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JOB: Mill Quality Leader | MS

Title: Mill Quality Leader

Job #767629, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Corinth MS

Function: Operations

Reports to: Mill Manager and dotted line to Business Sector Quality Lead

Position Purpose: 

Provide leadership and coordination for the quality management system, by ensuring ongoing compliance to FDA, ISO 9001, and corporate/sector quality requirements. Also to provide assistance and coordination as needed for issues relative to customer use of the materials and products produced by the mill, with emphasis on preventing customer issues or bringing problems or issues to root cause resolution.

Customers and Customer Expectations:

Customers: (1) Internal and External Customers who buy or use Nonwoven materials and products (2) Business Units; (3) Mill Management; (4) Mill Associates and Resources; (5) Corporate and GNW staff

Customer Expectations: (1) Ensure ongoing mill compliance to the FDA, ISO 9001, and Corporate and Sector quality management systems requirements. (2) Ensure any deviations or nonconformances are effectively resolved; (3) Drive continuous improvement in the mill’s quality and customer service performance and in the quality management system (4) Assist with customer related issues and ensure timely and effective resolution

Scope:

  • Will be the appointed Quality Management representative for the Corinth Mill and has the responsibility and authority to:
    • Ensure processes needed for the Quality Management System are established, implemented, and maintained.
    • Report to management on the performance of the quality management system and any needed improvements.
    • Ensure the promotion and awareness of regulatory and customer requirements.
  • Works in concert with other Quality Management Representatives to provide a coordinated effort for common Quality Management Systems across the Global Nonwovens sector while ensuring that the Corinth Mill meets FDA, ISO 9001, and sector and corporate quality requirements.
  • Leads or is highly involved in continuous improvement efforts for sector quality initiatives
  • Works with customers and manufacturing teams to ensure satisfaction with the materials and products produced and effective resolution to customer satisfaction issues.
  • Fulfills the role of:
    • The Management Representative as defined in ISO 9001:2008
    • 21 CFR 820, section 820.20 (3) Management Representative
    • MHLW Ministerial Ordinance No. 169, 2004, Article 65 Responsible Engineering Manager
    • Other regulations or standards which require a Management Representative to be the individual responsible for the location Quality Management System and supporting quality activities designed to comply with applicable regulations and/or standards.

 

Qualifications/Education/Experience Required:

  • Requires knowledge and ability typically associated with a college education related to quality, engineering, statistics, and/or at least 3 years of operational leadership in a manufacturing environment.
  • The incumbent must be able to communicate with customers at all levels from the Mill Manager to the person on the manufacturing floor and possess communication skills for all situations.
  • Must have working knowledge of quality system requirements and ability to ensure ongoing compliance.
  • This person typically has an in-depth knowledge of a single functional area and a working knowledge of many areas.
  • Must be able to travel an appropriate amount of time in order to have a firsthand knowledge of our customers and their processes (<25% expected).

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PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Act as the Quality Management Representative.
  • Maintain and enhance the Quality Management System to ensure ongoing compliance with the FDA Medical Device, ISO 9001 requirements, as well as the Corporate and sector Quality Management System Requirements.
  • Act as host for the ISO, FDA, Corporate, or GNW Sector Quality Audits.
  • Manage the Internal Assessment, Management Review, Complaint Handling, and Corrective/Preventative Action process.
  • Provide direction and coordination of efforts of the Quality Assurance Resources to ensure overall effectiveness in Quality Assurance support of the manufacturing departments and to proactively identify and execute quality improvement programs.
  • Provide direction and coordination of the Customer Service Coordinator to ensure overall effectiveness and timeliness in complaint investigation and resolution. Encourage and drive mill teams to take ownership of customer satisfaction and to proactively execute customer service improvement programs. Through networking with customers, the mill teams, and the other Nonwovens Mills, anticipate potential customer service issues and drive to resolution.
  • Accountable for ensuring design transfer activities for product/process changes occurs to ensure critical to quality variables meet quality capability and consistency goals.
  • Accountable for getting to root cause of Operational Customer Quality Events and Major Quality Nonconformances.
  • Responsible for developing process verification/validation skills within the R&E teams and Mill teams.
  • Involved in the maintenance and updates to design history and risk management files.
  • Participate in the GNW Sector Quality Capability Team and other Sector teams as needed to drive standardization and business systems improvement across the board, such as the Change Control Team.
  • Support the mill’s EHS policy; comply with all local EHS legislation and codes; identify, report, investigate and address any EHS substandard acts and/or conditions; and drive the setting of EHS objectives and evaluate the effectiveness of the mill’s EHS Management System.
  • Ensure the communication, implementation, and promotion of the World Class Manufacturing values, vision, mission, and foundations as a means for delivering manufacturing results.
  • 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.

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.

 

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.

 

Kimberly-Clark is an 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, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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 global relocation for the chosen candidate for this role, including assistance to obtain proper work authorization. The benefits provided will be per the terms of K-C’s applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in K-C’s sole discretion. Compensation may vary by location.

 

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JOB:Plant Manager, Maumelle AR

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Plant Manager, Maumelle Facility

Location: Maumelle, Arkansas (off of SR 40 north of Little Rock)

Requisition 762574

POSITION PURPOSE:

Manage the Baby & Child Care wipes product manufacturing facility at Maumelle, Arkansas.

CUSTOMERS and CUSTOMERS EXPECTATIONS:

Key customers: end users of products; BCC Sector Management; Global Supply Chain team; regional sales management and marketing personnel; the Conway Facility; Maumelle management team; and facility employees.

EXPECTATIONS:

 Safe working environment

 Economically produced quality products and services

 Assets (materials/inventories, equipment, personnel) properly managed, maintained and developed.

 Organization optimally structured to support business objectives.

 Collaborative support in site management.

 Positive work climate and working conditions maintained to promote achievement of World Class Manufacturing objectives.

 Facility in compliance with governmental laws and requirements.

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SCOPE:

Incumbent reports to the Vice President of Manufacturing – North America Baby & Child Care and is responsible for all site activities at the Maumelle Facility.

The main challenge is to establish and achieve business objectives in the areas of safety, quality, customer service, cost, environmental, and community and employee relations.

The Maumelle Facility produces baby wipes in support of the Baby & Child Care Business. The Maumelle facility contains 8 converting lines used for the manufacture of baby wipes, 2 Coform manufacturing lines used to produce raw material that is converted into baby wipes and a solution mix operation used to prepare and deliver solution formulations to the converting lines.

The incumbent must coordinate activities and business strategies with the Conway Facility Manager on the topics of mutual interest and advantage. The incumbent must also work closely with the Mid-South Distribution Center operator to assure Kimberly-Clark’s positive presence in the community is maintained.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 Manage the overall production and distribution operations and expansion projects as dictated by priorities and sound business judgment and in conformance with established policies, procedures, guidelines, budgets, standards and/or specifications, to ensure achievement of all facility objectives.

 Develop and maintain high levels of quality awareness that will assure conformance to product specifications and focus on continuous improvement of manufacturing and

 

 

administrative processes. Ensure that effective methods and tools are utilized to cause an ever-improving capability of product and quality of services. Observes all applicable Quality procedures and regulations. Performs tasks utilizing Good Manufacturing Practices and Lean Principles. Demonstrates an understanding of the Facility Quality Policy and how it affects his/her job.

 Establish and a maintain an optimum facility organization, by providing an environment which allows employees to develop themselves to their maximum potential and will result in all employees considering their facility a fair and equitable place of employment. Establish and maintain an effective dialogue with the employees through frank, open and timely assessments of performance; identify skill development needs and opportunities for development activities and recognize and reinforce employee development.

 Develop and maintain high levels of safety and loss prevention awareness through development of sound safety and loss prevention programs to ensure positive employee attitudes and compliance with government regulations, corporate policies and the achievement of safety objectives.

 Develop and implement continuing cost improvement plans and programs that will ensure continuity of a competitive and profitable manufacturing facility.

 Establish and maintain high levels of housekeeping appearance, physical condition and sanitation to assure conformance to government regulations, corporate policies and standards.

 Ensure application of established financial controls within the facility by providing operating management direction and support to the implementation and maintenance of financial policies, instructions and internal control procedures.

 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.

 Provide leadership to ensure the organization attracts, develops and retains the best people and fosters an environment which motivates a diverse team to fully use its capabilities in achieving desired business results.

Interested in this job? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and could lead to a screen call.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The position requires knowledge and ability typically associated with a bachelor’s degree. Prior experience in managing a regulated manufacturing process is preferred. The incumbent must have the ability to organize and plan, delegate, lead and motivate people, and maintain effective control. The position requires broad knowledge and extensive experience in business management, including the successful management of a major line or functional department. Judgment and ability to interact effectively with governmental agencies to maintain positive community relations is required.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Kimberly-Clark is an 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, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB: HR Site Leader / HRBP – Family Care | OK

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Title:  HR Site Leader / HRBP – Family Care

Job #756464, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Jenks OK (Mill/Plant) MAP>>https://www.mapquest.com/us/ok/jenks-282034796

Function: Human Resources

Reports to: Director of HR

Product line: Family Care

  • Primary Purpose:

    The HRBP is responsible for partnering with the Team Leaders to drive the cultural change and people strategies that support the key business initiatives. The HRBP will be expected to provide thought leadership and strong execution on broad-based generalist, operational oversight for the Jenks manufacturing facility (500 employees/250 contractors). Scope includes design, development, communication, implementation and audit of sound HR strategies, processes and programs in support of achieving business objectives. Secondarily, this role will contribute in increasing overall HR functional capability within the company.

 

Justification

K-C will support in-country relocation for the chosen candidate for the role, including assistance to obtain proper work authorization. The benefits provided will be per the terms of K-C’s applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in K-C’s sole discretion.

Accountabilities:

The primary accountabilities for this role include:

  • Lead a cross-functional team in the areas of training, safety, security and an generalist in a fast paced, non-union manufacturing environment.
  • Developing and influencing strategic and operational HR initiatives for Family Care to support the business plan
  • Driving engagement and high performance in order to leverage talent as a competitive advantage
  • Planning and ensuring effectiveness of key HR processes (recruitment, on-boarding, training, performance management, compensation) within the Jenks facility
  • Attracting, developing and retaining top talent to support business imperatives
  • Driving HR best practices across FC HR team leaders including guidance on best practices, processes, and tools.
  • Acting as a coach for team leaders and employees, contributing to the development of others and self-development.
  • Leading functional HR projects/initiatives on an ad-hoc basis.

 

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 5-7 years of progressive HR leadership experience with strong HR generalist background and deep knowledge of HR systems and processes
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Experience working in highly matrixed organizations
  • Demonstrated success leading organizational change and influencing and coaching at the executive level
  • Strong business acumen with a demonstrated ability to develop and align HR initiatives to accelerate achievement of strategic business objectives
  • Strong understanding of industry HR best practices
  • A track record of success in developing team leaders and teams.
  • Ability to Travel 15%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience supporting manufacturing and engineering teams and corporate staff functions in a decentralized environment
  • Experience and demonstrated success in at least one non-HR, functional role
  • SPHR certification or Advanced degree

 

Interested in this job? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and could lead to a screen call.

 

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.

Kimberly-Clark is an 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.

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.

Tissue Manufacturing Asset Lead | CT

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Title:  Tissue Manufacturing Asset Lead

Job #160000B1, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Milford CT, one hour from the ocean!

Function: Operations

Reports to: Product System Lead

Product Line: Kleenex NE

DIMENSIONS:
• Provide leadership for a technical group (eight professionals) with focus on optimization and maintenance of two $25 MM tissue machines.
• Assist in supervision of 115 people including ten crew leaders.
• Tissue Manufacturing budget: $61 MM.
• Tissue Manufacturing payroll: $6.7 MM.

POSITION PURPOSE:
Provide operational team leadership and management to attain safety, quality, productivity, housekeeping, logistics, asset management, internal control and human resource objectives for the Tissue Manufacturing Team at New Milford. The Asset Leader is responsible to understand and enforce the applicable site EHS procedures and requirements for their area.

KEY CUSTOMERS:
Mill Management, Operating Team, Maintenance Team, Staff, End Users

CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS:
Economically produced base tissue that meets customer specifications. Assets such as materials, inventories, equipment and personnel which are properly managed, maintained and developed.

Positive work environment which promotes safety, housekeeping and human relations.

SCOPE:
• The incumbent typically reports to the Product System Leader.
• The incumbent has operations responsibility for two tissue machines manufacturing facial tissue base sheet products.
• The incumbent assists in establishing individual and team objectives.
• The incumbent also provides leadership and coordination of a multi-functional team assigned specific objectives or projects to improve the business unit performance.
• The main challenge of this position is to effectively lead and develop several teams, optimize the manufacturing process and provide customer service for the department.

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BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

This person requires knowledge and ability typically associated with a Bachelor’s degree or at least 5 years of industrial experience. The incumbent must be able to effectively organize and lead multi-functional teams. He/she typically has in-depth knowledge in a single functional area and has applied that knowledge on a number of projects and/or manufacturing issues with the team. This person has a thorough understanding of several mill functional areas and their interaction.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Lead/coordinate resource support for two tissue machines. This involves leading engineering support (mechanical, electrical, process), coordinating maintenance/operator support as well as providing operations expertise.
• Develop objectives to improve paper machine operation and support the eight business objectives. These objectives should be well understood by Operations staff, Operator leadership and Maintenance leadership.
• Participate in periodic team reviews covering status versus objectives, strategies, action plans, maintenance activities and resource needs.
• Develop and/or implement department programs/procedures such as centerline projects, the Working Program, training programs, housekeeping policies, etc.
• Provide leadership to improve department housekeeping to reflect credit on the department and help promote safety and quality.
• Manage several of the Manufacturing Department administrative tasks such as payroll review, scheduling, audits, clothing inventories and raw material inventories.
• Act in a leadership role actively displaying organizational sensitivity on corporate or management decisions.
• Work within and coach less experienced team members on internal control policies and procedures.
• Communicate fully with supervisors, subordinates and others who have a need to know. Be informative, communicating in a way that is timely, complete, accurate and in a responsive manner.
• Operating their work area in full compliance with local EHS legislation and codes.
• Understanding the EHS aspects and hazards of their work area and managing them to acceptable levels of risk or impact.
• Reporting, investigating and promptly addressing substandard acts and conditions.
• Effectively implement the facility EHS Management System.

Abbreviated description.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Kimberly-Clark is an 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 or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

 

 

Electrical Project Engineer | CT

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Title: Electrical Project Engineer

Job # 150001XU, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: New Milford CT (right off Rt 202 near Danbury)

Function: Product Supply

Reports to: Sr. Manager Engineering

Product lines: Family Care

 

Position Summary:
Electrical Engineers at Kimberly-Clark initiate design, develop, optimize and problem solve manufacturing processes in a manner that meets safety and performance expectations. The Electrical Engineer for this role will provide leadership and creativity in the exploration, design, development, optimization and problem solving for tissue manufacturing and converting. Candidates must have expertise across multiple technologies and will have demonstrated ability to effectively provide specific project work direction to a broad range of team members. The incumbent reports to an Engineering Team leader and receives direction in the form of general project objectives.

Responsibilities:
• Leads single or multiple product or process improvement projects with a financial scope of up to $10 million from conception through commercialization and can support larger projects as a member of the project team. Receives direction from Engineering Manager or more Senior Engineers in the form of specific objectives.
• Provides functional leadership and creativity in the initiation of design, development and optimization of Tissue manufacturing and converting equipment and processes to meet unit objectives.
• Develops 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.
• Carries out all job responsibilities in a safe manner. Develop equipment and processes that meet safety codes, policies and guidelines. Provides for the safety and well-being of operators, maintenance and other personnel.
• Seeks, recognizes, defines and solves problems to achieve unique objectives. Identifies complex technical issues to determine root cause.
• Participates in the development of others within the area of the incumbent’s expertise.

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Qualifications:
• Requires a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology from an accredited College or University.
• Requires a minimum of 4 years of experience in a variety of technical or operational assignments in a manufacturing environment.
• Requires experience with manufacturing control systems such as; Rockwell programming and PLC logic; variable speed motor drives; HMI (Human Machine Interfaces) distributed control systems; instrumentation; power distribution.
• Expertise in Electrical Engineering with a demonstrated ability to translate that knowledge into execution of process and capacity improvements in capital or expense projects.
• A demonstrated ability to perform in cross-functional teams to achieve project results within required time frames.
• Experience working with external technical service providers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Specific, in depth technical knowledge and expertise in tissue and/or towel manufacturing.
    • Up to 15 years of experience in a variety of plant and staff engineering assignments, including maintenance and operations.
    • Familiarity with machine startups.
    • Experience working with external technical service providers.

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, nearly a quarter of the world’s population trust K-C’s 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 a 143-year history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

 

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. 

Kimberly-Clark is an 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 or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

 

 

Halyard Health hiring Plant Manager | AZ

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Title: Plant Manager | Nogales AZ/MEX

Company: Halyard Health, job #150002ON

Location: Nogales or Tuscon AZ to live and cross into Mexico daily

Function: Operations

Reports to: VP Product Supply

 

Position Purpose:  Lead and manage Nogales operations’ capability and performance to help Health Care achieve its net sales, operational profit and gross margin objectives by meeting product supply sector goals.

 

Customers and Customer Expectations: Customers: Customer Service function, distribution centers, and end users.  Customer Expectations:  Operations to achieve exceptional and consistent service fill rate by providing a defect-free, cost effective product, according to customer expectations.

 

Expectations:

  • Ensure that Nogales’s organization establish and meet objectives in safety, quality, cost, productivity, customer service, asset management, clarity savings, lean manufacturing, and human resource development to achieve vision 2020.
  • Product Supply manufacturing activities are integrated with Go to Market strategies.
  • Provide effective leadership to achieve Lean certification.
  • Provide leadership in the prioritization and implementation of capital budgets
  • Lead and manage a manufacturing culture based on high performance work teams.

 

Scope:  He/she has broad management responsibilities medical devices, and other manufacturing and manual processes related to product supply. The incumbent provides leadership for the Nogales operation team to meet challenges faced by manufacturing while achieving goals and objectives.  The role has line operations accountability and requires internal and external coordination of projects and programs for successfully implementation within Health Care guidelines and expectations.

 

The main challenge of this position is to effectively influence across functional areas in an integrated manner within Global Halyard to ensure successful implementation of line operations and cost saving activities.

 

Principal Accountabilities:

 

  • Maintain an accident free and safe environment for employees, customers, and suppliers working and/or visiting the plant and warehouse.
  • Provide leadership for Loss Control Management in support of sector and corporate objectives.
  • Ensure adherence to HYH Corporate and Health Care sector controls, policies and regulatory guidelines.
  • Participate in multi-functional business teams and provide leadership in the development of business unit initiatives pertaining to product lines suitable to Nogales
  • Be recognized as a change agent implementing and evolving lean manufacturing processes and high performance work teams.
  • Identify and complete continuous improvement projects to achieve vision 2020 objectives.
  • Coach functional managers and high performance work team leaders to coordinate the orientation, training and development of team members to enhance their present performance and prepare them for advancement.
  • Lead/ champion the receiving side of special projects assigned to Nogales and directed by the Sector Leadership Team.
  • Advocate system development and enhancements to support long term goals of Halyard Global Manufacturing.
  • Provide leadership for the CLARITY administration, tracking and implementation for the Nogales team.
  • Be an advocate and champion for LEAN manufacturing and Six Sigma process improvement activities.
  • Communicate fully with superiors, subordinates and others who have a 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.
  • 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.

 

 

Interested?  Please send your resume to d.beach@accenture.com to start our process. We can then have a chat in the next few business days to discuss your fit versus your career plans.

 

Qualifications/Education/Experience Required:  This position requires knowledge and ability typically associated with a bachelor’s degree. The incumbent also must have broad knowledge and significant experience in operations/ logistics/maintenance or related areas at the functional level and a working knowledge of multifunctional issues including Mexican labor law, customs regulations, EPA/OSHA regulations and their Mexican counterparts. This person requires a thorough understanding of all internal and external mill/plant functional areas and their interaction, and a proven ability to work across all staff functions. Prefer those candidates who worked in medical device manufacturing.

 

Halyard Health [NYSE: HYH] is a medical technology company focused on preventing infection, eliminating pain and speeding recovery for healthcare providers and their patients. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, Halyard is committed to addressing some of today’s most important healthcare needs, such as preventing healthcare-associated infections and reducing the use of narcotics while helping patients move from surgery to recovery. Halyard’s business segments — Surgical and Infection Prevention and Medical Devices — develop, manufacture and market clinically superior solutions that improve medical outcomes and business performance in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit http://www.halyardhealth.com. 

 

 

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.

 

 

Halyard Health is an 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, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Job: Electrical Engineer for High Speed Equipment | AR

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Title:  Electrical Engineer  

Job #1400024A , Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Maumelle AR – north of Little Rock

Function: Operations

Reports to: Senior Manager

Direct reports: none

Product Line: Huggies Wipes

 

Interested? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and allow a discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark needs. ‘Wonder what it’s like to work for this company?  Here are some reasons to join us: http://bit.ly/WorkingatKC.

Position Summary:
The Electrical Engineer for this role will initiate, design, develop and optimize manufacturing and supporting processes. You should have expertise on high speed packaging equipment, drives, controls, Rockwell Motion Control, and a demonstrated ability to effectively provide specific project work direction to a broad range of team members. The incumbent reports to an Engineering Manager.

Responsibilities:
• Carries out all job responsibilities in a safe manner. Develop and deliver equipment and processes that meet safety requirements, policies and guidelines. Provides for the safety and well-being of operators, maintenance and other personnel.
• Leads single or multiple product or process improvement projects with a financial scope of up to $10 million from conception through commercialization and can support larger projects as a member of the project team. Lead Project Management from inception with specifying, selecting, procuring, installing, engineering check-outs and starting-up associated machinery. Receives direction from Engineering Manager or Senior Engineers in the form of specific objectives.
• Provides functional leadership and creativity in the initiation of design, development and optimization of base sheet manufacturing and converting processes to meet unit objectives.
• Develops knowledge and skills to be recognized for expertise and functional leadership in application of engineering principles, scientific analysis, problem solving and project management while providing advice and counsel to others.
• Seeks, recognizes, defines and solves complex technical issues to root cause.
• Participates in the development of others within the area of the incumbent’s expertise, including the creation of knowledge transfer documentation materials.

Qualifications:
• Requires a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology from an accredited College or University.
• Needs a minimum of 8 years engineering experience in a variety of technical or operational assignments in a high-speed consumer product manufacturing and/or staff environment.
• Should be able to demonstrate an ability to perform in cross-functional teams to achieve objectives within required timeframes.
• Experience with manufacturing control systems, such as: PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers); variable speed drives; HMI (Human Machine Interfaces) distributed control systems; instrumentation; power distribution.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with the following manufacturing control systems: Allen Bradley and/or Rockwell Automation PLC’s, and safety PLC’s; VS drives and servo drives; Honeywell TDC; Factory Talk SE/ME Allen Bradley HMI; instrumentation, Ethernet I/P networks, power distribution.
• In depth technical knowledge and expertise in tissue and/or towel converting and/or manufacturing.
• Up to 12 years of mill manufacturing and staff support or capital project assignments, including maintenance and asset support.
• Experience working with external technical service providers.
• Familiarity with high-speed manufacturing equipment machine startups.

 

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, nearly a quarter of the world’s population trust K-C’s 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 a 143-year history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark. 

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.

 

Kimberly-Clark is an 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 or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Mill Operations Manager- Finance | OK

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Title: Operations Manager – Finance for the Jenks Mill

Job #150001YR, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Jenks OK near Tulsa

Function: Operations

Reports to: Plant Manager

Direct reports: none

Product Line: bath tissue and paper towels

 

Position Description:  Proactively support facility leadership by providing sound business advice analysis and guidance toward achieving company, business, and sector and mill results. Provide coaching, training and development of the Facility Services and Facility Leadership team to support facility objectives.

Customers and Customer Expectations:  Key customers include mill operating and leadership teams, mill administrative teams, and staff operational and administrative teams. Deputies require opportunities for continued self-development that will enhance present performance or prepare them for future advancement. Other customers expect timely and accurate analysis and planning, forecasting for budgeting and plant and equipment management counsel to support sound financial and business decision and ERP best practices control. The incumbent is also expected to support mill leadership in ensuring a strong facility internal control program and SOX compliance.

Scope:  The position assesses job performance and provides career development guidance to the Facility Services team members. The incumbent is responsible for financial and accounting controls which are consistent with corporate policies, instructions and SOX, as well as purchasing, security and ERP, along with facility forecasting and analysis.

Dimensions:

  • Mill Product Supply Team Personnel $11 MM
  • Material Inventory Value (raw materials, in-process, $5 MM  finishing supplies)
  • Finished Goods Inventory Value (finished) $35 MM
  • Operating Area Annual Cost of Goods Produced $350 MM

Principal Accountabilities 

  • SAFETY: Implement loss control throughout the organization by establishing safety systems that demonstrate safety as a value. Develop and maintain safety systems in accordance with Kimberly-Clark loss control management and lead their groups to complete safety objectives and ensure a safe and productive workplace. Create and support the environment that removes barriers to success. Consistently follow the Family Care Leadership Roles & Responsibilities Instruction and Loss Control Leadership Matrix. Fully comply with corporate loss management policies as well as government safety and health regulations. Support Corporate Drug and Alcohol efforts working with their management teams to deal with issues as they arise.
  • WORLD CLASS MANUFACTURING: Ensure the communication, implementation, and promotion of World Class Manufacturing. Support and model the 7 Values, Manufacturing Foundations; and 9 Accountabilities.
  • DIVERSITY: Provide leadership to ensure the organization attracts, develops, and retains the best people and fosters an environment which motivates a diverse team to fully use its capabilities in achieving desired business results. 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.
  • PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT: Ensure that the organization is staffed with qualified, trained, and motivated personnel by providing active participation in deputies’ personal development and growth. Coach, counsel, and encourage deputies through use of Performance Management System to enhance present performance and/or prepare deputies for advancement.
  • Provide business counsel and training to mill and staff leadership in the areas of planning and analysis of the site supply chain and manufacturing processes in support of mill and business objectives.
  • Coordinate, analyze, and interpret forecasts including the annual mill operating budget and periodic forecasts. Support the Plant and Equipment process development to ensure compliance with Corporate policies and instructions regarding capital authorizations and control.
  • Support the administration of the mill’s internal control / SOX plan and ensure the application of established corporate financial controls by the effective implementation and maintenance of corporate policies and instructions.
  • Promote the World Class Finance vision and mission while demonstrating a commitment to quality performance through personal example by adopting a customer-based philosophy in the level of service provided.
  • Communicate fully with superiors, subordinates, and other team members.
  • Cross-functional accountabilities are security procurement and ERP.

Interested? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and allow a discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark needs.  We hope we can unleash YOUR power!

Required Qualifications / Education Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with coursework indicating quantitative and analytical ability.
  • 5 or more years of experience in general business practices and cost and accounting principles, including budgeting and forecasting
  • Leadership experience, managing direct reports.
  • Must have strong leadership qualities necessary to coach and develop deputies as well as maintain a strong working relationship within the mill leadership team.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in manufacturing, supply chain and/or mill operations.
  • Experience in SAP
  • Lean background a plus

 

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, nearly a quarter of the world’s population trust K-C’s 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 a 143-year history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Kimberly-Clark is an 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 or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

Hiring Procurement Consultant for Contingent Labor | WI

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Title: Procurement Consultant – Contingent Labor

Job #150001RT, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI just south of Green Bay – learn more: https://www.youtube.com/embed/ljQ6240Klvc

Function: Procurement

Reports to: Team Lead for Indirect Procurement

Direct reports: none

Scope: global with spend of $150-$500 million

Position Purpose:  At Kimberly-Clark we spend hundreds of millions of dollars with suppliers every year. Our sourcing team ensures we have strong relationships with internal stakeholders so that we understand the business needs and develop effective category sourcing strategies that drive value, so that Kimberly-Clark can continue to invest in innovative new products and customer relationships.  The Procurement Consultant is responsible for the timely and cost-effective strategic sourcing of complex goods and services in accordance with corporate policies and procedures. This position works closely with the business units, staff locations and mill sites regarding the application and integration of procurement philosophies and techniques to meet the needs of internal customer requirements from a category sourcing perspective within Contingent Labor.

Customers and Customer Expectations:  Broad base of customers that could include: Global Procurement team, business management, finance, A/P, receiving, ITS, transportation, operations, R&D, internal control, marketing, planning, engineering, or other personnel involved in the implementation of business strategies where sourcing plays a role.  Customer Expectations:

 

  • Fully knowledgeable in the contingent labor commodity including SOW and Managed Service Providers for staff, technical and light industrial positions. Develops robust strategies based on this knowledge.
  • Serve as a thought leader to the rest of the organization for the strategic sourcing of the category
  • Be available as a resource for global counterparts
  • Provide timely execution of earlier supplier selection into the product development cycle
  • Procure assigned services which provide the best overall value to KC.
  • Develop pricing agreements and systems contracts with suppliers.
  • Knowledgeable of market conditions for goods/services purchases.
  • Work in conjunction with business units and suppliers to identify continuous improvement opportunities as services are strategically sourced
  • Lead formal supplier performance management reviews, where applicable
  • Communication of category strategy and status to senior management to ensure alignment.
  • Manage through a commodity, service or inventory crisis

Scope:  The incumbent is responsible for managing assigned commodities, suppliers, and purchases to meet customer needs.  Utilizing a structured sourcing process you will handle high dollar category sourcing and contract negotiations. In other cases, you will dissect the requirements communicated by the business and express the elements in familiar “category” terms so we can benefit from the value available in a competitive marketplace.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Develops a thorough strategic plan to drive value for their category based on an understanding of business unit needs, the supply market, spend baseline and evolution and benchmarking. Effectively document, communicate and gain buy-in for the strategy.
  • Research, select, develop and maintain adequate sources of supply to ensure that the requirements of the category are met with the optimum quality, service and cost to use.
  • Ability to successfully reach business objectives through supplier negotiations. Analyzes market and supply dynamics related to supplier proposals to develop a matrix of negotiation scenarios. Engages business leaders to align on acceptable negotiation outcomes. Develops counterarguments, opening positions, and plan for executing negotiations.
  • Leads the development of risk analyses, assessments and mitigation plans for their category. Manage our supplier network for assigned commodities to provide sufficient materials and services to meet our highest short-range requirements, protect against temporary supply interruptions and provide for our long-range growth needs. Develop and execute a plan to quickly and effectively manage a supply interruption.
  • Interacts with business units to develop, engage and lead supplier relationships for extracting the greatest value in cost, security of supply, risk management, sustainability and innovation. Manage the ongoing performance of our suppliers including objective setting and supplier evaluations where warranted.
  • Comprehend and provide constructive input on legal contract documents related to purchasing terms, conditions, indemnification, intellectual property ownership, etc.
  • Knowledgeable about the markets and how they affect price, availability, or supply chain logistics. Will use specific market analysis to predict behavior and supply risks to the organization. Will adjust strategy to minimize effect of market change. May provide market analysis to customers and advice to others within procurement.
  • Forecast timely price and availability information on assigned commodities for the various consuming businesses and communicate this information to appropriate personnel in the company so it is properly integrated into business strategy and decision-making.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of corporate policies and procedures, as well as related governmental laws and regulations to ensure purchasing activities are conducted within the parameters of each.
  • 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.
  • 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

 

Interested? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and allow a discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark needs.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or related discipline
  • 10 or more years’ experience including both staff and plant locations
  • Operates with limited business direction
  • Demonstrated knowledge and extensive experience in procurement of contingent labor

 

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, nearly a quarter of the world’s population trust K-C’s 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 a 143-year history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Kimberly-Clark is an 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 or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Job: Plant Financial and Logistics Manager | SC

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Title: Plant Financial & Logistics Manager

Company: Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Location: Beech Island Mill, Beech Island SC (near Augusta, GA)

Function: Finance

Reports to: Plant Manager

Direct reports: 6 to 10 direct reports, 15 to 20 indirect

 

Position Description:

Provide leadership for all finance, logistics and procurement functions at the Beech Island mill.  This position is the key source of senior financial expertise as a member of the site leadership team and ensures the mill’s financial accounting systems are in full compliance with the Corporation’s policies and procedures.  This position also has responsibility to ensure effective and efficient handling of raw materials, finishing supplies and finished product.  The incumbent provides leadership to both K-C and outside service providers to accomplish these responsibilities.

Customers and Customer Expectations:

Key customers include mill and staff product supply management teams, mill operations and support teams, and staff finance teams.  Deputies require coaching, training and opportunities for continued self-development that enhance present performance or to prepare them for future advancement.  Other customers expect: timely and accurate analysis and reporting support; properly managed plant and equipment assets; management of distribution, material flow and procurement functions; and, counsel to support sound financial and business decisions.

 

Scope:

This position ensures the delivery of business objectives, through serving as:

  •        Key source of business and technical knowledge, counsel and strategic financial analysis
  • Key logistics leader for the facility the incumbent has responsibility to lead, develop, and manage activities of a team, responsible for finance, internal controls, procurement, stores, material flow and distribution

Dimensions:

  •            K-C Personnel – 6 to 10 direct reports, 15 to 20 indirect
  •           Third Party Personnel – 250 Distribution, 400 Material Flow

 

Principal Accountabilities:

 

  • Provide business counsel as a member of the mill leadership team to develop and execute effective strategies to achieve targeted business results. Ensure mill financial strategies, objectives and tactics are aligned with business unit and enterprise objectives.
  • Design, maintain and operate financial systems and analytical tools in order to provide effective decision support. Collaborate with other Finance Teams and Staff Finance Team to drive continuous improvement and standardized business processes.
  • Manage, coordinate and develop the finished goods distribution and material flow functions of the mill (shipping, receiving and warehousing) to ensure efficient mill operations and attainment of benchmarks and objectives.
  • Confirm that mill financial results are reported in a manner that is timely, accurate and consistent with Corporate policies and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Ensure that the organization is staffed with qualified, trained, and motivated personnel by encouraging and counseling continued self-development in areas that will enhance present performance and/or prepare deputies for advancement.
  • Develop and maintain a favorable employee relations climate within the department.
  • Provide leadership to ensure your organization attracts, develops and retains the best people and fosters an environment which motivates a diverse team to fully use its capabilities in achieving desired business results.
  • Support the Plant and Equipment budget development to ensure compliance with corporate policies and instructions regarding capital authorizations and control.
  • Support the administration of the mill’s internal control plan and ensure the application of established corporate financial controls by the effective implementation and maintenance of corporate policies and instructions.
  • Champion cost reduction initiatives aligned with the sectors portfolio role.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to quality performance through personal example by adopting a customer-based philosophy in the level of service provided.
  • Establish and maintain an optimum organization driving continuous improvement.  Build systemic processes with Lean capability to perform, improve and regenerate work systems that drive lowest total delivered cost.
  • Support sector and mill safety objectives through safety systems and loss control management.
  • Ensure the communication, implementation and promotion of K-C values and demonstrate One K-C behaviors as a means for delivering business results.

 

Interested? Sending your resume can jump-start our process to – Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com.

 

Qualifications/Education Experience Required:

  •           A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Finance or a related field, with coursework indicating quantitative and analytical ability.
  •           Competence in the areas of general business practices and cost and accounting principles with at least 7 years experience, as well as understanding of mill operations is required.
  •           Strong interpersonal skills necessary to train, direct, motivate and develop deputies as well as maintain a strong working relationship within the mill management team.

 

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.

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 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 a 135-year history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.
Kimberly-Clark is an 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 or any other characteristic protected by law.