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Facilities Manager

Georgia-Pacific | Lexington, KY, United States

Posted Date 6/16/2024

Your Job

Georgia-Pacific Consumer Operations is seeking qualified professionals to be considered for our Facilities Manager role supporting our Dixie Products Operations Plant located in Lexington, KY. This supervisory role will have responsibility for the planning and execution of all maintenance activities that support the manufacturing operation in the building and auxiliary equipment areas. This position will present opportunities to interact and collaborate with Maintenance, Operations, and third-party vendors to ensure the facility is running effectively and efficiently.

Our Team

The Lexington Plant is part of the Dixie® brand cups and lids paper products manufacturing operation. We are proud to safely manufacture quality products that have a competitive advantage and solid growth within the marketplace. We create a work environment that attracts, engages, and retains the best people. Our technology is state of the art, and we will bring the best team together to deliver for our customers, Georgia-Pacific, and the Lexington community.

What You Will Do

  • Providing supervisory leadership in the achievement of improved performance in the areas of safety, environmental compliance, customer satisfaction, organizational effectiveness, cost management and asset utilization in the packaging and converting operations area
  • Responding to urgent maintenance calls, supporting a 24/7/365 production operation
  • Manage building and equipment maintenance schedules
  • Coordinate maintenance of equipment and consult with maintenance staff to determine future requirements
  • Plan scope of work and manage local contractors and vendors including the following but not limited to: roads, grounds, railroad, roofing, roof fans, drains, siding, trenches, painting, catwalks, asphalt, concrete repairs, pipe bridges, as well as cranes/hoists; and support systems such as chillers, air compressors, air dryers, HVACs, etc.
  • Coordinate with production managers and supervisors to establish priorities of equipment maintenance while scheduling workload to satisfy production requirements
  • Coordinate with production managers and supervisors to issue "Save-my-Life (SML) permits and supporting permits to the contractors as needed
  • Coordinate resources with Maintenance Supervisors and Planners for multi-discipline resources to interact/support the contractors as needed
  • Coordinates with Planners, Procurement and Supervisors to obtain the correct parts, equipment and services for maintenance and repair of facility equipment
  • Document processes and keep accurate maintenance records utilizing SAP system including any OSHA or other governing body regulatory inspections
  • Complete reports and records and perform other administrative duties as required
  • Support 5S, SQF, and critical hazard risk reduction

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • Experience in the maintenance field with an emphasis on facilities maintenance (i.e., HVAC, plumbing, electrical and structural)
  • Supervisory experience and/or experience managing contractors
  • Experience working within a manufacturing, industrial or military environment
  • Direct maintenance experience working on large facility equipment

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience identifying, selecting, and overseeing specialty contractors in various functional areas
  • Experience in facility coordination, project management and/or real estate
  • Knowledge of maintenance planning and schedules
  • Knowledge and/or experience of building safety regulations and security protocols

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Hiring Philosophy

All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

Who We Are

As a Koch company and a leading manufacturer of bath, tissue, paper towels, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers, building products and much more, Georgia-Pacific works to meet evolving needs of customers worldwide with quality products. In addition to the products we make, we operate one of the largest recycling businesses. Our more than 30,000 employees in over 150 locations are empowered to innovate every day – to make everyday products even better.

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Our Benefits

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.

Additionally, everyone has individual work and personal needs. We seek to enable the best work environment that helps you and the business work together to produce superior results.

Equal Opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, some offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please click here for additional information.


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