Lead Electrical Engineer

Lead Electrical Engineer

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role s country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role.

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Job Description

North Atlantic Consumer Products Adult & Feminine Care / Conway, AR at Kimberly-Clark

Organization Description: Adults around the globe look to Kimberly-Clark brands for discreet personal care solutions to maintain an active lifestyle. Kimberly-Clark's feminine care brands are trusted by millions of women in more than 100 countries. Our products include Depend, Poise, and Kotex.

Lead Electrical Engineer

Requisition No. 755226


The Conway Technical Services Team is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer willing to work in a multi-faceted capacity at the Conway Plant as a member of a project execution group and also support Productivity and Process Improvement Team (PPIT), OPEX Program to drive machine productivity and yield improvements, 90% OEE (Overall Equipment Efficiency) Program, or general plant work as required. Engineering experiences at a Kimberly-Clark Staff or Plant location is desirable. Outside candidates are preferred to have 6+ years experience in high-speed converting processes.


Plant Leadership, Project Leaders, Engineering, Research, Operations, Maintenance, Distribution and Consumers

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 design, development, optimization and problem solving for high speed converting assets. Candidates must have expertise across multiple technologies and will have a demonstrated ability to effectively provide specific project work direction to a broad range of team members. The incumbent reports to an Engineering Manager and receives direction in the form of general project objectives. Plant experience is very desirable.

Candidates should have demonstrated the ability to effectively collaborate with a broad network of team members. The incumbent reports to a Team Leader and receives direction in the form of specific objectives from the project lead and technical lead.


  • 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 or participates in single or multiple projects with a financial scope of up to $10 million from conception through implementation. Lead Project Management from inception with specifying, selecting, procuring, installing, engineering check-outs and starting-up associated machinery.
  • Provides functional leadership and creativity in the initiation of design, development and optimization of manufacturing and converting processes to meet facility safety and project 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 to achieve objectives.
  • Coaches and mentors team members within the facility in areas of the expertise, including technical training, problem solving (4SPS) and the creation of knowledge transfer documentation materials.


  • Prefer a Bachelor's or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology from an accredited College or University. Candidates with an Associate, Bachelor, or advanced degree in a relevant scientific discipline and possessing applicable experience may also be considered.
  • Requires a minimum of 6 years engineering experience in a variety of technical or operational assignments in a high-speed consumer product manufacturing and/or staff environment.
  • A demonstrated ability to perform in cross-functional teams to achieve objectives within required timeframes.
  • Experience with manufacturing control systems, such as: PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers); VFD (Variable Frequency Drives); HMI (Human Machine Interfaces); distributed control systems; instrumentation; vision systems is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the following manufacturing control systems: Allen Bradley and/or Rockwell Automation PLC's, VFD s and servo drives; Factory Talk SE/ME Allen Bradley HMI; Cognex Vision Systems; Ethernet I/P Networks; Power distribution.
  • In depth technical knowledge and expertise in high speed manufacturing operations.
  • Up to 12 years of experience in a variety 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, 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 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.

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.



Primary LocationUSA-AR-Conway

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Worker TypeEmployee

Worker Sub-TypeRegular

Time TypeFull time

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