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Georgia-Pacific is now hiring an Area Reliability Director to champion Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and continuous improvement programs across multiple corrugated converting operations. This key position provides the opportunity to leverage resources, innovative technologies, and continuous improvement programs to strategically position the business for growth. Demonstrated leadership and influencing skills, combined with the ability to motivate others to contribute at the highest level are a must.  

The Area Reliability Director will lead advancements across multiple facilities and while the role is home-based role for someone living on the Eastern side of the US, it will require approximately 60-75% travel or more as needed. 

The Area Reliability Director role reports to an Area Operations Leader, with a dotted line to the divisional Director of Reliability over the following sites: 

  • Huntsville, AL  

  • Mount Wolf, PA  

  • Bradford, PA  

  • Cleveland, TN  

What You Will Do In Your Role 

  • Lead and foster a safe work environment that values risk identification and personal ownership 

  • Coach and influence, while seeking and sharing knowledge with others for learning and employee development 

  • Identifying opportunities to engage corp. reliability resources and consultants to advance maintenance processes, establish control plans and deliver world class performance 

  • Engaging with Capital and Project Engineering to review and recommend Design for Reliability considerations for new equipment installations and equipment upgrades 

  • Developing 1-year and 3-year Reliability Tactical Plan Plans to improve equipment availability and performance 

  • Supporting Maintenance in the development of forward-looking multi-year equipment replacement and overhaul plans 

  • Supporting Maintenance in the review and rationalization and optimization of effective PM plans 

  • Utilizing communication skills to establish partnerships across to the site to achieve plant performance goals 

  • Working a flexible schedule, including occasional weekend duty as necessary to manage facility performance 

  • Developing data driven opportunities for improvement, align plant and MX resources, monitor execution to ensure progress 

  • Leveraging Continuous Improvement leaders to drive program at sites 

  • Reporting, owning, and driving improvements of divisional reliability initiatives 

The Experience You Will Bring 


  • Experience in Plant/Operations Management in manufacturing 

  • Previous experience developing venture summaries to upgrade assets with reliability technology to eliminate failures 

  • Lead continuous improvement programs or initiatives previously (examples: Lean, Six Sigma) 

What Will Put You Ahead 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering 

  • Corrugated manufacturing experience 

  • Experience with optimization of equipment, process, and systems to consistently out-perform OEM design 

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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