Shift Process Leader Vacancy at Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Shift Process Leader

Location: Lagos
Worker Type: Employee
Worker Sub-Type: Regular
Time Type: Full time

The Role

  • The Shift Process Leader leads the machine crew on shift in order to continuously meet and exceed throughput, quality and safety targets.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance to all departmental and plant safety rules and regulations.  All non-conformance should be dealt with immediately
  • All unresolved issues must be raised with Asset Leader.  Follow the correct work procedures and
  • Process Instruction for all tasks performed. Carry out continual development of process optimization to ensure safety.


  • Ensure all quality issues are reported and logged on the appropriate documentation.
  • Continuous monitoring of PASS / SPC (Statistical Process Control) charts results and coordinating of relevant corrective actions. Maintain a “Run to Target” philosophy at all times.
  • Ensure all process check sheets are completed.
  • Ensure that the right quality raw materials are supplied for production


  • Leads the crew that runs the machine in order to achieve the target throughput, yield, and up-time without compromising safety and quality.
  • Troubleshoots, fix and documents all reasons for waste and delay during the shift in the shift log book. Communicate any outstanding items with recommended action plans.
  • Participates in all changeovers, ensuring they are performed using good run settings and best practices at all times.
  • Chairs team meetings to review issues and problems affecting production and set targets for the shift.


  • Maintain 5S housekeeping principles in the department at all times, including all equipment and surroundings.  Ensure all unused items are removed from the operating area and stored correctly.
  • Ensure the work area is clean and tidy at shift change, handover with the oncoming process leader giving detailed information of machine status.
  • Ensures that his crew has housekeeping checklists all the time and that the checks are completed.

Human Resources:

  • Lead and control the operating team on shift to achieve objectives.
  • Identify areas of development required for team members to improve individual and team performance.
  • Ensure that all departmental guidelines are adhered to by the team. Inform the Asset Leader of any non-conformance immediately including performance and disciplinary issues.
  • Conduct performance management activities for his crew members.
  • Coach and train operators in their respective positions.

Technical Development:

  • Assist 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 team’s process knowledge on an ongoing basis through one on one coaching and employee assessments.
  • Adhere and implement best practices on the machine.
  • Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:
  • Position is for the New Mill in Lagos.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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