Kimberly-Clark Fresh Jobs [5 Positions]

Posted on :

30 Mar, 2017

Category :

Vacancies in Nigeria

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 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.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant positions below:

Job Title: Supply Planner
Location: Lagos
Worker Type: Employee
Worker Sub-Type: Regular
Time Type: Full time

Job Descriptions
Manages production planning for the nominated product groups/production assets within the sector:

  • Weekly Plans
  • Optimises production plans to best manage assets taking into account the demand forecast, distribution requirements, and asset constraints in order to meet customer service objectives.
  • Executes Product / Packaging Rollovers, introductions and discontinuations in order best meet Business Division objectives.
  • Executes plans and contract packing for the nominated product groups, including supplier long term forecast requirements and supply chain initiatives.
  • Controls raw material and packaging supplies inventories in order to provide optimum customer service and meet working capital objectives. Manages day to day inventory issues, including communication and issue resolution between the interested parties.
  • To manage and maintain data in SAP R3 and the APO/MRP planning systems in place.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in business/supply chain.
  • 3 Years Planning Experience In a Manufacturing Company
  • Computer Literate with specific knowledge of SAP, Excel and APO/MRP systems.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Sales Development Executive
Location:
Nigeria

Job Description

  • Ensure strategic opportunities and objectives by Channel and by Category/brand are incorporates into the Customer Business plans.
  • Support marketing in the development of Customer specific Category/and or Shopper Marketing strategies within territory.
  • Continually monitor and analyze competitor activity and pricing as well as customer performance against the agreed objectives and if required, develop and implement the appropriate corrective action to ensure that targets are achieved.
  • Implement, monitor and evaluate agreed POP (pricing, promotions, ranging and merchandising) plans on a monthly basis.
  • Develop and communicate monthly, quarterly and annual reviews to customers and/or distributors within assigned territory.
  • Monitor customer service levels (order fill, case fill, credit notes, on-shelf availability) and develop corrective plans to address any issues.
  • Input and co-ordination of monthly, quarterly and annual demand forecast by account by brand and SKU.
  • Track profitability of all distributors so as to ensure the sales mix within each of the distributor’s basket is in line with the overall pricing strategy and in line with the approved issued mandates.
  • Enable product knowledge with all wholesaler/distributor sales forces and identify opportunities to get the best out of the wholesaler/distributor sales teams through individual performance management and team segmentation.
  • Develop and implement incentives and sales promotions that deliver to agreed sales and distribution targets in assigned territory.
  • Ensure that the company at all times has the right product offer and materials in the market place relevant to its competitors and specific to the market and consumers’ needs.

Minimum Requirements

  • University Degree or equivalent with at least 2 years commercial experience in the FMCG sector.
  • Fluent in French (written and verbal) is a requirement for working in Francophone West Africa
  • Possession of a Driver’s Licence.
  • Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Business Analyst – WECA, Kenya
Primary Location:
Lagos
Time Type: Full time

Main Responsibilities
Financial Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the business teams by providing financial/business insights, evaluation, analysis and directions.
  • Interpret and communicate financial information effectively with business partners and proactively contribute to build capabilities in the business teams.
  • Drive activities that will result in the optimization and realization of Revenue – Optimize the Net Realize Revenue through deployment of state of the art tools, developing capabilities and driving mindset change.
  • Utilize understanding of brands building dynamics to achieve medium and long term business goals
  • Proactively challenge and improve business plans to add value and highlight risks and support development of mitigation plans
  • Adapt interpersonal approach to deal with various level in the organization to maximize impact.
  • Manage the preparation, analysis and evaluation of monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc financial information with the objective of providing timeous, meaningful information to guide management towards successfully achieving KC WECA financial targets.
  • Support WECA operations in any analysis and costing requirements with information that can assist/influence important business decisions
  • Manage the capital and operating lease processes for KC WECA, including the budgeting process, internal control, appropriation analysis review as well as preparation, spending and document control.
  • Attend to and advise Line Managers on finance issues identified, while assisting Line Managers in any financial related requirements.
  • Provide day – to – day on the job and off the job advice/guidance to employees and line managers on Company financial policies (CFP’s), practices and procedures to support the corporation’s program for strong central financial control by reporting whenever corporate policies or instructions are not being followed.
  • Develop continuous improvement in the control environment by ensuring Corporate Financial Policies & Procedures are implemented maintained and adhered to, this include SOX related test and reporting as well.
  • Implement, manage and maintain up to date accounting and reporting systems, which will enable the department to obtain and distribute accurate information that is relevant.
  • Plan prepare and execute the annual operating budgets to ensure that they are relevant and accurate, as well as quarterly updates.
  • Assist when needed in the other operations process stream accounting areas.
  • Manage preparation of general ledger reconciliations and timeous resolution of reconciling items.

Administrative and Management:

  • Manage general administration functions in accordance with CFI.
  • Safety- ensure compliance to OSH act regulations and achieving safety objectives within area of responsibility.

Required Qualifications/Experience

  • Degree in Finance, ACA, CIMA or similar Financial qualification
  • A minimum of 6 years experience in all aspects of accounting within a manufacturing, preferably exposure to the commercial FMCG environment and trading dynamics
  • Strong system, accounting and management accounting knowledge.
  • Requires a general knowledge of manufacturing principles and internal controls.
  • Proven leadership skills. Very high interpersonal skills are required to effectively function at a multitude of levels from senior management to entry level personnel.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Senior Brand Manager
Job ID: 759739
Location: Lagos
Worker Sub-Type: Regular
Time Type:Full time

Job Description/Responsibilities

  • Our vision is to lead the world in the essentials for a better life and you will help us get there through brand experiences that leave a lasting impact. As a Senior Brand Manager in Lagos, Nigeria you will develop brands such as Huggies and Kleenex in an emerging market.
  • You will lead in managing & sustaining a profitable category/brand portfolio – join us and be part of something essential ! In return you will be offered a competitive benefits package and professional career development plan.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Provides input into the brand strategy review (situational analysis).
  • Responsible for developing annual brand operating and channel plans with aligned category, brand, consumer and customer priorities and objectives.
  • Responsible for managing:
    • Integrated Marketing Plan (IMP) & resulting commercial programmes
    • New product introduction (NPI)
  • You will develop appropriate consumer & shopper insight and ensures insights, channel & POP opportunities are incorporated into all strategies and plans.
  • You will manage the research process where appropriate.
  • You will delivers agreed brand, channel targets and profitability.
  • You will be responsible for gathering and analysing competitor information and developing activities to counteract anticipated competitor plans.
  • You will track, analyse and evaluate all brand and trade initiatives to ensure business results are achieved and brand equity is maintained.
  • Develop & updates generic planograms and looks of success aligned to brand strategy.
  • Ensures communication to all relevant stakeholders during projects.
  • Manages day to day interactions with agencies and assists with evaluation.
  • Ensures that all business management standards, processes and procedures are applied and adhered to in all activities.
  • Effective management of A&P budget.
  • SBM’s guide and develop skills base of ABM’s and BM’s where appropriate.

Minimum Requirements

  • You will be educated to Degree level or equivalent
  • You will have demonstrable job experience, which should include excellent understanding of or experience in Marketing and Sales, Finance & Category management.
  • You will be able to demonstrate a track record of delivering business results.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidate should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Technical Operator
Location: Lagos
Worker Type: Employee
Worker Sub-Type: Regular
Time Type: Full time

Job Description

  • Technical Operator performs as part of the shift team to ensure that safety, quality, productivity and housekeeping are maintained to the required standards in an environment of continual improvement.

Main Responsibilities

  • Complies with all safety rules, procedures and works instructions.
  • Maintains a high standard of housekeeping and hygiene in the department and follow 5S Housekeeping principles.
  • Checks that packaging materials that enter his/her sector correspond with the requirements of the product being manufactured and return packaging materials not in use after a change of grade and/or product.
  • Operate the Bagger sector of the diaper machine at target speeds to achieve rate of operation targets.
  • Loads packaging materials into the bagger and shrink-wrapping machines.
  • Controls the production process in his/her sector and correct the components phases to ensure product is produced within specification.
  • Capture data regarding machine waste and delay and communicates this to the MOP for documentation and to effectively use this information for analysis and decision making on preventative actions.
  • Perform modular process health checks in-line with under lining guidelines.
  • Acts as cover for any other operator when required.
  • Control material usage to minimise waste and material cost
  • Knows and actively participate in all work and repairs which are carried out in his/her sector by the support teams
  • Reports and informs team leaders of the maintenance and improvement required of his sector.
  • Knows the values of the main performance indicators (MDH, Waste, Delay, Ti, Ci, ppm) of the machine to which assigned.
  • During shift changes, communicates to the incoming operator all new occurrences, repairs, process changes and materials issues.

Minimum Requirements

  • National Diploma or equivalent qualification in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience on high-speed production equipment.
  • Prior high-speed production machine maintenance or operating experience, especially on Diaper machines will be an advantage.
  • Computer Literate.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online