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JOB: Global Contract Manufacturing Manager

Title:  Product Supply Sr. Operations Consultant/ Global Contract Manufacturing Manager

Job #766678, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA

Function: Operations-Contract Mfgr.

Reports to: Global Operations Leader

Position Summary

This role is structured within the global external contract manufacturing (ECM) team for Kimberly-Clark Professional division. The scope of the role is the global thin mill glove category supply base.

The Global Contract Manufacturing Manager is accountable for driving operational excellence with the network of supply partners within this market family.  The candidate will collaborate with an extended team including Planning, Procurement, Quality, and R&D. The successful candidate will deliver objectives in social compliance, quality assurance, customer service, cost management, and innovation. The candidate will have accountability for the supplier selection process and lead supply assurance work streams, such as identifying and qualifying new and/or alternate suppliers.

The Global Contract Manufacturing Manager is accountable for driving executional excellence in alignment with global enterprise initiatives. Key focus areas include ensuring suppliers meet K-C standards for social compliance, quality, regulatory requirements, and ethics. Additionally, this role will ensure suppliers meet customer service commitments, drive cost efficiencies, and deliver against innovation commitments. This will be done through deployment of leader standard work, visual management processes, and tiered escalation processes. This requires regularly scheduled cross-functional results reviews with internal and external partners.

Global end users of KCP products, business team, product management teams, innovation/renovation team, quality & regulatory assurance, procurement, logistics, planning, and external/internal manufacturing supply base.

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.

Expectations & Accountabilities:

  • Engage in supply planning process to synchronize supply with demand, to optimize inventory position and service, and ensure future capacity needs are met.
  • Enable innovation and growth through execution of research & manufacturing special runs.
  • Protect our brand promise through consistent delivery of products and services in the quantities, timing, and quality expected.
  • Drive total delivered cost savings program execution of a minimum 3-5% year-over-year savings to fulfill sector operating profit objectives, and develop & execute against a 3-year cost savings pipeline.
  • Conduct standard safety reviews with documented feedback and follow-up actions as required during operational visits to top category suppliers.
  • Collaborate with the corporate social compliance office to develop an audit plan and ensure corrective actions are in place within 30 days of audit.
  • In collaboration with the global quality team, implement “quality at the source” framework at top 3 strategic suppliers.
  • Leverage continuous improvement tools (4SPS, kaizen, transformation) to deliver step change improvements (>10% improvement) on top 3-5 category quality complaints drivers.
  • Deploy operational category visual management scorecards and tiered escalation.
  • In collaboration with global procurement and aligned with supplier relationship management program, develop & deploy supplier scorecards with strategic suppliers.
  • Drive supplier production conformance 95% with strategic & core suppliers.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Operations, or Supply Chain
  • 7+ years combined experience across operations (manufacturing, logistics), engineering, planning, or procurement/sourcing
  • Operational experience with FDA, CE and other regulated products
  • Capability & skillset to assess value through Lean 6-sigma, value stream mapping, clean sheet costing, make/buy analytics
  • Available to travel globally unsupervised 25-30% of time (Americas, Europe, Asia)
  • Willingness to flex work hours occasionally and as necessary to engage global teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Word, OneNote)
  • Excellent project management, presentation, and leadership skills
  • Willingness to step outside of the role and function to deliver results

 

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.

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

Kimberly-Clark 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.  However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.

 

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.

Compliance Leader – Anticorruption

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Title:  Compliance Leader – Anti-corruption

Job #760184, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA or remote for right candidate

Function: Legal – Compliance

Reports to: VP Global Compliance

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Provide sophisticated and advanced legal subject matter expertise to senior management on anti-corruption laws including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other relevant practice areas
  • Design, implement, monitor and lead the global anti-corruption program and processes (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act, etc.) including the third party and business gratuities programs
  • Stay abreast of new anti-corruption rules and regulations and trends in the industry and region; review, understand and analyze the impact to the anti-corruption compliance program
  • Develop and manage the implementation of various anti-corruption initiatives and campaigns to drive awareness and knowledge globally
  • Identify and evaluate the necessary programs, processes, and resources to maintain and improve the anti-corruption compliance program

Risk Assessment

  • Conduct periodic assessment of anti-corruption compliance risks globally and in coordination with the regional compliance leaders while developing auditing, monitoring, and oversight processes to ensure mitigation
  • Oversee the implementation of anti-corruption related corrective actions and monitoring in response to identified issues
  • Provide regular updates on the status and effectiveness of the anti-corruption compliance program key risks and mitigation activities to regional leadership and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer in collaboration with other functions

HelpLine

  • Oversee the implementation of anti-corruption related corrective actions and monitoring in response to identified issues from HelpLine inquiries or from risk assessment mitigation plans
  • Collaborate with other K-C departments (Internal Audit, Human Resources, Global Security and Legal) to ensure that anti-corruption related reports and other indications of possible misconduct are appropriately and promptly investigated, that appropriate corrective action is taken, including enhancements to the anti-corruption program, and that the results of these investigations are accurately tracked and maintained

Training and Communications

  • Conduct an annual anti-corruption training and communication needs analysis and develop and implement an anti-corruption compliance training program across the region in collaboration with the regional compliance leaders and regional owners (HR, Communications, Legal, Finance and Internal Audit)
  • Develop anti-corruption related course content for online and in-person/classroom training courses with a specific focus on regional/local type issues
  • Collaborate with Corporate Compliance Program Office to develop and implement a regional anti-corruption communications plan and to produce regular communications on important anti-corruption compliance news, initiatives, and developments

Evaluating

  • Create, analyze and drive continuous anti-corruption program improvements based upon evaluation results from KPIs, audits or surveys in collaboration with the Corporate Compliance Program Office and other relevant K-C departments
  • Undertake strategic projects to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the anti-corruption compliance program in coordination with the regional leadership team

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!

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10 plus relevant years working in legal, audit, compliance, risk, and ethics focused on anti-corruption related issues and programs
  • Advanced degree (Juris doctor, Masters) or advanced compliance certifications (CCEP or equivalent) preferred
  • Significant knowledge and experience in implementing global anti-corruption training and communications and risk assessment processes and programs
  • Deep expertise of industry global regulatory anti-corruption standards
  • Broad legal knowledge of company operations and business model, specifically regarding the areas of governance, procurement, contracts, and regulatory compliance
  • Excellent written and verbal executive-level presence
  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem-solving, and follow-up skills. Ability to interpret rules and guidelines, and then conceptualize and implement into policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Excellent and demonstrated project management skills and attention to detail in leading projects and activities in a global organization. Ability to prioritize and work simultaneously on multiple projects and ability to organize and analyze complex information and data
  • Hands-on experience of working with global businesses and with understanding of country specific anti-corruption rules and regulations
  • Ability to demonstrate sound and independent judgment, prudence and maturity
  • Client orientation with a constructive approach to resolution of issues. A style which builds alliances within the organization

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. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.

 

 

New job: Sr. Dir. Global Business Services – Operations

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Title: Senior Director Global Business Services – Operations   

Job # 758077, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA or Knoxville TN

Function: Global Business Services

Reports to: VP GBS

Scope:

  • Global Functional processes across four regions (NA, EMEA, LAO, Asia/Pacific), managing a team of over 900 people, delivering savings potentially in the 100’s of millions of dollars.
  • Responsible for a $50M+ operating budget, with approximately 900 people under management. Both of these numbers are expected to grow as more work is migrated to GBS.

 

Position Purpose:

  • Responsible for the Global Deliver Network for GBS. This includes 4 large internal centers located in US, Costa Rica, England, and Malaysia. It could also include the opening of new internal centers at locations to be determined.
  • Responsible for Supplier Management of key 3rd party suppliers who are performing operational work.
  • Will design, build, and maintain the location optimization strategy determining where work will be placed.
  • Responsible for Operational SLAs, KPIs, and overall performance of Operations.
  • Accountable for the effective transition of work across multiple functions and all regions of the world. This will be in the 100’s of FTEs worth of work in the next few years
  • Functional areas served include Account to Report, Order to Cash, Rec to PO, PO to Pay, Internal Controls, with expansion opportunities in Hire to Retire, Legal Services, Sales, Marketing, and Tax Filings.
  • Works with Global Process Owners to define SLAs, Process Standards, Operational specifics, and Performance Standards.
  • Negotiates and owns very large supplier contracts serving Kimberly Clark globally.
  • Will interact closely with Senior Leaders, participating in Governance Committees, SteerCos, and Top to Top supplier meetings.

Customers:

  • GSLT
  • Global Functional Leaders
  • GBS Board
  • Operational Centers
  • Regional Business Leaders

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Owns and is accountable for the Global Delivery Network made up currently of 4 large Delivery Centers, and Multiple Global Supplier Contracts.
  • Manages a global team of over 900+, with the number expected to grow.
  • Direct Reports will be made up of 4 center leaders, all Directors, and a Director of Global Supplier Management. The team is expected to grow as the delivery network expands with additional scope.
  • Will be accountable for delivering and managing an operational model that will deliver savings in the 100’s of millions of dollars.
  • Defines the operational strategies and effective operations programs to deliver on the business case.
  • Constantly is measuring and benchmarking operational effectiveness always looking for improvements to operational activities.
  • Will create, maintain, and constantly refresh the Global location strategy for the delivery network.
  • Makes Insource versus Outsource decisions balancing the cost and performance levers to maximum effect.
  • Interacts with Global leaders on performance to ensure Operations is delivering to the business expectation.
  • Grooms and develops global talent, making GBS both a talent pipeline as well as a talent destination. Assess aspects of functional performance, cost, productivity, and process against market capabilities to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Works with GPOs to define processes, standards, and operational models.
  • Is actively involved in both community and government relations in locations where operations are based.

Ever wonder what it is like to belong to this global company?  Here are some reasons to join us: http://bit.ly/WorkingatKC !  Interested in this job? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and could lead to a screen call.

Qualifications/Education/Experience Required:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a financial, accounting, or business management.
  • Graduate degree desirable in a related field.
  • Candidate should have at least 15 years’ senior-level experience in shared services leadership or consulting, as well as a thorough understanding of end-to-end process management.
  • Experience in BPO is also a big plus.
  • Advance certifications in Accounting, and/or Six Sigma and Project Management a plus.
  • Experience with end to end process design required in functional areas. Candidate must have outstanding leadership and excellent management skills with demonstrated capability to large global teams.
  • The candidate must be able to interact with all levels of leadership, and have the demonstrated capability to influence and drive consensus.
  • Experience successfully collaborating and productively interacting with a wide variety of cultures including outsource providers is essential.
  • Stakeholder management is a key aspect of the jobs, with the need for excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills is a must.
  • A thorough understanding of K-C Global Shared Services organization, processes and systems preferred.
  • Global travel will be required, and spending time in the Global Delivery network will be required
  • This position will be responsible to report out to the most senior levels of the company so a strong executive presence is needed and 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based.  In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization.  However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.

 

New job: Sr. Dir., Global Business Services Management and Transformation

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Title: Senior Director, Global Business Services Management & Transformation

Job #757965, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA or Knoxville TN

Function: Global Business Services

Reports to: VP of GBS

Scope:

Global Functional processes across four regions (NA, EMEA, LAO, Asia/Pacific), managing a team of over 100 people, driving a value proposition potentially in the 100’s of millions of dollars.

Position Purpose:

  • Sets vision, strategy and performance objectives for the Global Process Owner organization
  • Functional Coverage areas include Account to Report, Order to Cash, Rec to PO, PO to Pay, Internal Controls, with expansion opportunities in Hire to Retire, Legal Services, Sales, Marketing, and Tax Filings.
  • Responsible for the Continuous Improvement organization for Global GBS.
  • Manages the Global Migration Team, made up of migration leaders focused on transiting work into the GBS Delivery network.
  • Manages the Global BPM team made up of Project Managers based in the GBS Delivery Network.
  • Creates, and manages Reporting, Master Data, and Analytic services team.
  • Defines and rolls out the Analytic as a service model.
  • Drives some of the most difficult and challenging work in GBS, driving Standardization & Automation on end to end processes across all functions and regions of the company.
  • Defines SLAs, Process Standards, Operational specifics, and Performance Standards.
  • Will drive and lead the migrations of hundreds of FTE’s worth of work to GBS in a standard, consistent and controlled manner.
  • Defines, trains, implements, and controls the Continuous Improvement methodology for Global Business Services.
  • Acts as the primary interface with Global Functional Owners, mapping Process design from the Functional Strategy to the Operational Delivery.

Customers:

  • GSLT
  • Global Functional Leaders
  • GBS Board
  • Operational Centers
  • Regional Business Leaders

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Owns and is accountable for creating and delivering the value proposition for all applicable functional areas, potentially in the 100’s of millions of dollars.
  • Defines the processes that will enable functional strategies and effective operations.
  • Owns the strategy and mechanism to ensure that GBS is benchmarked in way that drives best in class performance.
  • Assess aspects of functional performance, cost, productivity, and process against market capabilities to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Defines Processes, standards, and operational models for all global functions in scope.
  • Owns the Migration Playbook by which all work is transitioned into GBS
  • Owns the Continuous Improvement methodology for GBS
  • Influences how Functional Strategies are executed, and how processes are delivered against the strategies
  • Is a trusted advisor to Functional Leaders on Strategy, Business models, strategic business plans, and budgets.
  • Coordinate and optimize global tools, technologies, processes, and supplier networks.
  • Ensure internal controls are maintained and managed as related to all applicable processes and operational centers.
  • Designs, builds, and manages Global Reporting Services, Master Data Services, and Analytic Services.
  • Build and manages the GPO, Continuous Improvement, BPM, Migration, Reporting, Data Management, and Analytic Teams, likely creating a team of 6 to 7 direct reports.
  • Total team size over 100 people, in as many as 10 to 12 different global locations.

 

Ever wonder what it is like to belong to this global company?  Here are some reasons to join us: http://bit.ly/WorkingatKC !  Interested in this job? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and could lead to a screen call.

 

Qualifications/Education/Experience Required:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a financial, accounting, or business managment .
  • Graduate degree desirable in a related field.
  • Candidate should have at least 15 years’ senior-level experience in shared services leadership or consulting, as well as a thorough understanding of end-to-end process management.
  • Experience in BPO is also a big plus.
  • Must posses advance certifications in Accounting, and/or Six Sigma and Project Management.
  • Experience with end to end process design required in functional areas.
  • Candidate must have outstanding leadership and excellent project management skills with demonstrated capability to influence and drive standardization across regional teams.
  • The candidate must be able to build the business case for change by analyzing, researching and leveraging benchmarking and best practices.
  • A concentration of experiences in Lean Six Sigma is preferred.
  • Experience successfully collaborating and productively interacting with a wide variety of cultures including outsource providers is essential.
  • Strong influencing skills across a diverse set of stakeholders is required.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills is a must.
  • A thorough understanding of K-C Global Shared Services organization, processes and systems preferred.
  • Global travel will be required, and spending time in the Global Delivery network will be required This position will be responsible to report out to the most senior levels of the company so a strong executive presence is needed and 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based.  In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization.  However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.

JOB: Global Supply Chain Finance Leader | GA

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Title:  Global Supply Chain Finance Leader (Director level)

Job #755855, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA

Function: Finance

Reports to: Vp Finance

  • POSITION SUMMARY

    The Kimberly-Clark Global Supply Chain function leads the development and implementation of an enterprise-wide strategy and set of initiatives to optimize our global supply chain. Driving productivity in $12B of spend in this area is a key element of our long-term profitability model. The team is a key catalyst in driving business unit cost transformation agendas in the supply chain area.

    The main purpose of this role is to:
    • Be a key financial partner and strategic advisor to the Chief Supply Chain Officer (a GSLT level role) and her broader Global Supply Chain team
    • Provide sound financial leadership, processes, and reporting to effectively manage K-C Global Supply Chain.
    • Contribute to identifying strategic global supply chain opportunities through advanced financial and operational analysis
    • Work with the Global Supply Chain team and regional teams to develop recommendations for end-to-end supply chain actions to drive savings and effectiveness
    • Develop change initiatives that will improve productivity, maximize ROIC, and support Kimberly-Clark’s enterprise-wide growth and transformational vision
    • Drive implementation of key programs and initiatives globally
    • Be a source of business knowledge and problem-solving capabilities to assure sound analyses, recommendations, and actionable programs arise across a wide range of business opportunities.
    • As a member of the Global Supply Chain Leadership team, jointly own and drive the delivery of supply chain objectives and capability improvements
    • Lead corporate wide Finance initiatives related to Supply Chain areas such as cost, inventory and capital. At times will influence and lead the business unit CFOs and their teams in these initiatives.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Supply Chain Finance Leadership. The leader will be a critical member of the Global Supply Chain Leadership Team with specific responsibility to be a key source of financial expertise and counsel. Key customers include the Chief Supply Chain Officer, the VP of Global Safety, Quality, Sustainability, and CI, the Chief Procurement Officer, the Sr. Director of Transportation, Director, KCI End to End Supply Chain, regional supply chain leaders, and their deputies.

  • Lead global supply chain business planning / FP&A, budgeting, business case development, and financial competency building. Apply financial concepts in an end-to-end business context covering manufacturing capacity planning and asset utilization; capital planning, investment and ROI across our entire mill network; S&OP; procurement; logistics and transportation; demand patterns and key drivers.
  • Establish an effective finance / business analysis support infrastructure for the Global Supply Chain organization including direct support and processes to interact with and leverage local and regional resources.
  • Work with the GSC leadership team to coordinate and develop capital investment proposals that support timely and profitable business decisions – this role, along with the Global Manufacturing VP will act as global capital process owners.
  • Establish and operate financial processes that provide timely, accurate and meaningful data to effectively manage the Global Supply Chain and continually improve ROI. Provide ongoing budget and spending control oversight to the GSC team.
  • Ensure application of efficient financial and operating controls supporting K-C’s requirements for an effective control environment.
  • Have shared responsibility for talent development and succession planning within K-C’s Finance community.

Supply Chain Strategy and Analytics. The selected financial/strategic leader will partner and closely collaborate with the Chief Supply Chain Officer and her deputies in the development of the global supply chain strategy and agenda. Additionally, s/he will:

  • Drive programs to influence the organization to make adjustments to existing strategies based upon new insights and learning that lead to higher impact/ROI
  • Partner with CSCO to identify and prioritize potential business opportunities and evaluate potential investments/strategic partnerships by providing leadership and analysis of discrete business projects or initiatives
  • Collaborate with the GSC organization to lead high-impact enterprise-oriented change by actively participating in building and executing supply chain capabilities, business strategies, objectives and plans.

Integrated Planning and Cross-Company Interactions. Work with business unit finance teams to implement end to end supply chain strategies and embed into BU plans – ensuring strategies/plans are correlated and integrated.

  • Be critical catalyst in integrating and aligning global supply chain plans with financial BU plans across Kimberly-Clark – ensure GSC strategies result in actionable plans and get integrated into BU agendas.
  • Drive process improvements designed to increase efficiency within the finance function and K-C as it pertains to optimizing our GSC spend.

Personal Impact and Communications. Add personal insight, galvanize discussion and debate across the organization on key strategic supply chain issues, generating ideas and creative frameworks.

  • Use a combination of financial acumen, insights, and personal impact to build credibility and influence financial outcomes.
  • Work jointly with the CSCO and her deputies in making presentations to senior management, the Board of Directors, and key external constituencies on strategic matters pertaining to global supply chain.

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.   

Justification

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

CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION: KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

The ideal candidate possesses the following key experiences:

  • More than 15 years of experience, and greater than half in a multinational/global business, with several years of experience in a finance leadership position in a complex, progressive, global environment along with a strong track record of personal achievement and advancement.
  • Minimum of 5 years in finance leadership role supporting a manufacturing, distribution, and / or supply chain operation – strongly preferred in the consumer packaged goods industry
  • Must possess and demonstrate high degree of financial, analytical and process leadership competence.
  • Strong strategic agility, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills – proven high learning agility
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast paced setting; enthusiastic about the potential strategic options facing Kimberly-Clark; well-grounded in pragmatic approaches to structuring options available
  • Experience working in the context of a large, complex, global organization where working across boundaries and leading through influence are keys to success.
  • Experience in driving change to deliver business results – knows what it takes to transform an organization
  • Executive stature – is viewed as promotable to a senior finance leadership role
  • Strong interpersonal skills along with exceptional influence and change management skills – ability and credibility to establish a strong network with other business unit Finance leads and business leaders
  • Excellent presentation, communication/influencing skills, and overall business acumen
  • Decisive, yet collaborative and inclusive.
  • Experience & proven competency as influential member of senior leadership team.

Strongly desirable:

  • International experience and an “in-market” experience is preferred
  • Multilingual; strong global cultural awareness

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based.  In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization.  However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.

 

 

JOB: Senior Director, International Tax

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Title:   Senior Director, International Tax 

Job #160000z6, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI (live here: https://www.youtube.com/embed/ljQ6240Klvc) OR Dallas TX

Function: Corporate Tax

Reports to: VP Tax

POSITION SUMMARY

Lead a team to provide specialist tax planning advice, identification and management of tax risk, and provide assistance and support to members of K-C corporate, sector and functional teams and regional management in Asia-Pacific, EMEA and Latin America to enable them to effectively conduct K-C activities with the knowledge of US federal and foreign tax laws and regulations. Lead the Corporation in the development and implementation of transfer pricing policies and procedures to provide transparency and certainty to business and to manage tax risk.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Service Delivery

  • Identify, develop and execute tax planning opportunities that benefit cash taxes and effective tax rate (“ETR”).
  • Assist with US international tax planning, financing strategies and identification and execution of cash repatriation opportunities.
  • Partner with business units, global sector and functional teams, regional management to execute business plans, corporate initiatives, and management of IP and Licensing matters, M&A activity, etc.
  • Lead K-C’s Transfer Pricing practice involving development, implementation and maintenance of policies covering finished and semi-finished goods, contract and consignment manufacturing, commissionaires, royalties, services, interest rates, loan guarantee and other financial arrangements, fixed asset transfers and related documentation.
  • Identify tax risks by working together with US, regional and local finance and business personnel. Support local and regional finance in managing those risks where necessary through contributing resources or taking on leadership roles for tax audits and tax litigation.
  • Provide oversight and support for documentation maintenance around significant transactions, including reviewing Fin48 analysis and assisting in structuring local and regional write-ups in accordance with K-C requirements.
  • Lead the non-US side of APA negotiation, collaborate with the Consulting COE on completion of bi-lateral APA’s, and assure mutual agreement on Competent Authority resolution.
  • Cultivate long-term partnerships with other Tax COE’s, functional teams (Finance, Legal, Strategy etc.) global and regional sector teams, business units, external legal and financial service providers.

Strategy Alignment and Business Partnerships

  • Establish the vision, set strategic direction, and empower the International Tax COE to meet its objectives.
  • Align strategies and objectives and maintain strategic relationships with Global and Regional Business, Global Sector Teams, Finance leaders, Strategy, Legal, Treasury, and all other Tax COEs.

 

Talent Development

  • Attract, develop, and retain a strong team to meet current departmental needs and ensure effective succession planning to meet future needs.
  • Ensure professional and technical development of the International Tax COE members including the provision of timely coaching, candid feedback, and professional development opportunities.
  • Seek and take advantage of individual professional development opportunities and strive to achieve the highest degree of competency.

 

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CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION: KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Minimum 15 years of experience in international tax planning, including 5 years of transfer pricing experience, in a large multinational corporation or public accounting firm
  • Experience working with Global and Regional Business, Global Sector Teams, and Finance leaders
  • Experience leading a team
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics required.  MS-Taxation a plus
  • CPA certificate or international equivalent required
  • Ability to travel up to 30% to include international travel
  • JD, LLM as alternative

 

 

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, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law

 

 

Global Procurement Director, Contract Manufacturing | GA

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Title: Global Procurement Director, Contract Manufacturing   

Job #160000I9, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA or Neenah WI

Function: Global Procurement

Reports to: Vp Procurement

Scope: Global spend of $1-2 billion

The Global Procurement Organization has an opening for a Global Commodity Director in Contract Manufacturing.

The Global Commodity Director will provide leadership, direction and oversight to the global contract manufacturing category such that procurement strategies are developed globally and executed regionally/locally for maximum enterprise benefit. The role incumbent will be the primary Procurement contact for enterprise external manufacturing teams and innovation teams such that sourcing solutions can be developed and executed in a timely and responsive manner. Role incumbent should have the ability to understand the source to shelf supply chain implications of sourcing decisions and incorporate that thinking into category strategies

 

This is an excellent opportunity for highly-motivated candidates to develop further their existing leadership skills and experience within Global Procurement and Global Supply Chain.  This position is vital and remains a strategic position for K-C in a fast moving and dynamic global market, and requires strategic and innovative procurement leadership skills.

 

Is this you?

  • You are driven to understand the global market for your category and understand the value that global procurement and coordination can bring to the Kimberly-Clark enterprise.
  • You can successfully drive value in a category by developing a category strategy that puts Kimberly-Clark in a favorable position and are a skilled negotiator.
  • You are willing to push the strategy beyond the norm and are comfortable recommending and taking calculated risks.
  • You are able to diagnose and resolve complex issues and opportunities within business sourcing models.
  • You could have a working relationship with senior leaders across K-C, and would network effectively with Regional/Local Buyers to ensure implementation and compliance with global strategy.
  • Your demonstrated ability to understand strategic needs, communication and relationship building skills at all organizational levels, willingness to be a team player, willingness to travel internationally, and the ability to manage through ambiguity will further strengthen your application.
  • You are an innovation driver to create new procurement value
  • You have a highly successful track record of success in a commercial environment including experience in high level face to face negotiations.
  • You are enthusiastic, resilient and able to manage stressful situations.
  • You are tenacious, aggressive, confident, committed, highly focused and with a winning mentality.
  • You have excellent communication (written & oral), interpersonal and presentation skills, along with strong analytical and project management skills
  • You are prepared to travel extensively to engage and lead all regional/local teams and customers to deliver exceptional value
  • You are fluent in English and are capable in another language for business discussions

Key Responsibilities:

 Setting category strategy

  • Set global strategy aligned to business needs and reviews on a regular basis
  • Works closely with the External Manufacturing Supply Chain leaders on process and category supply chain initiatives
  • Set 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 Supply Chain LT 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 along with the Regional team leads
  • Own and manage supplier relationship
  • Negotiate 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

  • Provide coaching and development to direct and indirect reports
  • Represent the category at global meetings as appropriate
  • Develop 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

  • Solicit input on a regular basis from regional buyers and incorporates into strategy
  • Engage category stakeholders as needed to understand business unit needs
  • Share best practices and wins within the category across all regions
  • Challenge and push team to achieve aggressive savings targets
  • Escalate alignment issues to GPLT
  • Ensure regional alignment with global strategy
  • Understand and manages regional differences
  • Drive cross regional collaboration and team building to swipe best practices and ideas

 

Knowledge development

  • Develop and maintain knowledge-base of the category
  • Keep 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

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

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

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in procurement, supply chain or closely related field with multiple business exposure.
  • Experience working with global focus preferred. Develop a passion for the category and become recognized internally and externally as an expert

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Global Category Manager – Recovered and Virgin Fiber

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Title:  Global Category Manager – Fiber

Job #160000C3, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA just north of Atlanta

Function: Procurement

Reports to: Director – Fiber Procurement

Spend: overall is $3.5 billion

  • Travel Percentage: 30%

 

The Global Procurement Organization is staffing a new role of a Global Category Manager for Recovered & Virgin Fiber. This role, reporting in to the Global Director of Fiber, will have category management responsibilities for all of Kimberly-Clark’s global purchases of Recovered Fiber and working with our regional and local buyers of Recovered Fiber to help set strategies and provide thought leadership in driving value for the enterprise for this very local/regional category. In addition the candidate will work and train under the leadership of the Director of Fiber on our Fiber & Fluff purchases for our Personal Care and Tissue businesses. He or she will help in setting the strategies for Virgin Fiber & Fluff, ensuring K-C is leveraging its global volumes, spend and relationships in a way that benefits K-C as an enterprise. The incumbent will also extend to have a working knowledge on Packaging, Chemicals and Machine clothing categories with an overall procurement spend under this position will be approx. $3.5 Billion

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 vital and remains a 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 and sustainable raw material supplies for K-C. This position is highly valued and respected in the industry and carries responsibilities to drive and shape market expectations to create value for K-C.

Key Responsibilities:

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 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 along with the Regional team leads
• 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

• Represent the category at global meetings as appropriate
• Develop tools for regional buyers
• Ensure that internal control requirements are met in an efficient and effective manner
• Ensure Ethical behavior in line with company requirements
• Drive cross category and cross regional relationships to leverage greater value and opportunities

Global alignment

• Solicits input on a regular basis from regional leaders 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 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 categories under the job responsibility to leverage K-C’s position and drive lower cost in use sustainable supply options

 

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

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 
Bachelor’s Degree
• Minimum of 10 years of experience in Procurement/supply chain function and expertise

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Advanced degree (Masters) preferred
Global experience, supporting multiple regions/geographies and/or business units
• Experience in the family care sector and/or external tissue manufacturing business
Experience in Recovered or Virgin Fiber

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:
• Skilled negotiator/results oriented.

  • Extensive commodity knowledge.
    • Innovative solution development and problem solving. Ability to work across global regions.
    • Ability to reconcile diverse business strategies and challenges.
    • Extensive stakeholder management.
    • Highly self-motivated and assertive with internal and external contacts.
    • Strong analytic skills.
    • Visionary.
    • Ability to work effectively in a matrix organization.
    • Ability to lead through influence.
    • Excellent communication skills and a high degree of self-confidence.
    • Strong emphasis on delivering results in complex environments.
    • Proven track record of driving innovative and significant change strategies within large, multi-regional companies.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Product Supply Director, KCP Global Supply Chain | GA

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Title:  Product Supply Director, KCP Global Supply Chain

Job # 150002X5, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA

Function: Product Supply

Reports to: VP Global Product Supply

Product Line: KC Professional

Direct reports: establish the position and decide on support level

Scope: Global – $2.1 billion COS base

 

Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP) partners with our B2B customers to create Exceptional Workplaces; safer, healthier, and more productive.  KCP manufacturers and markets products and solutions primarily focused on the Office Building, Food Processing, Health Care, Aerospace, and Scientific segments of global Away from Home markets.  Major product categories include Industrial Wipers, Health and Wellness products (Hand Towels, Bathroom Tissue, and Skin Care), Safety, and Home Professional products. Our employees are changing the work place for the better with innovative products that create new categories, and push existing ones to a higher level.

 

POSITION PURPOSE:
The purpose of this position is to support the development and optimization of global Supply Chain capabilities in support of the global KCP businesses and the associated global KCP Strategic Business plans.  The position reports to the Vice President of KCP Global Product Supply, and provides both strategic and functional leadership to the development and delivery of effective Supply Chain capabilities. The position provides strategic leadership to the KCP North American and European (EMEA) Logistics & Supply Chain functions, and effectively influences the same strategies through the appropriate KCI Supply Chain teams in the Asia Pacific and Latin American regions. 

 

PRIMARY CUSTOMERS:

Primary customers / stakeholders related to this position include; KCP Global leadership Team (GLT), KCP Regional Business Leadership teams, KCP global Scientific Business leadership team, KCP regional Product Supply / Supply Chain teams, and the Enterprise Supply Chain team.

CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS:

This position is responsible for the assessment and strategic analysis related to Supply Chain capabilities and opportunities across the global Product Supply operations. This work includes effective interaction with the operating regions to assess and strengthen global Supply Chain capabilities, processes, and supporting systems. The position also provides leadership direction in the area of Supply Chain Innovation (anticipating and meeting future Supply Chain capability needs) and strategic footprint analysis across the KCP business operations.

 

Key strategies and initiatives include focus on Working Capital Management, SKU Rationalization, global sourcing effectiveness, Distribution and Supply Chain structure. Supply Chain systems standardization accountabilities include; S&OP optimization, LEAN based Transformational Change, and RFS scheduling strategies. The incumbent is responsible for supporting business specific Customer Service strategies, including the evolving E-commerce GTM strategy of our business growth plans.

This position fulfills a coordination role across KCP business teams for consistency and alignment purposes related to best practices and standardization opportunities. In additional this role maintains effective cross-functional and cross-sector communication and interaction to optimize sector results and improve effectiveness.

The strategy in developing this new role is to establish the position and then assess the needed support organization. Initially a small team of global supply chain resources would be aligned under this position with the recognition that this team will grow in scope / size. Initial team members would include resources focused on:  S&OP process development and global strategic planning.

 Ever wonder what it is like to belong to this global company?  Here are some reasons to join us: http://bit.ly/WorkingatKC !  Interested in this job? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and could lead to a screen call.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge and skills are typically developed through a bachelor’s degree, coupled with extensive (typically 15 to 20 years) Supply Chain leadership expertise and industry knowledge.
    • The incumbent must demonstrate strong leadership and functional capability in working across a global business with proven success in prior Supply Chain and Operations leadership assignments

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.

 

 

 

ITS Sr. Service Management Lead for Digital Content

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Title:  ITS Sr. Service Management Lead, Digital Content

Job #150002JJ, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI or Chicago IL

Function: ITS and Shared Services

Reports to: ITS Sr. Manager Global Marketing

Scope: Global

 

As K-C develops its marketing capabilities to market to the consumer and deliver a seamless consumer experience through all touch points, the need to produce content that right for the consumer at the right moment (channel) on the right medium is critical for creating participation. Doing this at scale, in multiple formats, in multiple countries makes the challenge even greater. We are seeking the best minds that will help create a content production factory for K-C marketers so that we can create all forms of content in all media types that can be delivered to the right consumer, at the right time, in the right channel on the right device (medium) to engage maximum participation to drive revenue and propel K-C into the future.

The individual has direct accountability to drive scaled content production via the mgmt. of network of partners on a global basis. The individual works with each region to determine what their production needs are and works to drive the selection of the partner and enable them for service delivery in the region. The individual is responsible for maintaining relations with the key vendor client executive to ensure service delivery and customer satisfaction.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Manage the Content Production Service Provider Network: Work with the leader and execute the strategy for the selection and implementation of a scaled global content production network. Once in place work with the regions to manage the content production service network.
Lead the selection and execution of Content Production Service Provider: Work with the regional production lead and regional marketing BP to select the appropriate scaled content production partner in the region. Lead the selection of the vendor via standard documents such as RFP templates, selection criteria, mgmt. of services, etc.
Establish standard work to manage the content production partner: Establish standard work that can be executed by the regional production lead and govern the standard work via standard reports from the regional production lead
Develop scorecards to govern the Content Production Service Provider: Develop standard scorecards that inventory the work being done across K-C markets, report on the quality of work and track the savings.
Vendor Mgmt : Ensure contractual and budgetary compliance for services being executed. Establish appropriate measures to track performance and availability for supported technologies and platforms. Based on experience and foresight, guide team members in problem solving and risk mitigation.

 

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

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 chat in a few business days.

 

Education required/ preferred: 

  • A Bachelors degree with 10 years of relevant experience or 12–14 or more years of applied experience Experience with marketing/digital content and exposure to marketing tools such as:  Sprinklr, Livefyre, BazaarVoice, Sitecore, etc.

• Experience in managing digital production, creative production within an agency.
• Working knowledge of digital content production, media and print production.
• Strong leadership skills with experience managing people in offsite and off shore locations
• Ability to work in a virtual team which may work across distance (remote), cultures and time zones, in a matrix with multiple reporting lines, and may extend outside the K-C organization including suppliers, partners and customers.
• Verbal and written fluency in English is mandatory
Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Strong leadership and service
  • Cultivates networking opportunities with peer organizations
    Skills/Competencies:

Content Production: Complete understanding of how scaled content production across digital, media and TV. Enable the establishment of this model within K-C
Influence: Advises and influences marketing leaders within the region, regarding the delivery, costs, availability and functionality of content production services.
Change implementation planning and management: Absorbs complex technical information and communicates effectively at all levels to both technical and non-technical audiences. Assesses and evaluates risk. Understands the implications of new technologies.
Customer Satisfaction: Responsible for driving customer satisfaction within the marketing customer base within the region that is using the content production service.
Operational Excellence: Takes responsibility for command structure and escalation procedures, and ensures that the requisite operational methods, procedures, facilities and tools are established, reviewed and maintained.
Build Trust:
• Compelling Communication; Effective global communicator
• Develops influential relationships with internal and external customers/suppliers/partners at senior management level, including industry leaders.
Make Decisions:
• Analysis & Problem Solving; Able to identify, address or escalate potential dependencies and issues; Effectively manage ambiguity, change and conflict
• Excels with broad direction; fully accountable; establishes own milestones; provides direction for team members; delegates effectively; work self-initiated.
Think Customer: Seeks to understand customer; Creates customer-focused practices

Key Interfaces:
• IT GSMI Leadership
• Global and Regional Marketing Leaders
• Global Content Delivery Partners

External Interfaces:
• Ad Agencies
• Content and Media Networks

WORKING CONDITIONS: Travel may include approximately 0-50% of work time depending on job location.

 

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.