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Maintenance Planner

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Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Maintenance Planner to join our Cedar Springs, GA team.  This position will report to the Maintenance Planning Leader and work with the business unit to create and provide maintenance outage/shutdown and daily planning and execution discipline for the Chemical/Recovery area.  This position will work closely with area maintenance, operations, capital engineers, Asset Availability Leaders, reliability personnel, and crafts persons to provide effective planning/scheduling of daily work and outage/ shutdown functions.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Coordinate with the operation, engineering and reliability teams to help determine the yearly outage/shutdown schedule and scope to maximize equipment operation
  • Lead the meeting process leading up to outages/shutdowns and post outage critique
  • Provide updates to business unit leaders and audit cost adherence and quality execution during outages/shutdown
  • Safety lessons shared from the business unit to other areas will be responsibility of this role
  • Participate in the maintenance duty on call rotation
  • Work as a communication channel between areas to optimize mill wide resources
  • Provide leadership to the outage planning process in the Chemical/Recovery area
  • Effectively communicate changes to outage schedules to the groups that are involved, in house and outside contractors
  • Grow the outage process to be the same process as other areas of the mill
  • Work with Asset Availability Leader (AAL) to develop an outage/shutdown schedule in Microsoft Project or similar software that allows for complete outage tracking
  • Work with Business Unit, AALs and Optimizers to develop the most cost-effective schedule for each outage/shutdown
  • Develop an understanding of Safety standards and the Chemical/Recovery area to be able to effectively schedule the correct work at the correct time
  • Prepare the project funding requests for each annual outage and submit for approval in a timely manner

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Experience with planning and scheduling of large industrial shutdowns and outages
  • Experience with mechanical and electrical planning
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs Outlook, Word, Excel and Project

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • Experience with chemical recovery area of a pulp and paper mill (recovery boilers, evaporators, lime kilns, and caustic process)
  • Experience with Gantt chart scheduling Practices

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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