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Procurement JOB: Commodity Sr. Specialist – Flexible Packaging

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Title:  Commodity Sr. Specialist – Flexible Packaging

Job #160000PQ, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI just south of Green Bay ((live here – https://www.youtube.com/embed/ljQ6240Klvc)

Function: Procurement

Reports to: Director of Materials Procurement

Scope: This position works closely with the business units and cross-functional teams with regional annual purchases typically up to $100M.

Summary:

Responsible for leading commodity sourcing activities for Flexible Packaging in support of KCNA and KCP to meet/ exceed business and customer requirements. Leads the supplier selection, development, and overall supplier management processes including managing the entire contract life cycle from request for proposal (RFP) to supplier exit utilizing a structured strategic sourcing process.

Key Accountabilities 
• Work with business and customers to develop and implement strategic plans that drive value for the category based on an understanding of business unit and customer needs, the supply market, spend baseline and evolution, and benchmarking.
• Research, select, develop and maintain adequate sources of supply to ensure that the requirements of the category are met.
• Balance strategy development with the tactical execution necessary to execute cost reduction and other value creation projects/ initiatives.
• Develop and execute strategic multi-year plans in co-ordination with Global Commodity Director.
• Analyze and execute various strategic sourcing levers that can be utilized to reduce Total Cost of Ownership and Total Landed Cost for the assigned commodity utilizing appropriate financial models.
• Achieve value creation targets.  

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!

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.

Required Qualifications: 

• Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, engineering or related discipline.
5 or more years of relevant experience in Planning, Procurement, Mill/ Plant, Product Supply, R&E or related experience.
• Experience conducting analyses and developing and implementing recommendations/ action plans based on those analyses.
• Effective communication/ presentation skills.
• Successful application of problem-solving methodology and innovative solution development.
Desirable Qualifications and experience: 
• Experience with processes related to film manufacturing and coating technologies
• Strategic planning skills with ability to develop cost effective and innovative sources of supply
• Outstanding quantitative and data analysis skills
• Strong project management and process improvement skills
• Excellent negotiation, interpersonal, and leadership skills
• Change agent with ability to influence at all levels of the organization
• Problem solving experience in reducing total costs and improving processes
• Experience participating on or leading cross-functional teams working on Strategic Sourcing activities such as RFQ’s, Supplier Selection, Supplier Relationship Management, and Risk Assessment.
• Six Sigma and Lean training
• Purchasing system experience (e.g. Ariba, SAP, Oracle)

 

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.

 

 

 

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Procurement JOB: Commodity Specialist – Films

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Title: Commodity Specialist – Films

Job #1600009R, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI just south of Green Bay (live here – https://www.youtube.com/embed/ljQ6240Klvc)

Function: Procurement

Reports to: Team Lead for Direct Materials

Scope:Regional and/or Global annual purchases across multiple business units. Value of purchases typically would be $25 – $100M.

Summary:

Responsible for leading North American commodity sourcing for assigned categories in support of KCNA and KCP to meet/ exceed business and customer requirements. Leads the supplier selection, development, and overall supplier management processes including managing the entire contract life cycle from request for proposal (RFP) to supplier exit utilizing a structured strategic sourcing process.

Key Accountabilities 

  • Work with business and customers to develop and implement strategic plans that drive value for the category based on an understanding of business unit and customer needs, the supply market, spend baseline and evolution, and benchmarking.
    • Research, select, develop and maintain adequate sources of supply to ensure that the requirements of the category are met.
    • Balance strategy development with the tactical execution necessary to execute cost reduction and other value creation projects/ initiatives.
    • Develop and execute strategic, global, multi-year plans in co-ordination with Global Commodity Manager.
    • Analyze and execute various strategic sourcing levers that can be utilized to reduce Total Cost of Ownership and Total Landed Cost for the assigned commodity utilizing appropriate financial models.
    • Achieve value creation targets.  

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!

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.

Required Qualifications: 
• Bachelor’s Degree in business, supply chain, engineering or related discipline
• 2 or more years of relevant experience in Planning, Procurement, Mill/ Plant, Product Supply, R&E or related experience.

  • Experience conducting analyses and developing and implementing recommendations/ action plans based on those analyses.
    • Effective communication/ presentation skills.
    • Successful application of problem-solving methodology and innovative solution development.

Desirable Qualifications and experience: 

  • Experience with processes related to film manufacturing and coating technologies
    • Strategic planning skills with ability to develop cost effective and innovative sources of supply
    • Outstanding quantitative and data analysis skills
    • Strong project management and process improvement skills
    • Excellent negotiation, interpersonal, and leadership skills
    • Change agent with ability to influence at all levels of the organization
    • Problem solving experience in reducing total costs and improving processes
    • Experience participating on or leading cross-functional teams working on Strategic Sourcing activities such as RFQ’s, Supplier Selection, Supplier Relationship Management, and Risk Assessment.
    • Six Sigma and Lean training
    • Purchasing system experience (e.g. Ariba, SAP, Oracle)

 

 

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.

JOBS: Procurement Specialist with Kimberly-Clark | WI

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Title:  Procurement Specialist

Job #1600004L and 1600009R, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI just south of Green Bay

Function: Procurement and Supply Chain

Reports to: Manager of Procurement

 

Scope/Categories 
Regional and/or Global annual purchases across multiple business units. Value of purchases typically would be $25 – $100M.

Categories: 1.) Contract Packaging (CoPack, POP Displays , and other direct materials and services (for 1600004L); 2.) Component Films and Release Liner ( for 1600009R)

Responsible for leading North American commodity sourcing for assigned categories in support of KCNA and KCP to meet/ exceed business and customer requirements. Leads the supplier selection, development, and overall supplier management processes including managing the entire contract life cycle from request for proposal (RFP) to supplier exit utilizing a structured strategic sourcing process.

Key Accountabilities
• Work with business and customers to develop and implement strategic plans that drive value for the category based on an understanding of business unit and customer needs, the supply market, spend baseline and evolution, and benchmarking.
• Research, select, develop and maintain adequate sources of supply to ensure that the requirements of the category are met.
• Balance strategy development with the tactical execution necessary to execute cost reduction and other value creation projects/ initiatives.
• Develop and execute strategic, global, multi-year plans in co-ordination with Global Commodity Manager.
• Analyze and execute various strategic sourcing levers that can be utilized to reduce Total Cost of Ownership and Total Landed Cost for the assigned commodity utilizing appropriate financial models.
• Achieve value creation targets.

 

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!

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.

 

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in business, supply chain, engineering or related discipline
3 or more years of relevant experience in Planning, Procurement, Mill/ Plant, Product Supply, R&E or related experience.
• Experience conducting analyses and developing and implementing recommendations/ action plans based on those analyses.
• Effective communication/ presentation skills.
• Successful application of problem-solving methodology and innovative solution development.

Desirable Qualifications and experience:
Experience with processes related to Contract Packaging and Displays OR Experience with processes related to film manufacturing and coating technologies 
• Strategic planning skills with ability to develop cost effective and innovative sources of supply
• Outstanding quantitative and data analysis skills
• Strong project management and process improvement skills
• Excellent negotiation, interpersonal, and leadership skills
• Change agent with ability to influence at all levels of the organization
• Problem solving experience in reducing total costs and improving processes
• Experience participating on or leading cross-functional teams working on Strategic Sourcing activities such as RFQ’s, Supplier Selection, Supplier Relationship Management, and Risk Assessment.
• Six Sigma and Lean training
Purchasing system experience (e.g. Ariba, SAP, Oracle)

 

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.

 

 

JOB:Indirect Services Procurement Specialist | WI

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Title: Indirect Services Procurement Specialist   

Job #1500030T  Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI just south of Green Bay

Function: Procurement

Reports to: Sr. Manager of Indirect Procurement

Direct reports: none

Abbreviated

Position Purpose:
At Kimberly-Clark we spend hundreds of millions of dollars with suppliers every year. Our sourcing team ensures we have strong relationships with internal stakeholders so that we understand the business needs and develop effective category sourcing strategies that drive value, so that Kimberly-Clark can continue to invest in innovative new products and customer relationships.  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!

The Associate Procurement Specialist is responsible for supporting the strategic sourcing of services for the Clinical Affairs Group, Research and Engineering, and Real Estate. The incumbent works to engage stakeholders and develop strategies to achieve cost savings, working capital, and business financial goals. In addition, the incumbent will own and lead the strategic sourcing of other corporate services that are smaller in scope. The incumbent will lead the supplier selection, development, and overall supplier management, including managing the entire contract life cycle from Request for Proposal to supplier exit utilizing a structured strategic sourcing process. This position works closely with the Business Unit Marketing stakeholders and other functions regarding the application and integration of procurement philosophies and techniques to meet the needs of internal customer requirements from a category sourcing perspective.

Customers and Customer Expectations

Key Customers:
Broad base that could include: Global Procurement team, business management, finance, A/P, receiving, ITS, transportation, operations, R&D, internal control, marketing, planning, engineering, or other personnel involved in the implementation of business strategies where sourcing plays a role.

Customer Expectations:
• Knowledgeable in their commodity or service. Develops robust strategies based on this knowledge.
• Develop thought leadership for the strategic sourcing of the categories for which they are responsible.
• Develop pricing agreements and contracts with suppliers.
• Knowledgeable of market conditions for service purchases.
• Work in conjunction with functions, business units and suppliers to identify services to be strategically sourced
• Lead formal supplier performance management reviews, where applicable
• Communication of category strategy and status to senior management to ensure alignment.

Scope 

Utilizing a structured strategic sourcing process you will:
• Work with internal customers to develop sourcing strategies for specific purchases or commodities which will best meet business needs at lowest sustainable costs
• Identify, evaluate, and select suppliers which best meet business needs.
• Solicit, evaluate, negotiate, and award contracts for specific purchases (complex technical, commercial, and/or financial aspects) as well as administer contracts as required
• Analyze Supply Base, reduce Risk, assess and optimize Total Cost
Dimensions:
Regional and/or Global annual purchases across multiple business units.
Value of purchases typically would be in the $50-$100 million range.

Principal 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 and benchmarking. Effectively document, communicate and gain buy-in for the strategy.

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.

Ability to successfully reach business objectives through supplier negotiations. Analyzes market and supply dynamics related to supplier proposals to develop a matrix of negotiation scenarios. Engages business leaders to align on acceptable negotiation outcomes. Develops counterarguments, opening positions, and plan for executing negotiations.

Leads the development of risk analyses, assessments and mitigation plans for their category. Manage our supplier network for assigned commodities to provide sufficient services to meet our highest short-range requirements, protect against temporary service interruptions and provide for our long-range growth needs. Develop and execute a plan to quickly and effectively manage a service interruption.

Interacts with business units to develop, engage and lead supplier relationships for extracting the greatest value in cost, security of service, risk management, sustainability and innovation. Manage the ongoing performance of our suppliers including objective setting and supplier evaluations where warranted.

Comprehend and provide constructive input on legal contract documents related to purchasing terms, conditions, indemnification, intellectual property ownership, etc.

Knowledgeable about the markets and how they affect price, availability, or supply chain logistics. Will use specific market analysis to predict behavior and service risks to the organization. Will adjust strategy to minimize effect of market change. May provide market analysis to customers and advice to others within procurement.

Forecast timely price and availability information on assigned commodities for the various consuming businesses and communicate this information to appropriate personnel in the company so it is properly integrated into business strategy and decision-making.

Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of corporate policies and procedures, as well as related governmental laws and regulations to ensure purchasing activities are conducted within the parameters of each.

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.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or related discipline
• 2 or more years’ of experience in procurement

Preferred Qualifications:
• Procurement experience in Indirect Services

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.

 

 

 

Procurement Consultant – Device Raw Material Commodity Manager

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Title: Procurement Consultant – Device Raw Material Commodity Manager

Job #150002JZ, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Alpharetta GA

Function: Procurement

Reports to: Manager Strategic Procurement

Scope: Value of spend managed typically would be in the $25 Million to $50 Million range and/ or includes a large number of suppliers (100+).

 

Position Purpose:

At Halyard Health we spend $700 Million dollars with vendors every year. Our team ensures we have strong relationships with internal stakeholders so we understand the business needs and develop effective sourcing strategies that drive value and reduce risk, so Halyard Health can continue to invest in innovative new products and customer relationships.

 

The Procurement Consultant reports to the Strategic Procurement Manager and is responsible to manage assigned commodities, suppliers, and purchases to meet customer needs.   Utilizing a structured sourcing process, the Procurement Consultant handles high dollar category sourcing and contract negotiations. The Procurement Consultant provides technical direction, advice, and counsel on a wide array of procurement issues, bringing broad depth and breadth of experience to handle buying in complex and/or rapidly changing marketplaces. Seeks opportunities for vertical integration, strategic partnerships to enable growth and ensure continuity of business.

 

Customers:

Broad base of customers could include: Global Procurement, Business Management, Finance, A/P, Receiving, ITS, Distribution, Operations, R&E, Internal Control, Marketing, Planning, Engineering, or other personnel involved in the implementation of business strategies where sourcing plays a role.

 

Principal Accountabilities: 

  • Develops thorough category strategies to drive value for their categories based on an understanding of business unit needs, the supply market, spend baseline, evolution and benchmarking.   Effectively document, communicate and gain buy-in for the strategies.
  • Research, select, develop and maintain adequate sources of supply to ensure that the requirements of the categories are met with the optimum quality, service and cost to use.
  • Ability to successfully reach business objectives through supplier negotiations. Analyzes market and supply dynamics related to supplier proposals to develop a matrix of negotiation scenarios.  Engages business leaders to align on acceptable negotiation outcomes.  Develops a negotiation trade plan, counterarguments, opening positions, and plan for executing negotiations.
  • Leads the development of risk analyses, assessments and mitigation plans for categories of spend.  Manage supplier network for assigned commodities to provide sufficient materials and services to meet highest short-range requirements, protect against temporary supply interruptions and provide for long-range growth needs. Develop and execute a plan to quickly and effectively manage any supply interruptions.
  • Interacts with business units to develop, engage and lead supplier relationships for extracting the greatest value in cost, security of supply, risk management, sustainability and innovation. Manage the ongoing performance of our suppliers including objective setting and supplier evaluations where warranted.
  • Comprehend and provide constructive input on legal contract documents related to purchasing terms, conditions, indemnification, intellectual property ownership, etc.
  • Knowledgeable about the markets and how they affect price, availability, or supply chain logistics. Will use specific market analysis to predict behavior and supply risks to the organization. Will adjust strategies to minimize effect of market change. May provide market analysis to customers and advice to others within procurement.
  • Forecast timely price and availability information on assigned commodities for the various consuming businesses and communicate this information to appropriate personnel in the company so it is properly integrated into business strategy and decision-making.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of corporate policies and procedures, as well as related governmental laws and regulations to ensure purchasing activities are conducted within the parameters of each.
  • Contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve both their individual and team contributions to achieve desired business results.
  • Communicate fully with superiors, subordinates and others who have need to know in a way that is timely, complete, concise; candid, accurate; clear, and responsive.  Be informative without being obtrusive or vexatious.

 

Interested? You can contact D.Beach@Accenture.com to receive more information on this job.  

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or related discipline
  • 8 or more years of relevant experience
  • Operates with minimal business direction
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in a procurement processes and driving business results through influence and leadership

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in strategic sourcing of key direct materials as well as a background in sourcing product development activity
  • Commercial awareness beyond Procurement
  • Strong quantitative, cost modeling, and data analysis skills
  • Strong Supplier Relationship Management skills
  • Strong project management and process improvement skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent negotiation, interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • Change agent with ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Problem solving experience in reducing total costs, improving processes and reducing supplier risk
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration or related field
  • Six Sigma, Lean, or equivalent training
  • CPM or CPIM (APICS) certification
  • Purchasing system experience (SAP)

Halyard Health [NYSE: HYH] is a medical technology company focused on preventing infection, eliminating pain and speeding recovery for healthcare providers and their patients. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, Halyard is committed to addressing some of today’s most important healthcare needs, such as preventing healthcare-associated infections and reducing the use of narcotics while helping patients move from surgery to recovery. Halyard’s business segments — Surgical and Infection Prevention and Medical Devices — develop, manufacture and market clinically superior solutions that improve medical outcomes and business performance in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit www.halyardhealth.com.

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

 

 

Halyard 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.

Kimberly-Clark hiring Strategic Sourcing Manager | GA WI

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Title:    Strategic Sourcing Manager

Job #150001SN , Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI or Roswell GA

Function: Procurement

Reports to: Team Lead Manager

Direct reports: none

Scope: Experience buying hardware, software, telecom, SAAS and other strategic IT areas a must.
Position Purpose:

The Strategic Sourcing Manager is responsible for the timely and cost-effective strategic sourcing of complex goods and services in accordance with corporate policies and procedures. This position works closely with the business units regarding the application and integration of procurement philosophies and techniques to meet the needs of internal customer requirements from a category sourcing perspective.
Customers and Customer Expectations:
Broad base of customers that could include: Global Procurement team, business management, finance, A/P, receiving, ITS, transportation, operations, R&D, internal control, marketing, planning, engineering, or other personnel involved in the implementation of business strategies where sourcing plays a role.

Customer Expectations:

Fully knowledgeable in their commodity or service. Develops robust strategies based on this knowledge. Experience buying hardware, software, telecom, SAAS and other strategic IT areas a must. 
Serve as a thought leader to the rest of the organization for the strategic sourcing of the categories for which they are responsible.
Expert level knowledge of IT categories and market trends
Provide timely execution of earlier supplier selection into the product development cycle
Procure assigned goods and services which provide the best overall value to KC.
Develop pricing agreements and systems contracts with suppliers.
Knowledgeable of market conditions for goods/services purchases.
Work in conjunction with business units and suppliers to identify new materials to be strategically sourced
Lead formal supplier performance management reviews, where applicable
Communication of category strategy and status to senior management to ensure alignment.
Manage through a commodity, service or inventory crisis

Scope:
The incumbent typically reports a Manager within Procurement and is responsible for managing assigned commodities, suppliers, and purchases to meet customer needs.

Utilizing a structured sourcing process you will handle high dollar category sourcing and contract negotiations. In other cases, you will dissect the requirements communicated by the business and express the elements in familiar “category” terms so we can benefit from the value available in a competitive marketplace.

Principal 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 and benchmarking. Effectively document, communicate and gain buy-in for the strategy.

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.

Ability to successfully reach business objectives through supplier negotiations. Analyzes market and supply dynamics related to supplier proposals to develop a matrix of negotiation scenarios. Engages business leaders to align on acceptable negotiation outcomes. Develops counterarguments, opening positions, and plan for executing negotiations.

Leads the development of risk analyses, assessments and mitigation plans for their category. Manage our supplier network for assigned commodities to provide sufficient materials and services to meet our highest short-range requirements, protect against temporary supply interruptions and provide for our long-range growth needs. Develop and execute a plan to quickly and effectively manage a supply interruption.

Interacts with business units to develop, engage and lead supplier relationships for extracting the greatest value in cost, security of supply, risk management, sustainability and innovation. Manage the ongoing performance of our suppliers including objective setting and supplier evaluations where warranted.

Comprehend and provide constructive input on legal contract documents related to purchasing terms, conditions, indemnification, intellectual property ownership, etc.

Knowledgeable about the markets and how they affect price, availability, or supply chain logistics. Will use specific market analysis to predict behavior and supply risks to the organization. Will adjust strategy to minimize effect of market change. May provide market analysis to customers and advice to others within procurement.

Forecast timely price and availability information on assigned commodities for the various consuming businesses and communicate this information to appropriate personnel in the company so it is properly integrated into business strategy and decision-making.

Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of corporate policies and procedures, as well as related governmental laws and regulations to ensure purchasing activities are conducted within the parameters of each.

Contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve both their individual and team contributions to achieve desired business results.

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

 

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.

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferably in business, engineering or related)
  • Experience in a purchasing commodity group

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience working with software licensing
  • 5 or more years’ experience including mill and staff

 

 

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.

 

Halyard Health hiring Procurement Consultant for Raw Materials | GA

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Title: Procurement Consultant – Device Raw Materials – Commodity Manager

Company: Halyard Health Corporation: NYSE: HYH

Location: Alpharetta GA just north of Atlanta

Function: Procurement

Reports to: Procurement Manager III

Scope: Global 

Position Purpose:

At Halyard Health we spend $700 Million dollars with vendors every year. Our team ensures we have strong relationships with internal stakeholders so we understand the business needs and develop effective sourcing strategies that drive value and reduce risk, so Halyard Health can continue to invest in innovative new products and customer relationships.

 

The Procurement Consultant reports to the Strategic Procurement Manager and is responsible to manage assigned commodities, suppliers, and purchases to meet customer needs.  Value of spend managed typically would be in the $25 Million to $50 Million range and/ or includes a large number of suppliers (100+).  Utilizing a structured sourcing process, the Procurement Consultant handles high dollar category sourcing and contract negotiations. The Procurement Consultant provides technical direction, advice, and counsel on a wide array of procurement issues, bringing broad depth and breadth of experience to handle buying in complex and/or rapidly changing marketplaces. Seeks opportunities for vertical integration, strategic partnerships to enable growth and ensure continuity of business.

Customers:

Broad base of customers could include: Global Procurement, Business Management, Finance, A/P, Receiving, ITS, Distribution, Operations, R&E, Internal Control, Marketing, Planning, Engineering, or other personnel involved in the implementation of business strategies where sourcing plays a role.

Principal Accountabilities: 

  • Develops thorough category strategies to drive value for their categories based on an understanding of business unit needs, the supply market, spend baseline, evolution and benchmarking.   Effectively document, communicate and gain buy-in for the strategies.
  • Research, select, develop and maintain adequate sources of supply to ensure that the requirements of the categories are met with the optimum quality, service and cost to use.
  • Ability to successfully reach business objectives through supplier negotiations. Analyzes market and supply dynamics related to supplier proposals to develop a matrix of negotiation scenarios.  Engages business leaders to align on acceptable negotiation outcomes.  Develops a negotiation tradeplan, counterarguments, opening positions, and plan for executing negotiations.
  • Leads the development of risk analyses, assessments and mitigation plans for categories of spend.  Manage supplier network for assigned commodities to provide sufficient materials and services to meet highest short-range requirements, protect against temporary supply interruptions and provide for long-range growth needs. Develop and execute a plan to quickly and effectively manage any supply interruptions.
  • Interacts with business units to develop, engage and lead supplier relationships for extracting the greatest value in cost, security of supply, risk management, sustainability and innovation. Manage the ongoing performance of our suppliers including objective setting and supplier evaluations where warranted.
  • Comprehend and provide constructive input on legal contract documents related to purchasing terms, conditions, indemnification, intellectual property ownership, etc.
  • Knowledgeable about the markets and how they affect price, availability, or supply chain logistics. Will use specific market analysis to predict behavior and supply risks to the organization. Will adjust strategies to minimize effect of market change. May provide market analysis to customers and advice to others within procurement.
  • Forecast timely price and availability information on assigned commodities for the various consuming businesses and communicate this information to appropriate personnel in the company so it is properly integrated into business strategy and decision-making.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of corporate policies and procedures, as well as related governmental laws and regulations to ensure purchasing activities are conducted within the parameters of each.
  • Contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve both their individual and team contributions to achieve desired business results.
  • Communicate fully with superiors, subordinates and others who have need to know in a way that is timely, complete, concise; candid, accurate; clear, and responsive.  Be informative without being obtrusive or vexatious.

Interested? Please send your resume to d.beach@accenture.com to start our process. We can then have a chat in the next few business days to discuss your fit versus your career plans.

Basic Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or related discipline
  • 8 or more years of relevant experience
  • Operates with minimal business direction
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in a procurement processes and driving business results through influence and leadership

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Experience in strategic sourcing of key direct materials
  • Commercial awareness beyond Procurement
  • Strong quantitative, cost modeling, and data analysis skills
  • Strong Supplier Relationship Management skills
  • Strong project management and process improvement skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent negotiation, interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • Change agent with ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Problem solving experience in reducing total costs, improving processes and reducing supplier risk
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration or related field
  • Six Sigma, Lean, or equivalent training
  • CPM or CPIM (APICS) certification
  • Purchasing system experience (SAP)

Halyard Health [NYSE: HYH] is a medical technology company focused on preventing infection, eliminating pain and speeding recovery for healthcare providers and their patients. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, Halyard is committed to addressing some of today’s most important healthcare needs, such as preventing healthcare-associated infections and reducing the use of narcotics while helping patients move from surgery to recovery. Halyard’s business segments — Surgical and Infection Prevention and Medical Devices — develop, manufacture and market clinically superior solutions that improve medical outcomes and business performance in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit http://www.halyardhealth.com. 

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. 

 

Halyard Health 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.

 

 

SW/HW Strategic Sourcing Manager – Kimberly-Clark | WI

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Title:     Procurement Consultant (Strategic Sourcing Manager IT) 

Job #140003UJ , Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI just south of Green Bay

Function: Supply Chain/Procurement

Reports to: Sr. Manager for Procurement

Position Summary:

The Procurement Consultant (Strategic Sourcing Manager) is responsible for the timely and cost-effective strategic sourcing of complex goods and services in accordance with corporate policies and procedures. This position works closely with the business units regarding the application and integration of procurement philosophies and techniques to meet the needs of internal customer requirements from a category sourcing perspective. This position is IT focused and the incumbent must have experience in IT buying.

Customers and Customer Expectations: 
Broad base of customers that could include: Global Procurement team, business management, finance, A/P, receiving, ITS, transportation, operations, R&D, internal control, marketing, planning, engineering, or other personnel involved in the implementation of business strategies where sourcing plays a role.

Customer Expectations: 

Fully knowledgeable in their commodity or service. Develops robust strategies based on this knowledge. Experience buying hardware, software, telecom, SAAS and other strategic IT areas a must.
Serve as a thought leader to the rest of the organization for the strategic sourcing of the categories for which they are responsible.
Expert level knowledge of IT categories and market trends
Provide timely execution of earlier supplier selection into the product development cycle
Procure assigned goods and services which provide the best overall value to KC.
Develop pricing agreements and systems contracts with suppliers.
Knowledgeable of market conditions for goods/services purchases.
Work in conjunction with business units and suppliers to identify new materials to be strategically sourced
Lead formal supplier performance management reviews, where applicable
Communication of category strategy and status to senior management to ensure alignment.
Manage through a commodity, service or inventory crisis

Scope: 
The incumbent typically reports a Manager within Procurement and is responsible for managing assigned commodities, suppliers, and purchases to meet customer needs.

Utilizing a structured sourcing process you will handle high dollar category sourcing and contract negotiations. In other cases, you will dissect the requirements communicated by the business and express the elements in familiar “category” terms so we can benefit from the value available in a competitive marketplace.

Principal 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 and benchmarking. Effectively document, communicate and gain buy-in for the strategy.

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.

Ability to successfully reach business objectives through supplier negotiations. Analyzes market and supply dynamics related to supplier proposals to develop a matrix of negotiation scenarios. Engages business leaders to align on acceptable negotiation outcomes. Develops counterarguments, opening positions, and plan for executing negotiations.

Leads the development of risk analyses, assessments and mitigation plans for their category. Manage our supplier network for assigned commodities to provide sufficient materials and services to meet our highest short-range requirements, protect against temporary supply interruptions and provide for our long-range growth needs. Develop and execute a plan to quickly and effectively manage a supply interruption.

Interacts with business units to develop, engage and lead supplier relationships for extracting the greatest value in cost, security of supply, risk management, sustainability and innovation. Manage the ongoing performance of our suppliers including objective setting and supplier evaluations where warranted.

Comprehend and provide constructive input on legal contract documents related to purchasing terms, conditions, indemnification, intellectual property ownership, etc.

Knowledgeable about the markets and how they affect price, availability, or supply chain logistics. Will use specific market analysis to predict behavior and supply risks to the organization. Will adjust strategy to minimize effect of market change. May provide market analysis to customers and advice to others within procurement.

Forecast timely price and availability information on assigned commodities for the various consuming businesses and communicate this information to appropriate personnel in the company so it is properly integrated into business strategy and decision-making.

Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of corporate policies and procedures, as well as related governmental laws and regulations to ensure purchasing activities are conducted within the parameters of each.

Contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve both their individual and team contributions to achieve desired business results.

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
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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferably in business, engineering or related)
  • Experience in a purchasing commodity group
  • Experience working with software licensing

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 5 or more years’ experience including mill and staff

 

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 63 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 a 135-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, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Hiring a Strategic Senior Consultant – Procurement | GA

 

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Title: Strategic Senior Consultant – Procurement   

Job #140003VD , Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA, just north of Atlanta

Function: Procurement

Reports to: Director of Procurement

Direct reports:

Product Line: Nonwovens

Scope: Global and across functions

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 63 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 a 135-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. 

At Kimberly-Clark we spend hundreds of millions of dollars with suppliers every year. Our sourcing team ensures we have strong relationships with internal stakeholders so that we understand the business needs and develop effective category sourcing strategies that drive value, so that Kimberly-Clark can continue to invest in innovative new products and customer relationships. 

This position supports the Global Procurement leader. Expectations for this role include:

  • Leads massive data analysis effort in condensed time frames for mega/global/multi-regional sourcing initiatives
  • Support the effort of building central repository of global category management center of excellence
  • Manages and facilitates the “Build for Success” programs to ensure timely execution across all disciplines
  • Creates and maintains visual workplace standard work and metrics, including scorecards
  • Manage and address questions related to GSA (Global Spend Analytics) and assist in the generation of required reports to the global team and business stakeholders.
  • Maintain the KCP Purchasing Sharepoint Site.
  • Develop, coordinate and follow-up on strategic Talent Management/OGSIM initiatives.
  • Work with the GPA (Global Procurement Academy) to coordinate logistics related to training and group activities with Global and Sub-regional managers.
  • Identify local trainers for purchasing and other areas such as finance or legal.
  • Perform spend analysis for KCP business to identify opportunities for additional value.
  • Prepare highlights / presentations for the monthly update on Cost Transformation goals
  • Provide input / verification to the Global Analyst on pricing forecast for KCP specific needs.

This position works closely with the business units regarding the application and

integration of procurement philosophies and techniques to meet the needs of

internal customer requirements from a category sourcing perspective. This role

facilitates senior leader meetings between Kimberly-Clark Purchasing and our

strategic business partners to drive innovation and value creation. Change

management skills are critical to success. 

Customers and Customer Expectations:
Broad base of customers that could include: Global Procurement team, business management, finance, A/P, receiving, ITS, transportation, operations, R&D, internal control, marketing, planning, engineering, or other personnel involved in the implementation of business strategies where sourcing plays a role.

Customer Expectations:

  • Fully knowledgeable in procurement consulting practices and business solutions.
  • Develops robust strategies based on this knowledge.
  • Support global category leaders to execute major sourcing initiatives.
  • Serve as a thought leader to the rest of the organization for strategic sourcing ideas, cost transformation value driven initiatives, and written communication standards.
  • Knowledgeable of market conditions for goods/services purchases.
  • Leads, schedules and facilitates leadership meetings between purchasing and strategic business partners.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills is a must.

Scope:

Typically reports to a Director within Procurement and is responsible for managing all data analytics related to FORCE (internal savings program ) savings and facilitate training needs with the GPA team.

The individual must work across multiple functions within the entire Integrated Supply Chain and use influencing skills to manage their success.

Utilize consulting experience to teach the global purchasing team new skills sets to enable them to become a world class procurement organization. Be a visionary
Principal Accountabilities: 

  • Ability to clearly articulate FORCE updates with senior leadership.
  • Concisely pull together reports highlighting month over month changes related to cost transformation goals.
  • Work strategically across different organizational functions to develop great working relationships.
  • Proactively provide solutions to complex issues that negatively impact cost transformation goals.
  • Is a strategic thought leader sought out by individuals for opinions and suggestions.
  • Lead and develop comprehensive business reviews with standard work process.
  • Knowledgeable about the markets and how they affect price, availability, or supply chain logistics. Will use specific market analysis to predict behavior and supply risks to the organization. May provide market analysis to customers and advice to others within procurement.
  • Contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve both their individual and team contributions to achieve desired business results.
  • 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

Interested? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information.   Sending your resume can allow the start of our process in discussing your career plans versus the needs of our client.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, engineering or related discipline
  • Demonstrated knowledge and extensive experience in a major international purchasing commodity group
  • 5 or more years consulting experience with multiple business/multiple regions exposure
  • Experience in leading by example and leading by influencing
  • Project Management experience
  • Experience working cross-functionally across multiple business lines

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master degree
  • Experience in working with multiple virtual teams globally simultaneously

 

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, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Kimberly-Clark seeks a Global Commodity Manager | WI or GA

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Title:   Global Commodity Manager

Company: Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Job #140002HS

Location: Neenah WI (south of Green Bay) or Roswell GA (near Atlanta)

Function: Procurement (Fasteners, Elastics & Peel Strip)

Reports to: Director Nonwovens & Component Film

Scope: $150-180 million spend

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people – nearly a quarter of the world’s population – trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With a 135-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.

 

Abbreviated job description from the website.

The Global Commodity Manager sets the global strategy for a specific category, (Fasteners, Elastics & Peel Strip) ensuring K-C is leveraging its global volumes, spend and relationships in a way that benefits K-C as an enterprise. They would also ensure implementation and compliance with global strategy across all of K-C.

This is an excellent opportunity for highly-motivated candidates to develop further their existing leadership skills and experience within the Global Procurement Organization. This position is a vital and strategic position for K-C in a fast moving and dynamic global market, and requires creative and innovative procurement leadership skills to secure the lowest cost in use with sustainable supply and quality materials for K-C. The Fasteners, Elastics & Peel Strip position is a highly valued and respected position in the market and carries responsibilities to drive and shape market expectations to create value for K-C. We encourage candidates who meet the requirements below to apply.

 Position Summary

Setting category strategy

• Sets global strategy aligned to business needs and reviews on a regular basis
• Sets aggressive targets for cost reduction globally
• Responsible for providing expert-level category knowledge, with knowledge of the supply base and global market
• Creates global execution plan (Global categories)
• Present category strategy to the Global Procurement Council (GPC) for approval
• Understands global benchmarks (pricing and practices)
• Lead regional category strategy reviews to ensure they are aligned with the global strategy
• Maximize best practice tools and techniques delivered as part of the global procurement academy
• Drive CI / Lean within the procurement team and work with customers on their lean initiatives

Supplier relationship management (Global categories)

• Primary face to the supplier
• Owns and manages supplier relationship
• Negotiates on behalf of the K-C enterprise
• Drive innovation with all suppliers along with CI / Lean within their organizations to drive additional value
• Guarantee continuity of supply and deliver exceptional value to the business
• Maximize cost savings and value creation with all supplies to improve K-C’s level of profitability.
• Maintain close, co-operative relationships with key customers including R&E, mill process teams, product development and sales & marketing

Leadership & people development

• Represents the category at global meetings as appropriate
• Develops tools for regional buyers
• Develop regional buyer capabilities and successors for your role
• Ensure that internal control requirements are met in an efficient and effective manner
• Drive cross category and cross regional relationships to leverage greater value and opportunities

Global alignment

• Solicits input on a regular basis from regional buyers and incorporates into strategy
• Engages category stakeholders as needed to understand business unit needs
• Shares best practices and wins within the category across all regions
• Challenges and pushes team to achieve aggressive savings targets
• Escalates alignment issues to Global Procurement Leadership (GPL)
• Ensures regional alignment with global strategy
• Understands and manages regional differences
• Drive cross regional collaboration and team building to swipe best practices and ideas

Knowledge development

• Develops and maintains knowledge-base of the category
• Keeps current framework of operations to ensure transfer of knowledge over time
• Develop a passion for the category and become recognized internally and externally as an expert
• Develop knowledge of all fiber to leverage K-C’s position and drive lower cost in use sustainable supply options

Interested?  You can also contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information.   Sending your resume can allow a more intelligent discussion between your career goals and Kimberly-Clark’s business needs.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education required/ preferred: University degree or procurement relevant equivalent experience
Experience: Minimum of 5 year’s experience in procurement or closely related field with multiple business exposure. 15 years in procurement or related fields with multiple business exposure preferred. Experience working with global focus preferred. Ability to do 50% travel.

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, or any other characteristic protected by law.