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Supply Chain Planner

2 months agoRouen, France

Supply Chain Planner

Job Description

Your Job

You were made to do this work: designing new technologies, diving into data, optimizing consumer experiences, and constantly developing better, faster ways to get results. You want to be part of a performance culture dedicated to building technology and products for a purpose that matters. You want to work in an environment that promotes sustainability, inclusion, wellbeing, and career development.

You would be working with Mill Operations and Mechanical teams and would be focused on the Paper Industry. In this role, you'll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world. It starts with YOU.

About Us

Huggies®. Kleenex®. Cottonelle®. Scott®. Kotex®. Poise®. Depend®. You already know our legendary brands-and so does the rest of the world. In fact, 25% of people in the world use Kimberly-Clark products every day. We know that these amazing Kimberly-Clark products wouldn't exist without our experts, like you.

We're also a team that truly cares about each other - kind of like a family but a productive and focused one. Employee research shows that our team members comes to work each day with confidence and security in knowing that their safety will never be compromised. We take pride in our ability to offer a healthy paycheck for a job well done and opportunities for our co-workers to develop their careers into new skills, roles, and schedules over time. There's more than one way to create your future with our winning team. It's all here for you at Kimberly-Clark; you just need to apply!

Led by Purpose. Driven by You.

About You

We're looking for a Supply Chain Planner to join our vibrant and dynamic Team in Rouen Mill, France. This is a fast-paced environment offering you exposure to a number of different business areas and an opportunity to work in an ever-changing environment with innovative products.

As a Supply Chain Planner you will have responsibility for a particular product family, which will normally be linked to Kimberly-Clark sites and external vendors, within the 0 to 4 month time horizon. Your role will require daily tracking of stock levels and sales forecasts provided by the Customer Business Units (CBU's) and liaison with a variety of business functions such as Customer Service, Demand Management, Logistics Operations, Strategic and Procurement teams etc. to ensure optimal product supply, utilizing the SAP Planning system and transactional processes.

You will report to the Supply Planning Team Leader and will be an individual contributor (no direct reports).


  • Contributing to the preparation of daily/weekly production plans within a portfolio (Mill or Vendor).
  • Optimisation and rapid day to day communication of change to production and deployment to best meet customer service and inventory objectives.
  • Optimise system capability through reporting, planning and transactional systems to deliver objectives, maintaining accurate master data and inventory requirements.
  • Execution of product/packaging rollovers, introductions and discontinuations.
  • Lead projects to continuously improve planning and supply chain processes.
  • Identify, monitor and advise on risks, opportunities and priorities to aid tactical and strategic decision making.
  • Management of day to day inventory issues


You have a previous experience as a Supply Chain Planner/Tactical Planner/Supply Optimiser. You come from an FMCG Background or similar. You are a very organized person with experience in SAP already, or similar.


  • Bachelor's Degree (BA, Bsc) or equivalent is desirable.
  • Proven track record of building successful cross-functional relationships.
  • Fluent French and English are essential (additional language skills would be an advantage), together with first class communication and analytical skills.

Total Benefits

Our manufacturing employees are some of our most important workers, our most loyal fans and our favorite people, so we take care of them really well. Our employees appreciate both the open work environment and the global nature of our company and are always ready to take on new challenges. In addition we offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package.

To Be Considered

Click the Apply button and complete the online application process. A member of our Recruiting Team will then review your application and follow up with you if you seem like a great fit for this role.

Please submit your CV in English as it will be considered by English speakers.

In the meantime, you can check out the Manufacturing Careers area on our website (if you haven't already). You'll want to review this and come prepared with a few relevant questions if and when you pass GO and begin interviews.

And finally, the fine print...

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.

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.

Primary Location

France- Rouen

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Full time

Client-provided location(s): Rouen, France
Job ID: KimberlyClark-864283
Employment Type: Other