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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.

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:

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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JOB: Associate Director, International Supply Chain Development | AR

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Title:  Associate Director, International Supply Chain Development  

Job #1600007Y, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Rogers AR

Function: Supply Chain

Reports to: Vp Logistics

Direct reports: none

Scope: International; $1.4 billion in sales

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

To support the growth and profitability of Kimberly-Clark by cultivating strong supply chain relationships with Wal-Mart International. Ensure the K-C organization understands, plans and stays focused on achieving Wal-Mart International’s key supply chain initiatives and metrics. Provide consulting to the K-C International Supply Chain teams concerning Wal-Mart supply chain practices. Support the Execution of the Global Supply Chain strategy in Walmart markets. Develop in country Supply Chain personnel.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Build and maintain strong collaborative relationships to ensure supply chain visions are aligned and best practices are implemented.
Position Kimberly-Clark to be recognized by Wal-Mart International as a supply chain leader and strategic partner in order to understand and influence the current and future supply chain direction at Wal-Mart.
Ensure Kimberly-Clark is actively involved in all International Wal-Mart Home office supply chain projects and developmental programs.
• Ensure the achievement of Wal-Mart’s supply chain metrics within each geography and total.
• Provide or coordinate supply chain training to new in-country teams following a geographic Wal-Mart expansion.
• Communicate the Voice of Wal-Mart International throughout the K-C logistics organization.
• Serve as a spokesperson and influential resource to address supply chain related issues with Wal-Mart International.
• Develop and maintain internal collaborative relationships.
• Identify and coordinate best practices across the Kimberly-Clark Wal-Mart International teams / geographies

 

Organizational Relationships/Scope:

  • Sales Volumes supported:  $1.4 Billion
  • Customer Inventory Impacted:  $900 Million
  • Reports to:  Global Supply Chain team via Walmart lead
  • People Scope:  No direct reports; No indirect reports – In country team
  • Customer Contacts and Interactions:  Walmart Int Supply Chain Director and Manager; Walmart Int Replenishment Director and Manager
  • KC Contacts and Interactions:  International Development Director; In Country Supply Chain Director and Manager

Working Conditions:

  • This position is such that significant international travel is a necessity.  This may be up to 30% of the time to a max duration of two week business trips.
  • Position is based in the K-C office in NW Arkansas.

 

Ever wonder what it is like to belong to this global company?  Here are some reasons to join us: http://bit.ly/WorkingatKC !  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.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education required/ preferred: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
Experience: Normally twelve to fifteen years in logistics with at least four years of experience in a customer facing role. Position requires a reasonable understanding of International supply chain operations for both Kimberly-Clark and retail customers.
Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Experience driving indispensable partner relationships with key customers
    • Effectiveness in strategy development and deployment leading to improved business results
    • Effectiveness in leading large cross-functional projects linked to strategy in an integrated management environment
    • Able to work in a matrix organization driving collaboration across businesses and functions
    • Strong skills and experience with diagnosing and resolving complex problems and opportunities
    • Personal credibility through strong communication skills, achieving results, and trusted relationships internally and externally
    • Able to navigate in ambiguous circumstances
    • Contagious positive energy to promote employee engagement and drive results

 

 

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.

 

 

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 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 or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

Kimberly-Clark hiring Forecasting and Replenishment Team Lead | AR

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Title: Forecasting and Replenishment Team Lead

Job # 150002SG, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Rogers AR (serving Wal-Mart/ Sam’s Club client)

Function: Logistics and Supply Chain

Reports to: Supply Chain Director

DIMENSIONS:
Consumer Sales: $2.5 Billion
Number of Locations Supported: 20-30 Globally
Businesses Supported: All Consumer Products Units, K-C Professional, DIY, K-C International
Personnel – Direct Exempt – 5

The position is responsible for the management of a team that supports retail forecasting and replenishment for Walmart and Sam’s Club.

Principal accountabilities: 
• Recruit, develop and retain highly talented diverse deputies that are motivated, engaged and capable of identifying and resolving problems in the supply chain.
• Coordinate effective on boarding and training processes
• Provide vision and direction to deputies as well as internal and external partners.
• Influence and maintain collaborative relationships
• Track and confirm that metrics are achieved and standard processes are followed.
• Make recommendations for continual improvement to forecasting and replenishment strategies, processes, systems and metrics.
• Understand the communication needs of others and meet those needs

Key Customers:

Wal-Mart Inc. Replenishment and Planning, Customer Business Partners, Customer Service Operations, Demand Forecasting Team.

Expectations:

§ Manage a team responsible for forecasting and replenishment at both the DC and store levels.
§ Continual growth of their teams’ leadership qualities.
§ Maintain Wal-Mart Inc.’s inventory at appropriate levels while minimizing retail out of stocks and total supply chain variability.
§ Influence the development of Wal-Mart Inc.’s processes and systems, that support forecasting and replenishment, such that Wal-Mart and K-C top and bottom line growth is enhanced.
§ Develop and maintain productive working relationships with Wal-Mart Inc.’s Divisional Replenishment Mgr’s.

SCOPE:

The incumbent will support the top and bottom line growth of the Kimberly-Clark Wal-Mart Business unit through the development and training of best practices that influence the forecasting and replenishment of product through Wal-Mart Inc. This person will serve as the team leader and subject matter expert in the management of Wal-Mart Inc.’s forecasting and replenishment processes and systems. The incumbent will be responsible for the development and documentation of best practices and training materials. This person will serve as a project manager, subject matter expert and/or K-C lobbyist on key Wal-Mart Inc. initiatives relating to forecasting and replenishment. The incumbent will be responsible for the management and development of resources to support Wal-Mart Inc. replenishment processes from a forecasting perspective.

In order for an incumbent to be successful, they must possess strong interpersonal and influencing skills. In addition, the ability to (re)engineer processes and manage projects is required. Knowledge of forecasting and replenishment systems would be advantageous.

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1. Shape and sustain an effective motivated team that delivers desired business results by providing vision and direction, building trust, training, providing ongoing support and ensuring best practices are utilized.

2. Maintain internal and external relationships.

3. Improve productivity by auditing performance and providing instruction to forecasting and replenishment analysts.

4. Make recommendations for continual improvements of W-M and K-C replenishment strategies, processes, systems and metrics.

5. Ensure processes, tools, and training documentation is maintained as Wal-Mart Inc.’s and Kimberly-Clark’s processes and systems evolve. Ensure desktop specific documentation exists for use in position transitions. Manage efforts to develop and document best practices.

6. Participate in or lead cross functional K-C and Wal-Mart initiatives to improve current business processes. Provide a Kimberly-Clark forecasting and replenishment perspective/influence in creating efficient, effective solutions.

7. Provide leadership to ensure your organization attracts, develops and retains the best people and fosters a diverse environment that empowers the team to fully use its capabilities in achieving desired business results.

8. Contribute to an environment in which team members feel valued and included, respected for their individual differences and motivated to fully utilize their capabilities in achieving desired business results.

9. Communicate fully with superiors, subordinates, and others who have a 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.

 

Ever wonder what it is like to belong to this global company?  Here are some reasons to join us: http://bit.ly/WorkingatKC !  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 / EXPERIENCE:
The position requires knowledge and ability associated with a Bachelors Degree in Business or Logistics. The ideal candidate would have at least 7 – 10 years of broad logistics experience along with 3-5 years experience managing people. Prefer a strong understanding of forecasting/replenishment systems and processes as well as an understanding of sales and operations planning. This position requires the ability to effectively influence and interact with Kimberly-Clark’s retail customers and internal functional teams while maintaining a high degree of resiliency and composure. Ability to negotiate, plan, organize, analyze, problem solve and motivate are also essential to success.

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, nearly a quarter of the world’s population trust K-C’s 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 a 143-year history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

 

 

 

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 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 or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

 

Job: Electrical Engineer for High Speed Equipment | AR

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Title:  Electrical Engineer  

Job #1400024A , Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Maumelle AR – north of Little Rock

Function: Operations

Reports to: Senior Manager

Direct reports: none

Product Line: Huggies Wipes

 

Interested? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and allow a discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark needs. ‘Wonder what it’s like to work for this company?  Here are some reasons to join us: http://bit.ly/WorkingatKC.

Position Summary:
The Electrical Engineer for this role will initiate, design, develop and optimize manufacturing and supporting processes. You should have expertise on high speed packaging equipment, drives, controls, Rockwell Motion Control, and a demonstrated ability to effectively provide specific project work direction to a broad range of team members. The incumbent reports to an Engineering Manager.

Responsibilities:
• Carries out all job responsibilities in a safe manner. Develop and deliver equipment and processes that meet safety requirements, policies and guidelines. Provides for the safety and well-being of operators, maintenance and other personnel.
• Leads single or multiple product or process improvement projects with a financial scope of up to $10 million from conception through commercialization and can support larger projects as a member of the project team. Lead Project Management from inception with specifying, selecting, procuring, installing, engineering check-outs and starting-up associated machinery. Receives direction from Engineering Manager or Senior Engineers in the form of specific objectives.
• Provides functional leadership and creativity in the initiation of design, development and optimization of base sheet manufacturing and converting processes to meet unit objectives.
• Develops knowledge and skills to be recognized for expertise and functional leadership in application of engineering principles, scientific analysis, problem solving and project management while providing advice and counsel to others.
• Seeks, recognizes, defines and solves complex technical issues to root cause.
• Participates in the development of others within the area of the incumbent’s expertise, including the creation of knowledge transfer documentation materials.

Qualifications:
• Requires a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology from an accredited College or University.
• Needs a minimum of 8 years engineering experience in a variety of technical or operational assignments in a high-speed consumer product manufacturing and/or staff environment.
• Should be able to demonstrate an ability to perform in cross-functional teams to achieve objectives within required timeframes.
• Experience with manufacturing control systems, such as: PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers); variable speed drives; HMI (Human Machine Interfaces) distributed control systems; instrumentation; power distribution.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with the following manufacturing control systems: Allen Bradley and/or Rockwell Automation PLC’s, and safety PLC’s; VS drives and servo drives; Honeywell TDC; Factory Talk SE/ME Allen Bradley HMI; instrumentation, Ethernet I/P networks, power distribution.
• In depth technical knowledge and expertise in tissue and/or towel converting and/or manufacturing.
• Up to 12 years of mill manufacturing and staff support or capital project assignments, including maintenance and asset support.
• Experience working with external technical service providers.
• Familiarity with high-speed manufacturing equipment machine startups.

 

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, nearly a quarter of the world’s population trust K-C’s 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 a 143-year history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark. 

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 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 or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Kimberly-Clark hiring a data-savvy Category Development Manager | AR

Title: Category Development Manager, Kimberly-Clark

Location: Rogers, Arkansas

 

Kimberly-Clark is leading the world in essentials for a better life. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with nearly 56,000 employees worldwide and operations in 35 countries, Kimberly-Clark posted sales of $19.1 billion in 2009. Kimberly-Clark’s global brands are sold in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people trust Kimberly-Clark products and the solutions they provide to make their lives better. With well-known family care and personal care brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Andrex, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Poise and Depend, we hold the No. 1 or No. 2 share position globally in more than 80 countries.

Lead development of category overviews and action plans
for assigned customers, utilizing category management
principles and strategies that will improve sales results
and deliver customer category objectives. Provide feedback
and recommendations on current systems, strategies,
initiatives, and processes to enhance the efficiency and
effectiveness of the overall program.

Supervise Category Analysts in the development and
implementation of category plans and analysis for
reasonableness and application of corporate best practices.

Must be knowledgeable of syndicated data, household panel
data, Geo-Demographic data, plan-o-gram analysis, shopper
research, and marketing concepts.

Interested for you or a friend?  Please contact me at Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com or leave a message at 469-665-5639 to set up a time to talk. Please refer to job #10818.  You can also directly apply for job #10818 at http://bit.ly/10818-CatMgr after setting up a profile.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree or equivalent is required.
Minimum of 5-7 years brand sales, category management or market research experience.
Working knowledge of scan data, panel data and syndicated services such as IRI, AC Nielson.
Previous experience in the CPG industry.

Preferred Qualifications:

Customer experience is strongly preferred.
Significant experience within project management, customer relations, and business analysis

Kimberly-Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer.