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Process Control Engineer at Georgia- Pacific

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Perdue Hill, Alabama

Job Description:

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Process Control Engineer


The Process Control Engineer will be asked to support all of the mill areas in the advancement of process control technologies and strategies while adding value by improving the effectiveness and overall efficiency of the process.  We are looking for an individual who will assist with the development of process control systems that will allow ARC to advance its current process systems to new levels of technology while working toward implementing “Factory of the Future” goals.  The Process Control Engineer will be able to bring his or her experience and knowledge to the role that will allow the successful individual to help build an ARC control strategy that will promote continuous improvement and be a champion of technologies that will be used to take ARC to the next level in process control. 


Major Functions and Responsibilities: 

  • Design, implement, and support hardware and software systems for mill process equipment i.e. AB PLC’s, Foxboro I/A, Honeywell, HMI’s, SCADA, etc….

  • Implement, design, and configure advance process control strategies.  Maintain functional design specifications for process control systems. 

  • Support process operations with the troubleshooting installed systems to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of these systems. 

  • Act as a resource to engineering with assistance in installing new process control systems. 

  • Partner with corporate teams to implement new technologies that are consistent with “Factory of the Future” advancements. 

  • Responsible for leading process control engineering team that will design and implement advance process control systems at ARC.  

  • Provide project management leadership and support for projects that are managed locally or in partnership with corporate teams. 

  • Support of the mill safety program both personally and through observation. 

  • Must be able to work closely with mill personnel to identify opportunities and solve problems. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Positive attitude with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Evidence of leadership skills

  • Ability to work both independently and with multidiscipline teams

  • Must be a self-starter with initiative to come up to speed quickly

  • Good organizational and time management skills

  • Customer focused; ability to deal effectively with a variety of internal/external customers


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related engineering field. 

  • Minimum of (3) years of Process Control Engineering experience. 

  • Experience in designing, configuring, programming, troubleshooting distributed control, PLCs, HMI’s, APC’s and/or SCADA systems.  


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in supporting process control systems in a Pulp and Paper mill

  • Experience with network technology

As one of six world-class mills in the GP Cellulose business, Alabama River Cellulose (fully integrated pulp mill) produces specialty fluff and market pulp delivered worldwide to customers for a variety of high-end uses and converting technologies.
Capital Reinvestment: More than $200 million since 2010.
Our products are used in applications ranging from paper products to diapers and hygiene products as well as specialty applications including textiles, pharmaceuticals, food, paints and plastic molding components.
About 90% of facility’s energy is from renewable resources or bio-mass and mill is a net seller of electrical power. The mill continues to make strategic, long-term capital investments for operational excellence to compete in the global marketplace.
Georgia -Pacific Alabama River Cellulose mill manufactures hardwood and softwood pulps, called Golden Isles Fluff.  Our products are used in applications ranging from paper products to diapers and hygiene products as well as specialty applications including textiles, pharmaceuticals, food, paints and plastic molding components. To learn more about our Cellulose Division, visit
Perdue Hill, AL in Monroe County, which is in southwest Alabama, about halfway between Montgomery and Mobile, and a short drive off Interstate 65.  We are 162 miles from Birmingham AL, 86 miles from Pensacola, FL, 231 miles from New Orleans, LA and 261 miles from Atlanta, GA.  Hunting, fishing, and visiting historical landmarks are among the hobbies residents enjoy. We are 15 miles from Monroeville, AL. To learn more about Monroeville, check out the link below:
The mill is an active community supporter through partnerships with Monroe County Public Schools, Alabama Southern Community College, United Way, Monroe Health Foundation, YMCA and many others.


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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