Plant Engineer (Sign-on Bonus Available)
Lovell, WY 
Posted 3 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description


Do you aspire to leverage and further develop your skills and lead a team to excellence in safety, efficiency, and quality? If so, this could be the opportunity for you!

Georgia Pacific is seeking a Plant Engineer for our Lovell, WY facility. This role will lead a team to ensure a safe and injury/incident-free environment in our fast-paced plant. Our Plant Engineer will motivate, coach, and inspire by demonstrating, promoting, and applying Georgia-Pacific's Market Based Management (MBM) in daily actions and decisions to deliver maximum value to the business and our customers. If you are a driven leader who can operate with a principled entrepreneurial spirit, we'd like to learn more about you!

Who is Georgia-Pacific?

Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of tissue, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, non-woven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our familiar consumer brands include: Quilted Northern, Angel Soft, Brawny, enMotion, Sparkle, Mardi Gras, and Vanity Fair, as well as the Dixie brand of disposable cups, plates and cutlery. Its Harmon subsidiary is among the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. The company employs approximately 35,000 people directly.

Georgia-Pacific, headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose and related chemicals. The company employs more than 30,000 people at approximately 300 locations in North and South America. Georgia-Pacific creates long-term value by using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible and economically sound. Georgia-Pacific is an independently managed and operated company of Koch Industries, Inc., a private company headquartered in Wichita, Kansas.

We are seeking a Plant Engineerwho will provide project engineering and management expertise required to support the Lovell Gypsum Facilitycapital execution plan and operations. The Plant Engineer will be responsible for development, design, procurement, construction, and start-up of various projects within the facility. The position requires the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and be a support person to the daily manufacturing operations. The role will have direct impact on safety, cost reduction, and process improvement at our facility.

The successful candidate will be provided a $10,000 signing bonus after starting the new role. External candidates and internal Koch company employees moving to the new location when hired are considered eligible. This role might require some travel to other facilities, training, and vendors. This role requires working overtime, nights and weekends as required.

What You Will Do In Your Role
  • Lead single or multiple capital/maintenance projects for the Lovell facility while gaining knowledge, and developing subject matter expertise to be recognized that create value and competitive advantage.

  • Project oversight through direct support to operating group, design team, field teams, and management.

  • Adhere to compliance and company standards and ensure expectations are followed through project completion.

  • Assist the maintenance team with resolution of technical issues.

  • Provide direct plant support in troubleshooting, asset strategies, project development and execution.

  • Understand business, economic, and operational drivers behind assigned projects.

  • Stays abreast of current technologies byattending seminars, classes, and other training resources.

  • Develop and apply strategies to optimizeon-goingoperations with automation and innovative technologies.

The Experience You Will BringRequirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering/Technology or a minimum of 10 years project engineering/management experience.

  • Previous process engineering, and/or manufacturing project management experience.

  • Demonstrated project management skills and strong analytical capabilities.

  • Must have experience with Root Cause Analysis, performance gap identification and analysis, and project or program planning and execution.

  • Ability to read, update, and create technical drawings and plans

  • Experience using Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project), Autodesk AutoCAD, and Autodesk Inventor or other 3D modeling software.

What Will Put You Ahead
  • Direct experience with Gypsum Manufacturing equipment.

  • Experience in industrial EH&S standards and practices, including a working knowledge of OSHA and MSHA standards and practices.

  • Experience working with mechanical/electrical contractors to accomplish projects in a timely and cost effective manner.

  • Experience working with fabrication/machine shops to create parts/welded assemblies.

  • PMP Designation, Lean Six Sigma Certification, or equivalent.

  • Experience in reliability engineering with manufacturing equipment.

  • Statistical Process Controls (SPC) experience

  • Experience leading improvement teams

  • Process mapping and optimization skills

  • Data mining and analysis skills

  • Experience with computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS); MP2 desired

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.
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Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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