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Manufacturing Engineer - Wood Yard

Zachary, LA 70791
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Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!

Georgia-Pacifics Consumer Products Group is seeking qualified professionals to consider for our Manufacturing Engineer - Wood Yard to support the Port Hudson Pulp & Paper manufacturing operation located in Zachary, LA. This individual will have responsibly over our Wood Yard, serving as the subject matter expert in this area of the mill. The Manufacturing Engineer - Wood Yard will be expected to create and lead an environment where the team achieves zero incidents in Environmental, Health and Safety. Ensure excellence with the safety systems within the wood yard area; and lead the implementation of complete asset strategies and operator basic care execution on the wood yard operation including chipping, mobile equipment, and conveyor systems.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Lead and mentor employees to apply MBM in ways that are consistent with our Guiding Principles

  • Lead the effort to identify, investigate, recommend, and implement equipment improvements, new systems and process changes that will improve productivity, yield, quality and/or reduce costs

  • Provide technical expertise on the wood yard operations and transfer knowledge to employees

  • Obtain Engineering and Project Management resources on capital improvement projects

  • Work with support personnel resolving short term reliability issues

  • Ability to challenge the status quo to facilitate continuous improvement

  • Ability to collaborate across roles and diverse groups, gather and share feedback

  • Strong communication, presentation, planning and organizational skills; ability to multi-task and prioritize.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strategic thinking skills

  • Analytical problem-solving skills ability to troubleshoot

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 3 or more years of experience within a wood yard or pulp mill operation.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering

  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing tools

  • Equipment and/or manufacturing systems reliability experience

  • Experience with long-wood chipping and/or crane operations

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

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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