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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.

 

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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: Director of NA Procurement | WI

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Title: Director of NA Procurement   

Job # 756315, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI campus – live here! http://youtu.be/ljQ6240Klvc

Function: Procurement

Reports to: VP Procurement

 

  • Summary of Position

    Provide leadership and oversight of the North America Consumer Products procurement organization encompassing direct materials, indirect services and capital expenditures, the Procure-to-Pay process, the developmental coordination and implementation of North America purchasing system processes, policies and transactional processing, and sets direction for North America Mill procurement buyers

    Actively participates as a ley leader on the Global Procurement Leadership Team to review, challenge and direct global procurement strategies and commodity negotiations to ensure maximum enterprise benefit.

    Ensure procurement practices are in accordance with corporate ethics, Corporate Financial Instructions and internal control requirements and result in providing the requisite quality and safety while delivering an advantaged cost to competition.

Organization: People Responsibilities/reporting line/partnerships

The incumbent:

  • Reports to the Global Procurement Vice President
  • Executes the sourcing and supply needs for direct, indirect materials and services, as well as capital expenditures, for a North America scope.
  • Has co-ownership of the North America Procure-to-Pay Center of Excellence to ensure system efficiencies and benefits are realized.
  • Has ownership for setting procurement direction for the mill buyer teams located on site at the 23 North America mill operating locations.
  • Collaborates with the Global Procurement and Supply Chain organization as well as business leaders, Corporate Innovation, Product and Technology Development leaders, financial leaders, Global Sourcing teams, and a broad global vendor base.
  • Has management responsibility for execution of approximately $6B in spend, 150 employees, and $18M in operating expenses.
  • Manages communication between K-C suppliers and internal K-C customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Align with business objectives and priorities by integrating team members and promoting a cross-functional, multi-discipline supply management team approach to materials and services management.
  • Create, align and execute procurement strategies including breakthrough value creation opportunities with business objectives and priorities in partnership with the regional businesses and the associated functions and global organizations.
  • Ensure daily execution of procurement operations is flawless for supply, quality, service, and value creation. Proactively manage risk and all necessary financial controls.
  • Provide business unit direction, advice, and counsel on all issues related to the procurement of goods and services, bringing broad depth and breadth of experience to handle buying in support of complex and/or rapidly changing marketplaces.
  • Responsible for Procurement’s cost transformation targets that apply to each business unit.
  • Strong peer to peer relationships with the Global Procurement leadership team.
  • Maximize cost savings, value creation, collaboration and innovation with key suppliers to improve K-C’s level of profitability
  • Guarantee continuity of supply and deliver exceptional quality and service to the business
  • Alignment with and execution of specific project and global supplier strategies on all major commodities to consistently meet specifications, avoid supply interruptions, provide flexibility, mitigate risks, minimize K-C internal resources to manage supply and provide cost and / or product advantages.
  • Foster partnership relations with internal customers and suppliers.
  • Develop and maintain expertise, and provide advice, counsel and services, as requested, on supplier selection and relationships, negotiating, price and availability forecasting, expediting, and other purchasing problems and situations to other purchasing units and internal business groups worldwide.
  • Ensure application of established corporate financial controls within the department by providing operating management direction and support to the implementation and maintenance of financial policies, instructions, and internal control procedures.
  • Lead the development, communication and implementation of Procurement objectives, operating philosophies, business strategies and organizational visions.
  • Shape and sustain an effective, motivated team that delivers desired business results by providing vision and direction, building trust, selecting, coaching and developing team members, leveraging individual abilities and ensuring best practices are utilized.

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.

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.

 Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in a business, supply chain, science, engineering or related discipline
  • 10-15 years’ experience in increasingly broader procurement, supply chain or product supply roles with demonstrated track record of achievement and growth in leadership.
  • Extensive and broad managerial experience in team management
  • Close working relationships with business teams and business support functions in a large matrix organization
  • Technical knowledge of contract negotiation strategies and global contracting nuances.
  • Seasoned leadership and influencing skills
  • Organization development and talent building
  • Excellent communications and relationship building
  • Demonstrated capabilities to execute strategic plans and thought leadership for the business and broader enterprise functions.
  • Strong skills and experience with diagnosing and resolving complex issues and identifying transformational opportunities
  • Able to make decisions with limited, but pertinent information to keep performance on track
  • Able to manage with ambiguity and autonomy
  • Experience within Procurement, Planning, Product Supply, and or business support team leadership roles
  • Ability to travel domestically and globally up to 50%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree (MBA or equivalent) preferred.

 

 

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 Procurement, Marketing & Professional Services | GA

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Title:   Senior Director Procurement, Marketing & Professional Services 

Job #756316, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA

Function: Procurement

Reports to: VP Procurement

Scope: Global with $2+ billion in spend

  • Summary of Position

    Leads a group of category directors responsible for marketing and professional services at Kimberly-Clark. Ensures that Kimberly-Clark’s total volume, spend and supplier relationships are leveraged across platforms and integrated for product and service optimization in accordance with business strategy. Actively participates as an enterprise leader on the Global Procurement Leadership Team including leading strategic initiatives across all business units and procurement teams. Responsible for challenging and directing global procurement strategies and commodity negotiations to ensure maximum enterprise benefit.

    Ensure procurement practices are in accordance with corporate ethics, financial instructions and internal control requirements and result in providing the requisite quality and safety.

Business Priorities:

  • Managing commodity pricing volatility which impacts business P&Ls by hundreds of millions dollars each year
  • Supply Risk mitigation to prevent material and services disruption and the potential associated revenue impact
  • Collaborating with Regional Procurement Leaders, Product Supply leaders, Functional leaders and suppliers to deliver exceptional service through supplier innovation
  • Enable business growth by providing margin and cash for investment

Role Accountabilities:

  • Lead the team to optimally manage the total external spend of marketing and professional services spend for Kimberly-Clark
  • Key interface with Regional/BU Procurement Leader to understand and deliver business requirements
  • Sets global strategies aligned to business needs in partnership with Regional/BU Procurement Leader and reviews on a regular basis
  • Maximize cost savings and value creation with key suppliers to improve Kimberly-Clark’s level of profitability
  • Guarantee continuity of service and deliver exceptional quality to the business
  • Drives supplier collaboration and innovation to bring additional value creation to customers, consumers, and internal stakeholders
  • Drive CI / Lean within the procurement team and across the supply chain working with suppliers on their lean initiatives
  • Maintain close, co-operative relationships with key customers including R&E, mill process teams, product development and sales & marketing
  • Accountable for the category spend of $2 – 3B annually across supply market categories through direct reports
  • Ensure specific project or supplier strategies are established for all majorservice contracts to consistently meet specifications, avoid supply interruptions, provide flexibility, mitigate risks, minimize Kimberly-Clark’s internal resources to manage supply and provide cost and / or product advantages.
  • Establish and manage relationships with suppliers who can provide Kimberly-Clark’s with technology innovations, speed to market, continuously improved quality and overall supply value for growth and improved financial returns.
  • Foster partnership relations with internal customers and suppliers.
  • Develop and maintain expertise, and provide advice, counsel and services, as requested, on supplier selection and relationships, negotiating, price and availability forecasting, expediting, and other purchasing problems and situations to other purchasing units and internal business groups worldwide.
  • Ensure application of established corporate financial controls within the department by providing operating management direction and support to the implementation and maintenance of financial policies, instructions, and internal control procedures.
  • Lead the development, communication and implementation of Procurement objectives, operating philosophies, business strategies and organizational visions.
  • Shape and sustain an effective, motivated team that delivers desired business results by providing vision and direction, building trust, selecting, coaching and developing team members, leveraging individual abilities and ensuring best practices are utilized.

 

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.

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.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and could lead to a screen call.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business, supply chain, science, engineering or related discipline
  • 15-20 years of experience in increasingly broader procurement, supply chain or product supply roles with demonstrated track record of achievement and growth in leadership.
  • Internal to Kimberly-Clark candidates must currently be in a Director Level Position.
  • Extensive and broad managerial experience in team management
  • Technical knowledge of contract negotiation strategies and global contracting nuances.
  • Strong skills and experience with diagnosing and resolving complex issues and identifying transformational opportunities
  • Able to manage with ambiguity and autonomy
  • Experience within Procurement, Planning, Product Supply, and or business support team leadership roles
  • Ability to work in Large Complex Global organizations and at multiple levels to influence the source to shelf culture of Global Supply Chain
  • Must have strategic thinking, collaboration and change management capabilities, as well as thought leadership for the business and broader enterprise functions
  • Demonstrated experience developing talent and leading / inspiring a team to exceptional results
  • Interacts with the most senior levels of the Corporation and therefore must be able to effectively communicate and influence leaders and their deputies across cultures
  • Must have developed experience in supply market strategy and macro economics
  • Experience as a skilled negotiator to reach consensus, buy-in and commitment from internal and external partners
  • Ability to travel domestically and globally up to 50%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree (MBA or equivalent) preferred.

 

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:Product Supply Sr. Director, Global Manufacturing, Industrial Segment and External

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Title: Product Supply Sr. Director, Global Manufacturing – Industrial Segment and External

Job #150002X7 , Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA just north of Atlanta

Function: Manufacturing & Operations

Reports to: VP Global Product Supply

Product Line: KCP product lines – 5 mills

Scope: Global

 

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:
This global Director role has accountability for the product supply and supply chain strategies which support the Industrial and Scientific segments of the global KCP businesses.  The position provides strategic Product Supply and Supply Chain support for designated product platforms including; Wipers, Safety, Welding, Gloves and Apparel products.

Consistent with, and in addition to, these global product platform accountabilities, this position also has accountability for the global External Contract Manufacturing (ECM) operations which support the KCP businesses. The ECM team, which reports to this Director role, manages a network of over 150 global suppliers, with $300mm of annual spend. The ECM team works closely with the global Procurement, Quality / Regulatory, Product Development, and Safety / scientific global business teams to manage and optimize long and complex global supply chains from a diverse set of external suppliers. Accountabilities in this area include both the management of ongoing supply chain operations, as well as the development and delivery of central “center of excellence” capabilities and systems.

 

This Sr. Director is responsible to support the segment Product Supply / Supply Chain needs of each of the Regional Business teams (4), the global Scientific, and global Segment Innovation teams. Focus is on the K-C Professional business with specific emphasis on providing liaison between business units and manufacturing organizations in the execution of programs and projects to achieve Sector strategies and financial growth.
PRIMARY CUSTOMERS/CUSTOMERS EXPECTATIONS:

Customers: Regional Business units, global Scientific Business team, Sector Innovation teams, and Product Supply staff. Effective collaboration with the sector/ enterprise Procurement, QAL, and Risk Management teams is essential to success.

Expectations:

  • Ensure Sector’s external manufacturing units meet objectives in safety, cost, quality, productivity, asset management, customer service, housekeeping, and human resource development.
  • Provide leadership for major Sector projects specific to the global Industrial segment business strategies.
  • Provide leadership in building effective partnership relationships between business units, Procurement. QAL/ Regulatory, Product Development and other sectors.
  • Manage sector capital and capacity and make sure each are tied to the 5 year business plan.
  • Strengthen global product supply, supply chain, and External Manufacturing capability.
  • Drive End-to End capability and optimization across global Product Platforms with the business teams.

 

SCOPE:

This position reports to the Vice President, KCP Global Product Supply.  The incumbent provides coordination and leadership between the business teams and applicable internal / external manufacturing facilities. Position leads major projects requiring multi-sector coordination.  He/she coordinates major Sector budgets.  The incumbent provides leadership and facilitation on a wide array of operations and supply chain issues, bringing significant depth and breadth of experience, both internal and external, to Kimberly-Clark.

The main challenge of this position is to provide leadership and strategic thinking to the Sector manufacturing facilities and business units and/or lead major Sector manufacturing projects to ensure that business objectives are achieved.  The incumbent is responsible for development and implementation of the manufacturing plan to support the Sector’s Industrial Segment business plan.

 

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.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and skills are typically developed through completion of a bachelor’s degree, followed by significant Product Supply / Supply Chain leadership experience. Typically 15 to 20 years of related work experience would be anticipated.
  • Cross functional experience between Product Supply / Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain / Logistics management, and /or Quality / Regulatory / Procurement functional leadership is highly valued.
  • The incumbent must be able to provide strategic leadership to the Sector’s internal / external manufacturing units and provide staff leadership on multi-sector operational issues.
  • He/she has substantial in-depth knowledge of the Sector’s operating units, a thorough understanding of the Sector’s business, a broad general knowledge of other business units serviced by the Sector, and extensive knowledge of internal/external operations management.

 

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.