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Supply Chain Analyst - Recent/Future Grads
Kimberly-Clark Corporation | Neenah, Wisconsin
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Supply Chain Analyst - Recent/Future Grads

Job Description

Our business is built upon original thinking. For more than 145 years, we have challenged conventional wisdom to reimagine how we can better serve our consumers and impact the world around us. We invented new product categories and built an $18+ billion global business with top brands such as Kleenex®, Scott®, Huggies®, Cottonelle®, Depend® and U by Kotex®.

If original thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come work with Kimberly-Clark, a great place to work and home to original brands and original thinkers. Learn more and apply at CareersatKC.com


Work Type: Full-Time

Locations: Neenah, WI; Roswell, GA; Knoxville, TN; Rogers, AR

Start Dates: January & June

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.

Logistics structure

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.

Functional overviews

Procurement - Negotiate with suppliers on matters of quality, service and price. Create and develop sourcing plans and conduct industry analysis. Participate on project teams and meet objectives by providing procurement expertise through acquiring assigned goods, equipment and/or services that provide the best total cost of ownership to the corporation. Key customers are business units, suppliers and product development.

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.

Distribution Analysis- Distribution Analysis supports the consumer businesses by helping them understand the supply chain impact of business decisions and changes in the business environment. The team utilizes Excel, Access, linear programming models and various other analysis tools to understand costs, savings, service and operational impacts of decisions. Key customers are business units, customer service, mills and distribution centers.

Distribution Operations - A key function of the distribution operations team is to support customer service and business objectives. In addition, the health care global distribution team supports the worldwide needs of health care distribution. Team members manage the flow of product from the case packer through shipment loading. Several support functions such as engineering, third party operations management and order fulfillment are included in this team. Key customers are business units, distribution centers, engineering, and third party operators.

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.

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About Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Kimberly-Clark is leading the world in essentials for a better life. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with nearly 57,000 employees worldwide and operations in 36 countries, Kimberly-Clark posted sales of $20.8 billion in 2011. Kimberly-Clark’s global brands are sold in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people trust Kimberly-Clark products and the solutions they provide to make their lives better. With well-known family care and personal care brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Andrex, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Poise and Depend, we hold the No. 1 or No. 2 share position globally in more than 80 countries.

As a global company, we are committed to cultivating a fair, respectful and engaging work environment that inspires our diverse global team to thrive professionally and contribute to the communities where we operate. We also have a responsibility to attain a deeper understanding of our impact on the world. Addressing Sustainability issues and incorporating solutions through all levels of Kimberly-Clark is a critical component of our business.

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