Work Type: Full-Time
Locations: Neenah, WI; Knoxville, TN
Start Dates: January 2022
Kimberly-Clark has several developmental early career positions available in their supply chain organization. Successful candidates may be placed in any of our functions across the supply chain. While assignments are not for a specific duration, Kimberly-Clark’s development practices encourage and support movement between the different functions of the supply chain. In effect, you will receive an in-depth experience in one area and contribute to real business results, but at the same time, learn and prepare yourself for growth opportunities which frequently involve a move to another area of the supply chain in the subsequent assignment. Timing for assignments typically ranges from 20-30 months, depending on the strength of the individual and business conditions.
There may be no better place to launch or advance your supply chain career than at Kimberly-Clark. That’s because we’ve structured our logistics organization in a way that enables you to achieve a comprehensive understanding of the supply chain and a rewarding work experience. Whether beginning your supply chain career or seeking a new challenge as an experienced professional, our team environment will allow you to contribute to your fullest potential.
Production Planning – Develop, control and manage operating schedules in the company’s production facilities and distribution centers. Utilizing sales forecasts developed with marketing and knowledge of mill capabilities, SAP tools are used to establish mill production levels and inventory targets. Perform short and long-term analysis of equipment capacity and material needs. Key customers are marketing, mill operations, customer service and suppliers.
Customer Logistics Solutions – Provide efficient, cost-effective solutions for order management and aggressively work to improve supply chain performance. Build relationships with internal and external customers. Work proactively with customer and sales to reduce cost to serve. Communicate and resolve order issues with customers and sales. Key customers are retail customers, sales, transportation, distributors and planning.
Transportation – Negotiate with carriers for price, service and equipment to achieve delivery of materials and product at minimum distribution costs. Analyze and perform mode/carrier selection, shipment tracking, and measurement of customer service and carrier performance. Key customers are distribution, retail customers and transportation providers.
- Bachelor’s degree; preferably in Business, Logistics Management, Manufacturing Operations, Industrial Engineering or related field.
- Minimum 3.0 out of 4.0 overall GPA is required (transcripts will be requested).
- Previous work experience or internship is a plus.
- A high degree of analytical skill is required.
- Applicants must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. on a regular, full-time basis.
- Kimberly-Clark does not typically offer employment
- to holders of F-1, J-1, or H-1 visas for the purpose of obtaining
- practical experience.