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POST DATE 9/11/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

KCC Neenah, WI

Neenah, WI
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HR Business Partner - Global Supply Chain

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 Description

Global Supply Chain HRBP - Global Manufacturing

Neenah, WI

Position Purpose:

The HR Team Leader will provide site leadership in creating a high performance culture that emphasizes employee engagement, quality, safety and effective continuous improvement implementation to drive a highly productive workforce. In addition, this role will have lead responsibility for labor relations management as well as other high performance initiatives to deliver transformation and ongoing continuous improvement to our work practices and team leader leadership capabilities.

The HR Team Leader will build on and apply their expertise in various areas including performance management, labor relations, lean manufacturing, organizational development, training and development of leaders and project management to enhance cross-sector effectiveness.


Reports to the HR Director for Global Supply Chain. This position provides leadership and functional HR generalist support to the GSC Global Manufacturing group including Global KimTech, Supply Chain Strategy, External Manufacturing, Value Engineering, and Operation Systems & Standards. Counsels team leaders and all levels of the organization on the administration and interpretation of the labor agreement, site training development and standard work. Provides advice and counsel on all corrective actions.

Principle Accountabilities:

Provide HR generalist support to senior leaders and their teams

Lead and fully execute key K-C HR strategies and initiatives across customer groups

Lead Labor Relations for the KimTech West in a way that fosters positive labor relations through contract negotiations, contract interpretation, and ensuring contract adherence

Understand and identify organization issues, develop solutions and implement action plans

Review and analyze people metrics and data to identify trends and recommend solutions to improve workforce planning, performance, retention, and engagement

Provide management coaching to build leadership capabilities

Partner with Global Manufacturing leaders on organizational design, effectiveness and workforce planning

Partner with global HR teams and key stakeholders to successfully implement business unit initiatives

Partner with HR Centers of Excellence by supporting a broad range of Local and Corporate strategic HR initiatives to progress HR function. (Talent Management, Diversity & Inclusion, Compensation, Organization Effectiveness)

Design and execute staffing strategies for both exempt and non-exempt hiring needs

Provide labor relations support and foster positive labor relations with the Kimtech union facility; including contract negotiations, contract interpretation, and ensure contract adherence

Provide dotted line leadership to the HR Administrator at the Kimtech facility in Wuxi, China


Bachelor's degree required with Masters or MBA in Human Resource field preferred

Labor relations experience preferred

Minimum 5-7 years Human Resources Generalist experience

Experience working in highly matrixed organizations

Demonstrated success leading organizational change

Strong business acumen with a demonstrated ability to develop and align HR initiatives to accelerate achievement of strategic business objectives

Strong understanding of industry HR best practices

A track record of success in developing leaders and teams

Strong leadership skills and the ability to influence the decision making process

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.

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 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.



Primary Location USA-WI-Neenah

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Worker Type Employee

Worker Sub-Type Regular

Time Type Full time