Kimberly:Clark is leading the world in essentials for a better life. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with nearly 57,000 employees worldwide and operations in 36 countries, Kimberly:Clark posted sales of 20.8 billion in 2011. Kimberly:Clark?s global brands are sold in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people trust Kimberly:Clark products and the solutions they provide to make their lives better. With well:known family care and personal care brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Andrex, Huggies, Pull:Ups, Kotex, Poise and Depend, we hold the No. 1 or No. 2 share position globally in more than 80 countries.As a global company, we are committed to cultivating a fair, respectful and engaging work environment that inspires our diverse global team to thrive professionally and contribute to the communities where we operate. We also have a responsibility to attain a deeper understanding of our impact on the world. Addressing Sustainability issues and incorporating solutions through all levels of Kimberly:Clark is a critical component of our business.The Machinery and Equipment Procurement Team is seeking a Procurement Specialist to provide sourcing expertise for the capital project team. Excellent project management, LEAN systems and relationship management skills are highly valued. We use innovative thinking and analysis to deliver results to the businesses we support. The primary responsibilities for the role include purchasing assigned materials, equipment and services; managing assigned commodities and purchases; and managing relationships with key suppliers and internal customers. Responsibilities:
:Research, select, develop and maintain adequate sources of supply to ensure that the companys requirements for assigned materials, equipment and services are fulfilled with the best quality, service and price consistent with the need.
:Establish and manage ongoing vendor relationships so that our needs for goods and services are met by suppliers whose quali