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Maintenance Manager

Perdue Hill, AL 36445
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Maintenance Manager Perdue Hill, AL (Alabama River Cellulose)

Georgia-Pacific is seeking an experience Maintenance Manager to join our team in Perdue Hill, Alabama supporting our Alabama River Cellulose facility. The Maintenance Manager is responsible for planning, directing, and guiding the business goals, plans, and processes for the maintenance department. This leader will use knowledge to develop and carry out objectives, solve problems, and be able to respond to short-term as well as long term department mill goals.

The successful candidate will provide leadership and direction to the maintenance department to ensure that the mill maintenance is meeting the objectives in safety, quality, cost, and customer service. The candidate will lead and support preventative maintenance programs, and provide technical support for troubleshooting, to minimize downtime and maximize process efficiencies. Help employees understand who their customers are and how their work directly impacts spending and mill profits/loses.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Ability to develop business relationships and be a strategic part of the mill leadership team.

  • Partners closely with Operations Manager to advance mill results.

  • Accountable for employee and organizational development plans and people management strategies.

  • Exhibits strong leadership skills to motivate and develop a team of salaried and hourly employees to continuously improve performance of the business.

  • Functional leadership skills to engage a workforce with a diverse background of knowledge & experience.

  • Ability to foster and develop culture (Market Based Management).

  • Strong functional knowledge of maintaining equipment used in the paper manufacturing process.

  • Responsible for establishing and administering maintenance expenses and capital work and managing against plans including explanation of variances.

  • Demonstrated strong written & verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient in CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System).

  • Proficient in word processing, spreadsheet, database, and graphics (such as MS Office applications) in order to store, organize and analyze department data as well as generate communication documents.

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or higher (Engineering Preferred) OR 5+ years of relevant work experience in an industrial, manufacturing/production, or military environment

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience supporting maintenance

  • A minimum of 5 years of supervisory/Management experience

  • Experience leading improvement efforts in reliability, predictive and preventative maintenance

  • Basic financial and statistical skills required

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to:

  • Interact effectively with all levels of personnel, both hourly and management

  • Plan, schedule, and organize tasks in order to meet deadlines

  • Make/implement changes to improve efficiency, productivity and quality of service

  • Make effective and supportable personnel decisions, evaluate performance, discipline constructively, and handle employer/employee problems & grievances

  • Supervise, train and motivate employees

  • Analyze and resolve problems

  • Exercise independent and discretionary judgment

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

  • Experience in the Pulp and Paper industry

  • Experience in Union environment

  • Industrial electrical experience

  • Experience leading root cause failure analysis

  • Experience establishing department priorities, goals, and lead team to execution

  • Experience making data driven decision

  • Passport CMMS experience

  • Experience implementing precision maintenance techniques to improve equipment reliability

  • Experience with repairing/troubleshooting pumps, gearboxes, paper machine rolls, mechanical drive systems (conveyors, line shafts, drag chains), steam turbines, PLCs, high voltage (480V), & AC/DC drives

Recruiter:Ann Olson (ann.olson@gapac.com)

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

As one of six world-class mills in the GP Cellulose business, Alabama River Cellulose (fully integrated pulp mill) produces specialty fluff and market pulp delivered worldwide to customers for a variety of high-end uses and converting technologies.

Capital Reinvestment: More than $200 million since 2010.
Our products are used in applications ranging from paper products to diapers and hygiene products as well as specialty applications including textiles, pharmaceuticals, food, paints and plastic molding components.

About 90% of facilitys energy is from renewable resources or bio-mass and mill is a net seller of electrical power. The mill continues to make strategic, long-term capital investments for operational excellence to compete in the global marketplace.

Georgia -Pacific Alabama River Cellulose mill manufactures hardwood and softwood pulps, called Golden Isles Fluff. Our products are used in applications ranging from paper products to diapers and hygiene products as well as specialty applications including textiles, pharmaceuticals, food, paints and plastic molding components. To learn more about our Cellulose Division, visit http://www.gppackaging.com/Cellulose

Perdue Hill, AL in Monroe County, which is in southwest Alabama, about halfway between Montgomery and Mobile, and a short drive off Interstate 65. We are 162 miles from Birmingham AL, 86 miles from Pensacola, FL, 231 miles from New Orleans, LA and 261 miles from Atlanta, GA. Hunting, fishing, and visiting historical landmarks are among the hobbies residents enjoy. We are 15 miles from Monroeville, AL. To learn more about Monroeville, check out the link below:


The mill is an active community supporter through partnerships with Monroe County Public Schools, Alabama Southern Community College, United Way, Monroe Health Foundation, YMCA and many others.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
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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