Lead Engineer –Electrical at Kimberly-Clark USA, LLC

Posted in Manufacturing 19 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Beech Island, South Carolina

Job Description:

Lead Engineer –Electrical

Job Description

As a person, you’re a learner – a natural leader – someone who is always taking initiative to make things better and bring others along with you. You live your life in alignment with the highest values of integrity and quality, always ensuring your responsibilities become a long-term success story. In this role, you’ll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world. It starts with YOU.

Electrical Engineers at Kimberly-Clark initiate design, develop, optimize, and problem solve manufacturing and converting processes in a manner that meets safety, quality, and operational performance expectations.

We are seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer to join the Logistics team in Beech Island, SC.  This team supports daily case handling performance, improves reliability, and executes capital projects to improve the Safety, Quality, OEE, & Cost of the Logistics System.  The individual will report to the Logistics Manager and receives direction in the form of general project objectives.


  • 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.

  • Support daily manufacturing asset performance to achieve Safety, Quality, OEE, & Cost objectives.

  • Provide functional leadership and creativity in the initiation of design, development, and optimization of manufacturing equipment to meet unit objectives.

  • Lead single or multiple product or process improvement projects with a financial scope of up to $10 million from conception through commercialization.

  • Identify and problem solve complex technical issues and provide necessary solutions to eliminate root cause, including leading group Problem Solving sessions.

  • Develop knowledge and skills in leadership of the application of engineering principles, scientific analysis, problem solving, and project management.

  • Assist in the development of others within the area of expertise


-This role will own and manage the programs and systems for the case handling systems including supporting the maintenance and operations team for both Personal Care and Family Care.They will also influence business process and culture throughout the Logistics Team


  • Position requires a bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university. 

  • 2+ years of working experience

  • Incumbent should have a demonstrated history of proven performance in both objectives and Ways of Working.  This position requires directing the maintenance and operations team through influence and problem solving.

  • Incumbent should have the ability and flexibility to work in a manufacturing environment with a 24/7 operation

  • Incumbent should be flexible to travel up to 15% as dictated by business need for meetings, machine install or start-up support, benchmarking, or best practice sharing across KCNA


  • 2+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Allen-Bradley/Rockwell Software (Factory Talk, AssetCentre, drives, and components)

  • Operations Management - Data Collection, Analysis, Reporting, Problem Solving

  • Case Handling and Sortation systems

  • Palletizers, Robotics, and Conveyors

  • Experience working with external technical service providers.

  • Evidence of continuing self-development.

  • Familiarity with machine installations and startups.

And finally, the fine print….

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.

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, and DMV check.

Additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role are available upon request. You may contact 866-444-4516 – when prompted for employee ID, say “OTHER CALLER” -  or kcchrprod@service-now.com for assistance. You must include the six digit Job # with your request.

Veterans and members of the Reserve and Guard are highly encouraged to apply.

Primary Location

Beech Island Mill

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