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Georgia-Pacific - Palatka, FL

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Georgia-Pacific has an exciting opportunity for a talented Manufacturing Engineer – Lime Kiln at our Palatka, Florida facility.  Located just south of Jacksonville and west of St. Augustine, FL, the Palatka mill employs about 850 people has three tissue paper machines as well as several converting lines and produces consumer tissue products such as bath tissue and paper towels sold under the Georgia-Pacific brand names of Angel Soft®, Quilted Northern®, Brawny®, and Sparkle®.

The successful candidate will have leadership responsibility for the safe and environmentally compliant operation of a lime kiln, recaust area, blow heat accumulator with pre-evaporators, and crude tall oil plant.  This position will provide technical support and expertise to area operators.  This position will also work and coordinate closely with the area reliability coordinator, asset availability leader and reliability/maintenance to ensure equipment reliability and effective spending.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes: 

Provide leadership through effective utilization of the Market Based Management (MBM®) Guiding Principles and framework
Facilitate a culture where the safety focus results in zero injuries and a compliance culture that results in zero incidents. 
Provide operational/business leadership and technical support for the manufacturing process of the steam plant area and facilitate troubleshooting and problem solving to achieve goals.
Coach/facilitate operators through day-to-day quality and productivity issues while supporting internal customer needs and production targets.
Support operations to assure safety, environmental, quality and housekeeping compliance while meeting productivity and cost goals.  Work with operators to identify and resolve gaps and constraints.
Facilitate and coach operations to proactively troubleshoot and resolve problems using enablers such as simple root cause analysis, operator performed maintenance, operating envelope.
Drive improvements in reliability through Scheduled Shutdown Plans, Pre-shutdown Inspections, Post-shutdown audits, and RCFA sessions
Lead teams in the identification, development, evaluation and implementation of safety, quality and/or cost reduction initiatives and projects that add the highest value to the operation to drive continuous improvement.
Investigate, recommend, and implement new technologies and process upgrades.

A successful Manufacturing Engineer – Lime Kiln will have the ability to:

Challenge the status quo to facilitate continuous improvement
Collaborate across roles and diverse groups, gather and share feedback
Stay current in best practices and be a continuous learner
Plan and manage routine and annual outages for asset bases
Think strategically
Problem solve and to troubleshoot

What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Paper Science and/or other technical disciplines 
Minimum of 2 years experience in a manufacturing environment.

What Will Put You Ahead?Preferred Qualifications:

Proven computer skills with emphasis on Excel, functional data bases and data analysis
3 years’ experience in recovery department
Proficient in the use of PI ProcessBook or similar application of process monitoring.
Knowledge of Root Cause Analysis techniques
Basic process control knowledge/experience

Why Work For GP?

A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings
Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of tissue, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, non-woven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our familiar consumer brands include: Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, enMotion®, Sparkle®, Mardi Gras®, and Vanity Fair®, as well as the Dixie® brand of disposable cups, plates and cutlery. Its Harmon subsidiary is among the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. The company employs approximately 35,000 people directly.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/VeteranExcept 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:
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MANUFACTURING ENGINEER - LIME KILN Georgia-Pacific - Palatka, FL, United States


Location: Palatka, FL

Company Profile:
Georgia-Pacific is one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals. We believe in creating long-term value for our company, customers and business partners. Our nearly 35,000 employees are guided by Market Based Management® principles, which are based on integrity and compliance. These principles challenge us to achieve world-class excellence by constantly finding new and better ways to manufacture products and support the needs of our customers.