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Irving Tissue
19002826 Requisition #


Macon, GA


At Irving Tissue, we recognize that the key to our success is our people. We are a family-owned and operated company that has grown to become one of North America's leading manufacturers of household paper products. Irving Tissue produces both branded and private label bathroom tissue, facial tissue, paper towels, and napkins. Consumers know us by our Scotties® Facial Brand. Our manufacturing facilities are located in Dieppe, New Brunswick, Toronto, Ontario, Fort Edward, New York, and Macon, Georgia.


The Site Electrical Engineer will be responsible for the overall power distribution of the plant. The person will have an initial accountability to manage construction, costs, checkout and commissioning of all power distribution at a greenfield site. The successful candidate will have a passion for continuous improvement, a creative mind, and a great attitude.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct themselves in a professional, respectful and ethical manner at all times, carry out all job responsibilities in accordance with site safety rules and expectations, actively participate in the innovation and improvement of the site and company, and “find a better way every day.”



  • Oversee the design, specification, and installation of all electrical equipment; including transformers, switch gear, MCC’s, Motors and controls. 
  • Be the subject matter expert for power distribution lockout.
  • Oversees the electrical infrastructure of the plant and provides input to the maintenance team to maintain the electrical equipment.
  • Assisting with the continuous improvement of existing and new processing equipment. 
  • Working with the maintenance and operations teams to determine the specifications for new equipment and plant upgrades. 
  • Oversee the design, specification, and installation of mechanical equipment; including conveyors, pumps, and processing systems. 
  • Providing direction/input in the tender, analysis and award of engineering and construction contracts. 
  • Monitoring project activities including cost and schedule within assigned area and providing timely updates to management. 
  • Coordinating, scheduling and supervising the installation of new equipment. 
  • Providing field support during project construction and commissioning activities. 
  • Ownership of electrical savings opportunities from idea tol completion.
  • The main plant contact for the local electrical power company.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology
  • Minimum 5 years' relevant experience
  • Experience with building automation, energy control systems, commissioning and energy savings calculations
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and MS Project
  • Knowledge of Energy Management Program Development
  • PLC and Instrumentation experience preferred

What We Offer:
  • Excellent Benefits
    • Including health, dental, life insurance, disability insurance, 401k match, vacation, tuition & wellness reimbursement, and more.
  • Advancement Opportunities
    • There are plentiful opportunities to promote to higher level positions in our organization.  If you are someone who believes you can achieve great things for yourself and our Company, then you are the person we want on our team!

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Please apply online. Posting will remain open until the position is filled. 


We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


To learn more about our products and services, click here.




Irving Tissue, a division of Irving Consumer Products, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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