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Lead Engineer - Process

Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Neenah, WI 54956
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Lead Engineer - Process

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Position Summary:
The Process Engineer for this role will provide design, development, optimization and problem solving of personal care converting equipment and process solutions for the Cutting, Bonding, and Printing Technology Development team. The initial assignment is as the process engineering lead for adhesive technology development. In addition to the work on adhesives, future assignments may also include support for IMF or capital projects as a process lead. Candidates are recognized for understanding the application of technology and their ability to effectively interface with team members. The incumbent reports to a Research & Engineering Manager and receives direction from an overall R&E Project Leader and Engineering Manager in the form of both specific and broadly defined objectives. Key customers include project team members, product supply, manufacturing plants, and engineering technical leadership.

Vary widely with assignment and typically include:
Project responsibility of $1 MM to $10 MM
Project team of three to fifteen people
Single or multiple projects

1. Provide process engineering leadership to a team of internal and external engineers and developers to establish equipment designs that deliver against process and product success criteria. Involvement spans from project inception through commercialization.
2. Provide creativity in the design, development, and optimization of Personal Care converting and manufacturing equipment and processes to meet business unit objectives.
3. Work closely with the product, material, and engineering leads to provide functional guidance in the design, development and/or optimization of converting equipment/processes to meet unit objectives.
4. Develop knowledge and skills to be recognized as an effective implementer of engineering principles, scientific analysis, and project management.
5. Develop knowledge and skills to be recognized as an effective subject matter expert in adhesives technology and processes.

6. Carry out all job responsibilities in a safe manner. Develop equipment and processes that meet safety codes, policies, and guidelines.
7. Provide for the safety and well-being of operators, maintenance, and other personnel.
8. Seek, recognize, define, and solve problems to achieve unit objectives.

Qualifications/Education/Experience Required:

Position requires a bachelor's or advanced degree in engineering or a relevant scientific discipline or equivalent experience, and continuing self-development. Candidates with an Associate, Bachelor, or advanced degree in a relevant scientific discipline and some applicable experience will also be considered. Normally requires a minimum of 5 years of experience in a variety of plant and staff assignments. Domestic and global travel up to 30% of the time may be required, based on project work. Experience with converting processes both high-speed fully automated and semi-automated manual processes. Experience with related tools such as SPC (statistical process control); design of experiments: process capability studies; LEAN would be beneficial. A demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a team while providing task-oriented direction to others in order to complete projects within required timeframes Demonstrated leadership in achieving results. Experience as a process lead on product development or capitalization projects is a key skill, but not required.

Kimberly-Clark makes the essentials for a better life with well-known brands that matter every day at home, school, work and on the go. Throughout our 148 years, we have challenged conventional wisdom to innovate products that better meet the needs of consumers. We have created new categories with top brands like Kleenex, and redefined categories with Huggies and U by Kotex. While growing our $18+ billion global business, we help build careers through collaborative teams that push boundaries and endless opportunities to work with some of the worlds most recognized brands. Our 43,000 employees are changing the world for the better, too, generously giving back to communities and causes around the globe. The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position. For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law. With an inclusive culture, our employees and the original thinking they bring to Kimberly-Clark make us stronger. EOE disability/vet. K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.

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Posted: 2021-11-11 Expires: 2021-12-10
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