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Senior Process Engineer at Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Roswell, Georgia





Job Description:

Senior Process Engineer

Job Description

If you’re looking for challenges that are as wide and deep as your skills and interests, you’ve found your opportunity.  Come expand and explore in the directions your talents lead you.  We couldn’t be the thriving organization we are without resourceful problem-solvers like you. 

We are currently seeking a highly motivated Senior Engineer to join the Kimberly-Clark Professional Global Product Development Team, focused on providing guidance and leadership in identification, development, optimization and problem solving for the scale-up of pre-sat wiper manufacturing.  The Senior Engineer for this role will also execute large scale innovation and renovation plans in the pre-sat wiper category.  This role will also devote time to business support and brand maintenance activities as directed by business needs.  The position will be located in Roswell and reports to the Global R&E Product Development leader.

The role is critical to maintaining our leadership position in the pre-sat wiper category. The incumbent will be a key contributor to developing process and manufacturing strategies to execute on brand-led innovation, renovation, and business support plans, working cross-functionally to ensure products meet established brand standards and regulatory and quality guidelines. This position requires an individual who thrives in a global environment and brings forward subject matter knowledge in the wiper and pre-saturated wiper categories.

Responsibilities include:


  • Developing and implementing strategy for short, mid, and long-term process commercialization activities for pre-sat wipers.

  • Identifying, leading and/or supporting product, material, or process projects.

  • Leading initiatives to improve cost, quality, or converting performance in partnership with cross-functional Regulatory, Quality, and Product Supply teams.

  • Providing protection to technologies, processes, materials, and products through appropriate use of patents and trade secrets.

  • Planning and carrying out project responsibilities with limited assistance and direction leveraging research principles, scientific analysis, and project management tools.

  • Enabling business support needs to enable regional quality and regulatory requirements.

  • Partnering with Category & R&E program leaders to understand the cadence of product innovation.

  • Working with regional teams to execute scalable renovations.

  • Leading qualification or commercialization activities for identified solutions.

The incumbent must be able to:


  • Work effectively with across regional and global cross-functional teams such as quality, product safety, regulatory, manufacturing and life cycle maximization teams. 

  • Communicate and document project plans and results to key stakeholders.

  • Develop robust timelines, budgets, and resource forecasts.

  • Ensure that capital projects are completed safely to customer expectations, within budgets and in compliance with Internal Control Procedures.  

Basic Qualifications:


  • A Bachelor’s or advanced degree in a related major scientific field or engineering discipline from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 5-15 years of experience in a variety of technical assignments in a professional R&D or engineering capacity.

  • Demonstrated leadership in achieving results, process design and implementation is essential.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a team to complete projects within required timeframes.

  • A track record of strong project leadership capabilities and communication/stakeholder management skills.

  • Strong analytical mindset and problem-solving skills is desired with the ability to leverage systematic methodology as Kaizen, 6 sigma, good statistic skills, able to lead successfully SPS sessions. 

  • Experience in Quality management systems and GMP’s​.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Past experience with hard surface disinfecting/sanitizing products or chemistries, including blending, converting, new product commercialization, and regulatory compliance.

  • Use LEAN, Six Sigma, or other recognized techniques to identify complex technical issues, help identify the root cause of the problem, and develop control solutions for long-term control and/or containment.

  • Proficiency in use of internal Kimberly-Clark systems, including (but not limited to) EtQ, SAP-GUI, and SAP-PLM.  Proficiency in JMP or other statistical analysis tools. 

  • Manufacturing experience though external or a Kimberly-Clark Mill assignment.

  • Strong customer facing communication skills in technical and business settings are highly encouraged.

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.   

 

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. 

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.

Primary Location

USA-GA-Atlanta-Roswell

Additional Locations

Brazil -Sao Paulo, NO KC SITE - ARGENTINA, No K-C Work Site - Mexico

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time





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