063013 Requisition #
Who is Georgia-Pacific?

PROCESS ENGINEER-Monroeville, AL – Rocky Creek Lumber

Georgia-Pacific is currently looking for a  Process Engineer to work at our Lumber facility in Monroeville, AL. In this hands-on engineering role, you will drive process improvement initiatives of existing operations as well as new processes.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Monitor product quality and contribute to the overall direction and success of the Rocky Creek operations
  • To supervise/coordinate production efforts that result in sustained improvement in all associated work processes including: Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) compliance, reliability, quality, production and costs
  • Monitor equipment for accuracy, value, and yield
  • Perform process checks and studies
  • Keep management informed on process variables
  • Provide support in the development of standard operating procedures
  • Train and use a structured approach to problem solving.  Serve as a proactive leader towards improvements to products, flow, cost, recovery, quality, work processes, etc. 
  • Participate/Lead projects that address step change improvements and gap closure
  • Assist in monthly inventory verification and documentation
  • Assist in process optimization to maximize production rates, product quality and yield
  • Develop and apply strategies to optimize on-going operations using the automation platform in conjunction with the operations, maintenance and engineering staffs at the mill.
  • Maintain calibration of process equipment to assure standards are met
  • To lead an operational team in the production of solid wood lumber products in a safe and efficient manner
  • To take ownership of the existing safety and quality processes
  • Promote employee involvement; providing coaching, feedback and direction as required
  • Troubleshoot and resolve production issues, provide safety training to production associates, team development, and delivering training materials in a meaningful approach
  • Complete all paperwork and analysis in a timely and efficient manner

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be able and willing to work in a manufacturing plant environment, including extended periods of time in noisy, non-air conditioned or unheated areas
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Forest Products, Industrial/Mechanical / Electrical Engineering, Computer Systems, Business Administration, Agricultural (AG) Management, or AG Systems Management or 3 years’ experience as a Process Engineer.
  • Must be able and willing to work safely, including wearing and using appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule, including but not limited to rotating shifts, overnight shifts, and weekends
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with continuous improvement methods and lean manufacturing
  • Computer network skills
  • Experience with the quality control process and monitoring systems.


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/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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