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Type: Full-Time
Location: Perry, Florida

Job Description:

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Georgia-Pacific is seeking a supervisor to support our Maintenance Team at our Foley Cellulose facility in Perry, Florida.  The Instrumentation Maintenance Supervisor will lead a cellulose products maintenance team to work injury-free/incident-free in a continuous manufacturing environment consistent with Market Based Management (MBM)® philosophy and framework.  The successful candidate will provide leadership and direction to the maintenance department to help ensure that the department is meeting the objectives that drive improvements in all associated work processes affecting EH&S, compliance, reliability, quality, production and costs.  Facilitate team development and growth, employee skill development, problem-solving and resolution, building employee commitment and ownership and holding employees accountable.



A Day In The Life Typically Includes

  • Drive safety excellence through promoting employee involvement, ownership, and accountability to proactively identify hazards and implement the appropriate mitigating strategies based on the risk involved.

  • Maintain a safe working environment by training staff and applying safety policies and procedures in accordance with regulatory and company requirements.

  • Contribute to the mill’s safety and reliability by applying principles such as Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) to identify appropriate Predictive and Preventative maintenance procedures.

  • Ensure the facility's instrumentation is operating reliably, efficiently, and in compliance with all electrical safety regulations.

  • Drive reliability excellence through passionate execution of precision and proactive maintenance strategies.

  • Monitor the quality of craft work and provide direction to crew members to maximize production efficiency.

  • Active performance management, including performing skills gap analysis and developing gap closure strategies. Provide direction and coaching of instrument technicians in their roles, responsibilities, and expectations to meet plant objectives in reliability, safety, environmental, and quality.

  • Identify and implement instrumentation improvements that result in year-over-year improvements in safety, production, uptime and costs. Assist with troubleshooting production issues.

  • Promote electronic documentation of records and troubleshooting techniques by the instrumentation team to facilitate knowledge sharing.

  • Ensure proper documentation of maintenance & personnel records.

  • Oversee routine maintenance checks and report/resolve any faults or abnormalities of equipment.

  • Utilize a Computer based Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to access and update equipment maintenance records.

  • Ensure that plans, schedules, and materials are available to allow for work to be handled effectively and efficiently (daily and outages).

  • Collaborate with Operations Supervisors and Maintenance Scheduler to produce & publish maintenance schedules. Coordinate daily work schedule with Operations & Planning departments. Review critical jobs/operations with crafts and contractors, and assign specific work to specific personnel. Update backlog to ensure true representation of actual remaining work.

  • Collaborate with peers to continually improve Reliability and Maintenance Repair processes.

  • Provide backup support for other maintenance/technical supervisors as required.

  • Provide Maintenance Duty on call coverage as required.

What You Will Need

Basic Qualifications:

  • A High School Diploma or GED

  • Experience supervising instrument, electrical and/or controls technicians

  • Experience with instrumentation equipment predictive and preventative maintenance

  • Hands-on experience in Precision Maintenance Techniques

  • Experience planning and scheduling maintenance activities

  • Able to read electrical drawings, ladder logic and program language

  • Experience utilizing Root Cause Analysis (RCA) or other similar problem-solving tools

  • Accounting and financial knowledge – e.g. department or project budget management

  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel, and ability to learn various computer-based production and maintenance reporting systems and applications

  • Knowledge of electrical safe work practices – NEC and NFPA 70-E Electrical Safety Standard 

  • Must be able and willing to work safely, and promote and enforce safe work practices

  • Must be able and willing to work in a manufacturing plant, including extended periods of time in dusty, noisy, non-air conditioned or unheated areas


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or other applicable degree

  • Three (3) or more years of maintenance supervisory experience

  • Experience in the cellulose or paper manufacturing industries

  • Hands-on experience maintaining, calibrating, tuning and troubleshooting instrumentation

  • Experience supervising mechanics or other maintenance workers

  • Demonstrated ability to build and align a team around a shared vision

  • Experience using a Computerized Maintenance Manufacturing System (CMMS); MP2 CMMS preferred

  • Experience with Kronos timekeeping software

  • Able to read mechanical and structural drawings



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.

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