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Engineering Manager - Barrow

Posted 5 March by Kimberly Clark Featured Ended
Engineering Manager - Barrow

Job DescriptionROLE: ENGINEERING MANAGER - BARROWCOME JOIN US!Kimberly-Clark seeks original thinkers to create solutions for our consumers

Employees are our most valued resource and are at the centre of everything we do. Their talent, diversity and commitment are crucial to our innovation and success.

As a Bloomberg best UK Employer 2016 and a global organisation, we are able to offer exceptional career development opportunities all around the world.  As a result of our continued success, we are now seeking a Packaging Technologist to work within our UK based Barrow in Furness Mill.

With recognisable brands like Andrex, Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds the No. 1 or No. 2 brand share in 80 countries and we see our packaging specialist as an instrumental part of that success.


To provide inspirational leadership to the full engineering team in order to deliver excellent performance across Engineering and Manufacturing Operations. Also to be part of the site management team, responsible to set the strategic direction for the Mill.

  • Manage, coach and develop a multi-disciplined team of  direct reports through lean leadership, effective performance management and focussed objective setting
  • Lead and development of Maintenance best practices and strategy across site and act as high level engineering resource for the Mill
  • Contribute, as a member of the Barrow Mill Senior Management Team, to the development and implementation of Business Plans, policies and practices which meet the current and anticipated needs of the site and its customers
  • Support and lead specific operational strategies for Engineering, Process Development, Facilities and Environmental Services
  • Proactively sustain and contribute to the development of the Environmental Health and Safety system
  • Manage the site’s capital process and ensure short and long term capital needs are identified and progressed
  • Lead and development of Maintenance best practices and strategy across site and act as high level engineering resource for the Mill, providing advice and support where needed
  • Manage as appropriate the introduction of new products, processes or assets onto site through our teams and lead the strategy for energy reduction across the site
  • Ensure all site contracts relating to Maintenance, Plant Condition and Performance are managed in an effective manner
  • Manage the mills apprentice and technical development systems ensuring future succession in Engineering.WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU:

  • Experience in a leadership role within a large, complex manufacturing site.

  • An FMCG background, although other fast-moving manufacturing environments will be considered.

  • Significant engineering experience, ideally with a degree level qualification or similar.

  • A tireless determination to continuously improve practices and processes to delight our customers, achieve our business targets, and provide development opportunities for team members.

  • Experience of change management and project management on large scale capital projects.

  • A strong understanding of maintenance processes and procedures and Health and Safety considerations.

  • Proven experience in leading, coaching and motivating individuals to achieve excellent results.

  • Experience of continuous process operations.

  • Experience of company business processes.

  • Exposure to Health & Safety policy and procedures.

  • Budget preparation and monitoring

    The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this role. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

    Please note that this role will remain advertised until an offer of employment has been made.

    K-C requires that an employee have authorisation 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.

    Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, 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.

    KC are a sponsor of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation Good Recruitment Campaign.


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    Primary Location

    United Kingdom- Barrow

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    Time Type

    Full time
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