Reliability Leader

at Koch/Georgia-Pacific in Fordyce, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Reliability Leader- Fordyce, AR


Are you a self-motivated, driven individual with experience in the vibration, thermography, and ultrasound fields? Then we have the job for you! Georgia-Pacific is seeking safety-oriented individuals to join our team as a Reliability Leader in Fordyce, AR. This position creates value by driving the plant reliability program through improved asset strategies and precision maintenance to ensure optimal plant equipment operation.


Georgia-Pacific in Fordyce, AR manufactures Oriented Strand Board (OSB), compressed strands of wood that is bound together by adhesives which prevent moisture intrusion. The most common uses are sheathing in walls, flooring and roof decking. Georgia-Pacific's Building Products business has consistently been among the nation's top suppliers of building products to building materials dealers and large warehouse retailers. Georgia-Pacific employees strive for safety and health excellence while achieving an injury free workplace. To learn more about our Building Products division, visit .

What You Will Do In Your Role.

Ownership of the facilities Reliability Vision, and proactively implementing the GP Reliability Mental Model.


Develop the 5-year Reliability Plan including strategic goals and capability development planning.


Drive safety and compliance excellence through enhanced equipment reliability and personally modeling safe behavior.


Implementing and improving on reliability concepts including development of Root Cause Analysis, Reliability Centered Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance technologies, Preventive Maintenance development and equipment operating envelopes in order to achieve high levels of availability of mill assets.


Directing the mill's efforts in lubrication excellence, vibration analysis, oil analysis, thermography, and other condition monitoring and/or Transformative technologies.


Working closely with both operations and maintenance in the development of long-term equipment maintenance strategies and operator based care (OBC) as well as support troubleshooting efforts through formal Root Cause Analysis (RCA).


Provide oversight to Planning Department. Ensure OSB Asset Maintenance Work Flow Process is followed and job plans are developed for key work based on priority.


Recruiting and developing new reliability talent.


Monitoring the performance of various assets and processes through KPI trending and analysis.

The Experience You Will BringRequirements:

Demonstrated commitment to safety and regulatory compliance


Minimum of 5 years' experience in maintenance and/or reliability in an industrial manufacturing environment


Working knowledge of Condition Monitoring Technologies and Asset Management best practices


Working knowledge of predictive maintenance technologies and preventative maintenance systems, such as CAT II vibration analysis


Demonstrated computer proficiency and ability to type 50 wpm


Working knowledge of Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and associated software (MP2 CMMS, DMSI Maintelligence)

Possess planning, scheduling, critical thinking and organizational skills What Will Put You Ahead

Supervisory/Leadership Experience highly desired


CMRP and/or CMRT certification


MLT 1 certification,


Ultrasound 1 certification


Thermography Level 1 Certification


Experience with MS Word, MS Project, Excel, Outlook and Power Point and willing and able to learn new technologies


Experience in preventive maintenance optimization (PMO) and procedure writing


Experience in the design for reliability (DFR) process


Experience in wood products industry is preferred


Strong written and verbal communication skills


Demonstrated ability in analytical troubleshooting and problem solving related to industrial hydraulics, pneumatics, power transmissions and PLC



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... For full info follow application link.


Infor does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, protected veterans, military service obligation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities, or any other characteristic protected by law applicable to the state in which you work.   If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please contact Human Resources at 470-548-7173 and/or

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Job Posting: 3086235

Posted On: Oct 11, 2021

Updated On: Nov 10, 2021