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Process Engineer


Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of tissue, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, non-woven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our familiar consumer brands include: Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, enMotion®, Sparkle®, Mardi Gras®, and Vanity Fair®, as well as the Dixie® brand of disposable cups, plates and cutlery. Its Harmon subsidiary is among the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. The company employs approximately 35,000 people directly.

Do you aspire to leverage and further develop your skills and lead a team to excellence in safety, efficiency, and quality? If so, this could be the opportunity for you! Georgia Pacific is seeking a Process Engineer for our Cumberland, TN facility. This role will lead a team to ensure a safe and injury/incident-free environment in our fast-paced plant. Our Senior Engineer will motivate, coach, and inspire by demonstrating, promoting, and applying Georgia-Pacific’s Market Based Management (MBM®) in daily actions and decisions to deliver maximum value to the business and our customers. If you are a driven leader who can operate with a principled entrepreneurial spirit, we’d like to learn more about you!

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Leveraging data systems and direct inspections to assess and monitor equipment for output quality, variability, reliability, and rate 

  • Leading/performing process checks and studies to identify bottlenecks and opportunities 

  • Providing direct plant support in troubleshooting, asset strategies, project development and execution 

  • Supporting and developing network of plant asset owners through mentorship, operating procedures, best practices, and Knowledge Shares 

  • Leading projects that restore, maintain and improve operations 

  • Developing and applying strategies to optimize on-going operations with automation and innovative technologies 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical, Chemical or a related technical discipline 

  • Two (2) or more years of process engineering, and/or building products manufacturing experience 

  • Demonstrated project/process management skills and strong analytical capabilities 

  • Must have experience with Root Cause Analysis, performance gap identification and analysis, and project or program planning and execution  

  • Must be able and willing to work in an industrial manufacturing plant environment, including extended periods of time in noisy, dusty, non-air conditioned or unheated areas 

  • Efficient use of Microsoft Office Products  

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Six Sigma training and certification  

  • Statistical Process Controls (SPC) experience  

  • Experience leading improvement teams  

  • Process mapping and optimization skills  

  • Data mining and analysis skills  

  • Experience with computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS); MP2 desired

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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