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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.

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QUALIFICATIONS:

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

 

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

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people – nearly a quarter of the world’s population – trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

 

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

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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JOB: Senior Director of Sales Planning | WI

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Title:  Senior Director Sales Planning

Job # 761942, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

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

Function: Sales & Operations Planning

Reports to: VP Sales Strategy

Direct reports: 40-50

Summary of Position: 

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

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Roles and Responsibilities: 

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

 

Qualifications: 

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

 

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

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people – nearly a quarter of the world’s population – trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work.  If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

 

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

 

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based.  In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization.

 

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

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

JOB: Strategic Sourcing Manager, Packaging Equipment | WI

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Title: Strategic Sourcing Manager, Packaging Equipment   

Job #15000254 , Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI just south of Green Bay

Function: Machinery & Equipment Procurement Team

Reports to: Sr. Manager

Direct reports: none

Scope: over all BUs and spend between $100-200 million

 

At Kimberly-Clark we spend billions of dollars with suppliers every year. Our strategic sourcing team ensures that we engage with internal stakeholders to 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.

The Machinery & Equipment Procurement Team is seeking a Strategic Sourcing Manager to provide sourcing expertise for packaging equipment. Excellent project management, LEAN systems and relationship management skills are highly valued. We use innovative thinking and analysis to deliver results to the businesses we support.

The primary responsibilities for the role include defining K-C’s purchasing strategy for all packaging equipment to meet business needs; working with all five business units to define unique needs and encourage collaboration; and managing relationships with key suppliers and internal customers. A structured strategic sourcing process is used to manage the entire contract life cycle from Request for Proposal to supplier exit.

Utilizing this structured strategic sourcing process you will:
• Work with internal customers to develop sourcing strategies for specific purchases of categories which will best meet business needs at the lowest total cost of ownership.
• Identify, evaluate and select suppliers that meet the internal customer needs.
• Solicit, evaluate, negotiate and award contracts for specific purchases (technical, commercial and/or commercial aspects) as well as administer contracts as required.
• Analyze Supply Base, reduce Risk, and optimize the Total Cost.
• Lead or co-lead initiatives to eliminate waste and variability in the supply chain including planning, managing and implementing major projects in a repeatable process to realize results.

 

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Minimum/Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a related discipline
5 years or more of work experience in an engineering, procurement, operations or similar role (including plant and/or staff experiences).
Experience working with packaging equipment and automation is strongly preferred
• Experience in leading by influence
• Travel 25% of the time

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Electrical Project Engineer | CT

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Title: Electrical Project Engineer

Job # 150001XU, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: New Milford CT (right off Rt 202 near Danbury)

Function: Product Supply

Reports to: Sr. Manager Engineering

Product lines: Family Care

 

Position Summary:
Electrical Engineers at Kimberly-Clark initiate design, develop, optimize and problem solve manufacturing processes in a manner that meets safety and performance expectations. The Electrical Engineer for this role will provide leadership and creativity in the exploration, design, development, optimization and problem solving for tissue manufacturing and converting. Candidates must have expertise across multiple technologies and will have demonstrated ability to effectively provide specific project work direction to a broad range of team members. The incumbent reports to an Engineering Team leader and receives direction in the form of general project objectives.

Responsibilities:
• 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. Receives direction from Engineering Manager or more Senior Engineers in the form of specific objectives.
• Provides functional leadership and creativity in the initiation of design, development and optimization of Tissue manufacturing and converting equipment and processes to meet unit objectives.
• Develops knowledge and skills to be recognized for expertise and functional leadership in application of engineering principles, scientific analysis and project management while providing advice and counsel to others.
• Carries out all job responsibilities in a safe manner. Develop equipment and processes that meet safety codes, policies and guidelines. Provides for the safety and well-being of operators, maintenance and other personnel.
• Seeks, recognizes, defines and solves problems to achieve unique objectives. Identifies complex technical issues to determine root cause.
• Participates in the development of others within the area of the incumbent’s expertise.

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Qualifications:
• Requires a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology from an accredited College or University.
• Requires a minimum of 4 years of experience in a variety of technical or operational assignments in a manufacturing environment.
• Requires experience with manufacturing control systems such as; Rockwell programming and PLC logic; variable speed motor drives; HMI (Human Machine Interfaces) distributed control systems; instrumentation; power distribution.
• Expertise in Electrical Engineering with a demonstrated ability to translate that knowledge into execution of process and capacity improvements in capital or expense projects.
• A demonstrated ability to perform in cross-functional teams to achieve project results within required time frames.
• Experience working with external technical service providers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Specific, in depth technical knowledge and expertise in tissue and/or towel manufacturing.
    • Up to 15 years of experience in a variety of plant and staff engineering assignments, including maintenance and operations.
    • Familiarity with machine startups.
    • Experience working with external technical service providers.

 

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: Asst. Treasurer, Capital Markets | TX

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Title:  Assistant Treasurer, Capital Markets

Company: Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Job# 150002MI

Location: HQ in Irving TX outside of Dallas

Function: Finance & Accounting

Reports to: Vp and Treasurer

Direct reports: five

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Assistant Treasurer, Capital Markets provides leadership and stewardship to drive and elevate Kimberly-Clark’s capital structure, financial risk, and funding decisions that best utilize financial resources for long-term growth.

 

The capital markets team is directly responsible for capital markets decisions, financial risk management including interest rates, currency, and commodity exposures, debt profile and liquidity optimization, working capital financing, and trade and structuring execution.  The team also provides strategic oversight of global pension plans, including the outsourced administration of the US Plan.

 

This position is considered a building block for succession to the Treasurer or other key Finance leadership roles.  The incumbent will demonstrate key K-C values/behaviors, and be accountable in inspiring and developing talent.  The incumbent will also create actionable financing plans that are aligned with enterprise strategies, build sustainable change, and provide valuable advice to senior leadership and internal and external customers.

 

Strong collaboration with cash management, international treasury, tax, accounting, legal, FP&A, and procurement team leaders.  Direct responsibility for external relationships including global banks, pension OCIO, and credit rating agencies.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Advise and execute key capital markets activities

o   Capital structure decisions including credit rating analytics, debt profile, cost of capital, covenants, financial flexibility, repatriation planning, dividend/share repurchase policies, and benchmarking

o   Forecasts of cash flow, scenarios, and metrics that drive domestic and international funding requirements, liquidity management, shareholder return strategies, and financial risk mitigation

o   Determine execution strategies to fund the company including revolver credit facility, public debt issuance, pension contribution and de-risking strategies, and working capital financing

o   Monitor and report on financial risk exposures and market activities and develop plans to manage or hedge key risks.  Primary accountability for global derivatives and currency trading strategies including counterparty management, trading, reporting, and value-at-risk used to manage currency, interest rate, and commodity risks.  Partner with In-House Bank services to execute centralization of global trading

o   Assist with M&A and structuring transactions

  • Inspire and accelerate cultural enablement and engagement with strong coaching, team development plans, recognition, feedback, storytelling, compliance and ethics, and smart-risk taking

o   Create 3-year vision to drive strategy and continuous improvement that aligns with other organizational objectives

o   Take focused action to strengthen global talent depth, development, and diversity

o   Develop and maintain customer relationships with appropriate senior leaders and business team leaders and financial institutions

  • Elevate sustainable change that drives continuous improvement and full potential planning initiatives

o   Leverage cross-functional centers of excellence in controllership, planning, tax, legal, shared services, and financial partners to elevate information and insights for action

o   Manage education and compliance with financial policy, metrics, and regulations

o   Responsible for the communication and implementation of all policies and procedures established by the company for investments, hedging, working capital financing, pension, and related accounting, tax, and legal requirements

o   Drive strategic improvements and best practices globally

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CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION:  KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

 

  • Accomplished in understanding of capital markets, complex transactions and analytics, FX trading, risk management, pension, accounting, legal, and tax. 
  • Bachelor’s degree with 10+ years of global treasury or corporate finance experience, including supervisory experience.  CFA, CPA, or MBA experience preferred.
  • Cultural fit within K-C values of authentic, accountable, innovative, and caring
  • Track record as a talent builder with excellent leadership capability, with ability to foster a positive and motivating work environment, encouraging feedback and innovation
  • Exceptional communicator, negotiator and influencer, both verbal and written
  • Strong analytical skills in financial analysis with modeling expertise
  • Demonstrated ability to build sustainable organizational change in a matrixed, global environment
  • Demonstrated ease with systems, process and data management
  • Demonstrated skill in business case development, with benchmarking internally and externally
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail and deadlines
  • Ability to manage and adapt well to change in direction and priority in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
  • Decisive yet collaborative and inclusive
  • Seeks to identify innovative solutions while also driving measurable continuous improvement
  • Potential to grow to a senior leadership position

 

 

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, 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.

 

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 several Senior Assoc. Brand Managers | WI

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Title:  Sr. Associate Brand Manager

Job #1500012V, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI just south of Green Bay

Function: Marketing/ Brand

Reports to: Brand Manager

Product Line: various

Scope: global

 

Position Summary
The primary purpose of this Senior Associate Brand Manager position is to lead key initiatives related to marketing planning & execution for the
Kimberly-Clark brands This role will report to a Senior Brand Manager..
Key customers include brand, sector and business unit management, R&E, customer development, IMP, design, agency partners, and product supply teams.

Responsibilities:
•Provide project and/or marketing leadership on key initiatives to help sustainably grow Kimberly-Clark Brand’s marketplace position
(e.g. new product launches, pricing initiatives, sku portfolio management, etc..)
•Analyzes consumer data, market share and sales reports to understand brand performance, product health and to track progress against
marketing initiatives and return on investment analysis for marketing program.
•Create compelling stories and make sound recommendations about the brand, competitive, category, customer or consumer trends to enhance
the brand’s equity and market performance.
•Lead translation of brand strategy, consumer/retailer segmentation and marketplace trends into executable DPSM guidance to the organization.
•Develop and implement distribution, packaging, shelving and merchandising strategies and plans
•Using business acumen in conjunction with marketing competency to influence and lead projects cross-functionally
•Engage strategic customer teams to collaboratively build growth plans
•Identify and develop relevant consumer and/or shopper insights
•Collaborate across BCC categories, to identify and proactively drive efficient brand building
•Actively Conducting both basic and in-depth analysis to identify problems, find trends, develop hypothesis, and drive the organization towards
decisions to strengthen the brand’s plan.

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.

Critical Skills/Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business/related field and minimum 5 years prior CPG experience
• Passionate about driving brand growth by better meeting consumer needs
• Strong analytical, decision making, influence, and communication skills
• Entrepreneur can-do attitude to find ways to break down growth barriers.
Ability to work independently (self-motivated) and complete projects within required timeframes
• Demonstrated positive energy to effectively represent brand internally and externally
• Motivated by challenges and possessing a robust sense of curiosity
• Ability to pull insights from multiple sources and synthesize into a compelling story for change
• Provide leadership to the integration team to help the team grow our business, our brand, and each other in a way that creates a culture of accountability and orientation towards greater results.
• Able to lead and inspire cross functional teams to deliver strong innovation plans and business results in a way that builds a passionate team culture that not only holds each other accountable, but also helps each other when necessary.

Preferred Qualifications: 
• MBA with an emphasis in Marketing
• Strong collaboration skills

Experience Preferred:
• 12 months to 2 years previous business experience
• Supporting complex business negotiations
• Supporting organizational change and influencing at the managerial level
• Leading/developing self and coaching other employees
• Data analysis & ability to drive insights and solutions from data analysis
• Previous marketing internship experience at a Fortune 500 consumer packaged goods corporation preferred
• Strong project and time management skills essential
• Applicants must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. on a regular, full-time basis.

 

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.

 

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: Procurement Strategy Leader | Kimberly-Clark | GA

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Title: Procurement Strategy Leader  

Job # 150000W9, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA campus just north of Atlanta

Function: Procurement

Reports to: Director of Procurement INF

Scope: global

Position Purpose:

At Kimberly-Clark, we spend billions with external suppliers every year. Our Global Procurement teams ensure that we have formal agreements and relationships in place with these suppliers to achieve the best value for the enterprise while mitigating risk, assuring supply continuity, and bringing innovation to customers.  These goals are achieved through the efforts of procurement teams around the world partnering with business stakeholders and suppliers to deliver the best total value.  To enable our Global Procurement teams and business unit stakeholders to meet their objectives, there is a critical need for a Procurement Strategy Manager to evaluate global improvement opportunities, to establish and execute a global strategy for Procurement, and to provide an actionable vision on near and long-term objectives.

Expectations for this role include:

  • Provide thought leadership on Procurement strategy and critical actions to support the goals of the business units and regions.
  • Coordinate with global category managers and regional procurement leaders to determine strategic needs and how to translate best practices into action.
  • Make clear recommendations and build an effective business case for near and long term strategic recommendations and influence stakeholders to support the plan.
  • Manage relationships with research providers and professional services firms to maintain and leverage best practices, innovation, and advanced procurement approaches.
  • Leverage input from team members to develop a robust set of recommendations on how to leverage the Infrastructure team’s capabilities to serve the needs of the Global Procurement Organization, business units, and regions.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with team members in the regions and business units to identify needs, gain feedback on Procurement’s support, and to implement actions to address gaps.  Create and lead a global network of procurement professionals and engagement managers to develop a globally aligned vision for business needs.  Develop and maintain a regional assessment of tactical requirements to fulfill these needs.
  • Provide insights and recommendations for advanced strategic sourcing approaches and influence stakeholders to adopt and execute these processes.
  • Provide consulting leadership by leveraging Continuous Improvement (CI) and hypothesis-based problem solving approach to collect information from stakeholders, evaluate insights, and develop recommendations to drive better outcomes.
  • Leverage spend visibility tools to highlight spend trends and develop the business case for change.
  • Provide analytical insights and strategic support to annual business planning, objective setting process, and strategic initiatives.
  • Build effective, logical, and clear communications to support business case development, executive briefings, staff meetings, and global communications.
  • Collaborate with Global Analytics Manager to determine data requirements for global category managers and regional procurement teams to develop full potential procurement strategies.
  • Manage regular cadence of Infrastructure team meetings to measure progress to targets and to address challenges and issues.
  • Provide project management support to strategic initiatives as needed.

 

This position works closely with global team leaders, regional procurement leaders, global category managers, and regional buyers to share insights on best practices and path to exceed business unit targets.  Effective change management, continuous improvement, communications, and process management skills are essential to the success of this role.

Customers and Customer Expectations:

Broad base of customers that could include: Global Procurement team, Regional Procurement teams, business unit leadership, Finance, ITS, Purchasing Operations (P2P and A/P), Legal, Supply Chain, and other personnel involved in the implementation of business strategies where Global and Regional Procurement play a role.

Customer Expectations:

  • Fully knowledgeable in procurement best practices, strategies for achieving incremental value, and core procurement processes.
  • Practical and experienced in designing and implementing sourcing programs that impact the bottom line, anticipate risks, consider implementation issues, and are sustainable.
  • Provides a clear rationale and effectively communicate the case for change.
  • Understands the demands on global category managers, regional buying teams, and the business to achieve total value targets and incorporates this understanding into design principles and actions.
  • Be flexible and responsive to the priorities of the business.
  • Serve as a thought leader for trends in best practices, practical solutions to complex sourcing requirements, and insights from data analytics and spend analysis.
  • Maintain a robust understanding of the needs of the business.
  • Maintain global networks and keep teams informed with critical information in an effective manner.
  • Accessible and open to feedback, responsive, and customer service oriented.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, trustworthy, and engaging.

Scope:

Reports to the Director of Global Procurement Infrastructure and is responsible for providing strategic support to critical initiatives and for collaborating with global leaders to develop near and long-term procurement strategy.  The individual must work across multiple regions of the Global Procurement Organization and Regional Supply Chain organizations to influence best practices and to achieve incremental value.  Candidate should utilize experience in problem-solving, business case development, and communications to inform and influence the Global Procurement Organization to align actions and execution to global vision.

Dimensions:

Manage procurement strategy, support strategic initiatives, develop critical insights, and influence stakeholders to achieve impact for the business.

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.

Qualifications / Education / Experience Required:

  •         Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, engineering or related discipline
  •         5 – 10 years business experience.  MBA preferred.
  •         Consulting experience in high paced, transformation-related environments with experience managing project teams.  Continuous improvement experience preferred.
  •         Procurement consulting experience highly preferred
  •         Minimum of 5 years in analytics role(s) including research and consulting
  •         Extensive experience in leading global teams
  •         Excellent oral and written communications skills and ability to create an effective business case
  •         Operates with limited business direction and deep knowledge of business and analytical process
  •         Demonstrated knowledge and experience in a major international procurement organization

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.

 

Finance Business Analyst – Global Consumer | CPG

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Title:  Finance Business Analyst – Global Consumer  

Job #140001WS, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Dallas TX – HQ site

Function: Global Sector Team

Reports to: Finance Director Global Consumer

From brands such as Huggies® and Kleenex® to medical devices and workplace solutions, Kimberly-Clark makes the essentials for a better life. We hold the No. 1 or No. 2 share position globally in more than 80 countries, but we’re not just changing diapers here. Our employees are changing the world for the better with innovative products that create new categories and push existing ones to a higher level. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

Position Summary: 
• Provide sector leadership with timely financial and operational analysis to facilitate sound business decisions in conjunction with the sector Finance Business Partner. Business clients require active participation in the ongoing management of the business. The incumbent is required to provide timely analysis (business and financial impacts) of discrete business projects or initiatives and serves as a key participant in sector business planning and FP&A processes.
• The Business Analyst provides a key source of financial expertise to the global consumer sector teams. Key customers include the global sector team Finance Business Partner, global marketing directors, corporate innovation leaders, and finance and accounting shared services team members. As an active contributor, and often ad hoc leader to several teams, the incumbent performs financial, business and strategic analyses and recommends courses of action that help enable the sector to meet its business and financial objectives. The incumbent also coordinates analyses and business activities across the corporate, regional, and global finance teams to ensure deadlines and objectives are achieved in an efficient manner.

Key Responsibilities: 
• Provide management with financial advice and counsel on all pertinent business matters by supplying ongoing, timely, and meaningful financial analysis of actual performance, business plans, and other discreet projects.
• Analyze regional sector plans, budgets and forecasts and recommend courses of action to achieve sector goals and to ensure profitable operations consistent with sound business management.
• Provide a source of business knowledge and problem-solving capabilities to assure sound analyses, recommendations, and actionable programs arise across a wide range of business or financial problems (innovation, advertising, sales promotion, and other investments).
• Coordinate, review, or develop capital investment proposals or major software requests and attendant financial evaluations, to ensure timely and profitable business decisions, and complete audits of projects to determine profitability and achievement or original objectives.
• Facilitate processes, and process improvements, to increase efficiency within the sector. Also, enhance the position by thoroughly reviewing all the various activities performed in order to improve the quality and productivity of services provided.
• Ensure application of established corporate financial controls via effective implementation and maintenance of financial policies and instructions; and by the establishment, maintenance and audit of control procedures.
• Demonstrate a commitment to quality performance through personal example by adopting a customer-based approach to business support. Personally demonstrate Kimberly-Clark’s leadership behaviors (build trust, make decisions, win consistently, think customer, continuously improve, build talent).

Interested? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on job #140001WS  .   Sending your resume can allow a more intelligent discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark needs.

Qualifications: 

• High degree of financial competence and ability to operate independently
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or a related field
• 5+ years of progressive financial / business analysis experience
• Strong communication and influencing skills and ability to influence without authority
• Demonstrable analytical skills with broad application of business, finance and economics principles

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in Business
• Experience providing financial expertise to Consumer Product businesses
• Experience in analyzing, cultivating, and commercializing product innovation
• Experience working and influencing in a matrix organization
• Previous work experience in a global / international environment

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.

 

Job open for HR Director in TX or GA | Kimberly-Clark

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Title:   Human Resources Director, Global Marketing

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE:KMB)

Location: Irving TX just outside of Dallas or Roswell GA just north of Atlanta

Function: Human Resources

Reports to: VP HR

From brands such as Huggies® and Kleenex® to medical devices and workplace solutions, Kimberly-Clark makes the essentials for a better life. We hold the No. 1 or No. 2 share position globally in more than 80 countries, but we’re not just changing diapers here. Our employees are changing the world for the better with innovative products that create new categories and push existing ones to a higher level. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, Come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark!
Responsibilities:

• Create and develop the organization and processes which enable and execute the global strategic vision of the global brands and innovation organization, led by the President and the leadership team.
• Ensure that the operating group(s) of Global Marketing has the human capital support necessary for execution of the Company’s Strategic Business Plan in their area.
• Determine the strategic plans / HR initiatives to meet those goals while aligning with corporate initiatives and creating/shaping solutions where open space exists.
• Align the Company’s management team to define, exhibit and instill One KC Behaviors and the Culture of Accountability across these departments and groups.
• Develop and drive stakeholder change management plans appropriate to support transformational organizational change across all K-C geographies and businesses.
• Provide organization development and effectiveness strategies and solutions which respond to a dynamic and evolving business organization.
• Develop global talent strategies and solutions including recruiting, engagement and annual talent assessment processes.
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Interested? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job that is not yet listed .   Sending your resume can allow a more intelligent discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark needs. 

Basic Qualifications:

• BA Degree in Business Management or Human Resources discipline
• Minimum of 7+ years in a Human Resources position at a business unit or global functional level.
• Broad understanding of management styles, legal, and employment issues globally.
• Strong Business acumen and understanding of business operations, especially robust for marketing and innovation organizations
• Proven track record of success in managing dramatic transformational change
• Ability to influence senior executives and align functional peers across a matrix organization

Preferred Qualifications:

• 15+ years of experience in the Human Resources field at the Director or Executive level.
• Masters or MBA from a top university preferred.
• Prior team leader experience
• Prior experience partnering with CEO Deputies or other senior executives

Other:

• Interpersonal, integrity and relationship skills, along with a proven ability to lead others.
• Ability to proactively keep pace with a key strategic team, which is driving a game-changing marketing and innovation expertise
• Work experience in a matrix environment to manage Global HR
• Excellent communication written and verbal skills.
• Moves seamlessly between execution and strategic thought, development and alignment

 

Kimberly-Clark hiring Design Manager – Global Operations | WI

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Title: Design Manager Global Operations 

Job #130001SO , Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI just south of Green Bay

Function: Marketing

Reports to: Director

Scope: Global

From brands such as Huggies® and Kleenex® to medical devices and workplace solutions, Kimberly-Clark makes the essentials for a better life. We hold the No. 1 or No. 2 share position globally in more than 80 countries, but we’re not just changing diapers here. Our employees are changing the world for the better with innovative products that create new categories and push existing ones to a higher level. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark!

 

Position Purpose:
Provide the management and support required to deploy and sustain world-class design, executing design operations best practices and delivering tools, processes, and resources to support K-C growth objectives across brands, businesses and regions globally. The role is central to K-C Design work to: optimize and scale design capabilities; tailor design capacity; drive operating synergies and efficiency; and increase speed of delivery for best results at lowest cost to the enterprise.

Customers:
Global Marketing, Research & Engineering (R&E), Innovation and Integrated Marketing Planning (IMP), Marketing Research & Analytics (MR&A), Digital and Relationship Marketing COE, Customer teams, Procurement, Legal, as well as external agencies and resources.

Scope:
This role reports to the Design Director, Global Operations within K-C Design and has operational responsibilities for sustaining design best practices to deliver exceptional design support and business results for K-C.
This role will be focused on upstream design processes, practices, tools and resources to optimize the use of time, money, and resources across brands, businesses, and regions – a role complimenting existing ones for downstream work.

Principal Accountabilities:

1. Assists the K-C Design Operations leader in work to strategically develop, engage and manage the design agency roster, maintaining a portfolio of world-class design resources to optimize design capabilities, capacity and costs for K-C businesses.
2. Supports the development, deployment and maintenance of design systems, tools and processes – using design technology, best practices and metrics to drive teams’ operating efficiency and effectiveness.
3. Administers the design planning process and cadence to align and prioritize design initiatives and their deliverables working with K-C Design leaders across sectors and regions.
4. Supports and executes agency fee and performance management processes delivering the highest level of service, quality of deliverables, and value for K-C businesses.
5. Coordinates and manages design training to drive shared understanding and capability throughout the enterprise regarding how to think about, plan and apply design strategies, tools and processes.
6. Executes the integration of Design work streams, tools and processes within Global Marketing tools and processes to maximize impact and operating efficiency.
7. Manages, with Procurement, the contracts for design resources including Master Service Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, requisitions and purchase orders for design services and deliverables.
8. Supports the K-C Design Operations Leader in financial accountabilities of the design team including its budget, expenditures and payments to and through design and production resources.
9. Provides leadership to ensure the organization attracts, develops and retains the best people and fosters an environment that motivates a diverse team to fully use its capabilities in achieving desired business results

 

Qualifications:
The position spans K-C brands, businesses and regions and works routinely with the Design Director, Global Operations as well as cross-functional teams, external resources, and suppliers. The role is also part of a broader team within K-C Design whose accountabilities are to help drive design innovation, execute with excellence, and ensure that quality standards and practices are rigorously upheld.
This role requires demonstrated:
• Breadth and depth of functional expertise including end-to-end knowledge of design processes and best practices for its use as a business tool.
• Knowledge of internal and external teams; their functional role, connections and contributions to engage when needed and as needed to drive business deliverables.
• Analytical skill to successfully identify opportunities, as well as to isolate and resolve issues in a prompt and efficient manner.
• Leadership, communication and problem-solving skills to build positive, productive and sustainable relationships across teams and regions.
• Collaboration skill to foster positive and highly productive teamwork across the organization and its resources at all levels.

Requires an undergraduate degree in design or analogous field (design management, project management, creative operations) and 5 or more years of industry experience, preferably in a large corporation, professional design firm, agency or studio, as well as experience with cross functional teams and external resources.
The individual must be a conceptual, analytical and integrative thinker; demonstrate clear communication skills, curiosity and empathy, business savvy, and leadership skills to inform and influence across functions within the company.

Interested?  You can  contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on job #130001SO  .   Sending your resume can allow a more intelligent discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark needs.