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Program Manager/ Project Manager



Georgia-Pacific’s Project & Engineering Group is seeking a remote based Program Manager/Project Manager (Owner Project Management) to join our Small Projects Regional Teams. The Project & Engineering team works across the United States working with our facilities on project development and execution. We are project professionals focused on a quality delivery of prioritized projects. We partner with our mills/plants/businesses as “one team, one vision, one result”. 

The Small Project teams focus is on regional development and delivery of projects typically ranging from $500k - $5 million. The regions that we are recruiting for include the West, South and Southeastern United States. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Interface with Project Management Organization (PMO), Businesses and Plant Leadership to develop and deliver small projects (up to $5M) to reduce cost, increase capacity, improve safety, and sustain operations.
  • Provide Project Leadership to 10-20 projects at a time that are in various phases of the project work process and various/multiple locations in the appropriate Region. Project Leadership includes the following:
  • Promote team culture that is focused on meeting commitments while maintaining a safety excellence
  • Empower project team members to understand and accept their accountabilities by ensuring project delivery expectations are clearly defined to meet the project objectives
  • Provide leadership to remove project obstacles by working with, and through, others.
  • Facilitate interface between design-build partners and internal GP partners (mill/business)
  • Provide oversight for project status (cost, schedule, risk)
  • Provide oversight to GP procured equipment and services
  • Primary oversight of project change management
  • Ensure coordination with facilities for integrating project startup (Day 1 Readiness)
  • Drive a continuous improvement mindset using lean construction principles
  • Mange and develop key external partner relationships.
  • Manage portfolio of project metrics and benchmarks to attain targets/improvement

    The Experience You Will Bring


    • 3 or more years of experience working within a manufacturing or military environment
    • 3 or more years of experience of project and/or construction management of industrial / manufacturing construction projects.
    • Experience with project and construction management systems and concepts.
    • Able to travel regionally at least 50%-75% of the time (Project Dependent Fluctuates)

      What Will Put You Ahead

      • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering or Construction Management
      • Project Management or Construction Management Certification
      • Experience with LEAN project delivery methodologies
      • Industry experience within pulp, paper and building products industry
      • Experience with brownfield, revamp and turnaround construction
      • Experience in regional regulations and contractors.
      • Experience Autodesk Engineering Products (BUILD (BIM 360 ), Recap, Revit, Plant3D, AutoCAD)
      • 10 or more years of experience working within a manufacturing environment
      • 3 or more years of experience in design-build, Integrated Project Delivery, or similar, project execution

        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.

        For this role, we anticipate paying $90k - $130k per year. This role is eligible for variable pay, issued as a monetary bonus or in another form. 

        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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