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Reliability Engineer

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

Georgia-Pacifics Consumer Products division is seeking qualified professionals to consider for a Senior Reliability Engineer opportunity to support our Port Hudson Pulp & Paper consumer products manufacturing operation located in Zachary, LA. The Reliability Engineer plays a crucial role in maintaining equipment reliability through design and execution of effective programs to develop management strategies to manage risk and mitigate the consequences of failures. Thorough knowledge and effective application of condition monitoring is also required to identify early detection of pending failures. The reliability engineer also provides the necessary technical expertise to improve equipment reliability by evaluating and redesigning equipment and systems.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

The ideal candidate will possess: problem solving, decision-making and organizational skills. Can work independently & manage multiple tasks. Good interpersonal communication skills, such as advising, recommending & exchanging information. This person will also have demonstrated analytical skills, innovative thinking, team work, communication, accountability and strategic thinking.


  • Facilitate development and on-going completion of equipment maintenance strategies.

  • Facilitate formal Root-Cause Analysis for failure elimination of bad actors.

  • Provide reliability expertise during design and implementation of new assets.

  • Develop and maintain metrics with tracking and reporting systems.

  • Knowledge and effective utilization of available predictive maintenance tools.

  • Provide technical support to maintenance for precision repair.

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering

  • 5 or more years of reliability engineering experience with practical experience working on reliability systems within a manufacturing, industrial or military environment

  • Experience with root-cause analysis and problem solving

  • Experience using Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, and Outlook

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or higher in Engineering

  • 10 or more years of reliability engineering experience in manufacturing, industrial or military environment

  • Experience with pulp and paper manufacturing technology and systems

  • Experience in predictive and preventive maintenance and developing asset strategies

  • Experience in coaching and developing others on Reliability principles

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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