Senior Mechanical Engineer
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Senior Mechanical Engineer
You get the job done. No worries!
You pay close attention to instructions, and it pays off. Your work
is invariably on point and on time. You are comfortable asking for
clarification if you need it. Then you enjoy working independently,
if necessary, to bring the task to completion. You're self-reliant,
and we will appreciate it. Thank you, in advance!
Collaborate, Participate, Create!
Some of our best work is born out of great collaborations between
individuals, with other teams, and between anyone who wants to see
an idea through. If you're comfortable participating in
brainstorming discussions, you're a fit! Our safe, inclusive
environment encourages every member of our diverse staff to speak
out and share ideas. There are no limits to opportunities for
anyone in our welcoming organization. Care to pitch in?
Senior Mechanical Engineer
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.
We are currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer at our Mobile
Mill. Mechanical Engineers at Kimberly-Clark initiate, design,
develop, optimize and problem solve manufacturing and supporting
processes in a manner that meets safety and performance
expectations. Incumbent will report to the Towel Converting Asset
Team Leader and receives direction in the form of specific
objectives. Recognized for understanding application of technology
and demonstrates ability to interface with team members.
KEY CUSTOMERS: Operations, Maintenance, Project Leaders,
- Identify and resolve process and equipment problems.
- Initiate creative and practical designs which meet expectations
and are cost efficient.
- Implement engineering and scientific analysis principles.
- Apply engineering standards and procedures.
- Document work in an organized fashion to ensure information is
- Vary widely with assignment and typically include:
- Support Operations, Maintenance, and/or Project Engineering
- Lead single or multiple product or process improvement projects
with a financial scope up to $1 million from conception through
- Provide functional leadership and creativity in the initiation
of design, development, and optimization of high-speed converting
equipment to meet unit objectives
- Develop knowledge and skills to be recognized for expertise and
functional leadership in application of engineering principles,
scientific analysis and project management while providing advice
and counsel to others
- 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
- Seek, recognize, define, and solve problems to achieve unit
objectives. Identify complex technical issues to determine root
- Develop others within the areas of expertise
- Design and Development: Initiate, design, develop and optimize
manufacturing and supporting processes to achieve unit
- Technical Knowledge: Develop knowledge and skills to be
recognized as an implementer of engineering principles and /or
scientific analysis in meeting unit objectives.
- Safety: Support implementation of the loss control improvement
process by compliance with critical safety rules. Visibly
demonstrate that safety is a value by following safety procedures,
maintaining a safe workplace and complying with safety rules.
Develop equipment, processes and products that meet safety codes,
policies and guidelines. Actively participate in achieving
organization and personal safety objectives. Follow the Safety
Roles and Responsibilities Matrix by holding yourself and all team
members accountable to its tenets.
- Security and Documentation: Maintain security and documentation
to ensure the retrieval of data and protection of proprietary
- Problem Solving: Seek, recognize, define and solve
problems/opportunities to achieve unit objectives.
- Internal Control: Lead assigned projects/tasks to meet unit
objectives within applicable corporate policies. Place emphasis on
CFI and Internal Control.
- Communications: Communicate fully with superiors, subordinates
and others who have need to know. Be informative without being
obtrusive or vexatious. Communicate in a way that is timely, yet
prompt; complete, yet concise; candid, yet accurate; and clear, yet
- Human Resources Development: Assist in the development of
others in the area of his/her expertise, while demonstrating an
understanding of those with a diverse background or
- Quality: Improve process capability to deliver a reduction in
defects and variability. Identify, develop, and implement products,
processes, materials, systems, and procedures to achieve business
- Diversity: Contribute to an environment in which all team
members are respected regardless of their individual differences
and are motivated to improve both their individual and team
contributions to achieve desired business results.
- Candidates must possess a bachelor's or advanced degree in
Mechanical Engineering or Pulp & Paper from an accredited college
or university and a minimum of 8 years of expertise in a variety of
technical or operational assignments. Other relevant scientific
disciplines with the described experience level will also be
- Exceptional experience using manufacturing analytical tools
such as statistical process control, design of experiments, process
capability studies, Six Sigma and lean manufacturing.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently or as a team to
complete projects within required timeframes.
- Understanding of Lean concepts with demonstrated ability to
- Evidence of continuing self-development
- Experience working with external technical service
In our collaborative work culture, our most valuable resource is
Here, people work together, building on each other's skills and
experiences. In our diverse, inclusive environment, important ideas
are often generated from the sharp minds and perspectives of people
from different backgrounds. Be a part of this stimulating
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
With an inclusive culture, our employees - and the original
thinking they bring to Kimberly-Clark - make us stronger. EOE
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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