10 days old


Atlanta, GA 30303
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Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!

At Koch Industries, we offer opportunities for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world, responsibilities and rewards based on contributions, and competitive Pay and Benefits. Koch companies employ more 120,000 people across 60 countries, and include companies such as Georgia-Pacific, Molex, INVISTA, Guardian Industries, and Flint Hills Resources.

Georgia-Pacific (GP) is among the world's leading manufacturers of bath tissue, paper towels, napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our building products business makes DensGlass gypsum board often seen in commercial construction, DryPly plywood and RESI-MIX wood adhesives, among others. Our containerboard and packaging business offers high-end graphic packaging to bulk bins as well as Golden Isles fluff pulp. You may also recognize consumer brands like Angel Soft, Brawny, and Dixie on retail shelves and enMotion towels, Compact bath tissue and SmartStock cutlery dispensers when you are away from home. Our GP Harmon business is one of the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. As a Koch Company, we create long-term value 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. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA., we employ approximately 35,000 people. For more information, visit www.gp.com.

To learn more about our culture, Market-Based Management (MBM), click here:


Georgia Pacifics Building Products is looking for innovative and motivated Process Control Engineers to be a part of building our new Digital Process Optimization team. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part in the creation of a new capability, with the ability to significantly impact our operations across the country.

As a Process Controls Engineer on the BP DPO Team you will be expected to:

  • Work closely with the central DPO teams to drive manufacturing data standardization and governance to include:

    • Creation/documentation of DPO standards and sustainability processes

    • Development of data strategies to address completeness, content, and context

    • Participation in identification of key metrics by manufacturing asset

    • Coordinate efforts with various corporate data governance resources

    • Understand data requirements for analytical projects and remote site monitoring

    • Escalation point for data problems

    • Host knowledge shares with process controls resources

    • Ensure standards/governance sustainability

  • Research, selection, and installation coordination of instrumentation to close data gaps

  • Design PLC architecture to accommodate additional instrumentation and IOT devices

  • Develop SME capabilities in Ignition data streaming architecture

  • Develop SME capabilities in required OSI software (PI, AssetFrame work, Event Frames, etc.)

  • Stay up to date with innovative technology differentiating between hype and true value with the technical knowledge to operationalize.

  • Create process control system upgrade road maps

  • Provide advanced PLC and HMI Scada support


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

A strong performer in this role will effectively apply our culture and MBM management philosophy to:

  • Interface between analytics, engineering, and operations resources

  • Provide updates to executive leaders

  • Attend trade-shows or vendor demonstrations to identify new technical opportunities

  • Share best practices and standards across the Manufacturing Operations and IT community

  • Deliver division and/or site level support for PLC/HMI systems

  • Travel, approx. 50%, to participate in field work at manufacturing sites

  • Stay informed with data challenges and required mitigations

  • Work independently or as part of a team to create and execute DPO strategies

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of experience working with process control systems

  • Experience developing/commissioning Rockwell ControlLogix/Compact Logix PLCs

  • Willing to travel up to 50% of the time

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Development of Wonderware, GE iFix, or FactoryTalk View Client/Server SCADA systems

  • Experience supporting a manufacturing environment

  • System integration from concept to production

  • Working knowledge of IT technology (I.E.- Firewalls, Server OSs, Client OSs, networking, patching, anti-virus)

  • Experience working in a consultative and cooperative manner with multiple stakeholders, such as analytics, corporate engineering, site process control engineers, and IT resources.

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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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Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-08
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