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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Georgia-Pacific
Location: Rincon
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionWe are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer position in our Secondary Fiber Pulp department at Georgia-Pacific's Savannah River Mill. The Manufacturing Engineer will have primary responsibility for pulping assets including dewiring systems, virgin fiber pulpers, Hi Con pulpers, and drum pulpers. This position will work closely with other engineers, technicians, and our maintenance coordinator in the development of long-term asset strategies, operating standards, work processes, and developing technical knowledge and skill.The Savannah River Mill offers a unique opportunity to its team members. The mill is located in a beautiful part of the country in Effingham County with some of the best school systems in the state. It is close to the coast and the great city of Savannah, GA. The mill has established an excellent relationship with its community and participates in many community events. The Savannah River Mill has a very clean environment with virtually no odors. Most of our employees enjoy raising their families here in Rincon, Ga. Some choose to live at the nearby coast with year-round boating and long stretches of beach while others live near or in Savannah. Savannah is alive any time of year with activities for everyone to indulge. Savannah brims with all kinds of events including architectural tours, music and food festivals, art exhibits, Civil War Re-enactments, and bustling nightlife.What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Mentor Engineers, Supervisors and Technicians on pulping operation and best practices
  • Coach and develop technicians to reliably operate equipment and processes
  • Develop Asset Strategies for pulping equipment including Condition Based Monitoring, Preventative Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, Operating Envelope (centerlines and standards), Operator Basic Care/Zone Ownership and Spare Parts optimization working with the technicians and area engineers
  • Work with the Reliability and Maintenance Coordinators to prioritize equipment repairs and schedule shutdowns utilizing the Asset Maintenance Work Process to improve the reliability of the assets and quality of the furnish to the Paper Machine
  • Develop, initiate, and support execution of capital projects. Provide leadership for training, commissioning, and start-up of capital projects.
  • Support problem identification and resolution efforts as issues arise in the pulp mill and seek permanent solutions with sustainable systems and practices
  • Develop daily cost tracking in usage and efficiency around fiber loss (yield), chemical usage, and wastepaper/virgin fiber recipes for targeted grades on paper machines with area leaders
  • Develop quality KPI's to lower cost and improve qualityThe Experience You Will BringRequirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, or Paper Science Engineering with at least five (5) of industrial experience in a continuous manufacturing environment OR in lieu of a degree, ten (10) or more years of secondary fiber pulping and screening operations experienceWhat Will Put You Ahead
      • Five (5) or more years of experience making tissue/towel/napkin or printing and writing grades of recycled pulp
      • Experience with secondary fiber pulping equipment
      • Reliability knowledge and experience
      • Experience initiating, executing, commissioning and starting-up capital projects
      • Experience using Microsoft Office programs
      • Experience with PI data historian, SAP or other CMMS or data historian systems
      • Experience leading continuous improvementsOur 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.pdfIND-GP-OPS

Keywords: Georgia-Pacific, Savannah , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Rincon, Georgia

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