Are you in product development in paper industry? Kimberly-Clark Hiring an R&E Scientist | WI

Requisition ID 10296
Location NEENAH, WI
Description Kimberly-Clark (NYSE: KMB) is leading the world in essentials for a better life. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with nearly 56,000 employees worldwide and operations in 35 countries, Kimberly-Clark posted sales of $19.1 billion in 2009. Kimberly-Clark’s global brands are sold in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people trust Kimberly-Clark products and the solutions they provide to make their lives better. With well-known family care and personal care brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Andrex, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Poise and Depend, we hold the No. 1 or No. 2 share position globally in more than 80 countries.

Currently, we are seeking an experienced Scientist III to support the LCM or Lean Converting Manufacturing Materials team in Personal Care R&E in Neenah, WI.

Position Summary:

Scientists at Kimberly-Clark work as a member of a Research & Engineering (R&E) team to develop and implement new product, process, material or technology concepts. The Scientist for this role will provide guidance and leadership in design, development, optimization and problem solving of (raw material supply and maintenance). Candidates should have experience across multiple technologies or industries and will have a demonstrated ability to effectively interface with a broad range of team members. The incumbent reports to a Team Leader and receives direction in the form of specific project objectives. Key customers include: (Personal Care converting facilities, Product Supply, Global Nonwovens, S&SM). This is viewed as a growth opportunity for this career track.

 

Interested for you or a friend?  Please contact me at Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com or leave a message at 469-665-5639 to set up a time to talk. Please refer to job #10296.  You can also directly apply for job #10296 at http://bit.ly/10296-SciIII after setting up a profile.

Responsibilities:

1) Lead product, material or process projects with a financial scope of up to $5 million from conception through commercialization.
2) Plan and carry out projects responsibility with limited assistance and direction.
3) Communicate and document project plans and results to key customers.
4) Provide functional guidance and leadership in the initiation, design, development, and optimization of (Personal Care product platforms) to meet unit objectives.
5) Provide protection to technologies, processes, materials, and products through appropriate use of patents and trade secrets.
6) Develop knowledge and skills to be recognized as an effective implementer of research principles, scientific analysis, and project management.
7) Seek, recognize, define, and solve problems to achieve unit objectives. Identify complex technical issues to determine root cause, develop and recommend solutions.

Qualifications:

1) Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in related major scientific or engineering discipline from an accredited college or university. May also include other relevant disciplines (i.e., Psychology, Nursing, Sociology).
2) A minimum of 5 years and up to 12 years of experience in a variety of technical or operational assignments.
3) A demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a teams to complete projects within required timeframes.

Preferred Qualifications:
1) Strong knowledge and background in (raw material chemistry, structure and converting performance) including product or technology understanding. A demonstrated ability to translate that knowledge into
execution of process or product related initiatives.
2) Up to 12 years of experience in a variety of plant/mill and staff assignments.
3) Experience with analysis tools and computer programs, such as: (statistics; design of experiments; intellectual property; Microsoft Office Suite
(e.g., PowerPoint, Excel, Word); Others).
4) Experience and expertise with Kimberly-Clark products, procedures, and processes.

Relocation is available for the right candidate.

Kimberly-Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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