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Maintenance Supervisor

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Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Maintenance Supervisor for our new lumber mill in Warrenton, GA. The Maintenance Supervisor will assist in leading the maintenance team. The ideal candidate will be a self-driven individual with a passion for excellence in safety, manufacturing and customer focus. You will drive safety excellence through promoting employee involvement, ownership, and accountability. You will also work to proactively identify hazards and implement appropriate mitigating strategies based on the risks involved while monitoring the quality of work and providing guidance to the team. This role will provide critical input to the management team and influence others, positively impacting the organization. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Lead a Lumber mill maintenance team to work injury-free/incident free in a continuous manufacturing environment consistent with management philosophy and framework
  • Supervise/coordinate maintenance efforts that drive improvement in all associated work processes affecting EHS, compliance, reliability, quality, production and costs
  • Support the production processes to align and optimize the manufacturing enterprise in delivering value to the business
  • Facilitate team development and growth, employee skill development, problem-solving and resolution, building employee commitment and ownership and holding employees accountable
  • Drive safety excellence through promoting employee involvement, ownership, and accountability to proactively identify hazards and implement the appropriate mitigating strategies based on the risk involved
  • Monitor the quality of craft work and provide direction to crew members to maximize efficiency
  • Assist with troubleshooting production issues
  • Provide safety training to crew members; coaching; team development/performance management
  • Data entry and completing/generating reports
  • Help Plan and Schedule in Key Departments in the facility.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Three (3) or more years of mechanical supervisory experience in a manufacturing, industrial, or military environment
  • Working knowledge and experience with MS Word and Excel, and other PC-based production and maintenance reporting applications
  • Experience routinely utilizing Root Cause Analysis (RCA) or other similar problem-solving tools
  • Experience in leading improvement efforts in Reliability, Predictive and Preventive Maintenance
  • Experience reading mechanical, structural and electrical drawings
  • Working knowledge and experience with computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)
  • Must be able and willing to work in a manufacturing plant environment, including extended periods of time in noisy, dusty, non-air conditioned or unheated areas
  • Must be able and willing to work safely, and promote and enforce safe work practices
  • Working in high and low temperatures, outside and indoors. 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Associate's Degree or higher in related technical field
  • Previous experience in a wood products manufacturing environment

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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