K-C hiring Maintenance & Reliability Opers Lean PM | Paris, TX


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.

Position Summary:

This position is located in northeast Texas 98 miles from Dallas on the western edge of the Piney Woods and has a population of about 25,000.  Our Paris Mill received a 2009 Texas Environmental Excellence Award from the Governor and is our flagship facility for diaperes.  To maintain this recognition the incumbent may be responsible for the leadership/management of a multi-skilled technical team, a highly technically complex manufacturing process or a combination of functional. Responsibilities include project results, project control, the design, development, implementation, and optimization of asset care/reliability centered business processes.  Incumbent is a recognized leader in reliability systems and processes, possesses high standards of professional performance, and demonstrates both personal and organizational sensitivity.

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 #11398.  You can also directly apply for job #11398 at http://bit.ly/11398-MainOper after setting up a profile.


Plant leadership team, maintenance, operations, and engineering teams, Staff Engineering, other functional team members and External Technical Consultants.


The incumbent typically reports to Reliability Manager.   Assignments may vary from individual contribution to team leadership.

Significant time may be spent ”on the floor” with the incumbent in continuous contact with team members regarding production/maintenance reliability issues and processes.  The incumbent provides leadership in achieving team objectives.  This person may lead multi-functional teams assigned specific objectives.


-Requires knowledge and ability typically associated with a bachelor’s degree in technical/engineering field.

-Direct 8-10 years industrial experience in a high-speed manufacturing environment, and considerable knowledge and experience in operations/maintenance at the functional and leadership levels.

-Prior experience with Lean concepts, implementation, training and problem solving methodologies a must.

-Must have demonstrated familiarity with asset life cycle management concepts, a clear understanding of asset availability and capacity models, demonstrated development and implementation of predictive and preventative maintenance systems/processes and have worked in/on optimization teams focused on continuous improvement.

-Incumbent will have demonstrated the capability of facilitating projects/programs in a team environment while providing team leadership.  Making presentations within the team, planning work activities to meet deadlines, and coaching to enhance individual performance are typical experiences.

-Incumbent may have experience in more than one functional area.  The incumbent will have managed projects in an operations area or other functional area, will have participated in the development of department objectives and goals and action plans to achieve them, and will have worked in an environment where success was achieved equally through leading others and possessing technical knowledge.

Preferred qualifications:

•             Advanced technical degree

•             Certification(s) as a Maintenance and Reliability Professional  (CMRP), ISO or similar certification

•             Lean/Six Sigma certification(s)

•             Certification in Project Management


Vary widely with assignment and typically include:

•             Project responsibility of $1 MM to $10 MM

•             Project team of three to fifteen people

•             Single or multiple projects

Equal Opportunity Employer


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