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Reliability Engineer



Divisional Reliability Engineer – Lube, Hydraulics and Air

Georgia Pacific Wood Products Division has an opening for a  Divisional Reliability Engineer – Lube, Hydraulics and Air . This Engineer will utilize leadership, will be the subject matter expertise (SME) in hydraulics and lubrication, and the ability to collaborate, to help plan and coach improvements in these areas within the Discrete Manufacturing Group. This key position provides the opportunity to leverage resources, innovate technologies and continuous improvement programs to strategically position the facilities for growth.

At Georgia-Pacific, we are innovative, we manufacture products that make people’s lives easier, and we provide careers, not just jobs for our employees. We foster a culture that values integrity and compliance more than anything else and we encourage our employees to challenge the status quo. If you are interested in joining our team, you can learn more about our Building Products division at www.buildgp.com.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Leading and fostering a safe work environment that values risk identification and personal ownership.
  • Maintaining an Asset Health program aligned with business goals and strategies for sustainable asset health.
  • Effectively coach, while seeking and sharing knowledge with others for learning and employee development
  • Lead area in root cause analysis and problem-solving methodologies
  • Identify opportunities to engage with site locations to advance their Lube, Air and Hydraulic processes, establish control plans and deliver world class performance
  • Actively identifying issues and trends and use new technology tools and systems to create value 
  • Conducting audits on equipment and processes to ensure consistency within the programs and make recommendations of improvements
  • Mentor and ensure KPIs drive overarching goal attainment
  • Advancing a Market Based Management (MBM®) culture
  • Assessments of repair vendors and site visits to review failures and to mentor major mechanical installations.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Engineering Degree 
  • Understanding in developing and implementing a successful lubrication program
  • Hydraulic knowledge
  • Ability to read schematics (Hydraulic/Mechanical)
  • Knowledge in filtration 
  • Knowledge of Compressed air systems 
  • Ability to conduct audits
  • RCA Knowledge

    What Will Put You Ahead

    • Degreed Engineer with a  Tribology  Lubrication Minor 
    • Certified in lubrication (MLT, MLA, or CLS)

    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.
    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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