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Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Paper Machine



***This position has a $20,000 Sign On Bonus & Relocation Assistance***

Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Sr. Manufacturing Engineer - Paper Machine  for our linerboard facility in Monticello, MS. This position will provide strategic and tactical leadership to achieve key operation objectives in safety, environmental compliance, reliability, production, quality, and cost.

The successful candidate will focus on safely improving productivity and reducing costs through process/equipment optimization and operator knowledge/skill improvement. The Assistant Superintendent will be able to effectively manage many high priority tasks and projects with a sense of urgency and possess strong problem-solving skills with the ability to utilize a constructive challenge process to drive to the optimum solution. Ability to build relationships and communicate with different levels of the organization are important to be successful in this role.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Driving a culture of safety and environmental excellence through critical hazard identification, risk reduction, and risk mitigation
  • Assist in mentoring and developing employees
  • Leading teams in the identification, development, evaluation and implementation of safety, quality and/or cost reduction initiatives and projects that add the highest value to the operation to drive continuous improvement
  • Championing plans for both outage and routine maintenance
  • Understanding, communicating and aligning goals in the area of quality, production, safety and reliability
  • Driving process & equipment modifications that result in improved product quality, reduced variation and higher customer satisfaction
  • Ensuring major quality non-conformance events are identified, owned, investigated and effective corrective actions are implemented to mitigate / eliminate waste

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Five years or more of paper operations experience
  • Two years or more of experience in implementing improvement processes
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Paper Science or Engineering
  • Five years or more of supervisory experience
  • Experience with linerboard or similar grades of paper
  • Ten years or more of paper optimization experience
  • Experience managing in a labor union environment

The successful candidate will be provided a $20,000 signing bonus after starting the new role.  External candidates and internal Koch company employees moving to the new location when hired are considered eligible.

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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