Lead Engineer Mechanical-1

Lead Engineer Mechanical-1
Job Description
Lead Mechanical Engineer
Beech Island, SC
Position Purpose:
Provide guidance in the design, development and operation of manufacturing and supporting processes.
Key Customers:
Management, Project Leaders, Engineering, Research, Operations, Maintenance, Consumers
Customer Expectations:
Technical guidance on resolution of process and equipment problems
Technical specialist
Initiate, design and develop and optimize manufacturing and supporting processes
Implement projects and programs.
Carry out all work safely and efficiently, consistent with QMP.
Ensure work is documented and is retrievable.
Incumbent typically reports to an Engineering, Operations or Maintenance Team Leader, and receives direction in the form of broadly defined objectives. Responsibilities include meeting team objectives and effective use of resources. Incumbent is recognized for technical knowledge in at least one area of technology, and demonstrates both personal and organizational sensitivity.
Position requires a Bachelors or advanced Engineering or relevant scientific discipline degree or equivalent, continuing self-development and three years of experience in a variety of assignments. Demonstrated personal sensitivity and competency in design and use of engineering/scientific analysis systems/tools.
Vary widely with assignment and typically include:
Project responsibility of $.5 MM to $5 MM
Project team of 2 to 10 people
Single or multiple projects
A Bachelor's or advanced degree in Engineering or relevant scientific discipline or equivalent experience, continuing self development, and engineering experience.
While it is important that engineers gain experience in all areas listed for their function below, those skills in bold lettering are considered to be key to this position.
General machine design
Integration of components
Pneumatic systems
Hydraulic systems
Mechanical drives
R&E systems
Problem identification, problem solving methodology
Systems ? machine, electrical, process
Assimilate and understand technical information
Business unit communications/partnering
Process optimization
K-C design standards
Design capabilities including safety
Design communications
Process capability
Process control systems
Product attributes/quality
Corporation policies and procedures
Role of other K-C functions/interactions
Commercial equipment availability
Current industry trade knowledge
Laws and government regulations
Awareness of international business/equipment
Engineering economics
Estimating dollars and people
Maintenance appreciation
Audit of design
K-C appropriation and budget system
Construction techniques
Engineering work systems: computers, CAD
1. Design and Development: Provide guidance in the initiation, design optimization and development of manufacturing and supporting processes to achieve unit objectives.
2. Technical Knowledge: Develop knowledge and skills to be recognized for expertise and guidance in application of engineering principles and/or scientific analysis.
3. Safety: Carry out job responsibilities in a safe manner. Develop equipment and processes that meet safety codes, policies and guidelines. Provide for the safety and well-being of operators, maintenance and other personnel.
4. Security and Documentation: Provide guidance in security and documentation to ensure the retrieval of data and protection of proprietary information.
5. Problem Solving: Seek, recognize, define and solve problems/opportunities to achieve unit objectives.
6. Internal Control: Lead assigned projects/tasks to meet unit objectives within applicable Corporate policies. Place emphasis on CFI and Internal Control.
7. Communications: Communicate fully with superiors, subordinates and others who have need to know. Be informative without being obtrusive or vexatious. Communicate in a way that is timely, yet prompt; complete, yet concise; candid, yet accurate; and clear, yet responsive.
8. Human Resources Development: Assist in the development of others in the area of incumbent's expertise, while demonstrating an understanding of those with a diverse background or experience.
9. QMP: Provide direction and participative leadership in the practical application of the Quality Management Process in all assignments and responsibilities.
10. Diversity: Contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected, regardless of their individual differences, and are motivated to improve both their individual and team contributions to achieve desired business results.
11. World Class Manufacturing: Ensure the communication, implementation and promotion of the World Class Manufacturing values, vision, mission and foundations as a means for delivering manufacturing results.
OneKC Behaviors
Build Trust: I am open and candid with everyone, and I value diverse perspectives and debate.
Make Decisions: I align and prioritize my actions to drive results every day.
Win Consistently: I'm accountable for asking, "What else can I do?" to exceed near-term and long-term expectations.
Think Customer: I understand and anticipate my customers' needs and drive innovation for their benefit.
Continuously Improve: I reach across boundaries for new ideas to improve our business.
Build Talent: I am accountable for the strength and diversity of my team, and I own my development.
Kimberly-Clark is an 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. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.
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.
This position may require a post-offer/pre-hire Physical Abilities Test (PAT) to confirm that individuals are able to perform the essential functions of the job.
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.
This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.
Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:K-C will support in-country relocation for the chosen candidate for the role, including assistance to obtain proper work authorization. The benefits provided will be per the terms of K-C's applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in K-C's sole discretion.
This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.
Primary LocationUSA-SC-Beech Island
Additional Locations
Worker TypeEmployee
Worker Sub-TypeRegular
Time TypeFull time

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