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Company: Georgia-Pacific
Location: Fordyce
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:



Do you have excellent problem-solving, communication, and decision-making skills? Do you have a positive attitude and demonstrate a sense of urgency? Then we have a job for you! Our tobacco-free facility in Fordyce, AR is looking for a Planner. The Planner creates value by partnering with production, electrical, and maintenance personnel to help increase Operating Equipment Efficiency (OEE).

Our Planners work in a hot, humid, cold, dirty, and noisy industrial team-based environment. They are self-motivated, detail oriented, and can multi-task as well as exercise sound judgment, prioritize duties, and follow tasks to completion in a timely manner.

Georgia-Pacific in Fordyce, AR manufactures Oriented Strand Board (OSB) structural panels of compressed wood used in housing construction and remodeling. GP 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

Review, approve, prioritize, schedule and close corrective work orders
Modify existing or develop new Preventative and Predictive Maintenance tasks
Review weekly backlog data for assigned area(s) of responsibility and conduct meetings to discuss
Meet with electrical, mechanical and production owners for jobs that must be planned
Input weekly, down day, and annual outage schedules into Microsoft programs
Utilize planning tools to determine parts, materials, rental equipment and/or contractor support necessary for jobs to be performed
Coordinate parts/rentals/contractor needs and submit requisitions
Develop/update Bill of Materials (BOM) for equipment
Submit Major Expense Project (MEP) request for parts or contractor services
Develop Standard Maintenance Procedures (SMPs) containing details to perform job and field validate procedure
Complete parts received verification
Ensure job parts are kitted
Ensure contractors are notified of safety training requirements prior to arrival on site
Follow up with contractors to ensure they received a Purchase Order, prior to their expected arrival on site
Review work orders for parts used, prior to work orders being closed
Lead and/or participate in improvement opportunities/projects
Utilize OSB Asset Maintenance Workflow Process
Drive forklift and/or other mobile equipment
Adhere to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures to include wearing the necessary Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
Perform tasks such as pulling, pushing, and lifting as much as 50 lbs., as well as walking, climbing, including stairs & ladders, stooping, standing, and reaching

The Experience You Will Bring


High School Diploma or GED
Minimum of 2 years' experience in a heavy industrial maintenance department
Knowledge of sprockets, sheaves, bushings, chains, belts, bearings, cylinders, pumps, and gearboxes
Experience operating Basic Software Programs and inputting data

What Will Put You Ahead

Experience in a maintenance planning and scheduling position or a background in industrial maintenance
Experience with MP2 or other Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

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.

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.

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:


Keywords: Georgia-Pacific, Little Rock , PLANNER, Other , Fordyce, Arkansas

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