Lead Engineer Process

Lead Engineer Process
Job Description
Lead Process Engineer
Beech Island, SC
WET WIPES Asset Optimization Team
Currently, we are seeking an experienced Process Engineer to support Wet Wipes converting projects in Beech Island, SC
Position Summary
Process Engineers at Kimberly-Clark initiate design, develop, optimize, and problem solve manufacturing processes in a manner that meets safety, quality, and operational performance expectations. The Process Engineer for this role will provide leadership and creativity in the design, development, optimization, and problem solving for Wet Wipes manufacturing and converting processes. The incumbent reports to an Engineering Manager at the Beech Island Mill and receives direction in the form general project objectives.
Drive improvement in speed, waste and delay per asset objectives.
Ensure conformance to FPS, review results and initiates programs to reduce variability to meet quality scorecard metrics.
Identify cost savings opportunities and manage expense spending to unit budget limits.
Lead and support the operations teams in trouble shooting.
Share knowledge with the crews, maintenance and other engineers.
Effectively interface with inter-mill departments, staff LCM Process team, Research and Capital Execution teams.
Develop and incorporate best practices to optimize key outputs.
Develop knowledge and skills in leadership of the application of engineering principles, scientific analysis, and project management.
Carry out all 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.
Identify complex technical issues and provide necessary solutions to determine root cause.
Assist in the development of others within the area of expertise.
Basic Qualifications:
Candidates must possess a Bachelor's or advanced degree in Chemical, Mechanical, or Pulp & Paper Engineering from an accredited college or university.
Requires a minimum of 4 years of experience in a variety of technical or operational assignments in a manufacturing or R&E environment.
Strong experience using manufacturing analysis tools, such as: statistical process control, design of experiments, process capability studies, Six Sigma and lean manufacturing.
Preferred Qualifications:
Specific, in depth technical knowledge and expertise in Tissue or Airlaid manufacturing, chemical preparation and converting processes.
Experience working with external technical service providers.
Evidence of continuing self-development.
Familiarity with machine installations and startups
Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.
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.
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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