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Systems Engineer


Georgia-Pacific is seeking an experienced Network Engineer who, under minimal supervision, will design, develop, implement, and maintain computer systems required to operate the Mill. A successful candidate will be a member of the IT support team and will be expected to work closely with the process control, automation, and other enterprise teams.

  • Develop and Implement projects that support the overall IT/OT vision
  • Implement and support the 5-year technical roadmap
  • Partner with corporate network architects to implement standard, robust, and reliable systems
  • Partner with Cyber security architects to secure Industrial Control Systems and enable the connected manufacturing enterprise of the future (Industry 4.0)
  • Partner with Process Control and Engineering capabilities to deliver communication networks that are optimized for scalable and reliable automation
  • Ability to investigate, analyze, and correct complex network issues
  • Experience with/or demonstrated aptitude to be trained on Industrial Control Systems (DCS/PLC)
  • Experience with/or demonstrated aptitude to be trained on process control software platforms

What You Will Do In Your Role

A strong performer in this role will effectively apply our culture and MBM® philosophy to:

  • Drive Operational Excellence with strong focus on Safety and Value Creation
  • Share knowledge about standards and best practices with other manufacturing facilities
  • Identify improvement opportunities and system enhancements
  • Achieve superior results through the innovative application of technology
  • Work independently and as part of a larger team

The Experience You Will Bring


Base Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of experience working on network infrastructure and or experience working with process/industrial control systems
  • Expertise with…

      o Cisco equipment, Firewalls, Wireless Access Points and Controllers

      o VMWare and SANs, Active Directory, DNS, Domain Controllers

  • Ability to participate in a rotating on-call 24x7 support schedule
  • Ability to work in operating areas of the mill, walking, bending, kneeling, climbing stairs and lifting up to 35lbs.

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related field
  • Experience working in a Manufacturing industry
  • Knowledge of Honeywell DCS, TDC 3000, FactoryTalk or equivalent systems
  • Experience with OSI PI, Kepware, RSLinx or equivalent industrial communications software
  • Ability to troubleshoot PLC / DCS connectivity
  • Experience with PLC/SCADA and/or DCS hardware & networks
  • Knowledge of Cyber security best practices (i.e. Purdue Model)


    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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