expertise to solve problems and improve the reliability and functionality of existing control systems and instrumentation.  Long-term value is created by applying the company's business philosophy of Market Based Management and Georgia-Pacific's Guiding Principles.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Troubleshoot to evaluate root cause and address technical issues with long term solutions in mind
  • Develop and execute migration plans for legacy control system platforms
  • Evaluate processes and equipment operation - work with various drives and equipment integration
  • Plan and manage process improvement projects
  • Read and understand P&ID's, loop sheets, and electrical drawings
  • Learn new programming languages and understand control loop dynamics and tuning
  • Work with DCS and PLC platforms such as  Honeywell Experion, Honeywell TDC 3000, Allen-Bradley PLC-5, Allen-Bradley ControlLogix 
  • Communicate and work with various operational, environmental, maintenance, and engineering levels in a team environment yet be self-motivated and accomplish individual goals
  • Effectively communicate with internal customers and leadership
  • Work with a sense of urgency and customer focus mindset 


The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Electrical, Mechanical or Controls Engineering 
  • Two (2) or more years of professional experience working with DCSs and/or PLCs to include troubleshooting, modifications and additions
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Word (document creation), Excel (spreadsheets), and Outlook (email and calendar)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience working within a Pulp and Paper operation
  • Six(6) or more years of professional experience working with DCSs and/or PLCs to include troubleshooting, modifications and additions
  • Hands on programming experience and hardware management in industrial process control platforms and networks
  • Experience working with drive systems
  • Experience working with protocols such as Modbus, Profibus, ControlNet, and/or Ethernet/IP

Since 1963, the Cedar Springs mill team has been on a journey to make the best products possible for customers while doing it in new and innovative ways. Creating value for our customers and for society is the ultimate goal for our business, and one of our comparative advantages is our ability to do so through our dedicated employees. Georgia-Pacific is committed to environmental sustainability and stewardship through every stage of our business, using environmentally conscious production practices to maximize the use of renewable raw materials throughout our process. The Cedar Springs facility is one of the largest containerboard facilities in the country with three paper machines that make different weights of brown paper & containerboard paper. The Cedar Springs Mill, located in the southwest corner of Georgia is approximately 28 miles from Dothan, Alabama. Dothan is the 6th largest city in the state of Alabama with a population of about 70,000. From Dothan, you are only 90 miles from the beautiful Gulf Coast. You can easily drive to 3 capital cities in 3 1/2 hours or less. You are just 1.5 hours from Tallahassee, FL and Montgomery, AL. Additionally, Dothan has several parks, restaurants and local entertainment activities. To learn more about Georgia-Pacific’s packaging business please visit: www.gppackaging.com and view the video How Paper Is Made! 

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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