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Remote Asset / Process Engineer at Georgia Pacific in Atlanta, Georgia

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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 Remote Asset / Process Engineer

Atlanta, GA



Georgia-Pacific is a known industry leader with roughly 200 facilities and 35,000 world-class employees who strive for excellence, challenge the status quo, and create value.

GP makes products that are part of your everyday life. We are one of the world’s leading producers of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products, and related chemicals.  If you are self-driven with a commitment to safety, manufacturing excellence, and product quality, we’re looking for people like you.

Georgia-Pacific (GP) is seeking several motivated and inquisitive individuals with skills in mechanical, chemical, and electrical engineering for our newly formed Collaboration and Support Center.  

The Role:


In our efforts to provide greater remote support to GP manufacturing facilities, we are excited to announce Georgia-Pacific’s first Collaboration and Support Center, located in midtown Atlanta at Tech Square.  The CSC team partners with operating facilities by providing collaboration and support across multi-disciplines of expertise (GP and Vendors) to achieve scalable problem solving across manufacturing sites and businesses.  The team uses the best available technology with an enterprise wide approach and primarily focuses in the areas of Asset Health, Process Safety, and Process Optimization. 

Individuals in this space will need good technical skills, communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team to solve problems.  This center will evolve and grow through time so the ability to be flexible and adapt as the CSC adapts to business needs will be a key capability.  A successful individual in this role must be willing to take personal initiative to understand unit operations, gain relevant knowledge, engage SME's and must be able to work both individually and as a part of a team in a dynamic environment.  He / she must also be responsible and responsive to the needs of the sites that operate 24/7.


We are seeking Mechanical, Chemical, and Electrical Engineering Candidates, preferably with experience in one or more of the following areas:

·       Papermaking

·       Drying Systems (papermaking, pulp drying, yankee hoods)

·       Pulping, power generation, or utilities 



A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


The daily routine to support operating locations is listed below, and the expectation is that the CSC team members will work together to support operations and cover for one another when needed.

  • Start each day by reviewing areas/assets of responsibility (25% of day) - Deviations, Trends, Potential Problems, Diagnose and notify appropriate subject matter experts (SMEs) and the site

  • Review Optimization Opportunities on areas/assets of responsibility - Pull SMEs, Vendors, Site into projects to optimize performance / cost / quality (25% of day)

  • Work together as an CSC team (GP and Vendors) on chronic problems or large opportunities where the combined skills of the team can help to solve problems (50% of day)



What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering

  • 3 years minimum experience in maintenance or facility operations in an industrial, manufacturing environment

  • Effective utilization of problem solving methods

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and proven ability to learn and utilize communication tools

  • Proficiency with Functional Office tools (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc.)

  • Willing and able to travel to sites to build relationships with operations and to understand process - 25%   




What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Expertise in papermaking, pulping, or utilities 

  • Process and or reliability experience in an operations environment

  • Data management skills – PI, Envoy, MatLab, etc

  • Familiarity with analytic tools, python, R, SAS, etc

  • Process Control fundamentals – DCS, PLC

  • Mechanical reliability fundamentals



Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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