END DATE October 17, 2016

Lead Process Engineer

KCC - Augusta, GA

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Lead Process Engineer

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 outside of country, this role is available for in-country relocation only.

Job Description

Currently, we are seeking an experienced Process Engineer to support CTEC Tissue Converting projects in Beech Island, SC

Position Summary:

Process Engineers at Kimberly-Clark initiate design, develop optimize and problem solve manufacturing processes in a manner that meets safety, quality, and operational performance expectations. The Process Engineer for this role will provide leadership and creativity in design, development, optimization and problem solving for tissue converting processes. The incumbent reports to an Engineering Team leader and receives direction in the form of general project objectives.

Key customers:

Sector Management, Project Sponsors, Staff Engineering, Portfolio Leaders, Mill Leadership, and Mill Asset Teams


Lead single or multiple product or process improvement projects with a financial scope of up to $10 million from conception through commercialization. Provide functional leadership and creativity in the initiation of design, development, and optimization of converting equipment and processes to meet unit objectives. Develop knowledge and skills in leadership of the application of engineering principles, scientific analysis, and project management. 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. Identify complex technical issues and provide necessary solutions to determine root cause. Assist in the development of others within the area of expertise.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates must possess a Bachelor's or advanced degree in Industrial, Chemical, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Pulp & Paper from an accredited college or university Requires a minimum of 4 years of experience in a variety of technical or operational assignments in a manufacturing environment. Strong experience using manufacturing analysis tools, such as: statistical process control, design of experiments, process capability studies, Six Sigma and lean manufacturing.

Preferred Qualifications:

Specific, in depth technical knowledge and expertise in tissue manufacturing or converting processes Experience working with external technical service providers. Evidence of continuing self-development. Familiarity with machine installations and startups.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Primary Location USA-Georgia-Augusta

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Worker Type Employee

Worker Sub-Type Regular

Time Type Full time