Georgia-Pacific Treated Lumber LLC - Bay Springs, MS

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Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose and related chemicals. The company employs more than 30,000 people at approximately 300 locations in North and South America.

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products, LLC is seeking a dynamic and experienced Electrical Systems Manager for Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas and Alabama Saw Mill Facilities. This position is a rewarding combination of hands on technical and project support, talent development/coaching support, and control responsibilities for manufacturing at the mill. The role is regional with 50% travel.


Provide safety leadership and drive a culture that is based on continuous improvement

Ensure the facility's electrical systems are operating reliably, efficiently, and in compliance with all electrical safety regulations

Support mill personnel in problem solving & troubleshooting of PLC’s, vision systems, mill information systems, electrical distribution equipment, and manufacturing processes

Develop and facilitate both short-term and long-term strategies to improve targeted capabilities through assessments, training / skills, and hands-on activities

Explore and capture opportunities (both capital and non-capital) that create value for the mills

Assist in the implementation of capital projects with regional engineering support

Participate in reviewing and recommended reliability strategies and design improvements

Facilitate Root Cause Failure Analysis where appropriate


A minimum of five (5) years of experience as an electrical process control supervisor OR as a highly skilled industrial electrical technician with excellent troubleshooting, programming, leadership, and communication skills

Extensive knowledge of PLC control systems

Advanced PLC troubleshooting skills and knowledge

Experience with 3-phase motor controls, 480V AC systems, and low voltage DC systems


Associates degree or higher in engineering or a technical field

Lumber or wood products experience


Advanced experience and capabilities with programming and troubleshooting PLC’s, AC drives, PC’s and process networks

Experience with maintaining and troubleshooting plant electrical distribution systems

Knowledge of electrical safe work practices – NFPA 70e

Ability to analyze problems with manufacturing process and apply both controls and mechanical solutions to improve operations

Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Demonstrated leadership

Knowledge of spreadsheet, word-processing, Microsoft Schedule, and AutoCAD