Senior Product Scientist

Kimberly-Clark Corporation Neenah, WI
Senior Product Scientist

Job Description

Kimberly-Clark Science and Engineering

Neenah, WI jobs at Kimberly-Clark

Role Overview:

The primary purpose of this role is to identify, promote and support modeling projects for the BCC R&E organization, along with working as a technical problem solver on fundamental research projects. The incumbent will accomplish this by working with the product developers, materials developers and process engineers to coordinate the best approach for BCC R&E modeling projects (use CR&E internal modelers, external modelers or complete on own) and then work with BCC R&E and CR&E Management to coordinate prioritization of modeling projects. The role involves developing a priority list that includes the status of current and future modeling projects. A secondary role involves using a variety of computer skills and problem solving techniques to identify knowledge gaps and experiments to solve fundamental research problems.

Customers:

Staff Baby and Child Care R&E

Key Responsibilities:

* Develop basic models to solve R&E problems.

* Coordinate the completion of complex models with the CR&E Modeling Team.

* Track and prioritize the modeling projects for the BCC R&E Team.

* Maintain the database of Torso, Product and Material Models.

* Manage contractors to further develop databases and/or develop models.

* Modify software to help analyze unique data.

* Promote the use of modeling with the BCC R&E Team.

* Be a member of project team to develop experiments to solve fundamental research knowledge gaps and product design issues.

Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university with 10+ years of experience

* Effectively communication with leaders and influence leaders / team members across all levels of the R&E organization.

* Modeling Skills in at least one software area. Familiarity with various modeling software (e.g. FEA)

* Systematic Problem Solving (e.g. LEAN)

* Ability to provide work direction to team members not in a direct reporting relationship.

* Demonstrated strengths in these skills: modeling, planning, organizing, prioritization and communications.

Preferred:

* Significant work experience in a Research & Engineering organization.

* Expertise in a variety of computer data analysis software (e.g. python) to help more efficiently analyze large amount of related research data.

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