Operations Partner at Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Loudon, Tennessee

Job Description:

Operations Partner

Job Description

Operations Partner

Hourly, Non-exempt Position

Kimberly-Clark is a leading global health & hygiene company and home to some of the world’s€™s most trusted and recognized brands: KLEENEX®, SCOTT®, HUGGIES®, PULL-UPS®, KOTEX®, DEPEND®, and WYPALL®. As a world-class employer, Kimberly-Clark offers training, competitive pay and benefits.

We currently seeking to create a pool of qualified candidates for future entry level Operations Partners at our Loudon, TN location.

If interested and qualified in becoming part of the Kimberly-Clark Loudon World Class team, please apply online only at: www.careersatkc.com. Select North America, create your online profile, and apply.

Resumes will be accepted ONLINE ONLY.

No resumes, applications, or telephone calls will be accepted at the facility

For more information about our company, visit us at www.Kimberly-Clark.com.

Kimberly-Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Role Accountabilities:

  • Perform work in a safe manner. Identify and correct unsafe acts and conditions.

  • Reinforce safe work behaviors among others. 

  • Ensure that products produced and shipped, while on shift, meet customer requirements.

  • Ensure that process equipment and work areas are maintained in a manner which meets established housekeeping standards.

  • Works effectively with others to meet business requirements.  Help others without being directed.                                  

  • Ensure that work area documentation is completed in a timely manner.

  • Provide meaningful feedback which encourages positive work behaviors.                                               

  • Make adequate progress toward completing established Career Plan.

  • Understand operation of process line and the function of component equipment.

  • Demonstrate proficiency at making machine adjustments required to control material characteristics, such as: dirt count, strength, bulk, tension, draw, profile, ETC.                                                                                

  • Identify assignable cause of process break-downs and variation in run ability.                

  • Minimize process delay due to machine tasks such as: grade change, roll change, ETC.                                                                

  • Ensure that quality tests are done correctly and in a timely manner, and documents are maintained.                                                     

  • React promptly to process upsets and out of control conditions.

  • Flow to Work as required to meet business needs

  • Utilize mill systems (such as Haztrax, Qualtrax, Microsoft Office, ETQ, Outlook, PIMS, SAP, etc.)

  • Take initiative to complete work and perform necessary tasks with little or no supervision

  • Effectively communicate with peers and co-workers

  • Utilize problem solving and decision-making skills


  • The entry pay rate for this position starts at $18.99/ hour.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 18 years of age

  • Legal right to work in the United States

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency

  • Ability to work rotating 12-hour shifts including days, nights, holidays, weekends and overtime

  • Basic computer skills

  • Demonstrated safety and attendance performance

  • Ability to work in a team environment (Loudon Mill is a High-Performance Work System)

  • Candidate must have one of the following:

    • At least 1 year of recent experience in a manufacturing role; or

    • At least 2 years of military experience; or

    • Technical degree or certification in Manufacturing Technology or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical skills in either mechanical or electrical:

    • Skills for mechanical include troubleshooting, disassembling equipment, parts replacement, general machine repair. Additional skills in gear boxes, couplings, drawings & schematics, bearings, pumps, or rigging are preferred.

    • Skills for electrical include troubleshooting, motors and drives, PLCs, instrumentation, and distributed control system.

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role’s country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role.

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