Huggies LCM Facility Lead at Kimberly Clark

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.

Job Title: Huggies LCM Facility Lead

Description

  • The role includes Baby Child Care responsibilities.
  • Sustain current Products, Processes, and Materials, at optimum cost to ensure continuity of the Consumer/Brand Experience
  • Lead Implementation of Global/Regional Innovation projects
  • Lead the qualification work of Cost Transformation activities related to product and materials
  • Lead gathering of and insight development from competitive data for local key products
  • Process support of new or existing materials and finished product
  • Work to agreed safety standards, act as an example and comply with company & country safety regulations
  • Lead the local implementation of Global Renovation & Innovation projects from a product point of view
  • Develop & Implement the Regional Product Improvement plans in partnership with Marketing & Mill in-line with agreed strategy & country ‘soft points’
  • Lead the implementation of Mill cost transformation initiatives relating to product and materials
  • Build the Strategic Capability, knowledge, and influence of the Role within the Business in anticipation of future growth & investment
  • Provide local Technical mentoring support to the Mill for the implementation of product and equipment changes and provide technical direction to multifunction teams for all facility LCM activities
  • Ensure security of material supply through qualification of local material vendors and manage material issues and risks prioritising mitigation efforts and disaster recovery
  • Stay close to the operational team by participating in daily production meetings, mentoring operational support of product and materials
  • Represent the interests of the customer /shopper/chooser/user within the facility by interfacing with Marketing, Quality & Mill Operation as appropriate
  • Drive consumer understanding as related to product use. Participate in initiatives that aim to improve consumer satisfaction & where necessary lead projects to eliminate/reduce product design sources of consumer dissatisfaction or complaint
  • Ensure facility compliance with Corporate, Sector and Regulatory requirements. Work with Regional team to ensure knowledge of competitive intelligence and patents
  • Ensure full awareness of BU LCM activity and issues by appropriate, accurate and timely communication to all parts of the business
  • Maintain the local specs and BOMS (products, primary and secondary packaging).

Requirements

  • A minimum standard of a Bachelor or similar University Degree, or significant work place experience in the LCM, Research or Operational fields
  • The role must have a thorough understanding of all facility and logistics operating areas
  • Experience of working effectively in multifunctional teams is needed
  • Prior experience of Regional working within LCM will be highly preferred to facilitate a fast on boarding with both the technical & consumer aspects of the role
  • Travel and Location: The role is based in Nigeria and occasion travel particularly to key customer locations will be required
  • English is essential.

Location: Lagos

Closing Date
Not Specified.

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