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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.

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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.

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

 

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

KCP Global Customer Logistics Leader (new role)

Title:   KCP Global Customer Logistics Leader  (new role)

Job #766003, Kimberly-Clark Corp. (Ever wonder what it is like to belong to this global company?  Here are some reasons to join us: http://bit.ly/WorkingatKC !  )

Location: Roswell GA

Function: Supply Chain and Logistics – KCP BU ($3 billion revenue)

Reports to: VP Supply Chain for KCP

POSITION PURPOSE:

Supports the development of KCP Global Customer Logistics & Collaboration capabilities globally in alignment with KCP Global and Regional businesses plans as well as K-C Supply Chain Standards. Provides strategic and functional expertise & leadership to the development and delivery of effective Customer Logistics & Collaboration Programs, Standards and best-in-class performance. The position also establishes and pilots globally Customer Logistics practice toolkits, help drive customer collaboration processes, talent development and supporting System and Organization. The position will be accountable for Global Customer Logistics Performance including end to end Supply Chain Services to Customer (OTIF, Claim, RFT) and Customer Logistics Satisfaction (NPS) across the $3.1 billion Net Sales KCP business

CUSTOMERS:

  • Global KCP Leadership team – Business, Supply chain, Finance
  • Business Units Operational Senior Leaders
  • KC Enterprise Supply Chain Leadership team

SCOPE

This position has direct impact and accountability for Customer Logistics performance optimization across the $3.1 billion Net Sales KCP business. The strategy in developing this new role is to establish the position first then develop a global collaborative matrix organization including operational leaders from Regional Business Units and Global KCP & KC teams. These resources will cover the following scope: Customer Services, Customer Logistics and Planning Collaboration, Distribution Services, Supply Chain Go-To-Market Strategy, Customer Supply Chain Satisfaction (NPS ), E-commerce & Digital Customer Services, Supply Chain Logistics, S&OP, Collaborative Demand Planning, Sales Operations, Marketing, Finance and IT Services.

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ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Along with the colleagues of the KC & KCP GSC Strategy teams, the incumbent is responsible for providing analysis & standard development to improve Global KCP business results in the areas of Service level, OTIF, Supply Chain NPS, Collaborative Planning, Supply Chain Sensing, Customer Service & Solutions Design to end to end Supply Chain Value. Work is strongly influenced by Global Supply Chain strategies and transformation agenda.
  • He/she is expected to lead medium to large sized KCP global projects managing (indirectly) multiple cross-functional team members and/or be an active contributor in large scaled Enterprise global projects collaborating with multiple cross-functional team members.
  • His/her customers expect from this role thought leadership, end to end Supply Chain expertise and Customer Collaboration experience in order to progress KCP Customer Experience and drive KCP Customer Innovation from Logistics perspective. Expectation is to focus on core Planning Standards elevating Service Level & OTIF and develop advanced Logistics Collaborative, Innovation, Supply Chain Sensing Capabilities.
  • He/she is expected to partner with other members of the different GSC areas in support of their initiatives and possibly external partners such as consultancies, 3PLs, Customers

EXPECTATIONS AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Develops and supports deployment of Global KCP Standards and Models aligned to K-C Standards and in collaboration with KCP Regions and Global Partners in regards to Service Management System, Go to Market Framework, Net Promoter Score system, S&OP, Collaborative Planning, Digital Customer Platform and other Customer Collaboration capabilities
  • In particular, develops Operational Standards in complement of K-C Standards including RACI process model, Training template, Assessment Tool, Performance Management System and contributes to Organizational and System Design supporting OTIF, FA% and NPS KPI improvement
  • Contributes to Global and Regional Strategy Deployment developing Customer Centric approach by Distribution Channel across each segment of KCP Value Chain from Source to Use
  • Own Global Customer Logistic Dashboard and Performance and pilots Global Service level and Logistics Customer Experience/NPS Improvement in collaboration with regions and Global Business Partners
  • Designs and delivers work-sessions and lead work streams partnering with business experts to analyze, solve problems and identify common global best standard across KCP GSC areas, Regions and Businesses
  • Conducts interviews, leads brainstorming sessions, finds critical business information, and helps Business and Supply Chain leaders develop innovative approaches to their business
  • Ability to research and synthesize Best Practices, Technology and other Standards leveraging internal KCP/K-C or External sources
  • Helps build capabilities by delivering reports with industry best practices, developments, etc., building knowledge repositories, driving innovation/creativity in our analytical toolkit, codifying lessons learned, processes, frameworks and best practices to be shared broadly across the global organization
  • Own Customer Logistics KCP Global Master Data and Data Analytics Standard Systems and contributes to their development in liaison with Global Partners.
  • Monthly Review Global Customer Logistics KPI and collaborate with Regional and Global Operations in order to support improvement performance in OTIF and Supply Chain NPS.
  • Contribute in developing a Customer Centric Culture globally in collaboration with HR and GSC & Regional Leader
  • Active participation in K-C Supply Chain – Logistics committees and new process development and ensure Global KCP representation and voice.
  • Becomes KCP End to End Customer Supply Chain Service matter expert, thought leader and Key Liaison with K-C Enterprise and Consumer Partners

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS – CAPABILITIES / EXPERIENCE

  • EDUCATION REQUIRED/PREFERRED
    • Bachelor of Business Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Engineering, Operations Research, Economics, or Strategy with equivalent experience.
    • Graduate Degree (MBA) Preferred
  • EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS
    • 10+  years of progressive work experience in Supply Chain, Demand and Supply Planning, Customer Care, Sales Operations, Physical Distribution with a history of demonstrated business success.
    • 5+ years of operational business unit experience in Customer Supply Chain & Logistics.
    • Experience with Digital Customer Platform and/or CRM and/or E-commerce.
    • Experience with ERP, Advanced Planning tools, VMI System and Collaborative Planning preferred.
    • Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead by influence
    • Demonstrated skills interacting at various levels of an 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.

 

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:R&E Director, Global Nonwovens

Title: R&E Director, Global Nonwovens

Job #765178, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

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Location: Roswell GA

Function: R&E

Reports to: VP Global Nonwovens

Scope- Front End Innovation and Pilot facilities

Global Nonwovens (GNW) has an opening for an R&E Director to provide leadership, strategic direction and delivery of high value technical and material solutions to support K-C’s business strategies, innovation & growth plans, and cost transformation. This R&E Director role has responsibility for the Front End Innovation (FEI) portfolio in addition to the pilot facilities which provides nonwoven prototyping services to all of K-C. This role also provides leadership to key GNW subject matter experts in support of sector innovation and cost transformation goals. This position will interface with colleagues across GNW as well as global partners in KCNA, KCI, KCP, and CR&E and external partners in academia, government, industry and non-government organizations (NGOs). It is expected that the candidate will have relevant experience in nonwovens process and materials development.

Role Purpose/Scope

Provide leadership and strategic vision to develop and maintain a healthy FEI portfolio resulting in delivery of high value technical and material solution options to the BU IMF Teams, driving operational efficiency and new technologies in the pilot facilities to safely provide prototyping capabilities to all customers, and develop/coach both technical and management leadership to deliver a sustainable pipeline of talent for the future.

Primary Responsibilities

Innovation

  • Develop a healthy FEI pipeline working in partnership with GNW leadership and BU stakeholders to provide:
    • A portfolio that is aligned with BU innovation needs
    • Delivery of high value technical and material solution options to the BU IMF portfolios
    • FEI portfolio visibility to GNW, CR&E and BU’s Senior Leadership
  • Establish and grow connections across the BU R&E teams to provide clear direction on current innovation needs and longer term disruptive innovation opportunities
  • Ensure pilot facility provides a safe environment for customers and drive strategy for near/longer term innovation capabilities

Customer Confidence

  • Ensure the FEI portfolio is connected to the BU stated consumer needs and clearly indicates the benefits with key milestones including timing and cost
  • Establish a network across the BU’s, GNW, CR&E, Legal, and procurement
  • Establish a pipeline of projects that anticipate BU unmet needs

Supply Chain

  • Work with GNW and BU’s to ensure there is a portfolio of projects to deliver sustainable competitive advantage across the GNW asset base
  • Drive collaboration with the regions and GPO to understand global innovation capabilities

Organizational Capability

  • Lead by example in Safety and LEAN/Continuous Improvement
  • Ensure that all elements of the Corporate Human Resources Development and Diversity policy are fully implemented
  • Manage self and team in accordance with expected One KC Behaviors
  • Foster an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve both their contributions to achieve business results
  • Build a talent pipeline for Technical Leaders and Managers

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Establish efficient administrative procedures and support, then work to continually improve them.  Procedures include establishing and controlling approved budgets, setting up and implementing control systems, and any other procedures that assure that the groups operate within corporate policies and guidelines.
  • Support the selection, development, and effective use of human resources to meet the departments’ objectives.  Develop group members to meet future needs and provide opportunity for transfer to other groups.  Develop an environment that gives positive recognition and support to the personal and business contributions of a diverse work force.
  • Establish and maintain working conditions and employee safety performance, which fully comply with government safety and health regulations and ensure a safe working environment.  Monitor teams to ensure a safe and productive workplace.  Maintain an awareness in group members of the personal and work dangers of improper use of drugs and alcohol.  Deal quickly, within corporate guidelines, with any safety, drug or alcohol problems.
  • Establish and maintain an R&E atmosphere which inspires teamwork, creativity, and successful innovations while allowing growth and development of the individual, both in organizations reporting directly and in other Research organizations.
  • Ensure that work is properly documented and reported to provide effective communication, protection of information and inventions, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Communicate fully and effectively with superiors, deputies and others who have a need to know.  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.

Qualifications/Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelors Degree in a science or engineering discipline with advanced degree preferred.
  • Extensive and broad managerial experience in R&E, manufacturing or other technical function with demonstrated results.  Prefer a candidate with converting experience.
  • Experience should include close working relationships with the business, Marketing, Product Supply and Sourcing and Supply Management functions.

 

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.

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

K-C will support in-country 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.

 

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.

 

 

Indirect Procurement Manager | GA or WI

Title: Procurement Category Manager – IT/Indirect  

Job #761785, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI or Roswell GA

Function: Procurement

Reports to: Sr. Manager

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

Scope/Categories

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

Key Accountabilities

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

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Qualifications and Experiences

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role’s country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role outside of country, this role is available for in-country relocation only.

 

 

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Kimberly Clark Professional North America Customer Care Director

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Title:     Kimberly Clark Professional North America Customer Care Director

Job # 761134, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA

Function: Marketing & Sales

Reports to: Senior Director M&S

Product Line: Kimberly-Clark Professional

Direct reports: 7 Team Leads for a total of 65

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Position Purpose:

Provides leadership to the KCP Customer Care organization for North America. The Director of Customer Care is responsible for the development and tactical execution of the strategic direction for the KCP North America Customer Care organization as well as the day-to-day operations. She/he is responsible for ensuring the Customer Care organization is aligned to advance the company’s mission and objectives, and to promote world class (industry leading) service, revenue, profitability and growth as an organization. This position oversees the entire North American Customer Care operations to insure efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources. In addition, he/she has responsibility for the Business Process Specialists team, oversees the training of the KCP North America Customer Care organization and leads special projects with a strong Customer Care component.

Scope

The position reports to the NA KCP Senior Director Marketing & Sales Operations and is responsible for the development and execution of the strategy and vision of the organization. This position provides strategic and functional work direction to the Customer Care Team and the BPS team. The incumbent also works closely with internal Planning, Distribution, Sales, and Marketing resources to address issues that impact order fulfillment and customer satisfaction. In addition, customer engagement is needed as required to support overall business needs with select customers. This position is also responsible for the prompt entry and coordination of all customer product orders from the receipt of initial communication until final delivery of the order, ensuring the best possible service is provided to customers in the most cost efficient manner.

Customers

External customers include KCP Direct Customers and Distributors. Internal customers include Sales and Business leadership, Field Sales, Marketing, Logistics and Distribution, KCP Production Sites, Distributor Financial Services and Regulatory & Quality.

Principle Accountabilities:

Lead the strategy development and execution of plans to support business objectives. Partner with internal KCP Sales, Marketing, and Product Supply teams as well as external distributors, to develop and implement order management and customer management capabilities that provide differentiated capability vs. competition. Develop and upgrade Customer Service policies, procedures and strategies. Optimize processes, work standards, region alignment and departmental work flow. Provide leadership, guidance and training to seven team leaders and 65+ customer service analysts focusing on performance, quality, individual development and training objectives. Contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve both their individual and team contributions to achieve desired business results. Promote best practices aligned with the KCP business objectives and KC-One Behaviors of the KC organization. Provide KCP North America Sales force and all concerned with accurate, detailed information and instructions to ensure the expediting of customer shipments. Communicate anticipated deviations from the customer and/or sales expectations as they relate to customer service and resolve related service issues. Provide budget planning and analysis and drive cost saving initiatives, utilizing the formal continuous improvement business planning tools. 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. Participate/Lead sector wide projects as the customer service expert. Responsible for career development and performance evaluations for all direct and indirect Customer Care team members. Discussions should result in specific plans to enhance current performance and provide an actionable roadmap for career development. All team members should receive timely coaching and feedback on performance as well as in support of their career goals. Provide functional ownership of Customer Management order processes, procedures, and systems ensuring that functional capability and business requirements are aligned and ensure compliance with internal controls and regulatory requirements.

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Qualifications / Education / Experience Required

A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with a minimum of 10 years of logistics or Customer Service experience in a leadership role. Requires incumbent to be a self-starter and have the ability to work with limited supervision or business direction. Individuals must demonstrate ability to lead focused change efforts. Prior functional experience with order management concepts, processes, and systems is required. Multiple sector and/or functional experience is a plus. The incumbent must have previously demonstrated leadership qualities including: decisiveness, collaboration, inspiration, and the ability to build talent.

Technical/Functional Skills

  • Strong working knowledge of SAP
  • Strong industry knowledge and understanding of complex customer service structures
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Team leader experience is required with leading leaders experience strongly preferred
  • Proven “Lean Principles” utilization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and project management skills
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of federal regulations
  • Understanding of policies and procedures as it relates to customer, transportation and logistics

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.

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 Patent Searcher

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Title:  Sr. Patent Paralegal/Searcher

Job #759989, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI or Rosewell GA

Function: Legal

Reports to: Assoc. GC

Scope: Global

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We are seeking a Patent Paralegal to join our Intellectual Property Center of Excellence (IP CoE) in our Legal Department in our offices in Neenah, Wisconsin or Roswell, GA.

This role will assist attorneys and other legal team members as part of the patent team of the IP CoE to develop and manage K-C’s patent estate. This role will support the enterprise in a variety of IP matters and tactical execution of patent applications and prosecution, while working with the companies’ attorneys, patent facilitators and members of the business team.

Job Responsibilities:

Owner of the patent searching process for K-C, including prioritize, balance, and coordinate K-C’s patent searching needs through an outside vendor, assist in the development of search process best practices and process improvements, and engage with internal customers to receive search requests and provide results.

Investigate, prepare documents, and coordinate with outside counsel on management of international patent applications (i.e., support three attorneys doing international office action responses).

Conduct legal research; draft and review memoranda and other documents and agreements related to patent transactions.

Own and manage a number of patent team processes that support internal clients, including Opposition and ROIA processes.

Continuous improvement and global patent support projects.

Interact with professionals outside the company including outside lawyers, customers, vendors, and government and non-government agencies and organizations.

Participate in the development and execution of a global IP CoE.

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Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college/university in a technical field or Paralegal studies qualification (Associate’s degree or certification) in a technical field, or equivalent work experience.

Minimum 5 years of experience as a Paralegal in an in-house or law firm setting doing patent or technical field work, or equivalent relevant experience.

Computer research and investigation skills required.

Detail oriented.

Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines.

Personal accountability for work and work product; willing and able to follow through on complex issues.

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a business-oriented service disposition.

Ability to make decisions and inspire client confidence in work product and judgment.
Preferred Qualifications:

Patent law and transactional experience, preferably global in scope.

Strong project management skills.

Foreign language(s) and a broad technical vocabulary, especially for disposable absorbent personal care products and their components.

 

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

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

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

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

JOB: LAO Regional Ethics & Compliance Leader

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Title: LAO Regional Ethics & Compliance Leader

Job #759797, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA

Function: Legal

Reports to: Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Manage, maintain, enforce, monitor, and evaluate the compliance program in the region in coordination with the Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer and regional leadership team
  • Partner with the regional leadership team on compliance matters to (i) ensure regional compliance with K-C’s Code of Conduct, laws, regulations, standards, guidelines, and best practices, (ii) embed the compliance program and K-C’s culture in the region and (iii) make sure the right messages and controls are cascaded throughout the region
  • Stay abreast of new rules and regulations and trends in the industry and region; review, understand and analyze the impact to the business and compliance program and; share information to the business and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
  • Establish effective working relationships and build credibility within the region to support a culture of ethics & compliance
  • Serve as compliance regional point of contact and be visible and accessible to employees in the region
  • Manage the implementation of various compliance initiatives and campaigns to drive awareness and knowledge in the region
  • Lead specific projects to enhance compliance program and assist with special projects as needed
  • Work closely Ethics & Compliance Leaders from the other regions to share information and knowledge
  • Identify and evaluate the necessary programs, processes, and resources to maintain and improve the compliance program in the region

Risk Assessment

  • Conduct periodic assessment of compliance risks in the region while developing auditing, monitoring, and oversight processes to ensure mitigation
  • Manage the risk-exposure in the region by ensuring compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, government or regulatory body
  • Oversee the implementation of corrective actions and monitoring in response to identified issues
  • Provide regular updates on the status and effectiveness of the compliance program key risks and mitigation activities to regional leadership and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer in collaboration with other functions

HelpLine

  • Implement policies and procedures and set the environment that encourages employees to report compliance concerns without the fear of retaliation in the region
  • Oversee the implementation of corrective actions and monitoring in response to identified issues from HelpLine inquiries or from risk assessment mitigation plans
  • Maintain the effective operation of K-C’s Code of Conduct Helpline in the region that allows for anonymous reporting and perform quarterly reviews of the Code of Conduct Helpline to ensure it is operating effectively in the region
  • Collaborate with other K-C departments (Internal Audit, Human Resources, Global Security and Legal) to ensure that reports and other indications of possible misconduct are appropriately and promptly investigated, that appropriate corrective action is taken, including enhancements to the compliance and ethics program, and that the results of these investigations are accurately tracked and maintained

Training and Communications

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

Evaluating

  • Create, analyze and drive continuous 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 regional compliance program in coordination with the regional leadership team 

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10 plus relevant years working in legal, audit, compliance, risk, and ethics
  • Advanced degree (Juris doctor, Masters) or advanced compliance certifications (CCEP or equivalent) preferred
  • Significant knowledge and experience in implementing training and communications and risk assessment processes and programs
  • Knowledge of industry regulatory standards with strong understanding of anti-corruption or anti-trust
  • Excellent written and verbal executive-level presence to work with the regional leadership team
  • 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 in the region, ideally speak a local language, and have native knowledge of local culture
  • 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

 

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, 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.

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.

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.