HR Business Partner – Customer Development/ Sales

Title:  HR Business Partner – Customer Development/ Sales

Job #764831, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: could be in Neenah WI, Chicago IL or Minneapolis MN

Function: Human Resources

Reports to: Sr. Manager HR

Scope: NA Sales Team

Position Summary:

 The HRBP will partner with the Kimberly-Clark North America Sales Leaders and their leadership teams to provide business level input to the development of HR and human capital strategies that:

  • Takes into consideration individual business needs and overall enterprise and HR strategy.
  • Drives, influences and implements people strategies that support and align with business requirements, KCNA HR strategy, and enterprise strategies.
  • Provides leadership team and overall organizational health and effectiveness; develops plans and assesses resources to enable the Sales Leaders and their leadership teams to building high performance teams and recruiting / retaining key talent.
  • Become familiar with Business and functional issues to effectively advise Senior Leaders.
  • Provides functional organizational design and provide career development support across businesses.
  • Collaborates with Human Resource Business Partners across enterprise to ensure calibration and consistent rollout of corporate initiatives across the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops a strategic partnership with the business or function leader through the alignment with business goals, targets, strategy and competition, financials, market dynamics, levers and issues. Keeps the KCNA Organizational Vision alive by developing practical implementation plans and making necessary adjustments in design to meet the ever changing external and internal influencers of Kimberly-Clark’s business. Introduce team start-up sessions to engage teams and continue to employ change management techniques to move current cultural to expected end state.
  • Demonstrates functional / technical proficiency, particularly in the areas of staffing, training, compensation, change management, organizational effectiveness, labor relations, legislative and regulatory compliance. Continue to build knowledge and awareness of best practices and legal compliance in HR Policies/Procedures/ Strategies.
  • Coach and consult with Senior Leader on team effectiveness, team leadership, talent management, and organization effectiveness so they lead the organization to meet established business targets using best practice techniques and processes.
  • Encourage development and retention of top talent within the business in accordance with company plans. Facilitate the management of top talent assessment using Kimberly-Clark standard performance management process and create plans to develop and deploy our key talent.
  • Align and cascade the Kimberly-Clark Human Capital Strategy for the business / function, including workforce planning, talent development, HR initiative rollout, and change management:
  • Forecasts talent needs and addressing talent gaps
  • Drives local implementation of global / regional processes
  • Assesses and develops strategies and plans to increase organization effectiveness
  • Supports a culture of diversity and inclusion
  • Take insights provided by Centers of Excellence to inform HR strategies and plans for senior business partner
  • Ensures team can attract, reward, and retain needed talent through compensation strategies that align with Corporate. This includes job slotting, salary planning, exception handling, MAAP/Executive alignment, options planning, retention.
  • Integrates and aligns HR programs for business and broker services of HR functional areas on behalf of business.
  • Provides business and employee perspective and insights to Centers of Excellence in representing the business in HR strategy/program/policy
  • Manages the Headcount to targeted levels. Obtains approvals for changing business conditions. Works with Recruiting Center of Excellence to install robust, efficient, process that secure the key talent we need to manage the business.

 

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Interested in this job? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and could lead to a screen call.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, organizational management or a related field is required. An advanced degree is preferred. PHR/SPHR certification preferred.
  • Eight to ten years of work experience in Human Resources or a closely related field is required.
  • Preferred experience includes HR generalist or lead HR supporting a sales, commercial, marketing or logistics client group.
  • Ability to quickly establish a close working relationship with business teams.
  • Travel up to 25%.

Critical Skills:

  • Business acumen
  • Knowledgeable in employment law
  • In-depth understanding of the goals, directions and cultures of the units / organization served
  • Business / process consulting
  • Executive Performance Coaching
  • Organizational Design and Effectiveness
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Group Presentation and Facilitation
  • Talent Selection and Retention
  • Project Management
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Proven team leadership skills and possess the ability to articulate and support the vision, and influence across teams over which that incumbent has no direct accountability
  • Effectively handle highly confidential and sensitive information
  • Legal Investigation/Compliance
  • Change Management / Influencing
  • Effectively handle highly confidential and sensitive information

Competencies:

  • Able to work in a matrix organization driving collaboration across businesses and function.
  • Demonstrated personal credibility through strong communication skills, achieving results, and trusted relationships with others.
  • Executive Coaching
  • High Level Process Mapping
  • Collaboration
  • Visionary
  • Inspirational
  • Innovative
  • Strong skills and experience with diagnosing and resolving complex problems and opportunities within business and organization
  • Able to manage with ambiguity and autonomy
  • Demonstrated positive energy to promote employee engagement and drive results
  • Change Management / Influencing
  • Proven project management
  • Experience within mega category/function in technical, operational, or business leadership role.
  • Excellent communication/excellent communication builder
  • Strong analytical and abstract thinking skills.
  • Cross cultural effectiveness.
  • Ability to work with multiple diverse cultures

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 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. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

 

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

 

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.

 

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

 

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 outside of country, this role is available for in-country relocation only.

 

 

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JOB: Asset Leader/Operations Manager | SC

Title:  Asset Leader/Operations Manager

Job #761614, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Beech Island SC/ August GA

Function: Operations

Reports to: Asset Lead for the site

Product Line: The Kimberly-Clark facility in Beech Island, SC, produces products that support the North Atlantic Consumer Products business. Products made at the site include Huggies, Cottonelle Bath Tissue, Kleenex Facial Tissues, Scott Towels, Cottonelle Moist Wipes, to name a few.

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POSITION PURPOSE:
Provide leadership, coordination and technical direction in order to effectively manage business objectives for UCTAD Converting assets / lines (safety, quality, housekeeping, logistics, continuous improvement, productivity, cost, internal control, asset management, human resources and development). This position is responsible to understand and enforce the applicable site EHS procedures and requirements for their area.

KEY CUSTOMERS:
Mill Management, Product System Leader, Converting Manager, Operating Team Associates, Maintenance, FC Sector / Staff, Engineering, and other functional team members, end users.
CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS:
• Safely produce quality products and services.

  • Effective leadership of converting teams.
  • Build talent of teams.
  • Proper representation of operating units in staff coordinated activities.
  • Collaborative support in Product System and site management.
  • Assets (materials, costs, procedures, inventories, equipment, and personnel) properly managed, maintained, and developed.
  • Positive work environment maintained to promote safety, housekeeping, employee relations, and continuous improvement.

SCOPE:
The incumbent reports to the BIL UCTAD Lines 5-8 Asset Leader. The incumbent provides leadership in achieving team objectives for converting assets and leads team / mill projects. This person develops business plans with up to a one-year planning horizon.  Objectives typically are focused at the Asset level, but some are Product System and Mill-wide in nature.
Accountability will include the following:

  • Developing and maintain a safe operating environment (i.e. EHS management)
  • Enforce quality requirements and centerline systems
  • Manage COM (i.e. operating supplies, maintenance, labor, gap closure savings, etc.)
  • Providing day-to-day direction to the UCTAD converting asset team
  • Development of team objectives
  • Development and management of Continuous Improvement / Tactical Implementation Plan and Daily Accountability Process using LEAN and OPEX thinking / tools
  • Providing constructive coaching to hourly team members
  • Collaborating with staff Planning on the production schedule and re-sieves
  • Deliver customer service
  • Communicate efficiently and effectively with mill leadership
  • Support mill initiatives on Safety, Quality, Reliability, S&O capability, and Culture of Accountability.
    • Ability to manage vendor/supplier relationships in a positive cost effective manner.
  • Ability to lead the development of Asset objectives and goals and action plans to achieve them.
  • Ability to lead organizational change, builds relationships, and make good use of available resources.
  • Ability to confront problems and handle conflict.
  • Ability to problem solve and set priorities, generating new ideas and improved ways of working while maintaining effective control.
  • Demonstrated capability associated with the One KC Behaviors.

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Corporate policies and procedures
Product specifications
Process knowledge/capabilities
Product/raw material knowledge
Mill policies/procedures
Internal control procedures
Process control systems
Problem solving
Safety rules/regulations

CRITICAL SKILLS:
Tenacity
Personal sensitivity
Integrity
Technical/functional
Motivation
Flexibility
Decisiveness
Organizing
Oral Communication

Interested in this job? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and could lead to a screen call.

QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/REQUIREMENTS:

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an ABET accredited College or University.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a high-speed industrial manufacturing environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
• 5+ years’ experience in a high-speed industrial manufacturing environment preferred. Experience in a leadership/supervisory position preferred.

  • 5+ years’ experience with high speed converting processes and equipment in a plant support role
  • Experienced with LEAN Manufacturing and problem solving

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 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. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work.  If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

 

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

 

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. 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.

 

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 outside of country, this role is available for in-country relocation only.

 

Indirect Procurement Manager | GA or WI

Title: Procurement Category Manager – IT/Indirect  

Job #761785, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI or Roswell GA

Function: Procurement

Reports to: Sr. Manager

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Responsible for building category strategy and leading North America commodity sourcing for all their assigned categories in support of business segment(s) to achieve variable cost productivity, working capital, and business financial goals. Assigned categories for this role will be within IT and may include Software, IT Security and IT BPO Services. This position works closely with the IT organization, business units and cross-functional team to achieve strategic sourcing objectives for the commodity.

Scope/Categories

Regional and/or global annual purchases across multiple business units. Value of purchases typically would be $50 – $200M. Categories: IT Software, IT Security, IT BPO Services and other IT areas as needed.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develops a thorough strategic plan to drive value for their category based on an understanding of business unit needs, the supply market, spend baseline and evolution, benchmarking, price availability, and supply chain logistics.
  • Leading the benchmarking and bidding process, negotiating pricing/terms and conditions, and final contract award and implementation.
  • Research, select, develop and maintain adequate sources of supply to ensure that the requirements of the category are met with the optimum quality, service, and cost to use.
  • Develop and execute strategic, multi-year plans in coordination with Global Category Director as well as with other regions.
  • Balance strategy development with the tactical execution necessary to execute cost reduction projects.
  • Provide innovative sourcing solutions to the customer by bringing continuous improvement and market driven innovation to their attention and offering credible alternatives where applicable.
  • Deliver value creation targets for managed categories.

Interested in this job? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and could lead to a screen call.

Qualifications and Experiences

  • A Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or related discipline.
  • Normally 5 to 10 years of experience ideally with 5 years procurement experience.
  • Experience in IT either from within the function or supporting while in Procurement role.
  • Have developed and carried out long term strategic plan.
  • Strong analysis experience in which key findings have been translated into strategies to support business needs.
  • Complex problem solving with and creative solution implementation experience.
  • Experience establishing networks and building relationships.
  • Successfully influenced large, diverse groups of stakeholders.
  • Led and delivered on a multi-disciplined project.
  • Mentored new employees.
  • Experience presenting complex ideas to management in a compelling and simplified manner.

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 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. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

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

 

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.

 

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

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 outside of country, this role is available for in-country relocation only.

 

 

Ever wonder what it is like to belong to this global company?  Here are some reasons to join us: http://bit.ly/WorkingatKC !  K-C is known for their employee career development – about 65% of open jobs are filled internally and we hope we can unleash the power in you!

 

 

 

Supply Chain Manager – SAP Guru

Title:  Supply Chain Manager

Job #762372, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI (Live here! https://youtu.be/IDfuYiiqhME)

Function: Supply Chain

Reports to: Sr. Manager

Direct reports: six

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 SUMMARY OF POSITION:  

Responsible for managing Supply Chain SAP systems (R3/APO) and leading a cross functional Supply Chain team and multiple initiatives related to Supply Chain systems applications.  Provide a high level of technical expertise and consulting on SAP systems, specifically R3 or APO, and processes for Material Flow to Planning understanding end to end impacts. Assist in establishing the standards and requirements in order to create effective solutions for Mill and Planning Personnel. Research and implement solutions for functionality in the areas of performance monitoring and tuning and systems configuration, design and implementation. Provide support to the user community and system training.

SCOPE OF POSITION:

Collaborate with various organizational Supply Chain teams, analysts and key customers. Direct reports/management of others may encompass 5-10 team members.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the day to day operations of all existing supply chain systems.
  • Responsible for the business analyses and process improvements that can be delivered using existing systems.
  • Partner with the team to set priorities related to projects and issues management.
  • Remain current on Supply Chain application trends and best practices.
  • Identify opportunities for systems integration, data sharing, automation and process streamlining that will deliver time savings to systems users.
  • Strategically analyze and improve procedures to manage risk, and ensure business continuity.
  • Partner with relevant teams to ensure team’s work is aligned with K-C’s priorities, objectives, vision and strategy to understand supply chain systems’ needs, as new priorities and initiatives are considered and/or adopted.
  • Strategically assess systems requirements to determine upgrade of existing systems, replace existing systems with alternative offerings from the marketplace, acquire and implement new systems where the company has no prior enterprise systems in place, or develop new systems to meet customized needs.
  • Accountable for compiling, analyzing, and interpreting end to end customer supply chain processes to make strategic and tactical recommendations to business managers in order to enhance K-C’s customer service delivery to customers.
  • Develop and recommend supply chain strategies that will result in lower working capital, improved customer service, and improved margins.
  • Leverage statistical analyses; solve complex operational, systems-related and customer issues with possible financial risk. Create and maintain databases using data from multiple customer sources.
  • Partner with IT technology group to define business requirements for IT solutions; perform user acceptance testing, implement complex changes, and develop relevant training material.
  • Serve as the voice of the customer, and facilitate communication to resolve problems, and advance customer supply chain strategies and value added to the consumer.
  • Manage complex production efforts and large projects requiring the coordination of resources, budgets and deadlines.
  • Organize and develop quarterly and annual plans to drive weekly and monthly prioritizations of key development activities and projects to achieve superior management of business operations.
  • Create respectful environment among team members, and motivate improvement of individuals and team performances to achieve desired business results.
  • Maintain effectiveness of varying environments with different tasks, responsibilities and people.
  • Set priorities and strategically identify issues, underlying problems and potential solutions to develop plan of action.
  • Render judgments and make timely decisions in alignment with business objectives, strategies and tactics.
  • Promptly reconcile and communicate changes in plans and programs, conditions, requirements of marketplace, competitive activities, issues and accomplishments that may affect results to various levels of staff.
  • Conduct team adjustments to new changes, and adjust to meet requirements.

Interested in this job? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and could lead to a screen call.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree.
  • 7-9 years of experience with SAP (APO/R3).
  • Experience working in a global or similarly structured organization (supporting organizational change processes, guiding and mentoring team members) program/project/process administration, customer supply chain strategies, Logistics and/or Supply Chain.
  • Multiple functions, plant and cross sector experience. Proficient in data access tools and PC based applications (Windows, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Results oriented, strong oral and written communication, analytical, change management, project management and risk management
  • Prioritization and time management, resources management, adaptability and interpersonal

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 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. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

 

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

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.

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

 

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 outside of country, this role is available for in-country relocation only.

JOB: Supply Chain Process Consultant

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TITLE: Supply Chain Process Consultant

Job #762014, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI (Live here! https://youtu.be/IDfuYiiqhME)

Function: Supply Chain

Reports to: Sr. Manager

Direct reports: none

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SUMMARY OF POSITION:  

Provide a high level of technical expertise and consulting on SAP systems, specifically R3 or APO, and processes for Material Flow to Planning understanding end to end impacts. Assist in establishing the standards and requirements in order to create effective solutions for Mill and Planning Personnel. Research and implement solutions for functionality in the areas of performance monitoring and tuning and systems configuration, design and implementation. Provide support to the user community and system training.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Accountable for compiling, analyzing, and interpreting end to end customer supply chain processes to make strategic and tactical recommendations to business managers in order to enhance K-C’s customer service delivery to customers.
  • Develop and recommend supply chain strategies that will result in lower working capital, improved customer service, and improved margins.
  • Leverage statistical analyses; solve complex operational, systems-related and customer issues with possible financial risk. Create and maintain databases using data from multiple customer sources.
  • Partner with IT technology group to define business requirements for IT solutions; perform user acceptance testing, implement complex changes, and develop relevant training material.
  • Serve as the voice of the customer, and facilitate communication to resolve problems, and advance customer supply chain strategies and value added to the consumer.
  • Manage complex production efforts and large projects requiring the coordination of resources, budgets and deadlines.
  • Ability to clearly and precisely communicate orally and in writing to individuals and groups.
    • Ability to communicate precise innovative Supply Chain and business solutions to customers and team leaders/members.
  • Ability to adapt and support the organization through times of change.
  • Ability to assess business views strategically.
  • Ability to build strong sustainable business relationships at various levels throughout organization and with key customers.
  • Ability to precisely and proficiently conduct strategic business and data analyses and data driven recommendations for improvements and advancements.
  • Ability to operate and use telephones, computers/laptops and other technological devices/software programs to communicate with other people.
    • Ability to proficiently use and perform key functions of Microsoft Excel software program.
  • Organize and develop quarterly and annual plans to drive weekly and monthly prioritizations of key development activities and projects to achieve superior management of business operations.
  • Create respectful environment among team members, and motivate improvement of individuals and team performances to achieve desired business results.
  • Maintain effectiveness of varying environments with different tasks, responsibilities and people.
  • Set priorities and strategically identify issues, underlying problems and potential solutions to develop plan of action.
  • Render judgments and make timely decisions in alignment with business objectives, strategies and tactics.
  • Promptly reconcile and communicate changes in plans and programs, conditions, requirements of marketplace, competitive activities, issues and accomplishments that may affect results to various levels of staff.
  • Conduct team adjustments to new changes, and adjust to meet requirements of changing conditions/situations.

Interested in this job? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and could lead to a screen call.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree.
  • 7-9 years of experience with SAP (APO/R3). Experience working in a global or similarly structured organization (supporting organizational change processes, guiding and mentoring team members) program/project/process administration, customer supply chain strategies, Logistics and/or Supply Chain.
  • Multiple functions, plant and cross sector experience. Proficient in data access tools and PC based applications (Windows, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Skills/Competencies:
  • Results oriented, strong oral and written communication, analytical, change management, project management and risk management
  • Prioritization and time management, resources management, adaptability and interpersonal

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 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. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

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

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.

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

K-C will support in-country relocation for the chosen candidate for this role.

Bilingual job: Director of Global Security Services for LAO

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Title: Director of Global Security for LAO   

Job # 759702, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Dallas TX (HQ) or Roswell GA (north of Atlanta)

Function: General Services

Reports to: VP Global Security

Direct reports: eight with Manager titles in various locations with $12 million budget

Scope: eight regions in Latin America

 

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  • The Position and its Scope
    • Lead an in-region team of security managers and professionals, developing and implementing security strategies, programs and projects, and managing a security budget of $12M with a focus on the specific needs of the Latin America region.

Reporting: The person serves as an essential resource and investigative partner for Legal.  The direct reports for this position are eight (8) Security Managers assigned to each sub-region (Brazil, Austral, and Central America) and Security Managers in each country in the Andean sub-region (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela), twenty-nine (29) K-C security staff, and six hundred seventy-four (674) security officers (contracted).  This position provides direction to the Security Managers in each sub-region and their direct reports to ensure alignment with Global Security guidelines and policies for the company.

Advisor: This position is also responsible for the alignment and career development of the extended security team.  In particular, this position serves as an advisor to the President of LAO, and the region Vice President on all security and code of conduct matters.

Customers and Customer Expectations: Key customers including the President of Latin American Operations, the Managing Directors of Latin American sub-regions and countries, the sector and supply chain leads, mill/plant managers, and key leads in critical staff functions (Human Resources, Legal, Finance, Marketing, Internal Control, Compliance).   Additional customers include enterprise senior leaders, with particular emphasis on the Chief Counsel, the Chief Counsel for K-C International, and the Chief Compliance Officer.  Indirect customers include U.S. and Latin America law enforcement representatives outside the enterprise.  Specific areas of focus will be developed by the Director together with the Global Security team and key customers.   Special customer focus areas include high-risk countries, personal security, supply chain security, crisis preparedness/management, investigations and support of our compliance programs, and travel security.

Align: business risk and mitigation strategies with the Latin American Operations President and his staff and other senior management personnel.  Partner with other key departments including Legal, Finance/Internal Control, Supply Chain and Operations in matrix teams. Provide on-going communications with these leaders to keep them informed, and stay informed of business conditions and changes.

Lead: Develop and champion international security programs, procedures, specialized services, and expertise to help ensure that the enterprise’s personnel, assets, information and reputation are protected from injury, damage or other forms of loss.

Investigate: Serve as an investigator for security and compliance investigations.  This role will:

  • Conduct investigations of non-compliance involving serious legal risks (Anti-Corruption/FCPA, Anti-Trust, Conflicts of Interest & Privacy), complex matters or matters involving senior-level executives in close collaboration with other control groups (Legal, Global Security, HR, Internal Audit, Internal Control) to leverage cross-functional expertise and support as needed.
  • Establish and maintain effective external partnerships and investigation resources (investigative firms, outside counsel, government agencies and industry).
  • Collaborate with other functions to develop the necessary forensic capabilities (internal & external) for the collection, collation and processing of electronic data (Laptops & Smartphones), review of e-mails and assist in the analysis of other evidence.
  • Communicate sanitized versions of lessons learned from significant investigations with enterprise impact in compliance training sessions and leadership forums.

Develop: strategic relationships with vendors in region to provide superior security, investigative and business support services, particularly in high risk countries.

Support: physical security assessments and evaluations of security programs and recommend changes in procedures, to include security equipment and assets to protect facilities.  Oversee technical support for new facilities and facility upgrades.
Communicate: Develop and maintain relationships with counterparts in other multi-national and national enterprises, international security consultants, investigative and law enforcement resources so the enterprise has access to the most current information and benchmarking information.

 

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Qualifications/Experience/Education

  • Master’s degree or international equivalent in an area of study relevant to this position and more than seven years experience with a major law enforcement, intelligence, public service or multi-national’s security
  • Bachelor’s degree or international equivalent in an area of study relevant to this position and more than ten years experience with a major law enforcement, intelligence, public or multi-national’s security department.
  • Must have demonstrated experience and exposure in an international security setting, preferably Latin America.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications are essential.
  • A demonstrated verbal and written skill in Spanish is required.
  • Certified Protection Professional and/or Certified Fraud Examiner certification
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate to all levels within an organization, particularly senior management.
  • Work in a matrixed, highly collaborative environment
  • Think critically and strategically align programs and projects to business objectives

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 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. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work.  If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

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

 

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. 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.

 

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

K-C will support relocation for the chosen candidate for the role, including assistance to obtain proper work authorization. The benefits provided will be per the terms of K-C’s applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in K-C’s sole discretion.

OPEX Mill Lean or Change Agent

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Title:  OPEX Mill Change Agent

Job #762072, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Beech Island SC (near Augusta GA)

Function: Operations

Reports to: OpEx Change Leader

Direct reports: none

Product Line: Family Care

Travel – up to 25% 

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Job Description

SUMMARY OF POSITION:
This role is a fundamental position within the Operational Excellence (LEAN) transformation for the Family Care sector. This role will provide coordination and functional direction to drive and sustain focused improvements in performance utilizing LEAN techniques and thinking within our sites and staff location.  Must have manufacturing operations experience!

CUSTOMERS:
Internal to Mill: Department Leadership Team, operators, maintenance team, Mill Support Functions
Internal to Sector/other mills: Other Operations Excellence (Lean) Change Agents at staff and mills, Staff Product Supply team, CI team
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
a) Facilitates, promotes and supports LEAN cultural development including –
•Coaches and develops operating team in the use of LEAN techniques and thinking (leader as a teacher).
•Uses LEAN assessment tools to identify opportunities and gap areas to integrate into acceleration plan.
•Facilitates the development, introduction and tracking of standard work for leaders within focus area.
•Teaches others to create and use LEAN standards.
•Implements activities that build rapport throughout change team.
•Provides coaching through problem solving activities to address ongoing barriers to delivery.
•Identifies capability gaps and prioritize activities to address these gaps.
•Provides training to close the Lean capability gaps within the organization.

b) Develops, facilitates and manages Operational Excellence improvement plans for focused asset areas, including –
• Provides work direction to mill and Staff OPEX (LEAN) change agents.

  • Coordinates sector roll out plan for OPEX including resource requirements, relationship management with 3rd party consultants, and leadership of overall change management aspects.
    •Provides education on LEAN tools, processes and thinking
    • Develops tools and processes to support the Operational Excellence transformation, as a countermeasure to an identified problem
    •Facilitates Kaizen events within the Mill
    •Ensures existing activities (e.g. Centerlining, RFS) are interlinked to provide a coherent framework to the Mill
    •Leads, mentors and supports entire team in execution of the Lean focus improvement content
    •Provide continuous feedback to leadership team, consistent with OPEX mindsets, the 6 KC Behaviors and Culture of Accountability

    c) Supports the development and application of framework standards for management systems and processes in department to ensure compliance with Plan, Do, Check, and Adjust processes within the sector, which will include
    •Provides standard mechanism to track and report scorecard of Operational Excellence transformation measures
    •Ensures all barriers to the acceleration change plan are identified and problem solved to achieve delivery of the implementation plan.
    •Assists in prioritization of workload and ensure discipline to the mindsets & behaviors within the management infrastructure.
    •Supports the introduction of management processes to ensure sustainability
    •Supports the internal governance / PDCA processes
    •Supports clear communication of the acceleration change plans.

    SCOPE:

The position reports to the Beech Island Operational Excellence Change Leader. This position along with other change leaders will provide dedicated Operational Excellence/LEAN support to the Beech Island mill and other mills as needed including both converting and manufacturing areas as well as the Family Care Staff Product Supply team.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Normal scheduled hours will vary based on the need to interact with operating teams.
Travel to support Family Care mills is expected to be up to 25 % range but at times will may exceed this percentage in support of the sector roll out schedule and standardization.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (ideally with manufacturing bias)
  • 5- 7 years Previous Operations experience
  • Understanding of LEAN manufacturing principles

Critical Skills/Qualifications:

  • Significant experience in operations, engineering or supply chain at either Staff or mill in a variety of leadership and/or support roles
  • Working knowledge of LEAN thinking, systems and tools
  • Consistent track record of delivering results while creating and maintaining a constructive work environment
  • Willing to challenge the status quo and facilitate different perspectives to drive solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to lead implementation of projects and contribute to the development of vision and strategy
  • Ability to influence others and drive collaboration across businesses and functions with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrated personal credibility through strong communication skills, achieving results and trusted relationships with others
  • Demonstrated contagious positive energy to promote employee engagement and drive results
  • Ability to provide work direction to team members not in a direct reporting relationship
  • Demonstrated strengths in these skills: analysis, project management, planning and organizing

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Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 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. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work.  If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

 

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

 

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. 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.

 

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 outside of country, this role is available for in-country relocation only.

JOB:Plant Manager, Maumelle AR

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Plant Manager, Maumelle Facility

Location: Maumelle, Arkansas (off of SR 40 north of Little Rock)

Requisition 762574

POSITION PURPOSE:

Manage the Baby & Child Care wipes product manufacturing facility at Maumelle, Arkansas.

CUSTOMERS and CUSTOMERS EXPECTATIONS:

Key customers: end users of products; BCC Sector Management; Global Supply Chain team; regional sales management and marketing personnel; the Conway Facility; Maumelle management team; and facility employees.

EXPECTATIONS:

 Safe working environment

 Economically produced quality products and services

 Assets (materials/inventories, equipment, personnel) properly managed, maintained and developed.

 Organization optimally structured to support business objectives.

 Collaborative support in site management.

 Positive work climate and working conditions maintained to promote achievement of World Class Manufacturing objectives.

 Facility in compliance with governmental laws and requirements.

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SCOPE:

Incumbent reports to the Vice President of Manufacturing – North America Baby & Child Care and is responsible for all site activities at the Maumelle Facility.

The main challenge is to establish and achieve business objectives in the areas of safety, quality, customer service, cost, environmental, and community and employee relations.

The Maumelle Facility produces baby wipes in support of the Baby & Child Care Business. The Maumelle facility contains 8 converting lines used for the manufacture of baby wipes, 2 Coform manufacturing lines used to produce raw material that is converted into baby wipes and a solution mix operation used to prepare and deliver solution formulations to the converting lines.

The incumbent must coordinate activities and business strategies with the Conway Facility Manager on the topics of mutual interest and advantage. The incumbent must also work closely with the Mid-South Distribution Center operator to assure Kimberly-Clark’s positive presence in the community is maintained.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 Manage the overall production and distribution operations and expansion projects as dictated by priorities and sound business judgment and in conformance with established policies, procedures, guidelines, budgets, standards and/or specifications, to ensure achievement of all facility objectives.

 Develop and maintain high levels of quality awareness that will assure conformance to product specifications and focus on continuous improvement of manufacturing and

 

 

administrative processes. Ensure that effective methods and tools are utilized to cause an ever-improving capability of product and quality of services. Observes all applicable Quality procedures and regulations. Performs tasks utilizing Good Manufacturing Practices and Lean Principles. Demonstrates an understanding of the Facility Quality Policy and how it affects his/her job.

 Establish and a maintain an optimum facility organization, by providing an environment which allows employees to develop themselves to their maximum potential and will result in all employees considering their facility a fair and equitable place of employment. Establish and maintain an effective dialogue with the employees through frank, open and timely assessments of performance; identify skill development needs and opportunities for development activities and recognize and reinforce employee development.

 Develop and maintain high levels of safety and loss prevention awareness through development of sound safety and loss prevention programs to ensure positive employee attitudes and compliance with government regulations, corporate policies and the achievement of safety objectives.

 Develop and implement continuing cost improvement plans and programs that will ensure continuity of a competitive and profitable manufacturing facility.

 Establish and maintain high levels of housekeeping appearance, physical condition and sanitation to assure conformance to government regulations, corporate policies and standards.

 Ensure application of established financial controls within the facility by providing operating management direction and support to the implementation and maintenance of financial policies, instructions and internal control procedures.

 Communicate fully with superiors, subordinates and others who have need to know. Be informative without being obtrusive or vexatious. Communicate in a way that is timely, yet prompt; complete, yet concise; candid, yet accurate; and clear, yet responsive.

 Provide leadership to ensure the organization attracts, develops and retains the best people and fosters an environment which motivates a diverse team to fully use its capabilities in achieving desired business results.

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QUALIFICATIONS:

The position requires knowledge and ability typically associated with a bachelor’s degree. Prior experience in managing a regulated manufacturing process is preferred. The incumbent must have the ability to organize and plan, delegate, lead and motivate people, and maintain effective control. The position requires broad knowledge and extensive experience in business management, including the successful management of a major line or functional department. Judgment and ability to interact effectively with governmental agencies to maintain positive community relations is required.

 

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

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 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. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

 

Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB: HR Business Partner NA

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Title: Human Resources Business Partner NA

Job #761024, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI (Live here – the New North: https://youtu.be/IDfuYiiqhME)

Function: Human Resources

Reports to: Director of HR Adult & Fem Care

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We are currently recruiting a Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) for our North America Adult and Feminine Care business. It is preferred that this HRBP is bilingual and fluent in Spanish.

The HRBP is responsible for partnering with Team Leaders to drive cultural change and people strategies that support the key business initiatives. The HRBP will be expected to provide thought leadership and strong execution on broad-based generalist, operational oversight to the North American Adult and Feminine Care teams which include functional members from Product Supply (Manufacturing) staff and Plants, R&E and Marketing.

Scope includes design, development, communication, implementation and audit of sound HR strategies, processes and programs in support of achieving business objectives. Secondarily, this role will contribute in increasing overall HR functional capability within the company.

Accountabilities:

The primary accountabilities for this role include:

  • Developing and influencing strategic and operational HR initiatives for Adult and Feminine Care Manufacturing Plants to support the business plan
  • Driving engagement and high performance in order to leverage talent as a competitive advantage
  • Planning and ensuring effectiveness of key HR processes (recruitment, on-boarding, training, performance management, compensation) within Adult and Feminine Care
  • Attracting, developing and retaining top talent to support business imperatives
  • Driving HR best practices across Adult and Feminine Care team leaders including guidance on best practices, processes, and tools.
  • Acting as a coach for team leaders and employees, contributing to the development of others and self-development.
  • Leading functional HR projects/initiatives on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Serve as a primary point of contact on Employee Relations & Investigation concerns

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 5-7 years of progressive HR leadership experience with strong HR generalist background from a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience working in highly matrixed organizations
  • Demonstrated success leading organizational change and influencing and coaching at the executive level
  • Strong business acumen with a demonstrated ability to develop and align HR initiatives to accelerate achievement of strategic business objectives
  • Strong understanding of industry HR best practices
  • A track record of success in developing team leaders and teams.
  • Ability to Travel 20%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Labor Relations experience
  • Prior experience supporting corporate staff functions
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish)
  • SPHR certification or Advanced degree

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 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. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

Ever wonder what it is like to belong to this global company?  Here are some reasons to join us: http://bit.ly/WorkingatKC !  K-C is known for their employee career development – about 65% of open jobs are filled internally and we hope we can unleash the power in you!

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

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.

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

 

 

 

 

 

JOB: Senior Director of Sales Planning | WI

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Title:  Senior Director Sales Planning

Job # 761942, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI (Work, Live & Play in Neenah – http://youtu.be/ljQ6240Klvc )

Function: Sales & Operations Planning

Reports to: VP Sales Strategy

Direct reports: 40-50

Summary of Position: 

This Senior Director Sales Planning will provide strategic direction and develop the Sales Planning team to manage short and long term projects that will deliver operating profit improvements from both ongoing and new Customer Development activities.  Supports sales planning customers by ensuring long-term business plans and Annual Operating Plans are aligned with actionable customer forecasts, and then assists in execution of those plans.

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Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Build skills and capabilities of the Sales Planning Team by providing strategic direction, setting measurable objectives, ensuring clarity of roles and responsibilities, and proactively coaching and developing team members.  Enhance the knowledge and understanding of Sales Planning execution to the broader organization.
  • Lead the ongoing development of state of the art processes to control, analyze and continuously improve returns on Trade Promotion Identify and develop leading edge statistical tools and related ITS systems that can be used within the processes while developing the skills of the team to manage these tools and processes.
  • Provide leadership for 0 – 24 month volume forecasts and related collaboration processes, including Customer Transition Planning, Sales and Operations Planning, Annual Operating Plans, Obsolete Stock, Innovation Management and key customer level forecasts.  Efficiently satisfy business units, supply chain and customer requirements while ensuring alignment with Integrated Value Chain, Customer Management and Product Supply initiatives.
  • Provide strategic direction and translate sector trade and pricing strategies into process and system solutions that meet both sector and field sales needs.
  • Lead the strategic planning, development, execution and ongoing maintenance of Customer Development systems that support demand planning, annual operating plans, Customer Joint Business Planning, Customer Strategic Planning, category growth drivers, and field sales communication process working closely with the ITS organization.
  • Ensure application of established corporate financial controls within areas of responsibility by providing management direction and support for implementation and maintenance of financial policies, instructions and internal control procedures.
  • Manage resources and selling expense to within annual budget
  • Manage rotating short and long term project teams to deliver operating profit improvements from both ongoing and new Customer Development activities.
  • Support key customer objectives and requirements of this role.  Key customers include Field Sales/Customer Development, Finance, Brand Management, BU Sales and Supply Chain teams through development and the ongoing ownership Customer development processes and systems.
  • Manage systems projects that can range from $50,000 without full time dedicated resources to $20 million large scale systems projects and require a large staff of full and part-time support.

 

Qualifications: 

  • 10-15+ Years of CPG Sales and staff sales related experience is required
  • Business Unit Sales/Management, Finance, Supply Chain and/or Field Sales experience preferred
  • Strong decision making and influencing skills
  • Strategic thinking in the areas of systems, S&OP, sales capabilities and communication
  • Strong oral and written communications
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Ability to inspire and influence need for change
  • Ability to effectively lead change management
  • Ability to build effective relationships with cross functional partners to drive and deliver mutually beneficial solutions to the business.
  • Ability to effectively understand root cause of business problems, analyze relevant data, draw conclusions that will enable informed decision making and influence meaningful solutions.

 

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

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 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. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work.  If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

 

Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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.

 

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

K-C will support global relocation for the chosen candidate for this role, including assistance to obtain proper work authorization. The benefits provided will be per the terms of K-C’s applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in K-C’s sole discretion. Compensation may vary by location.