Sr. Converting Engineer

Research & Development/Sciences
061113 Requisition #

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!

 Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Senior Converting Engineer for our Technical Center in Neenah, WI. This is a position within converting platform team where you will develop new products and improve our existing equipment. This is an exciting opportunity where you will create value by leveraging your drive, technical expertise, leadership skills, and willingness to grow professionally.  This position offers upside career potential for those candidates seeking a leadership opportunity. If you have a passion for innovation, experience with converting technology, and a desire to lead and collaborate with a team of dedicated people, this could be the right opportunity for you!
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
  • Interacting with product developers and business teams to understand and apply appropriate converting process and technologies to meet present and future business needs
  • Connecting with OEM’s, engravers and other material suppliers (i.e. adhesives, roll coverings, etc.) to understand the vision for their technology and in turn communicate our needs
  • Analyzing data with a creative and open-minded approach
  • Developing knowledge processes for converting technology that will preserve or improve the product
  • Exploring new technology options to improve products, equipment and process.
  • Coaching as needed within the platform, product development, and operations
  • Supporting the organization through developing Intellectual Property strategies that include landscape investigation, invention disclosures and patent applications
What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Industrial Engineering
  • Willing and able to travel up to 50% of the time, to include international travel
  • Five (5) or more years’ experience in an engineering discipline, particularly tissue/towel converting
  • Experience working in an R&D environment to include conducting investigations, research and running trials
What Will Put You Ahead?
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced Engineering Degree (M.S. or PhD) in Engineering: Mechanical, Electrical or Manufacturing
  • Experience managing people or teams
  • Experience with controls programming
  • Experience working with motors, drives, devices
  • Ten (10) or more years’ experience in tissue/towel converting
 About the Neenah area
Our facility is Georgia-Pacific Innovation Institute® in Neenah, WI. Neenah is located in the heart of Northeast Wisconsin (also known as the Fox Valley) and is within driving distance to popular metro locations including Milwaukee, WI, Chicago, IL, Madison, WI and Green Bay, WI.  The Fox Valley offers year-round recreation and attractions including 19 ski resorts with 100 miles, excellent shopping, and diversity in restaurants, music and nightlife.  For families and nature lovers, the Fox Valley boasts a wealth of parks & wildlife refuges, excellent school districts, and other family-based activities. The area also has attractions such as the Fox Valley Performing Arts Center in Appleton, EAA in Oshkosh, along with great fishing and boating on local lakes, rivers and within driving distance to Lake Michigan.  If you are sports fan, Lambeau field and Miller Park are within a short driving distance. Living in the Fox Valley provides the diversity and amenities of a larger city with a strong sense of community.  We welcome you to explore what the Fox Valley could offer you!
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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