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Preventative Maintenance Technician (Reliability)

Georgia-Pacific | Alcolu, SC, United States

Posted Date 6/17/2024

Your Job

Georgia-Pacific’s Oriented Strand Board (OSB) plant in Alcolu, South Carolina has an incredible opportunity for a Preventative Maintenance Technician (Reliability).

This is a DAY SHIFT position, and the hours are 7:00am-3:00pm EST. The work schedule is Monday-Friday.

The Preventative Maintenance Technician (Reliability) supports the mill's reliability improvement program and helps create long-term value by safely improving equipment reliability. You will be an owner and participant in implementing strategies, affecting culture, and building resilience in our systems that will result in increased reliability and operability of the Clarendon OSB mill. Candidates interested in the position must have the ability to work in heights, wear a half face respirator, and ability to work overtime when needed. After one year of employment with us, the employee, will be responsible for taking a CAT 1 Vibration Analyst test. Georgia Pacific will cover the expense of the CAT 1 Vibration Analyst test.

Our Team

Our Clarendon OSB facility in Alcolu, SC is one of Georgia-Pacific’s newest facilities using some of the most advanced technology to create the specialty brand of Blue Ribbon Oriented Strand Board (OSB). This type of OSB is used for floor, wall, and roof sheathing in residential and light commercial construction applications.

What You Will Do

  • Collect vibration data, analyze data, recommend corrective actions, report findings to mill management, and advocate for completion
  • Perform Infrared technology
  • Perform Ultrasonic technology
  • Aid in applying best lubrication practices
  • Collect oil samples, send off for analysis, and advocate completion of any non-conformances
  • Use a POD system to identify ISO cleanliness of hydraulic and other process oil systems
  • Schedule, participate, led RCFAs and track action item completion status weekly
  • Drive a culture of ownership and discipline of precision maintenance
  • Respond to non-conformance alerts through several condition monitoring systems (such as Smart Diagnostics, Siteview, Worldview, Atonix Asset 360, AOD, etc.)
  • Perform Precision Maintenance (laser alignment, belt tensioning, etc.)
  • Navigate and use CMMS system (MOE and MP2) to Write Requisitions, Work Request, PMs, and identify spare parts
  • Regularly review all equipment failures and current inspection methods to determine the PM actions that may have prevented failure and reducing the likelihood of reoccurrence
  • Participate in the maintenance optimization process that determines PM frequency, indicators, and inspection methods
  • Assist in applying value analysis to make maintenance decisions, i.e., repair/replace and repair/redesign

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • One year or more experience in troubleshooting, adjusting, and repairing production equipment
  • Computer skills, including but not limited to Windows, Word, Excel, and Outlook

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Two or more years' of experience in maintenance and/or reliability in a manufacturing environment
  • CAT 1 Vibration Analyst Certified
  • Ultrasonic (UT) Level 1 Certificated
  • Infrared (IR) Level 1 Certified
  • Machinery Lubrication Technician (MLT 1) Certified
  • Laser Alignment experience

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, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:

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