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Engineering Manager

SpringsKimberly-Clark Corporation

Engineering Manager

Job Description

Ensure assets are maintained in a “Safe to operate” condition at all times while promoting all aspects of safe working practices to meet all safety and housekeeping objectives of the plant. Ensure that all relevant statutory and legal requirements are adhered to as required by the appointment as GMR 2.1 of Occupational, Health and Safety Act and Regulations (OSH Act, Act 85 of 1993).

Develop and execute a world class maintenance strategy for the mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, Civil’s, within the plant maintenance teams.

Develop and implement best practice management, encompassing lean methodology in the areas of, Capex, preventive maintenance and project management excellence in the area of systems and processes.

Lead, plan and execute Mill efficiency and plant capacity and improvement modification projects.

Create an environment of continuous improvement through empowerment, education and training. Develop a sense of belonging by creating a workplace that encourages high involvement and maximises the capabilities of team and individuals. Focus on identifying potential leaders through KC Culture demonstration: 6 main behaviours in our culture: win consistently, continuously improve, build trust, build talent, make decisions, think customer. 4 values: caring, accountability, innovation, authentic.

Ensure compliance with the expenditure budget allocated. Promote continuous engineering benchmarking and development of KPI's while driving continuous improvement in terms of cost management.

Energy and environment: develop and execute continuous improvement programs linked to consumption and specific prices. Manage and monitor compliance with Corporate Best Practices. Develop and organize management systems under ISO 14000 and V2022 concepts.

Proactively explore strategic and tactical opportunities for the site regardless of function and engage the FMT, Extended leadership team and facility manager as appropriate.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of a Degree in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering.

GCC Factories compulsory.

Professional engineer registration Preferable but not compulsory.

Excellent business acumen, Change management skills, and Excellent Leadership skills  

Minimum of 10 years previous engineering / Project and maintenance experience in Pulp & Paper or FMCG environment.

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.

Kimberly-Clark makes the essentials for a better life with well-known brands that matter every day – at home, school, work, and on the go.

For 140+ years, we have challenged conventional wisdom to innovate products that better meet the needs of consumers. We have created new categories with top brands like Kleenex®, and redefined categories with Huggies® and U by Kotex®.

While growing our $18+ billion global business, we help build careers through collaborative teams that push boundaries and engaging experiences and endless opportunities to work with some of the world’s most recognized brands. Our 42,000 employees are changing the world for the better, too, generously giving back to communities and causes around the globe.

If innovative thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

Primary Location

South Africa- Enstra

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