Sr. Process Engineer, (Corinth, MS. - Mill)

Corinth, Mississippi

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Job Info

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. You'll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world.

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.

Position Purpose:

The position purpose is to provide leadership and creativity in the design, development, optimization and implementation of major manufacturing and support processes. Primary focus is on CM7 technology support that includes but not limited to Reicofil SMS technology, treatment systems for nonwoven fabric, in process drying systems, winding system, converting systems, packaging systems and all ancillary equipment / systems that enable world class results in safety, quality, delivery and cost. This will require knowledge of processing polypropylene, polyethylene, and various additives to deliver the required results.

Key Customers:

Sector Management, Project Sponsors, Product and Technology Development (R&E), Global Nonwovens Product Supply, Mill Maintenance, Base Machine Teams, Mill Leadership Team, External Technical Consultants, Consumers

Customer Expectations

  • Provide manufacturing engineering leadership
  • Use of process control, data mining, metrics, scorecards, and statistical tools to facilitate process improvements
  • Implement capital projects and programs related to regulatory, quality, energy, and statistical process control
  • Identify and resolve process and equipment problems
  • Initiate creative and practical design solutions which meet/exceed expectations
  • Provide support for development of LEAN manufacturing principles
  • Ensure work is documented and is retrievable
  • Facilitate work in accordance of the One K-C Behaviors


The incumbent reports to the Reicofil Technology Transfer Leader. The incumbent receives direction in the form of broadly defined objectives. Responsibilities include meeting team objectives in safety, sustainability, quality, asset management, cost, and team development. Incumbent is recognized for technical knowledge in engineering, and works within the technical team structure supporting trial work, capital, and daily operations to the purpose of expanding our innovation capability, while providing flexibility and personal/organizational sensitivity. The incumbent provides work direction to junior and senior technical employees, leads broader teams, other functional team members, co-ops, technicians, service providers, etc.


  • Safety/Environmental: Carry out job responsibilities in a safe manner. Ensure equipment and processes meet safety codes, policies, and guidelines. Provide for the safety and well-being of operators, maintenance, and other personnel. Champion sustainability initiatives. Comply with all local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Diversity: Provide leadership in a way that helps the organization attract, develop, and retain the best people and fosters an environment which motivates a diverse team to fully use its capabilities in achieving desired business results.
  • Design and Development: Provide functional leadership and creativity in the initiation, design, development and optimization of manufacturing and supporting processes to achieve mill objectives. Mentors others in the application of project tools (Gantt Charts, PM Practices, Capital Systems, SAP, Cost Tracking, etc.)
  • Technical Knowledge: Develop knowledge and skills to be recognized for expertise and leadership in application of engineering principles and/or scientific analysis. Provide advice and counsel sought by others. Be recognized as a technical expert in many areas.
  • Security and Documentation: Provide leadership in security and documentation to ensure the retrieval of data and protection of proprietary information.
  • Problem Solving: Seek, recognize, define and solve problems/opportunities to achieve mill 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 responsive.
  • Human Resources Development: Assist in the development of others in the area of incumbent's expertise, while demonstrating an understanding of those with a diverse background or experience.
  • Quality: Provide direction and participative leadership in the practical application of the Quality Management System in all assignments and responsibilities. Analyze and improve process capability to deliver a reduction in defects and variability. Identify, develop and provide leadership to implement product, process, material, system and procedures to achieve business objective.


The skills below are considered to be key for each Sr. Engineer discipline:


R&E systems Process knowledge

Process control systems

Project management, leadership, control

Problem identification, problem solving methodology Systems - machine, electrical, process

Assimilate and understand technical information Statistical thinking

Use of statistical tools Design of experiments Process capability Process optimization

Product attributes/ quality and testing

Trial planning and implementation

Business unit communications/ partnering Corporation policies and procedures Quality

Centerlining technical knowledge

Role of other K-C functions/interactions Commercial equipment availability

Current industry trade knowledge Engineering economics

Conceptual design capabilities including safety

Qualifications/Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • The incumbent also must have broad knowledge and significant experience in the technical and operations areas and a working knowledge of multi-functional issues.
  • Typically, the incumbent must have at least ten years of relevant engineering experience in a variety of mill and staff assignments.
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in a team environment is essential.


Vary widely with assignment and typically include:

  • Project responsibility up to $50 MM
  • Project team of 5 to 20 people
  • Multiple projects
  • Daily management of CM7 asset from pellet handling to roll handling

Total Benefits: For a complete overview, see

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.

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.

Additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role are available upon request. You may contact 866-444-4516 or for assistance. You must include the six-digit Job # with your request.

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