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Lead Packaging Engineer at Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Roswell, Georgia

Job Description:

Lead Packaging Engineer

Job Description

Through collaboration, you can turn good ideas into great outcomes

You believe that it often takes a variety of viewpoints to reach more informed outcomes. You’re energized by open dialogue and collaborative brainstorming. We encourage collaborations, with the understanding that different perspectives can lead to exciting outcomes for all. Let’s talk about how we can work together.

Position Summary:
We are currently seeking an experienced Lead Packaging Engineer to support the Kimberly Clark Professional Businesses globally as a part of the KCP Central R&D Team.

This role is critical in delivering new product solutions to fuel growth as well as implementing manufacturing optimization and brand maintenance programs to maintain competitive advantage through packaging design and materials. The incumbent will be a key contributor in commercializing new and updated product bundles and solutions, supporting the development of new and optimized packaging solutions. This position requires an individual with a passion for delivering products and solutions that meet both customers' and end-user needs. The ability to manage multiple projects and the flexibility to quickly change direction in response to changing business priorities is crucial. Responsibilities include:

  • Deliver innovative, cost-effective packaging solutions to the KCP business which minimize cost, add value to the customer and show strong progress on sustainability for KC and our stakeholders.

  • Support the complete packaging development process, including the creation of packaging designs, prototype development, and performance testing.

  • Support packaging development programs that reduce damage, or provide a competitive advantage.

  • Identify and implement cost-saving initiatives related to packaging materials, labor, efficiency, transportation, and storage.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with packaging suppliers to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of packaging and packaging equipment developments.

  • Understand and communicate the impact and relevant detail of regional legislation.

  • Develop and maintain packaging specifications and packaging standards supporting the production and manufacturing of KCP products.

Basic qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s or advanced degree in packaging, engineering, business, or related discipline; or 3 to 5 years of related experience are desirable with evidence of continued growth.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, prioritize and lead projects on a self-directed basis.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform in a team-oriented environment is essential.

  • Computer skills with CAPE, TOPS, Artios CAD, Microsoft Word and Excel are required.

Preferred qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience with packaging development and commercialization activities related to corrugated, carton board, paper wrap and film structures Experience in quality systems and design for manufacture practices

  • Understand correlation of final art to package design   

  • Awareness of applicable packaging laws and regulations

  • General understanding of material supplier's manufacturing process

  • Experienced in working cross-functionally with business unit marketing and sales teams on a global basis.

  • Experience working with 3rd party vendors.

Kimberly-Clark makes the essentials for a better life with well-known brands that matter every day – at home, school, work and on the go. Throughout our 148 years, we have challenged conventional wisdom to innovate products that better meet the needs of consumers. We have created new categories with top brands like Kleenex®, and redefined categories with Huggies® and U by Kotex®. While growing our $18+ billion global business, we help build careers through collaborative teams that push boundaries and endless opportunities to work with some of the world’s most recognized brands. Our 43,000 employees are changing the world for the better, too, generously giving back to communities and causes around the globe. 

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.

With an inclusive culture, our employees – and the original thinking they bring to Kimberly-Clark – make us stronger.  EOE disability/vet.

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. The benefits provided will be per the terms of K-C’s applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will be decided in K-C’s sole discretion.

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Salary: $100,000.00

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