Engineering

Resources & Technology for Big Ideas

Georgia-Pacific is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose and related chemicals. The company's long-term success is built on continuous innovation. That’s why Georgia-Pacific places high priority on investing in industry leading technologies, individualized development and the creative minds of engineers. Here, you are an entrepreneur with the ability to share and implement new ideas for improved products, processes and operations. A diverse selection of engineering roles allows you to experience a variety of challenges. As your career moves forward, opportunities to advance across different businesses and capabilities are abundant.

Capitalize on Your Engineering Career

Georgia-Pacific Engineers are encouraged to be principled entrepreneurs and to challenge the status quo to discover innovative solutions which will allow us to exceed our safety and production goals and maintain our competitive advantage. Engineers work with cutting-edge manufacturing technology and are provided training opportunities providing exposure to vital business processes. To enable professional growth and leadership development, Engineers are given ownership of projects and tasks such as the following:

  • Investigating and evaluating long-term compatibility of emerging technologies in the manufacturing industry
  • Fostering close working relationships with internal and external customers to optimize current technologies and create more value
  • Delivering on projects within safety, cost and schedule targets

Engineering Development Program (Full-Time Program)

The Engineering Development Program (EDP) is designed for aspiring engineers who are seeking expedited training, professional development/mentorship, exposure to operations leadership, and career growth. Engineers are assigned to one of our many U.S. locations and help support innovation, process efficiency, equipment reliability, quality assurance, and more with an overarching focus on compliance, safety & health.

As part of your development experience, you’ll have the opportunity to attend a centralized onboarding kick-off with other incoming engineers, be offered multiple training opportunities at various Georgia-Pacific facilities in the U.S. and attend an EDP Talent Development Conference among other opportunities.

The EDP seeks talent from many disciplines including (but not limited to):

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering/Electronic Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Packaging Engineering
  • Pulp & Paper Science Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Statistics/Data Analytics

 

Engineers generally will be placed into one of the following roles: Process Engineer, Project Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Reliability Engineer, Process Control Engineer, or Quality Engineer. Specific job duties/responsibilities are dependent upon the role and location offered. More details will be provided during the selection process.

Engineering Internship / Co-Op

Georgia-Pacific highly regards our Engineering Interns and Co-ops as a valuable source of potential full-time engineers for our organization. Interns and Co-ops are challenged with real, high-impact opportunities to create value and make a difference in our operations and business. They are expected to challenge the status quo, speak up, offer ideas, and implement solutions.

Engineering Interns and Co-ops are assigned to one of our many U.S. locations, likely in a manufacturing facility, to help support innovation, process efficiency, equipment reliability, and quality assurance, with a large overarching focus on compliance, safety, and health.

Our intern/co-op program seeks talent from many disciplines including (but not limited to):

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering/Electronic Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Packaging Engineering
  • Pulp & Paper Science Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Statistics/Data Analytics

Interns/Co-ops could be placed in one of many departments or areas including: Maintenance or Reliability, Project Engineering, Process Engineering, Process Control Engineering, Operations, and more.

 

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