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Electrical Reliability Engineer

Port Wentworth, GA

Position TitleElectrical Reliability Engineer

CategorySalary full-time (exempt)
Physical Location
International Paper – Port Wentworth Mill
1 Bonnybridge Rd
Port Wentworth, GA 31407
The Job You Will Perform:
  • Interact with all parts of the organization and work hand in hand with operations, maintenance, and engineering to implement effective and strategic maintenance initiatives that support achievement of reliability goals and objectives, key performance metrics, maintenance cost objectives, and capital projects execution
  • Drive continuous improvement through positive influence, IP best practices, FMEA, and RCFA
  • Drive culture of reliability that focuses on systems of MWS, training, and deliberate improvement
  • Equipment reliability strategy
  • RCFA facilitation by leading a group to quickly and thoroughly identify and solve latent causes
  • Drive reliable methods and QA/QC
  • Provide technical assistance and advice as necessary to aid in troubleshooting complex issues in the manufacturing/reliability process
  • Support development of 5 year major maintenance and capital plans
  • Manage small improvement projects
  • Provide reliability oversight of PdM, PM, precision practices/training and facility preservation
  • Recommend action based off od PdM findings
  • Evaluate repair methods, shop audits, use repair vs replace decision making
  • Champion a reliability best practice element
The Skills You Will Bring:
  • B.S. in engineering discipline or equivalent experience in maintenance, engineering, or reliability
  • 5 years of manufacturing experience preferred
  • Ability to lead multiple projects of varying complexity and progress
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to influence all levels of the organization
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work long weekends and long hours on occasion as required
  • Competencies:
    • Detail and action oriented
    • Customer focus
    • Drive for results
    • Integrity and trust
    • Timely decision making
    • Listening
    • Process management
    • Problem solving
    • Interpersonal savvy
    • Multi-tasking
The Benefits You Will Enjoy:
  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, pension, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance
The Career You Will Build:
  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities
The Impact You Will Make:
We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.
The Culture You Will Experience:
International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.
The Company You Will Join:
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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