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Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Company: Kimberly-Clark
Location: Chester
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

You're not the person who will settle for just any role. Neither are we. Because we're out to create Better Care for a Better World, and that takes a certain kind of person and teams who care about making a difference. Here, you'll bring your professional expertise, talent, and drive to building and managing our portfolio of iconic, ground-breaking brands. In your Sr Mechanical Engineer role, you'll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world.

  • Support the loss control improvement process by complying with critical safety rules
  • Visibly demonstrate that safety is a value by following safety procedures, maintaining a safe workplace and complying with safety rules.
  • Ensure that the development of processes, standards and equipment meets safety codes, policies and guidelines
  • Support site safety initiatives thru participation and leadership in safety action teams
  • Develop expertise in the Kimberly Clark (KC) safety technical standard and its applicationQuality:
    • Support improvement initiatives towards process capability and quality improvements.
    • Provide expertise where applicable to align equipment, products, processes, materials, systems, and procedures to achieve business objectives.
    • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.People:
      • Manage yourself in accordance with the KC Values and Ways of Working
      • Mentor and build capability of other engineering team members within the assigned area.
      • Participate in the development of maintenance resource technical knowledge in the incumbent's area of expertise.Delivery/Cost:
        • Provide technical support and expertise to designated manufacturing assets in the converting areas
        • Design and Development: Provides guidance in the initiation, design, optimization and development of manufacturing and supporting processes to achieve unit objectives. Specifically, to include projects that achieve significant cost savings improvements (YOY).
        • Work with area teams to support and drive overall business, mill, and department goals.
        • Actively participate in daily accountability processes for assigned support area
        • Lead mill-wide cost transformation and sustainability initiatives.
        • Lead/facilitate/support problem solving on chronic mechanical, safety, or large acute process related issues to determine root cause and resolution plans
        • Develop knowledge and skills so as to be recognized for expertise and functional leadership in application of mechanical engineering principles, scientific analysis and project management while providing advice and counsel to others.
        • Support converting asset objectives to ensure delivery of yearly metrics
        • Project Dimensions: project responsibility of $1 MM to $30 MM, project team of three to thirty people, single or multiple projects
        • Work with Operations Leadership to plan and support asset down execution process.
        • Through tactical execution of daily activities support efforts to deliver 3% year on year reduction in spending by embracing and fostering a culture of loss prevention and control to drive continuous improvement in the reduction of breakdowns and other losses across the site asset base.
          About Us:---At Kimberly-Clark, you'll be part of the best teams committed to driving innovation and growth. We're founded on 150 years of market leadership, and we're always looking for new and better ways to perform-so what can you do with that? There's no time like the present to make an impact at Kimberly-Clark. It's all here for you at Kimberly-Clark.In this role you will join the Chester Mill Engineering team team and report to the Converting Engineering Manager.
          About You:You're driven to perform at the highest level possible, and you appreciate a performance culture fueled by authentic caring. You want to be part of a company actively dedicated to sustainability, inclusion, wellbeing, and career development.
          To succeed in this role, you will need the following qualifications:
          • Candidates must possess a bachelor's or advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited College or University and have a minimum of 10 years' experience in a variety of technical or operational assignments. Candidates with an Associate degree in a relevant scientific discipline with an equivalent 20+ years applicable experience may also be considered.
          • A demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams to achieve project results within required timeframes.
          • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
          • 10+ years of experience in a variety of plant and staff assignments, including maintenance and operations support.
          • Experience working across multiple manufacturing technologies, e.g. continuous winding, packaging and conveying technologies.
          • Demonstrated knowledge in: pneumatic and hydraulic system design, application and troubleshooting, power and transmission systems, pumps and process piping, web handling, reliability technologies and tools, mechanical design and software usage, failure analysis, CMMS systems experience (SAP)
          • Demonstrated ability to teach and mentor other engineering team members
          • Subject matter expertise in converting operation and optimization
          • Strong fundamentals in engineering systems and tools in order to drive technical innovation
          • Experience working with external technical service providers.
          • Incumbent would possess demonstrated ability to organize, influence and lead a multi-functional team and foster a proactive team environment without direct authority.
            Total Benefits:Here are a few of the benefits you'd enjoy. For a complete overview, see
            • Great support for good health with medical, dental, and vision coverage options. No waiting periods or pre-existing condition restrictions. Access to an on-site fitness center, occupational health nurse, and allowances for high-quality safety equipment.
            • Flexible Savings and spending accounts to maximize health care options and stretch dollars when caring for yourself or dependents.
            • Diverse income protection insurance options to protect yourself and your family in case of illness, injury, or other unexpected events.
            • Additional programs and support to continue your education, adopt a child, relocate, or even find temporary childcare.
              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.

Keywords: Kimberly-Clark, Philadelphia , Sr. Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Chester, Pennsylvania

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