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Reliability Engineer


Perdue Hill, AL 36445
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  • Manufacturing / Production
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Reliability Engineer- Perdue Hill, AL

Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Reliability Engineer to join our Alabama River Cellulose team in Perdue Hill, Alabama. The Reliability Engineer will be responsible for continuously looking for opportunities to increase reliability and uptime, striving for 100% in assigned areas.

This position requires a highly motived individual who enjoys working in a multi-faceted environment. The individual will be expected to support Operational and Maintenance personnel while adhering to a safe and environmentally responsible work environment. This position will require team skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. The ideal candidate should also have a strong sense of personal drive, a desire to develop expertise, and the ability to work without constant supervision.

The Reliability Engineer will primarily create value by driving increased production and uptime through the use of reliability tools and processes, including Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) and Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA). This position will also be expected to provide technical and engineering support and troubleshooting advice to maintenance and various operational areas.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Participate in and support in all areas to meet Environmental, Health & Safety excellence.

  • Learn and apply Market Based Management (MBM)philosophy.

  • Provide support to operational areas with emphasis on short and long-term reliability improvements

  • Provide leadership to drive continuous improvement with asset and site reliability

  • Participate in / lead FMEA/ RCFA efforts to identify root causes of complex and/or repetitive problems and put in place executable corrective actions.

  • Develop, implement and support preventative and predictive maintenance strategies for new and existing equipment (vibration analysis, lubrication program, oil analysis, ultrasonic, infrared, NDT, thermography, MCE testing, and precision maintenance)

  • Review plans for new equipment and contribute to the Design for Reliability process by validating reliability and maintainability of the systems

  • Support implementation of reliability processes aimed at developing skilled maintenance and operating personnel who operate with a reliability-centric mindset

  • Analyze operational data, KPIs, OEE, etc. to identify gaps and areas of potential improvement

  • Work with other Reliability Engineers to share knowledge and gain expertise in development of mill wide reliability strategies

  • Actively participate in design and implementation of Asset Improvement Strategies for systems to improve production and uptime.

  • Strong communication, both oral and written

  • Adaptability and willingness to learn

  • Ability to apply sound logic and scientific principles to problem solving

  • Ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and customers simultaneously

  • Self-motived with a strong customer focus

  • Ability to work both individually with little supervision or together with a team

  • Ability to use MicrosoftOffice products

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in engineering or related technical field

  • Minimum of 3 years of manufacturing/ industrial or military reliability experience

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related technical field

  • Certification or continued education in reliability applications, practices, and management

  • Knowledge of or experience with Reliability Improvement tools (Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), Preventative/Predictive maintenance, KPIs

  • Six Sigma experience or certification

Why Work For GP?

  • Aculturethat places top priority on integrity and compliance

  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world

  • Encouragement tochallengethe status quo and share knowledge

  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions

  • Continuedcompany growthdue to reinvesting 90% of our earnings

  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financialwellness

Want to learn more aboutGeorgia-Pacific?

We're part of your everyday life. From the walls of your home to the Dixie plates on your table, the boxes at your local grocery store or the Quilted Northern in your bathroom, there's a good chance a Georgia-Pacific product is nearby. We need people like you: People who can help us make life's simple necessities better.

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/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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