Regional Packaging Lead SEA

8-10 years
5 months ago 4 Applied
Job Description

Regional Packaging Lead SEA

Your Job

You're not the person who will settle for just any role. Neither are we. Because we're out to create Better Care for a Better World, and that takes a certain kind of person and teams who care about making a difference. Here, you'll bring your professional expertise, talent, and drive to building and managing our portfolio of iconic, ground-breaking brands. In your supply chain role, you'll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world. It starts with YOU.

You will lead the SEA Packaging agenda to own the packaging pillar in SEA. This role will enable consumer delight in packaging, enable business decisions and seamless manufacturing and supply chain operations decision. In order to deliver this, the role will:

  • Provide technical leadership in packaging for SEA

  • Drive Design to Value for Cost optimization in packaging

  • Develop and implement packaging sustainability

  • Lead Packaging Print Development

  • Packaging Value Stream to continuous improvement of packaging material and processes

KEY RESPONSIBILITES:

Provide technical leadership in packaging for SEA

This position is the go-to person for packaging material

  • The individual is expected to provide technical guidance, continuous improvement support and functional collaborative leadership.

  • Lead within KC and partner externally in the development of alternatives, cost effective methods for producing printed packages and/or print materials.

  • Drive continuous improvement ensuring packaging print development systems, material suitability and prints used by Kimberly-Clark are effectively managed and implemented.

Drive Design to Value for Cost optimization in packaging

Manage packaging developmental activities to deliver value to the business in packaging. This will include (but not limited to)

  • Material Development to support innovation with Packaging Material Analysis

  • Ability to Run Material Trials to enable the above

  • Conduct technical and cost Analysis with regional and country stakeholders

Develop and implement packaging sustainability strategy

  • Optimize plastic in existing Packaging Material working with technical & commercial team

  • Pioneer new development of Packaging Material for recycle plastic

  • Develop Sustainability Packaging Material Special Run and Trials Management.

  • Support APAC Sustainability

Lead Packaging Print Development

  • Collaborate and communicate to the related 3rd Party key stakeholders i.e. Pre-Press and Packaging Vendors supporting product launch schedule with good packaging material & print quality

  • Coordinate and communicate to the related KC key stakeholders on the regional/cross sourcing SKUs supporting product launch schedule with good packaging material & print quality

  • Plan, organize, collaborate projects to meet business objectives relating to package aesthetic, performance and safety requirements. Develop processes and tools to realize the best practices of NPI Packaging Print related to cost optimization, color management, artwork graphic realization and related process

Packaging Value Stream to continuous improvement of packaging material and processes

  • Provide technical guidance, continuous improvement support and functional collaborative leadership in development of alternatives, cost effective methods for producing printed packages and/or print materials.

  • Continuously seeking opportunities for innovative approaches to addressing problems in changeable environment to improve print development and print quality.

About Us

Huggies. Kleenex. Cottonelle. Scott. Kotex. Poise. Depend. Kimberly-Clark Professional. You already know our legendary brands-and so does the rest of the world. In fact, millions of people use Kimberly-Clark products every day. We know these amazing Kimberly-Clark products wouldn't exist without talented professionals, like you.

At Kimberly-Clark, you'll be part of the best team committed to driving innovation, growth, and impact. We're founded on 151 years of market leadership, and we're always looking for new and better ways to perform - so there's your open door of opportunity. It's all here for you at Kimberly-Clark.

Led by Purpose. Driven by You.

About You

You're driven to perform at the highest level possible, and you appreciate a performance culture fueled by authentic caring. You want to be part of a company actively dedicated to sustainability, inclusion, wellbeing, and career development.

You're also a university graduate with a degree in supply chain, or a related area, and have at least 8 years of continuous work experience. You love what you do, especially when the work you do makes a difference. At Kimberly-Clark, we're constantly exploring new ideas on how, when, and where we can best achieve results.

When you join our team, you'll experience Flex That Works: flexible (hybrid) work arrangements that empower you to have purposeful time in the office and partner with your leader to make flexibility work for both you and the business.

In one of our professional roles, you'll focus on winning with consumers and the market, while putting safety, mutual respect, and human dignity at the center.

Job Requirements

To be successful in the role, the successful candidate is expected to have sound in-depth technical knowledge on a broad range of all aspects of Packaging such as Manufacturing Process Control, Packaging Material Characteristics & Performance, Quality Practice and Safety Requirements.

In addition, the following qualifications and experience are essential

  • A bachelor's degree in Packaging or related technical discipline

  • At least 8- 10 years of work experience in packaging development function from FMCG Industry

  • Should have in-depth technical knowledge of flexible, Paper , corrugate etc. Packaging materials.

  • Should have Strong knowledge on Printing Technology (different Printing methods, Pre & Post Press process)

  • Demonstrated ability to work remotely in a matrix organization

  • The ability to influence commercial, technical colleagues and suppliers

  • Ability to think critically and articulate challenges and potential solutions

  • Hands on, self-starter and able to supports projects and activities independently

Total Benefits

Here are just a few of the benefits you'll enjoy working in this role for Kimberly-Clark:

  • Competitive salary and incentives: We offer a competitive salary and a range of incentives, including bonus opportunities, and flexible work options.

  • Fantastic range of benefits: Our benefits package is second to none, with everything from health & life insurance, dental & vision care, employee assistance program, paid time off, well-being activities, and more.

  • A culture of caring: We believe that a happy and healthy workforce is a productive workforce, so we offer a variety of programs and resources to support our employees well-being.

We believe that our employees are our greatest asset, and we're committed to providing them with the resources they need to be successful. If you're looking for a rewarding career with a company that cares about its employees, then Kimberly-Clark is the place for you.

To Be Considered

Click the "Apply" button and complete our online application process. A member of our Talent Acquisition team will review your application and be in touch if you seem like a great fit for this role. /p p /p p In the meantime, check out our a href=https://www.careers.kimberly-clark.com/en target=_blank careers website /a to learn more about our company and the position. You'll want to be prepared with relevant questions when you move on to the interview stage. /p p br / b i And finally, the fine print /i /b br / i 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. 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. /i /p p /p p i This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role's country only. Kimberly-Clark will not provide relocation support for this role. /i /p /div /p /div /div

JOB TYPE

Industry

Function

Skills

Safety Requirements
Artwork Graphic Realization
Quality Practice
Sustainability Material
Manufacturing Process Control
Printing Technology
Corrugate
Paper

Kimberly-Clark Corporation is an American multinational personal care corporation that produces mostly paper-based consumer products. The company manufactures sanitary paper products and surgical & medical instruments. Kimberly-Clark brand name products include Kleenex facial tissue, Kotex feminine hygiene products, Cottonelle, Scott and Andrex toilet paper, Wypall utility wipes, KimWipes scientific cleaning wipes and Huggies disposable diapers and baby wipes.
Founded in Neenah, Wisconsin, in 1872 and based in the Las Colinas section of Irving, Texas since 1985, the company operated its own paper mills around the world for decades, but closed the last of those in 2012.With recent annual revenues topping $18 billion per year, Kimberly-Clark is regularly listed among the Fortune 500.
As of March 2020, the company had approximately 40,000 employees

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