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Manufacturing Engineer

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Georgia-Pacific’s Consumer Products division is seeking qualified professionals to consider for a Manufacturing Engineer role to support the Legacy Converting area inside the Naheola Mill facility located in Pennington, AL.

The Manufacturing Engineer will be involved with increasing the effectiveness of the asset group by improving reliability, work processes, equipment performance and team member capabilities within the Legacy Converting line manufacturing segment and report to the Production Leader of the area.


What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Provide strategic and tactical leadership in the areas of Environmental, Health, and Safety
  • Coach and Mentor Asset Operators to safely achieve quality production targets in an Ownership Based Work System 
  • Lead the effort to identify, investigate, recommend, and implement equipment, vital supply and raw material improvements, along with process changes that will improve quality of the finished product 
  • Lead efforts in reducing customer complaints 
  • Lead waste reduction initiatives to reduce all forms of waste within the area 
  • Manage all business aspects of a converting asset(s) including monthly operational costs, capital projects, compliance projects and production performance
  • Execute financial spend forecast to meet or exceed plan 
  • Capture and develop opportunities for economic improvement
  • Lead assigned projects to completion to provide targeted economic return 
  • Work as a team player to improve the overall results of the business unit
  • Identify and address converting team skill performance gaps by collaborating with Performance Development Leader for improvement strategies
  • Lead/Improve Asset and Reliability Strategies (including spare parts, time & condition-based maintenance, down day planning, lubrication, operator basic care routes, asset clean to inspect, Operating Envelope, etc.
  • Seek understanding and apply Market Based Management® 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in one of the following Engineering disciplines: Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial, OR Three (3) or more years of experience with direct responsibility for converting operation or equipment
  • Experience working in a union environment
  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience working within a tissue converting role with mechanical/electrical engineering responsibilities
  • Experience working within a Georgia-Pacific/Koch company manufacturing operation
  • Experience working in an Ownership Based Work System
  • Experience with software tools Process Book, AA Database, Asset Suite, and/or Crystal Reports

The mill is the largest employer in the community and is engaged in supporting community outreach, workforce development and education. The area is a sportsman’s paradise with world-class hunting for deer, turkey and other small game and is bounded on the east by the Tombigbee River which provides such recreation as freshwater fishing, boating and water skiing. Residents of this area enjoy the mild climate, a low cost of living, and is an easy drive to the many resort communities and soft white-sand beaches of the Gulf Coast.

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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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