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JOB: R&E Technical Director, Global Nonwovens | GA

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Title: Research and Engineering Technical Director, Global Nonwovens

Job #160000ZH, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Roswell GA just north of Atlanta

Function: R&E

Reports to: VP of Global Nonwovens (GNW)

Summary:

Global Nonwovens (GNW) has an opening for an R&E Technical Director to provide technical leadership, strategic direction, and program execution in wide ranging nonwoven technologies to support K-C’s business strategies, innovation & growth plans, and cost transformation. This R&E Technical Director role within Global Nonwovens will have a breadth of technical leadership responsibilities including the guidance of technical programs in support of materials science, process development of new and existing nonwoven technologies, and intellectual asset management for technology adoption across all K-C’s businesses, brands and regions. This position will interface with colleagues across GNW as well as global partners in KCNA, KCI, KCP, CR&E and external partners in academia, government, industry, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Role Purpose/Scope

Provide technical leadership, expertise, and strategic vision by influencing the application of nonwovens technology within the corporation, encouraging the acquisition or development of new technologies, and by identifying/conceiving and driving development of innovative and novel nonwovens substrates and/or technologies that have the potential to add substantial competitive advantage for current product forms.

Primary Responsibilities

Innovation

  • Drive and execute overall technology strategy working in partnership with GNW leadership and BU stakeholders to enable:
    • Material and process migration plans aligned with BU product migration plans
    • Inform sustainable GNW asset strategy
  • Seek and establish connections between various internal and external technical developments to create and drive new and more disruptive innovation opportunities
  • Set the standard for protection of technologies, processes, materials, and products through appropriate use of patents and trade secrets. Engage with legal and licensing teams to establish technology partnerships, JDAs, and licensing opportunities that can drive innovation and/or generate revenue
  • Bring an innovation mindset to research & development in GNW

Customer Confidence

  • Understand high priority/high opportunity business needs across the sectors and translate into high impact nonwoven related technology programs to drive top line and margin growth
  • Build connections between GNW technology projects and business opportunities to drive greater alignment and accelerated execution & learning.
  • Uncover/anticipate unmet business needs that may drive new GNW technology development programs
  • Lead complex science and technology development projects which may span the range from conception through initial stages of commercialization with Business Unit (BU) partners.
  • Build strong relationships with other KC Technical Directors and influence/partner on overall KC technical strategy

 

Supply Chain

  • Partner with GNW (Product Supply, Capital Engineering, Strategy) and BU’s to ensure the GNW global asset base delivers sustainable competitive advantage
  • Drive collaboration and innovation across GNW in order to deliver breakthrough technologies for K-C’s businesses.
  • Work in concert with GPO to vet out technical and innovation capabilities of strategic suppliers.

Organizational Capability

  • Provide technical and strategic guidance to Nonwoven Technology Platform Teams and ensures yearly updates of technology platform strategies
  • Proactively identifies and grows the next generation of Technical Leaders by identifying career development opportunities that provide exposure across the organization and growth of skills.
  • Provide technical and strategic input/influence to project gate and portfolio decisions and advise project/program leaders to be more effective in execution and delivery of results, seeking out “red’ projects and leaning in to understand and advise corrective actions
  • Set high standards for self and entire R&E organization for scientific excellence in the pursuit of project objectives for business success.
  • Foster an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve both their contributions to achieve business results. Consistent role modeling, growth and coaching of One K-C Behaviors.
  • Lead by example in Safety and LEAN/Continuous Improvement

 

Candidates should have extensive scientific/engineering experiences and notable accomplishments across technologies important to GNW with the ability to help set strategic direction for the department as well as create and drive major, complex science and technology initiatives. The successful candidate will be an accomplished leader with the ability to work at the front end of science and technology development, but just as importantly will have a demonstrated ability to drive and implement technical projects towards commercial realization through strong collaborative interaction with diverse business functions.
A strong track record in creating technology programs while working with external technology partners is crucial including universities, suppliers, government laboratories, and industry consortiums. Mentoring and coaching junior scientists and influencing management are also key skills for this R&E Technical Director role. Candidate needs to be a “leader of leaders” with the ability to provide project work direction to senior technical employees. 

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates must possess an advanced degree in a major scientific or engineering discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • Broad and deep knowledge of nonwoven technologies and minimum of 15 years of experience in application of nonwoven materials, processes, raw materials and BU product applications
  • Knowledge of BU converting processes and practices
  • A demonstrated ability to identify and solve complex problems which require significant personal technical expertise, team leadership, collaboration with other scientific disciplines and BU’s, as well as identification and management of external partnerships.
  • A demonstrated ability to collaborate and influence in a global setting across multiple technical groups and BU functions such as R&E, Marketing, Product Supply and Procurement.
  • Strong ability to function as a mentor for junior scientists, acting as a role model in the application of the scientific method to solve problems of importance for KC. Proactively teaches how to solve technical problems using advanced scientific principles, consumer knowledge, and use of standard business processes.
  • An extensive demonstrated track record of documenting results in internal publications, using external publications to achieve business objectives, and protecting inventions through patent filings and other forms of intellectual asset management.
  • Demonstrated continuous personal improvement in scientific and leadership skills through attending classes, conferences, industry consortiums, university forums, and other forms of scientific growth.

Other Desired Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in materials science, engineering, chemistry, or a closely related field with an emphasis in advanced research or equivalent demonstrated project experiences.
  • Company-wide recognition of scientific excellence and broad network influence to attract leading internal & external technology partners to help solve complex problems.
  • Significant experience with analysis tools and computer programs for statistical analysis and design of experiments.

 

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.

 

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JOB: Emerging Technology Senior Lead | IoT | CA

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Title: Emerging Technology Senior Lead

Job # 150002IO, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: San Francisco CA area

Function: IT Services

Reports to: Director IT Innovation

Direct reports: none

Product Line: emerging technology for new products and services

The Emerging Technology Senior Leadwill provide emerging technology expertise, depth, mentoring, and leadership within the ITS innovation program. He/she will demonstrate information technology leadership by influencing and driving the investment of new technology innovation, developing new, emerging technology use cases applicable to Kimberly-Clark businesses, and leading proofs-of-concept to test hypotheses aligned to a business strategy. A Senior Technology Research Specialist is able to effectively combine emerging technologies with business needs, and clearly articulate and measure the results while applying business acumen.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter expert with the ability to work at the front end of information technology development, but just as importantly will have a demonstrated ability to drive and implement projects towards commercial realization through strong collaborative interaction with diverse teams. He/she will proactively grow and manage an internal and external network of technology partners enabling early access and visibility to new capabilities, potential partnerships, and the opportunity to influence vendor capability roadmaps.

A significant skill for the Senior Lead is mentoring and teaching other IT professionals to build talent and a pipeline of skilled and knowledgeable personnel within key roles empowered and expected to drive and influence business strategy with technology. Influencing management at all levels to drive alignment and impact are also key skills for this role. The incumbent provides project work direction to senior technical professionals, internally and externally, to deliver new innovation proofs-of-concept and consults to solve difficult business and technology challenges.

This role requires significant collaboration with ITS leaders and strategic business partners needing technology insights, business unit / innovation leaders, as well as internal and external technology experts. It includes gaining senior leader sponsorship for emerging technology proofs-of-concept. A Senior Technology Research specialist must provide thought leadership and effectively communicate and influence senior management / stakeholders on new business opportunities enabled by technology to stay competitive in a digital world.

Primary Responsibilities:
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of emerging technology trends and developments over a broad range of information and communications technologies. Monitors outcomes of research work, seeking to identify where technology might be deployed in order to deliver business improvements and competitive advantage. Track a broad range of emerging technologies to determine their maturity and applicability to the K-C business needs and technology strategy.
• Leverages technical depth in emerging information technology to create and communicate research artifacts designed to educate and/or influence the target audience at varying levels of the organization. Proactively mentors and coaches junior technology resources bringing new opportunities to the table that provide growth and new exposure across the organization.
• Develops emerging technology use cases aligned to business problems, opportunities, and strategy. Delivers compelling communication to clearly articulate the business opportunity enabled through technology to educate and gain stakeholder buy-in for emerging technology exploration or proofs-of-concept.
• Drives the growth of the innovation network and ecosystem through vendor, academic institution, peer company, etc. engagement to quickly advance learning and understanding of emerging technologies as well as identify partnerships for exploratory work. Must be comfortable with autonomy to pursue and explore technologies and vendors aligned to a strategy.
• Establish, build, and maintain relationships with new and existing technology partners to gain knowledge and insight into their product / service offerings now and in the future. Must establish a strong rapport with vendors, and display the confidence and ability to influence vendor product / service roadmaps and go-to-market strategies leveraging Kimberly-Clark business agendas, use cases, and ideas that potentially deliver benefit to both parties.
• Determines the appropriate partners(s) to participate in new technology innovation proofs-of-concept to deliver assessing various factors such a readiness, speed, cost, etc.
• Leads the investigation and delivery of technology innovation proofs-of-concept. Selects or heavily influences partner selection for delivery and manages the partner relationship(s) throughout. Defines the initial approach and scope and is a key contributor and/or provides work direction to other technical resources. Guidance may span from a new concept through several innovation stages gates. Strives to deliver results that identify breakthrough technologies that advance business capabilities to win in the market.
• Provides protection to technologies, processes, and products through appropriate use of patents and trade secrets.
• Drives and executes team / department strategy working in partnership with various teams and organizations including ITS, Corporate Research & Engineering leadership, and business unit stakeholders.
• Comfortable in a thought leadership position to introduce new concepts that challenge traditional views in order to drive new value.
• Drives collaboration and innovation across teams and departments in order to deliver breakthrough technologies for K-C’s businesses.
• Keeps senior management up-to-date on technology trends and developments, and advises them on commercial implications and associated business opportunities. This includes the CIO and other ITS senior leaders (VPs, Senior Directors), Business Innovation VPs, and Business Unit senior leaders. Advises and briefs other staff as appropriate. Ensures communication of project plans and results to partners, customers, and other team members.
• Participates in various innovation workshops either as a participant contributing new ideas and thought leadership or as an expert and educator in emerging technologies. Stimulates the creation of ideas among colleagues and staff. Works with business strategists and innovators to help them understand the opportunities that technology can provide.
• Has confidence in working in a matrix organization, influencing without having direct decision-making power and drive success by uniting diverse IT teams.
• Comfortable in having autonomy in technology research and partner engagements, demonstrating results through partnerships or successful influence of vendor capabilities.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills, capable of catering a message appropriately for a given audience as well as applying business acumen to technology opportunities.  

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: 
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Research with equivalent experience
10+ years of progressive work experience in IT related fields, research and/or consulting experience.
• A history of demonstrated business success; leading the integration and use of technology and/or strategy throughout a company, analyzing technology trends, and implementing innovative, technology-based solutions, designing and executing strategic sessions, scoping, planning, and leading the execution of innovation projects.
• Strong skills and experience with:
o Effectively communicating emerging technologies into innovative business scenarios

o Leveraging innovation delivery frameworks designed to rapidly test and assess value / results
o Building, managing, influencing, and leveraging external networks and vendor relationships
• Proven business acumen; researching trends, consumer insights, technology integration
• A demonstrated ability to identify and solve complex problems which require significant personal technical expertise, team leadership, collaboration with other disciplines and business units, as well as identification and management of external partnerships.
• Proven ability to lead small, agile teams to rapidly test and assess learnings for decision making in innovation
• Proven ability to collaborate

  • Proven ability to collaborate and influence successfully across a large, global company across multiple groups and functions, as well as with external parties by: building trust, making decisions, winning consistently, thinking customer, continuously improvement, and building talent
    • Ability to work in a virtual team which may work across distance (remote), cultures and time zones, in a matrix with multiple reporting lines, and may extend outside the K-C organization including suppliers, partners and customers.
    • Excellent ability to function as a mentor, acting as a role model in new technology identification, research, and leadership. Proactively teaches how to solve technical problems using technology, industry, consumer, and business knowledge. Leads by example by making use of sound technical skills visible to others.
  • An extensive demonstrated track record of documenting research in internal publications with proven ability or knowledge of protecting inventions through patent filings and other forms of intellectual property.
    • International experience with working knowledge of languages where K-C has large operations will be considered a plus.

 

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: Procurement Sr. Specialist, IT Software | WI

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Title: Procurement Sr. Specialist, IT Software

Job #160000FJ, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI just south of Green Bay

Function: Procurement

Reports to: Manager Procurement IT

 

Position Purpose: 

The Senior Sourcing Specialist is responsible for the timely and cost-effective strategic sourcing of complex goods and services in accordance with corporate policies and procedures. This position works closely with the business units regarding the application and integration of procurement philosophies and techniques to meet the needs of internal customer requirements from a category sourcing perspective.

Customers and Customer Expectations: 
Broad base of customers that could include: Global Procurement team, business management, finance, A/P, receiving, ITS, transportation, operations, R&D, internal control, marketing, planning, engineering, or other personnel involved in the implementation of business strategies where sourcing plays a role.

Customer Expectations: 

Fully knowledgeable in their commodity or service. Develops robust strategies based on this knowledge. Experience buying hardware, software, telecom, SaaS and other strategic IT areas a must.
Serve as a thought leader to the rest of the organization for the strategic sourcing of the categories for which they are responsible.
Expert level knowledge of IT categories and market trends
Provide timely execution of earlier supplier selection into the product development cycle
Procure assigned goods and services which provide the best overall value to KC.
Develop pricing agreements and systems contracts with suppliers.
Knowledgeable of market conditions for goods/services purchases.
Work in conjunction with business units and suppliers to identify new materials to be strategically sourced
Lead formal supplier performance management reviews, where applicable
Communication of category strategy and status to senior management to ensure alignment.
Manage through a commodity, service or inventory crisis

Scope:
The incumbent typically reports a Manager within Procurement and is responsible for managing assigned commodities, suppliers, and purchases to meet customer needs.

Utilizing a structured sourcing process you will handle high dollar category sourcing and contract negotiations. In other cases, you will dissect the requirements communicated by the business and express the elements in familiar “category” terms so we can benefit from the value available in a competitive marketplace.

Principal Accountabilities: 

Develops a thorough strategic plan to drive value for their category based on an understanding of business unit needs, the supply market, spend baseline and evolution and benchmarking. Effectively document, communicate and gain buy-in for the strategy.

Research, select, develop and maintain adequate sources of supply to ensure that the requirements of the category are met with the optimum quality, service and cost to use.

Ability to successfully reach business objectives through supplier negotiations. Analyzes market and supply dynamics related to supplier proposals to develop a matrix of negotiation scenarios. Engages business leaders to align on acceptable negotiation outcomes. Develops counterarguments, opening positions, and plan for executing negotiations.

Leads the development of risk analyses, assessments and mitigation plans for their category. Manage our supplier network for assigned commodities to provide sufficient materials and services to meet our highest short-range requirements, protect against temporary supply interruptions and provide for our long-range growth needs. Develop and execute a plan to quickly and effectively manage a supply interruption.

Interacts with business units to develop, engage and lead supplier relationships for extracting the greatest value in cost, security of supply, risk management, sustainability and innovation. Manage the ongoing performance of our suppliers including objective setting and supplier evaluations where warranted.

Comprehend and provide constructive input on legal contract documents related to purchasing terms, conditions, indemnification, intellectual property ownership, etc.

Knowledgeable about the markets and how they affect price, availability, or supply chain logistics. Will use specific market analysis to predict behavior and supply risks to the organization. Will adjust strategy to minimize effect of market change. May provide market analysis to customers and advice to others within procurement.

Forecast timely price and availability information on assigned commodities for the various consuming businesses and communicate this information to appropriate personnel in the company so it is properly integrated into business strategy and decision-making.

Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of corporate policies and procedures, as well as related governmental laws and regulations to ensure purchasing activities are conducted within the parameters of each.

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.

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.

 

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!

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.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree (Preferably in business, engineering or related)
• Experience in a purchasing commodity group

Preferred Qualifications: 
• Experience working with software licensing
• 5 or more years’ experience

 

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.

 

 

IT Sr. Manager – Corporate Innovation Business Partner

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Title:  IT Sr. Manager – Corporate Innovation/R&D Business Partner

Job #150002JD, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Chicago IL or Neenah WI

Function: IT Services

Reports to: VP ITS

The IT Sr. Manager – Corporate Innovation/R&D Business Partner is responsible for driving IT technology and solutions for K-C’s R&D and Innovation teams. As consumers adopt the digital lifestyle, our products and services we deliver also need to keep in pace with that. This role will be a key enabler in helping our R&D and Innovation teams as they develop products and solutions to meet our future consumer needs. The role will be accountable for not only providing digital thought leadership, but will also be responsible for bringing these concepts to life using a service delivery mind set.

Essential Functions:
• Help drive the IT strategic plan for the R&D organization to support their key business imperatives
• Enable IT service delivery via a portfolio of applications for the R&D and Corporate Innovation team
• Introduce and incubate key technology components that help drive innovation within the K-C R&D process
• Partner with the Corporate Innovation Team to bring to life new business models at startup costs and start up speed
• Partner with Digital Lab on a global basis to establish a network of startups and enable the scouting and selection of new technology to enable our business to drive revenue
• Abstract thinking: Is able to understand abstract concepts and enable the development of a plan to achieve it
• Has a track record of working on new and innovative concepts and ideas.

  • Is able to bring abstracts concepts and tie them to measurable business outcomes
    • Has a problem solving mind-set and is able to think about problems outside of IT domain.
    • Is able to develop control points to manage the different projects underway within the organization.
  • Ability to demonstrate independence, self-sufficiency, and self-government.
  • Has defined authority and responsibility for a significant area of work, including technical, financial and quality aspects.
  • Establishes organizational objectives and delegates responsibilities. Is accountable for actions and decisions taken by self and subordinates.
  • Is able to influences ideas that meet business objectives.
  • Establish influential relationships with internal and external customers/suppliers/partners/ vendor. Skills include inspire, impact, encourage, gain buy-in, guide using authority, control, and pressure appropriately.
    • Performs highly complex work activities covering technical, financial and quality aspects. Leads major global implementation or FOAK projects with high degrees of complexity and tenacity.
  • Contributes to the formulation and implementation of IT strategy.
  • Creatively applies a wide range of technical and/or management principles.
    • Absorbs complex technical information and communicates effectively at all levels to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Assesses and evaluates risk.
  • Understands the implications of new technologies.
  • Has a broad understanding of all aspects of IT and deep understanding of own specialism(s).
  • Understands and communicates the role and impact of IT in the employing organization and promotes compliance with relevant legislation.
  • Takes the initiative to keep both own and subordinates’ skills up to date and to maintain an awareness of developments in the IT industry.

 

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!

 

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

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Masters/MBA preferred)
    8+ years of experience of working in any of these areas: startups, consulting organizations supporting R&D groups, enterprise architecture teams and corporate innovation teams
    • Breath of experience in web/mobile application development, project mgmt., infrastructure solutions
    • Possess strong leadership skills and exhibit creative thinking to be able to come up with inventive solutions to solve business challenges
    • Self-motivated to keep up with industry trends and disseminating information across the organization
    • Experience in bringing diverse teams consisting of employees, vendors, and consultants with both onshore and offshore resources
    • Cultivates networking opportunities within the organization
    • Verbal and written fluency in English is mandatory
    • Ability to work in a virtual team which may work across distance (remote), cultures and time zones, in a matrix with multiple reporting lines, and may extend outside the K-C organization including suppliers, partners and customers.Travel may include up to 40%.

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: Technology Director for Nonwovens | WI

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Title: R&E Director for Materials and Global Absorbent Technology Development

Job # 1600000O, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI just south of Green Bay

Function: R&E, Baby and Child Care

Reports to: VP R&E Baby & Child Care

 

Summary of Position:

 

Lead the Baby & Child Care Materials and Global Absorbent Technology Development R&E team to partner with the Product and Process Development teams and the Global BCC teams to develop, prioritize, and transform BCC products via the development of advantaged materials and absorbent structure designs into a global pipeline of innovation for each key BCC Platform (POME, Active Baby Open Diapers, Wipes, Diaper Pants, GoodNites, Pull Ups, Snug & Dry Open Diapers).  This team is responsible for partnering with Global NonWovens and our external suppliers to develop the materials and the absorbent structure to deliver against the ideal consumer experience and then leading the R&E team to deliver materials and absorbent structure designs for each of the platforms.

 

This position is responsible for development beginning with needs briefs through commercialization working with Product Supply. Significant collaboration is required with Global Nonwovens, Corporate Research and Engineering, BCC Product Development, BCC Process Development and External material suppliers of nonwovens and superabsorbents as well as all other material suppliers. The role needs to deliver a materials development plan from current to the 10 year horizon to provide both advantaged functionality, appropriate claims and cost.

 

Organization: People Responsibilities/reporting line/partnerships

 

The incumbent reports to the L4 Baby & Child Care R&E leader.

  •         Direct reports include: Sr. R&E Managers, Technical Leaders, and Project Leaders.
  •         Leads the Global Absorbent Development for KCC Global Personal Care Businesses.
  •         Leads development efforts with Global Nonwovens and is the Voice of BCC for GNW development efforts.
  •         Collaborates with: Regional and Global Baby & Child Care Leadership, Strategic Development and MRA, Marketing, Product Supply, Corporate R&E, Global Nonwovens, R&E  Leaders, Project Management Teams, Procurement, External Suppliers, Human Resources, Legal, Regulatory and KC Senior Leadership.
  •          Is a key leader in the business and the R&E function to drive increased empowerment and enablement of teams to deliver improved business results

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Lead Global Absorbent Development and Material Development R&E resources to develop a pipeline of advantaged absorbent structures and materials to provide preferred consumer experiences, claims and/or advantaged cost for BCC absorbent products.
  • Deploy Global Absorbent Development and Material Development R&E resources to deliver 0-10 year pipeline of material and absorbent structure innovation for priority platforms and commercialize while working with Product Supply.
  • Collaborate with BCC Global Business Teams, Global Nonwovens, GSL, and GCT to align to a global materials and absorbent strategy.
  • Partner with NA BCC and the BCC R&E teams to make sure that the pipeline is relevant based on what they are seeing from competition and in the market
  • Integrate benefit and cost innovation to create holistic consumer designs
  • Partner with Global Nonwovens and Corporate Research and Engineering to develop pipeline of materials to deliver compelling consumer designs that are on equity and inspire the consumer
  • Ensure the appropriate and effective global protection for proprietary information
  • Create and implement system to network with other global innovation centers to utilize this capability to enable innovation development and consumer evaluation.
  • Coach and mentor Global Absorbent Development and Material Development R&E organization to increase capability and mastery in front end innovation
  • Ensure all work complies with corporate safety, regulatory, product safety and sustainability requirements. Interface effectively with the other work stream teams, Product Supply, Procurement, Global Nonwovens, External Suppliers and Marketing, as well as the strategy development team to ensure effective and efficient creation and execution of projects to enable business plans  

 

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

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in science or engineering,
  • Generally 15+ years of experience in increasingly broader technical or operational roles with demonstrated track record of achievement and growth in leadership.
  • Previous successful high level R&D management experience, Extensive managerial experience in a research or other technical function with demonstrated results and strength in leadership
  • Experience in working in materials development and knowledge of personal care product materials.
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills
  • Organization development
  • Excellent communication/relationship builder
  • Strong skills and experience with diagnosing and resolving complex problems and opportunities within technical projects
  • Able to make decisions with limited information to keep performance on track
  • Able to manage with ambiguity and autonomy
  • Demonstrated positive energy to promote employee engagement and drive results
  • Strong and demonstrated capabilities to provide strategic plans and thought leadership for the sector and function.
  • Global Experience in consumer goods research and development

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Experience in leadership of large organization with significant functional or business responsibility

 

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.

 

 

 

Kimberly-Clark hiring Strategic Sourcing Manager | GA WI

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Title:    Strategic Sourcing Manager

Job #150001SN , Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Neenah WI or Roswell GA

Function: Procurement

Reports to: Team Lead Manager

Direct reports: none

Scope: Experience buying hardware, software, telecom, SAAS and other strategic IT areas a must.
Position Purpose:

The Strategic Sourcing Manager is responsible for the timely and cost-effective strategic sourcing of complex goods and services in accordance with corporate policies and procedures. This position works closely with the business units regarding the application and integration of procurement philosophies and techniques to meet the needs of internal customer requirements from a category sourcing perspective.
Customers and Customer Expectations:
Broad base of customers that could include: Global Procurement team, business management, finance, A/P, receiving, ITS, transportation, operations, R&D, internal control, marketing, planning, engineering, or other personnel involved in the implementation of business strategies where sourcing plays a role.

Customer Expectations:

Fully knowledgeable in their commodity or service. Develops robust strategies based on this knowledge. Experience buying hardware, software, telecom, SAAS and other strategic IT areas a must. 
Serve as a thought leader to the rest of the organization for the strategic sourcing of the categories for which they are responsible.
Expert level knowledge of IT categories and market trends
Provide timely execution of earlier supplier selection into the product development cycle
Procure assigned goods and services which provide the best overall value to KC.
Develop pricing agreements and systems contracts with suppliers.
Knowledgeable of market conditions for goods/services purchases.
Work in conjunction with business units and suppliers to identify new materials to be strategically sourced
Lead formal supplier performance management reviews, where applicable
Communication of category strategy and status to senior management to ensure alignment.
Manage through a commodity, service or inventory crisis

Scope:
The incumbent typically reports a Manager within Procurement and is responsible for managing assigned commodities, suppliers, and purchases to meet customer needs.

Utilizing a structured sourcing process you will handle high dollar category sourcing and contract negotiations. In other cases, you will dissect the requirements communicated by the business and express the elements in familiar “category” terms so we can benefit from the value available in a competitive marketplace.

Principal Accountabilities:

Develops a thorough strategic plan to drive value for their category based on an understanding of business unit needs, the supply market, spend baseline and evolution and benchmarking. Effectively document, communicate and gain buy-in for the strategy.

Research, select, develop and maintain adequate sources of supply to ensure that the requirements of the category are met with the optimum quality, service and cost to use.

Ability to successfully reach business objectives through supplier negotiations. Analyzes market and supply dynamics related to supplier proposals to develop a matrix of negotiation scenarios. Engages business leaders to align on acceptable negotiation outcomes. Develops counterarguments, opening positions, and plan for executing negotiations.

Leads the development of risk analyses, assessments and mitigation plans for their category. Manage our supplier network for assigned commodities to provide sufficient materials and services to meet our highest short-range requirements, protect against temporary supply interruptions and provide for our long-range growth needs. Develop and execute a plan to quickly and effectively manage a supply interruption.

Interacts with business units to develop, engage and lead supplier relationships for extracting the greatest value in cost, security of supply, risk management, sustainability and innovation. Manage the ongoing performance of our suppliers including objective setting and supplier evaluations where warranted.

Comprehend and provide constructive input on legal contract documents related to purchasing terms, conditions, indemnification, intellectual property ownership, etc.

Knowledgeable about the markets and how they affect price, availability, or supply chain logistics. Will use specific market analysis to predict behavior and supply risks to the organization. Will adjust strategy to minimize effect of market change. May provide market analysis to customers and advice to others within procurement.

Forecast timely price and availability information on assigned commodities for the various consuming businesses and communicate this information to appropriate personnel in the company so it is properly integrated into business strategy and decision-making.

Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of corporate policies and procedures, as well as related governmental laws and regulations to ensure purchasing activities are conducted within the parameters of each.

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.

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

 

Interested? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and allow a discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark needs.

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferably in business, engineering or related)
  • Experience in a purchasing commodity group

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience working with software licensing
  • 5 or more years’ experience including mill and staff

 

 

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.

 

HYH hiring Director Research & Technology Development | GA

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Title:  Director – Advanced Research & Technology Development

Company: Halyard Health

Location: Alpharetta GA just north of Atlanta

Function: Research and Engineering

Reports to: VP Global R&D

Position Purpose & Scope of Responsibilities:

The Director of Advanced Research & Technology Development, reporting to the Vice President of Global R&D, will lead two functions that are critical to accelerating growth for the $1.7 Billion Dollar Halyard Health organization. The first function is a newly organized pain management technology center of excellence. This center of excellence is chartered to identify, develop and license new and innovative technology in the areas of acute and chronic pain that can be applied to future product development projects. The second function is to drive an organization focused on technology scouting, idea management and special projects that will support all of the business units at Halyard as well as focus on new adjacent business opportunities.

Primary scope of duties and responsibilities includes the following:

• Lead the establishment of a Pain Management focused Technology Development center of excellence for Halyard. Drive the implementation of new technology to solve clinical needs. Research and evaluate emerging technologies and execute strategic technology planning centered on pain management.
• Drive the development and establishment of advanced research & technology development processes, practices and SOP’s.
• Plan, coordinate and track advanced research projects performed using both internal and external R&D resources. Manage lead researchers that are driving these projects. Manage the scoping, assessment and investigation of technologies and their transition into Product Development projects
• Stay abreast of up-and-coming technology by building key relationships with industry thought leaders, universities and inventors to deliver technology and clinical solutions that will feed new product development and shape Halyard’s future.
• Assemble and manage a Scientific Advisory Board, specific to pain management, made up of physicians and researchers that help direct research and technology development
• Ensure proprietary technology and intellectual property protection for developed technology.
• Develop & maintain technology development roadmaps and strategic plans. Working collaboratively with business and R&D partners, link those plans to overall product development roadmaps. Stay informed on and monitor technology trends.
• Identify and assess early stage technologies that may be available for licensing or further development especially in the field of pain management.
• Lead an organization focused on providing technology scouting capabilities to the Halyard organization that can be leveraged to support inorganic activity in adjacent business areas as well as support the needs of the existing business units.
• Drive the idea management process here at Halyard. Work in concert with Intellectual Property counsel to help manage the intellectual asset review process.
• Management of departmental budget and oversight of capital expenditures.
• Provide routine project status communications to management.
• Attracts develop and retain top talent. Conducts performance reviews with input from project leaders, core team members, project managers and key stakeholders.
• Ensures that high potential candidates are matched appropriately with stretch assignments/projects in an effort to retain top talent within Halyard Health.

Customers:

• Business Unit Research and Development, New Ventures, Sales, Marketing, Business Strategy, Legal, Quality, Regulatory, Medical Sciences/Clinical, External Development Vendors, Finance, Product Supply, Clinicians and Key Opinion Leaders.

Interested? Please send your resume to D.Beach@Accenture.com to start our process. We can then have a chat in the next few business days to discuss your fit versus your career plans.

Qualifications/Education/Experience Required:

• Education: Master’s degree in Engineering or Scientific discipline. Ph.D. degree in a scientific or engineering discipline strongly preferred
• Skills / Qualifications:
o 10+ years of successful demonstrated experience in research and development and at least 7 years of management experience leading scientific or engineering professionals.
o Medical device industry experience
o Excellent written and oral communication skills
o Demonstrated ability to develop opportunity assessments
o Strong people and process management skills
o Strong strategic thinking skills
o Experience working with academic institutions
• Preference will be given to:
o Candidates with an advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or Neuroscience.
o Candidates with previous experience working in the fields of neuromodulation, neurostimulation or other pain management related fields.

Halyard Health [NYSE: HYH] is a medical technology company focused on preventing infection, eliminating pain and speeding recovery for healthcare providers and their patients. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, Halyard is committed to addressing some of today’s most important healthcare needs, such as preventing healthcare-associated infections and reducing the use of narcotics while helping patients move from surgery to recovery. Halyard’s business segments — Surgical and Infection Prevention and Medical Devices — develop, manufacture and market clinically superior solutions that improve medical outcomes and business performance in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit http://www.halyardhealth.com. 

 

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.

 

 

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

 

Job: Advanced IT Auditor in Dallas | F500

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Title: Advanced IT Auditor

Job # 150000Q0, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Dallas TX, HQ

Function: Audit

Reports to: Manager

As a member of the Internal Audit team, this individual will be involved in performing Kimberly Clark’s audit activities to primarily identify and assess technology related risks and controls, as well as operational, compliance, and business process risk and controls. Where necessary, the individual will work with external service providers. By executing audit activities, the individual will objectively evaluate key risk areas to identify meaningful, value-added improvement opportunities and share results with management.

Primary Duties

Specific activities related to the execution of audit activities will include: • Execute IT audits, including SOX IT General Controls testing as well as risk-based IT audits. • Analyze processes to evaluate whether they are effective in efficiently processing and adequately protecting data. • Execute audit work programs and maintain organized and complete audit work papers pertinent to the audit’s scope and related findings. • Identify and define issues, analyze evidence and document IT testing procedures and results. • Conduct interviews, examine documents, prepare work papers and compose summary memos, as necessary. • Evaluate IT findings and communicate to Internal Audit management in a timely manner. • Develop strong relationships with IT and 3rd party service provider(s) to coordinate audit activities. • Conduct special assignments as requested by the Senior IT Audit Manager. • Represent Internal Audit with various organizational project teams and with external organizations. • Develop and maintain productive relationships throughout the company through individual contacts and meetings. • Perform computer assisted audit techniques and data analysis. • Maintain a working knowledge of information security assessment industry standards/best practices and compliance with information security-related laws and regulations (e.g., SEC, PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and other state/regulatory data privacy laws).

Other Skills: • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Ability to communicate succinctly and effectively with management. • Strong analytical, deductive and problem solving skills. • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. • Ability to meet commitments, deadlines, and schedules. • Demonstrated ability to use technology to improve the effectiveness of assignments, increase efficiencies, and quickly complete work objectives. • Ability to successfully manage multiple assignments and projects simultaneously.

Interested? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job.   Sending your resume would jump-start our process and allow a discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark needs.

Minimum Requirements:Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Accounting Information Systems or related degree. • Familiarity with information technology frameworks, including but not limited to COBIT, ITIL, NIST and ISO 27001/27002. • Practical knowledge of information technology processes, risks and internal controls. • PC proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.). • 1-2 years of experience in public accounting, or 2-4 years of experience in an internal audit department of a large corporation, with a focus on information technology audits.

Preferred Requirements: • Understanding of manufacturing and/or consumer products industries. • Experience using ACL or comparable software to perform various audit techniques and analytical procedures. • Experience with auditing SAP ERP. • Current designation and maintenance of a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or similar certification is highly desirable. • Working knowledge of CCH TeamMate Audit Management Software.

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 63 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people – nearly a quarter of the world’s population – trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With a 135-year history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Kimberly-Clark job of Sr. IT Auditor in Dallas

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Title: Senior IT Auditor  

Job #15000112, Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Location: Dallas TX at HQ

Function: Audit

Reports to: IT Audit Manager

As a member of the Internal Audit team, this individual will be involved in performing Kimberly Clark’s audit activities to primarily identify and assess technology related risks and controls, as well as operational, compliance, and business process risk and controls.

The Sr. IT Auditor will provide project-level supervision to junior members of the Internal Audit team. Where necessary, the individual will work with external service providers. By executing audit activities, the individual will objectively evaluate key risk areas to identify meaningful, value-added improvement opportunities and share results with management.

Primary Duties 

Specific activities related to the execution of audit activities will include:  • Assist in scoping and coordinating IT audits, including SOX IT General Controls testing.  • Analyze processes to evaluate whether they are effective in efficiently processing and adequately protecting data.  • Execute audit work programs and maintain organized and complete audit work papers pertinent to the audit’s scope and related findings.  • Perform first-level, detail review of working papers for staff level auditors.  • Identify and define issues, analyze evidence and document IT testing procedures and results.  • Conduct interviews, examine documents, prepare work papers and compose summary memos, as necessary.  • Evaluate IT findings and communicate to Internal Audit management in a timely manner.  • Develop strong relationships with IT and 3rd party service provider(s) to coordinate audit activities.  • Conduct special assignments as requested by the Senior IT Audit Manager.  • Represent Internal Audit with various organizational project teams and with external organizations.  • Develop and maintain productive relationships throughout the company through individual contacts and meetings.  • Perform computer assisted audit techniques and data analysis.  • Maintain a working knowledge of information security assessment industry standards/best practices and compliance with information security-related laws and regulations (e.g., SEC, PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and other state/regulatory data privacy laws).

Other Skills:  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  • Ability to communicate succinctly and effectively with management  • Strong analytical, deductive and problem solving skills  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills  • Ability to meet commitments, deadlines, and schedules  • Demonstrated ability to use technology to improve the effectiveness of assignments, increase efficiencies, and quickly complete work objectives  • Ability to successfully manage multiple assignments and projects simultaneously.

Interested? You can contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on this job. Sending your resume would jump-start our process and allow a discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark needs.

Basic Qualifications:  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or related degree.  • 2-3 years of experience in public accounting, or 4-5 years of experience in an internal audit department of a large corporation, with a focus on information technology audits.  • Familiarity with information technology frameworks, including but not limited to COBIT, ITIL and ISO 27002.  • Practical knowledge of processes, risks and internal controls.  • PC proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.).  • Experience using ACL or comparable software to perform various audit techniques and analytical procedures.  • Current designation and maintenance of a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or similar certification.

Preferred Qualifications:  • Understanding of manufacturing and/or consumer products industries.  • Experience with auditing SAP ERP.  • Working knowledge of CCH TeamMate Audit Management Software.  • Fluent in Spanish (written and spoken)

 

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 63 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people – nearly a quarter of the world’s population – trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With a 135-year history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

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

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

 

 

Halyard Health hiring IT Finance Analyst | GA

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Title: IT Finance Analyst Job #1400003KG

Company: Halyard Health Corporation: NYSE: HYH

Location: Alpharetta GA

Function: Finance & Accounting

 

Job Overview
The IT Finance Analyst is responsible for the consolidation of Halyard Health IT’s actuals, budgets, and forecasts for the delivery of IT Services, Project and Programs. Reporting to the Portfolio Management Office Lead, this position has accountability for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and monitoring the IT financial management processes. Additional responsibilities include providing financial tracking and controls for hardware and software purchase transactions and technology services provided by third-party providers to ensure proper cost center and general ledger classifications in coordination with Procurement and Finance teams, the development of annual IT budgets, cost allocation and recovery practices, and tracking and reporting on actuals and forecasts.

Principal Accountabilities
• Working with Halyard Health Finance, develop, monitor and manage the IT budget for all services and projects and provide ongoing reporting and issue management for actuals and forecasts
• Review submissions including time and expenses completed by project and program managers and completes flux analysis within various financial models. E.g. Budget to forecast, Budget to actuals, etc.
• Provide financial tracking and control for hardware and software purchase transactions and ensure proper cost center and general ledger classifications in coordination with Procurement and Finance Teams
• Provide financial tracking and control for vendor services (e.g. Consulting, Development) to ensure appropriate cost center and general ledger classifications in coordination with Procurement and Finance Teams (including execution of PO’s)
• Drives discussions and meetings with technology owners, Project Office, Procurement and other stakeholders in order to stay current with expenses pipeline and register related P&L impacts
• Identify cost savings opportunities, make recommendations/ implement solutions to streamline operations while reducing overall risk to Halyard Health Care
• Develop understanding of key IT concepts to provide the necessary expertise to evaluate IT proposals and plans having a financial and/or strategic impact to the organization
• Assist Halyard Health IT management with consolidated financial reporting packages and presentation

Interested? Please send your resume to d.beach@accenture.com to start our process. We can then have a chat in the next few business days to discuss your fit versus your career plans.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience 

• BA, BS or Master’s degree in a Finance, Accounting or Information systems related discipline  • 3+ years of IT experience  • 5+ years of experience with expense management, financial reporting and general finance practices, including accruals, depreciation, accounting and financial rules that govern expense reporting, billing and chargeback practices  • Strong understanding of general accounting principles  • Expert or Advanced Level Proficiency in MS EXCEL (including pivot tables), Word and PowerPoint (Clarity and SharePoint knowledge is a plus)  • Ability to monitor portfolio financial performance and identify any issues that negatively impact its delivery and address them as needed  • Strong relationship, communication, collaboration, problem-solving, and analytical skills, and ability to work independently as well as within a team environment

 

Halyard Health [NYSE: HYH] is a medical technology company focused on preventing infection, eliminating pain and speeding recovery for healthcare providers and their patients. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, Halyard is committed to addressing some of today’s most important healthcare needs, such as preventing healthcare-associated infections and reducing the use of narcotics while helping patients move from surgery to recovery. Halyard’s business segments — Surgical and Infection Prevention and Medical Devices — develop, manufacture and market clinically superior solutions that improve medical outcomes and business performance in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit http://www.halyardhealth.com. 

 

 

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. 

Halyard Health 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.