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KCNA Project Manager

Company: Kimberly-Clark
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

KCNA Project Manager

Job Description

Captain of your own mind

We're looking for individuals who solve problems and make decisions based on their own observations and experience - people who have the confidence to handle issues as they arise - people who are the really valuable contributors. If you're a responsible person who knows when to push the boundaries, we're interested. Very interested.

We're powered by the group energy of collaboration

When we put our heads together, our thought processes build on each other to produce better solutions. If you enjoy expressing your ideas while respecting those of others, we invite you to add your voice to this exciting process. We credit the stimulating perspectives that keep us ahead to the diversity of our workforce. We welcome, include, and promote people of all backgrounds.

Position Purpose:

Provide Program Management services at the KCNA, business unit and functional levels, in addition to providing functional supply chain and operations expertise to these activities. The position requires the ability to provide leadership, coordination and direction to ensure the successful delivery of the program by facilitating across functions and disciplines.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide program management services across KCNA for the commercialization of safety, quality, innovation, and capacity programs.
  • Follow Program Management Best Practices, including timeline management, risk assessment plans, action item management, roles and responsibilities, and interactive planning sessions.
  • Lead project capital funding authorization, including development of business case.
  • Ensure programs achieve the desired outcome in terms of scope, schedule, cost and quality expectations.
  • Ensure transparency of project progress, risks and mitigation strategies.
  • Lead program steering committee meeting, providing an understanding of overall program status and escalation of roadblocks.
  • Act as key liaison to plant teams relative to program execution plans.
  • Lead by example and model core values in all actions; ensure a positive, respectful team environment, fostering collaboration and development.
  • Provide operations and supply chain functional expertise in support of supply chain deliverables

    Key Stakeholders:
    • KCNA Project Management Office Leader
    • Sector Integration Senior Director
    • Personal Care and Family Care Business Unit Leadership Teams
    • Personal Care and Family Care Research and Engineering
    • KCNA Capital Strategy Director

      • Reports to KCNA Project Management Team Leader

        Education and Experience Requirements:
        • Bachelor's degree
        • 7-10 years of experience in increasingly broader technical, operational, or program management roles with a demonstrated track record of achievement and growth in leadership.
        • Minimum of 3 years of previous supply chain/ manufacturing experience.
        • Demonstrated understanding and practical application of LEAN and CI principles and tools.

          Our most important resource is your innovative mind

          If you're a pro who's always thinking of better ways to do things, you've found a home. We work smarter by seeking out fresh approaches to every facet of business, from everyday operations to high-level decisions. Our diverse staff hails from a variety of backgrounds, all bringing their valuable perspectives and skills. Here, everyone is included, respected, and offered every opportunity to grow.

          Kimberly-Clark makes the essentials for a better life with well-known brands that matter every day - at home, school, work and on the go. Throughout our 148 years, we have challenged conventional wisdom to innovate products that better meet the needs of consumers. We have created new categories with top brands like Kleenex®, and redefined categories with Huggies® and U by Kotex®. While growing our $18+ billion global business, we help build careers through collaborative teams that push boundaries and endless opportunities to work with some of the world's most recognized brands. Our 43,000 employees are changing the world for the better, too, generously giving back to communities and causes around the globe.

          For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed 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.

          With an inclusive culture, our employees - and the original thinking they bring to Kimberly-Clark - make us stronger. EOE disability/vet.

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

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Keywords: Kimberly-Clark, Oshkosh , KCNA Project Manager, Executive , Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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