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JOB: Global Contract Manufacturing Manager

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

Job #766678, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA

Function: Operations-Contract Mfgr.

Reports to: Global Operations Leader

Position Summary

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

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

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

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

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

Expectations & Accountabilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

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

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.

Interested in this job? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to arrange for a discussion on your next career move.

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.

 

 

 

Senior Supply Chain Operations Leader

Title:   Senior Supply Chain Operations Leader

Job # 765343, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA

Function: Operations/ Supply Chain

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As Kimberly-Clark continues to grow and develop its supply chain organization, we are looking for strong leaders with Operations, Logistics, Manufacturing, and/or Procurement experience.

SCOPE:

These positions vary in scope based on the need of the organization but generally are responsible for leading leaders in areas of manufacturing, logistics, and supply chain functions.  These positions will be leading business teams striving for consistency and alignment purposes related to best practices and standardization opportunities.

Some of the key strategies and improvement initiatives include:

  • Leadership and Team Development
  • Manufacturing Operations in Asset Intensive Industry
  • Safety
  • Quality or Regulatory
  • Customer Service
  • Cost of Manufacture
  • Distribution
  • Working Capital Management
  • LEAN based Transformational Change 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Establish and maintain an optimum organization, by providing an environment which allows team members to develop themselves to their maximum potential and will result in all team members considering their organization a fair and equitable place of employment.  Develop and maintain high levels of safety and loss prevention awareness through development of sound safety and loss prevention programs to ensure positive attitudes and compliance with government regulations, corporate policies and the achievement of safety objectives. Develop and maintain high levels of quality and regulatory systems that will assure conformance to specifications and focus on continuous improvement of processes.  Develop and implement continuing cost improvement plans and programs that will ensure continuity of a competitive and profitable organization. Ensure application of established financial controls by providing operating management direction and support to the implementation and maintenance of financial policies, instructions, and internal control procedures. Communicate fully with superiors, subordinates, and others who have need to know.  Be informative without being obtrusive or vexatious.  Communicate in a way that is timely, yet prompt; complete, yet concise; candid, yet accurate; and clear, yet responsive. Provide leadership to ensure the organization attracts, develops, and retains the best people and fosters an environment which motivates a diverse team to fully use its capabilities in achieving desired business results.

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Prior experience in managing a manufacturing plant.
  • Extensive (typically 15 to 20 years) Supply Chain leadership expertise and manufacturing operations knowledge.
  • Ability to organize and plan, delegate, lead, and motivate people.
  • The position requires broad knowledge and extensive experience in business management, including the successful management of a functional department/organization. 
  • Judgment and ability to interact effectively with governmental agencies to maintain positive community relations is required.

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

 

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

 

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

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

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.

 

 

 

Supply Chain Manager – SAP Guru

Title:  Supply Chain Manager

Job #762372, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI (Live here! https://youtu.be/IDfuYiiqhME)

Function: Supply Chain

Reports to: Sr. Manager

Direct reports: six

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

 SUMMARY OF POSITION:  

Responsible for managing Supply Chain SAP systems (R3/APO) and leading a cross functional Supply Chain team and multiple initiatives related to Supply Chain systems applications.  Provide a high level of technical expertise and consulting on SAP systems, specifically R3 or APO, and processes for Material Flow to Planning understanding end to end impacts. Assist in establishing the standards and requirements in order to create effective solutions for Mill and Planning Personnel. Research and implement solutions for functionality in the areas of performance monitoring and tuning and systems configuration, design and implementation. Provide support to the user community and system training.

SCOPE OF POSITION:

Collaborate with various organizational Supply Chain teams, analysts and key customers. Direct reports/management of others may encompass 5-10 team members.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the day to day operations of all existing supply chain systems.
  • Responsible for the business analyses and process improvements that can be delivered using existing systems.
  • Partner with the team to set priorities related to projects and issues management.
  • Remain current on Supply Chain application trends and best practices.
  • Identify opportunities for systems integration, data sharing, automation and process streamlining that will deliver time savings to systems users.
  • Strategically analyze and improve procedures to manage risk, and ensure business continuity.
  • Partner with relevant teams to ensure team’s work is aligned with K-C’s priorities, objectives, vision and strategy to understand supply chain systems’ needs, as new priorities and initiatives are considered and/or adopted.
  • Strategically assess systems requirements to determine upgrade of existing systems, replace existing systems with alternative offerings from the marketplace, acquire and implement new systems where the company has no prior enterprise systems in place, or develop new systems to meet customized needs.
  • Accountable for compiling, analyzing, and interpreting end to end customer supply chain processes to make strategic and tactical recommendations to business managers in order to enhance K-C’s customer service delivery to customers.
  • Develop and recommend supply chain strategies that will result in lower working capital, improved customer service, and improved margins.
  • Leverage statistical analyses; solve complex operational, systems-related and customer issues with possible financial risk. Create and maintain databases using data from multiple customer sources.
  • Partner with IT technology group to define business requirements for IT solutions; perform user acceptance testing, implement complex changes, and develop relevant training material.
  • Serve as the voice of the customer, and facilitate communication to resolve problems, and advance customer supply chain strategies and value added to the consumer.
  • Manage complex production efforts and large projects requiring the coordination of resources, budgets and deadlines.
  • Organize and develop quarterly and annual plans to drive weekly and monthly prioritizations of key development activities and projects to achieve superior management of business operations.
  • Create respectful environment among team members, and motivate improvement of individuals and team performances to achieve desired business results.
  • Maintain effectiveness of varying environments with different tasks, responsibilities and people.
  • Set priorities and strategically identify issues, underlying problems and potential solutions to develop plan of action.
  • Render judgments and make timely decisions in alignment with business objectives, strategies and tactics.
  • Promptly reconcile and communicate changes in plans and programs, conditions, requirements of marketplace, competitive activities, issues and accomplishments that may affect results to various levels of staff.
  • Conduct team adjustments to new changes, and adjust to meet requirements.

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:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree.
  • 7-9 years of experience with SAP (APO/R3).
  • Experience working in a global or similarly structured organization (supporting organizational change processes, guiding and mentoring team members) program/project/process administration, customer supply chain strategies, Logistics and/or Supply Chain.
  • Multiple functions, plant and cross sector experience. Proficient in data access tools and PC based applications (Windows, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Results oriented, strong oral and written communication, analytical, change management, project management and risk management
  • Prioritization and time management, resources management, adaptability and interpersonal

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.

JOB: Supply Chain Process Consultant

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TITLE: Supply Chain Process Consultant

Job #762014, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI (Live here! https://youtu.be/IDfuYiiqhME)

Function: Supply Chain

Reports to: Sr. Manager

Direct reports: none

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

SUMMARY OF POSITION:  

Provide a high level of technical expertise and consulting on SAP systems, specifically R3 or APO, and processes for Material Flow to Planning understanding end to end impacts. Assist in establishing the standards and requirements in order to create effective solutions for Mill and Planning Personnel. Research and implement solutions for functionality in the areas of performance monitoring and tuning and systems configuration, design and implementation. Provide support to the user community and system training.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Accountable for compiling, analyzing, and interpreting end to end customer supply chain processes to make strategic and tactical recommendations to business managers in order to enhance K-C’s customer service delivery to customers.
  • Develop and recommend supply chain strategies that will result in lower working capital, improved customer service, and improved margins.
  • Leverage statistical analyses; solve complex operational, systems-related and customer issues with possible financial risk. Create and maintain databases using data from multiple customer sources.
  • Partner with IT technology group to define business requirements for IT solutions; perform user acceptance testing, implement complex changes, and develop relevant training material.
  • Serve as the voice of the customer, and facilitate communication to resolve problems, and advance customer supply chain strategies and value added to the consumer.
  • Manage complex production efforts and large projects requiring the coordination of resources, budgets and deadlines.
  • Ability to clearly and precisely communicate orally and in writing to individuals and groups.
    • Ability to communicate precise innovative Supply Chain and business solutions to customers and team leaders/members.
  • Ability to adapt and support the organization through times of change.
  • Ability to assess business views strategically.
  • Ability to build strong sustainable business relationships at various levels throughout organization and with key customers.
  • Ability to precisely and proficiently conduct strategic business and data analyses and data driven recommendations for improvements and advancements.
  • Ability to operate and use telephones, computers/laptops and other technological devices/software programs to communicate with other people.
    • Ability to proficiently use and perform key functions of Microsoft Excel software program.
  • Organize and develop quarterly and annual plans to drive weekly and monthly prioritizations of key development activities and projects to achieve superior management of business operations.
  • Create respectful environment among team members, and motivate improvement of individuals and team performances to achieve desired business results.
  • Maintain effectiveness of varying environments with different tasks, responsibilities and people.
  • Set priorities and strategically identify issues, underlying problems and potential solutions to develop plan of action.
  • Render judgments and make timely decisions in alignment with business objectives, strategies and tactics.
  • Promptly reconcile and communicate changes in plans and programs, conditions, requirements of marketplace, competitive activities, issues and accomplishments that may affect results to various levels of staff.
  • Conduct team adjustments to new changes, and adjust to meet requirements of changing conditions/situations.

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:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree.
  • 7-9 years of experience with SAP (APO/R3). Experience working in a global or similarly structured organization (supporting organizational change processes, guiding and mentoring team members) program/project/process administration, customer supply chain strategies, Logistics and/or Supply Chain.
  • Multiple functions, plant and cross sector experience. Proficient in data access tools and PC based applications (Windows, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Skills/Competencies:
  • Results oriented, strong oral and written communication, analytical, change management, project management and risk management
  • Prioritization and time management, resources management, adaptability and interpersonal

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.

K-C will support in-country relocation for the chosen candidate for this role.

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: 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.

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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.

 

 

Procurement JOB: Commodity Specialist – Films

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Title: Commodity Specialist – Films

Job #1600009R, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

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

Function: Procurement

Reports to: Team Lead for Direct Materials

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

Summary:

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

Key Accountabilities 

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

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

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

Desirable Qualifications and experience: 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

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

Global Procurement Director, Contract Manufacturing | GA

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Title: Global Procurement Director, Contract Manufacturing   

Job #160000I9, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA or Neenah WI

Function: Global Procurement

Reports to: Vp Procurement

Scope: Global spend of $1-2 billion

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

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

 

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

 

Is this you?

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

Key Responsibilities:

 Setting category strategy

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

 

Supplier relationship management (Global categories)

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

 

Leadership & People development

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

 

Global alignment

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

 

Knowledge development

  • Develop and maintain knowledge-base of the category
  • Keep current framework of operations to ensure transfer of knowledge over time
  • Develop a passion for the category and become recognized internally and externally as an expert

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

Qualifications:

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

 

 

 

JOB: Associate Director, International Supply Chain Development | AR

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Title:  Associate Director, International Supply Chain Development  

Job #1600007Y, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Rogers AR

Function: Supply Chain

Reports to: Vp Logistics

Direct reports: none

Scope: International; $1.4 billion in sales

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

To support the growth and profitability of Kimberly-Clark by cultivating strong supply chain relationships with Wal-Mart International. Ensure the K-C organization understands, plans and stays focused on achieving Wal-Mart International’s key supply chain initiatives and metrics. Provide consulting to the K-C International Supply Chain teams concerning Wal-Mart supply chain practices. Support the Execution of the Global Supply Chain strategy in Walmart markets. Develop in country Supply Chain personnel.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Build and maintain strong collaborative relationships to ensure supply chain visions are aligned and best practices are implemented.
Position Kimberly-Clark to be recognized by Wal-Mart International as a supply chain leader and strategic partner in order to understand and influence the current and future supply chain direction at Wal-Mart.
Ensure Kimberly-Clark is actively involved in all International Wal-Mart Home office supply chain projects and developmental programs.
• Ensure the achievement of Wal-Mart’s supply chain metrics within each geography and total.
• Provide or coordinate supply chain training to new in-country teams following a geographic Wal-Mart expansion.
• Communicate the Voice of Wal-Mart International throughout the K-C logistics organization.
• Serve as a spokesperson and influential resource to address supply chain related issues with Wal-Mart International.
• Develop and maintain internal collaborative relationships.
• Identify and coordinate best practices across the Kimberly-Clark Wal-Mart International teams / geographies

 

Organizational Relationships/Scope:

  • Sales Volumes supported:  $1.4 Billion
  • Customer Inventory Impacted:  $900 Million
  • Reports to:  Global Supply Chain team via Walmart lead
  • People Scope:  No direct reports; No indirect reports – In country team
  • Customer Contacts and Interactions:  Walmart Int Supply Chain Director and Manager; Walmart Int Replenishment Director and Manager
  • KC Contacts and Interactions:  International Development Director; In Country Supply Chain Director and Manager

Working Conditions:

  • This position is such that significant international travel is a necessity.  This may be up to 30% of the time to a max duration of two week business trips.
  • Position is based in the K-C office in NW Arkansas.

 

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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education required/ preferred: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
Experience: Normally twelve to fifteen years in logistics with at least four years of experience in a customer facing role. Position requires a reasonable understanding of International supply chain operations for both Kimberly-Clark and retail customers.
Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Experience driving indispensable partner relationships with key customers
    • Effectiveness in strategy development and deployment leading to improved business results
    • Effectiveness in leading large cross-functional projects linked to strategy in an integrated management environment
    • Able to work in a matrix organization driving collaboration across businesses and functions
    • Strong skills and experience with diagnosing and resolving complex problems and opportunities
    • Personal credibility through strong communication skills, achieving results, and trusted relationships internally and externally
    • Able to navigate in ambiguous circumstances
    • Contagious positive energy to promote employee engagement and drive results

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

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