''Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in the
right roles with the right skills and values.''
- Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO
Georgia Pacific has an immediate opening for a Project Engineer at our Cumberland City, TN Gypsum facility. The Project Engineer creates value by leading project teams in the development and implementation of projects at the site. The selected individual will provide technical support and leadership to maintenance and operations teams. This will be accomplished through creative insight, innovation, disciplined problem solving, personal accountability, economic decision making, and critical thinking. If you possess a strong technical orientation combined with leadership and an entrepreneurial spirit, we would like to learn more about you!
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
Providing integrity-based leadership for the execution of capital/MEP projects from conceptualization through operational performance testing
Communicating and executing the organization’s safety and performance to internal and external customers
Leading project teams in the development and implementation of projects using the Georgia-Pacific project work process and front-end loading
Understanding and application of Georgia-Pacific’s Market Based Management (MBM®) to influence and lead project teams to implement strategic capital initiatives.
Supporting value drivers for the business by safely and responsibly delivering project goals including product quality, production, schedule, and cost
Leveraging the latest project management tools and techniques to complete all phases of a capital project including: design, procurement, construction, and system start up
Using Georgia-Pacific’s Decision-Making Framework (DMF) process and economic thinking to lead project teams and by evaluating project alternatives, equipment, vendors and contractors
Providing technical support to maintenance and operations
Occasional travel to other GP sites to gain best practices on project implementation
Managing projects utilizing communication, time management and presentation skills to all levels of the organization to include peers, leadership, corporate resources, and floor-level team members
Using critical, economic, and analytical thinking skills to foresee technical issues and report to Senior Management
Mechanical maintenance aptitude and troubleshooting / problem solving skills
What You Will Need:
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
Three (3) or more years of mechanical engineering & capital project management experience to include scope development, bidding/purchase, and installation/setup of heavy industrial and manufacturing equipment
Experience leading, directing, and tracking progress of projects
Leadership experience to include interaction and accountability with contractors