Georgia Pacific is in search of a highly motivated Process Controls Engineer for the Digital Process Optimization (DPO) capability supporting our Corrugated Box Plants.  This role will be part of the central team within the Plant Mfg. IT organization.

As a Process Controls Engineer supporting on the Corrugated DPO initiatives you will be expected to:

  • Lead the drive for manufacturing data standardization and governance to include:
    • Creation/documentation of DPO standards and sustainability processes
    • Development of data strategies to address completeness, content, and context
    • Participation in identification of key metrics by manufacturing asset
    • 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
  • Develop SME capabilities in required OSI software (PI, AssetFrame work, Event Frames, etc.)
  • Create process control system upgrade road maps
  • Provide advanced PLC and HMI Scada support

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Interface between analytics, engineering, and operations resources
  • Provide updates to executive leaders
  • Attend trade-shows or vendor demonstrations to identify new technical opportunities
  • 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:

  • Willing to relocate and work from our Collaborative Support Center in Atlanta, GA
  • At least 5 years of experience in the areas below:
    • Designing and programming Rockwell ControlLogix PLC systems
    • Designing/developing Scada Hmi systems and/or operator interfaces
    • Project Management experience for small to medium projects
  • Degree or equivalency in Electrical Engineering, Automation, or Process Controls Engineering
  • 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.