Day Process Technician (Open Diapers)

ArrayDay Process Technician (Open Diapers) Job Description About Kimberly-Clark: Kimberly-Clark makes the essentials for a better life with great brands like Huggies Kleenex and Scott. While growing our $18+ billion global business, we help build careers through collaboration, engaging experiences, and endless opportunities to work with some of the worlds most recognized brands. And, our 43, employees are also changing the world for the better, 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. The Role: The Day Process Technician provides process and technical support to the machine crews on shift in order to maintain and optimize asset process until the palletisers stability and develop crews process knowledge to achieve safety, quality, and productivity. We will rely on you to do following for each key activities: Safety: * Ensure compliance to all departmental and plant safety rules and regulations. All non-conformances should be dealt with immediately and all unresolved issues must be raised with Asset Leader. * Follow the correct WSWP and Process Instruction for all tasks performed. Carry out continual development of process optimization to ensure safety. * Drive grade change improvement and safety concerns support the process to eliminate safety concerns. * Comply and support safety as the most important value in Kimberly Clark Quality: * Ensure all quality issues are reported and logged on the appropriate documentation. * Ensure all good run settings are determined using centerlining process and are then documented and controlled * Maintain a run-to-target, philosophy at all times * Continuous monitoring of PASS/ OSI/ MES charts results and coordinating of relevant corrective actions. * Assist in providing answers to customer quality complaints and providing action plans to prevent these from re-occurring Productivity: * To support production within the diaper/ femcare and pants operation by providing process & technical support to the production teams. * Continual process optimisation to achieve the correct OEE, waste, delay, and volume without compromising safety and quality. * Investigate and trend top reasons for waste and delay daily and ensure plans in place to drive running to targeted OEE * Control and continuously optimize all changeovers, ensuring they are performed using good run settings and best practices at all times * To carry out action plans as directed in order to solve problems thereby minimizing delay * Responsible for process delay on the asset * Responsible for coaching operators around process best practice * Analyse delay and together with Mechanical Niche Technician resolve problems from mechanical nature to ensure minimum delay, be key in supporting process issues * Lead change overs on the asset to minimise change over delay and drive improvement to drive anytime grade changes * To continuously work on improvement plans to upgrade/improve the asset performance and capability in line with Autonomous Care * Ensure all documentation are recorded properly and systematically to provide optimum reliability of the asset * Provide coaching and build talent as part of creating a sustainable operation * Investigate raw material over consumption daily Technical: * Manage the inspection and replacing of all wearing parts in accordance with the relevant PM schedules * Assisting with the planning and set up of the machine for all product and process trials * Provide technical information to the maintenance teams detailing work requests for planned and reactive maintenance * Development of the teams process knowledge on an ongoing basis through one-on-one coaching and employee assessments * Ensuring the continuous optimisation of changeovers on machines * Involved in shuts across the assets Housekeeping: * Maintain 5S always housekeeping principles in the department, including all equipment and surrounds * Ensure all unused items are removed from the operating area and stored correctly * Drive 5S principles during grade changes Lean: * LSW compliance on daily basis and SPS Mind-set is key to drive the continues improvement culture * Support Opex and ensure sustainability through TIP Shift Action completion What you will need to have: * Minimum of a trade (Fitter), N6 or a National Technical Diploma in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Industrial Engineering * Advanced knowledge and experience working on high-speed production equipment, with recent process controller/ technician experience * Prior high-speed production machine maintenance or operating experience, especially on Diaper, Pants or Femcare machines will be advantageous * Strong problem-solving skills * Technical expertise in the FMCG industry * You must have good leadership and stakeholder manager experience Covid-19: Health, safety and wellbeing is of paramount importance here at Kimberly-Clark. Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, please note that all interviews are currently only being scheduled via our online video interviewing platforms. This means we can continue to identify and hire great talent in a safe and secure manner. If you have any questions about this process, please do not hesitate to ask. The Legal Bit! 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. 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. This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the roles country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role. Global VISA and Relocation Specifications: Primary Location South Africa -Cape Town Additional Locations Worker Type Employee Worker Sub-Type Regular Time Type Full time
Cape Town, WC, ZA