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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

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The Building Products (BP) Manufacturing IT organization is in search of a highly motivated Process Controls Engineer to participate in the creation of an exciting new Digital Process Optimization (DPO) capability for Building Products.  The new capability group will be a combination of a central team and process controls resources from each of the 6 BP businesses. This role will be part of the central team within the BP Mfg. IT organization.

As a Process Controls Engineer focusing on Digital Processing Optimization in Building Products you will be expected to:
  • Drive manufacturing data standardization and governance to include:
    • Creation of naming conventions
    • Development of data strategies to address completeness, content, and context
    • Participation in identification of key metrics by manufacturing asset
    • Documentation of standards
    • Represent business with 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
  • Program PLC’s to provide required data
  • 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
  • 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 PLC’s
  • Development of Wonderware, GE iFix, or FactoryTalk View Client/Server SCADA systems
  • Willing to travel up to 50% of the time

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience supporting a manufacturing environment
  • System integration from concept to production
  • Working knowledge of IT technology (I.E.- Firewalls, Server OS’s, Client OS’s, 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.
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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