Engineering Jobs/Conway, AR Jobs at Kimberly-Clark
POSITION PURPOSE: Provide and optimize manufacturing options for new and improved products and product components, as well as building the technical talent of the facility engineering resources. Activities include investigating and evaluating equipment options, understanding process capability to deliver product features, and optimizing process efficiency and cost. This discipline provides an overall understanding of total process capability to produce products to specification and cost targets.
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 Quality. • Ensure work is documented and is retrievable. • Teach, coach and develop technical skills and knowledge of engineering resources.
SCOPE: Incumbent typically reports to an Engineering Manager, Research or Operations Manager, or Unit Team Leader. Receives direction in the form of broadly defined objectives. Responsibilities include meeting team objectives and effective use of resources. Incumbent is recognized for broad technical knowledge, and demonstrates both personal and organizational sensitivity.
DIMENSIONS: Vary widely with assignment and typically include: • Project responsibility of $0.1 MM to $50 MM • Project team of 2 to 10 people • Single or multiple projects
Safety: Support implementation of the loss control improvement process by compliance with critical safety rules. Visibly demonstrate that safety is a value by following safety procedures, maintaining a safe workplace and complying with safety rules. Develop equipment, processes and products that meet safety codes, policy and guidelines. Actively participate in achieving organization and personal safety objectives. Follow the Safety Roles & Responsibilities Matrix by holding yourself and all team members accountable to its tenets. Provide for the safety and well-being of operators, maintenance and other personnel.
Design and Development: Provide guidance in the initiation, design, optimization and development of manufacturing and supporting processes to achieve unit objectives.
Technical Knowledge: Develop knowledge and skills to be recognized for expertise and guidance in application of engineering principles and/or scientific analysis.
Security and Documentation: Provide guidance in security and documentation to ensure the retrieval of data and protection of proprietary information.
Problem Solving: Seek, recognize, define and solve problems/opportunities to achieve unit objectives.
Internal Control: Lead assigned projects/tasks to meet unit objectives within applicable Corporate policies. Place emphasis on CFI and Internal Control.
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.
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.
Quality: Observe all applicable quality procedures and regulations. Perform tasks utilizing Good Manufacturing Practices. Demonstrate an understanding of the Quality Policy and how it affects your job. Improve process capability to deliver a reduction in defects and variability. Identify, develop, and implement products, processes, materials, systems, and procedures to achieve business objectives.
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.
Candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Chemical, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering; or relevant scientific discipline from an accredited college or university and up to 12 years of experience in a variety of technical, operational, plant and staff assignments.
Strong knowledge and background in technology understanding and development with a demonstrated ability to translate that knowledge into execution of process and capacity improvements in major capital projects.
Exposure to industrial or high speed manufacturing environment.
Experience/exposure to manufacturing analysis tools, such as: Statistical process control, design of experiments, and process capability studies
Experience/exposure to Quality management systems (product/raw material specifications) and Lean Manufacturing.
Experience with process and equipment.
A demonstrated ability to work independently, lead a team to complete projects within required timeframes, and coach, teach and advise other engineers to aide in their technical development.
Experience and expertise with Kimberly-Clark engineering procedures and processes.
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.
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.