Nov 17, 2021

Reliability Leader

  • Georgia-Pacific
  • Clatskanie, OR, USA
Full-time Management - Maintenance

Job Description

Georgia-Pacific’s Consumer Products division is recruiting for a Reliability Leader to joining the Wauna Mill in Clatskanie, Oregon. The Reliability Leader is responsible for leading reliability efforts for the facility. The person will direct and lead the predictive maintenance group and shop maintenance teams. This role will have 10 direct reports and report directly to the Maintenance Manager.

The mill is located in a picturesque and uncrowded setting and is surrounded by the Clatsop Forest. Its central location provides numerous opportunities for both outdoor recreation and citing living. Portland, Oregon is only an hour’s drive away, while the Pacific Ocean can be reached in under thirty minutes. Many outdoor activities are available near the mill including fishing, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking and boating. And for the adventurer, Mt. St. Helens provides climbing opportunities and Mt. Hood and Mt. Rainier are home to several world class ski resorts. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Lead and foster a culture that drives ownership and continuous improvement
  • Leader in Environmental, Health and Safety
  • Lead the focus on improving long term reliability across the product system, understanding top priorities, and continually building reliability capability in our people, process, and equipment
  • Oversee asset strategy development by applying knowledge of innovative technology available, industry trends, and development to improve operation
  • Support operations in closing performance gaps
  • Develop and implement predictive and preventative maintenance strategies
  • Manage the performance of 10 hourly direct reports

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Three (3) or more years or more of maintenance work experience in a manufacturing, industrial or military environment
  • Experience in leading improvement efforts in Reliability, and Predictive and Preventive Maintenance
  • Two (2) or more years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience planning and scheduling maintenance activities
  • Experience utilizing Root Cause Analysis (RCA) or other similar problem-solving tools
  • Experience utilizing a Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Working knowledge and experience with MS Word and Excel

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience using SAP
  • Associate degree or higher in Engineering or Technology
  • Experience in the pulp or paper industry
  • Experience with Asset Strategy Development, formal Root Cause Analysis and Failure Modes & Effects Analysis
  • Experience with data analysis, metrics reporting, pareto analysis and trending production losses

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

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