REMOTE: Distribution Consultant - Automation Support

New York, New York

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Job Info

You were made to do this work: designing new technologies, diving into data, optimizing digital experiences, and constantly developing better, faster ways to get results. You want to be part of a performance culture dedicated to building technology for a purpose that matters. You want to work in an environment that promotes sustainability, inclusion, wellbeing, and career development. In your Distribution Consultant role, you'll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world.

Position Purpose:

This position is part of the Kimberly-Clark North America (KCNA) Distribution WMS and Process Support Team. This position will provide functional expertise and support for automation projects within the Kimberly-Clark distribution network. This position partners closely with automation project leads and will be responsible for the successful systems integration for deployment of automated-guided vehicles (AGV's) within mill-attached distribution center locations to achieve cost, quality and safety targets. Provides operational support and project coordination to ensure the achievement of Distribution objectives.


  • Provide project-related support to KCNA Distribution automation team and leadership of assigned project milestones

  • Partner with automation vendor(s) and site leadership in the site design (layout), testing, prep and deployment of AGV's at K-C plant distribution center locations

  • Adhere to project implementation milestones and provide concise and timely communication regarding project status to internal and external stakeholders

  • Work with site leadership on appropriate change management and process integration with existing WMS systems

  • Work closely with other WMS team members in the development and implementation of other transactional and operational distribution systems and processes, considering the impacts with current or planned automation capabilities

  • Provide development, implementation, and updating of program strategies to drive new capability and continuous improvement to distribution centers and plants

  • Serve as key contact and functional expert for plant-attached distribution centers to assess materials handling and system and process problems, shortcomings and implementation of corrective action

  • Develop a scope and depth of knowledge in safety, quality, and materials handling technical expertise to investigate and drive continuous improvement and innovative solutions

  • Lead or participate in cross functional project teams made up of diverse team members ranging from senior leaders to machine or lift operators

About Us:

At Kimberly-Clark, you'll be part of the best teams committed to driving innovation and growth. We're founded on 150 years of market leadership, and we're always looking for new and better ways to perform-so what can you do with that? There's no time like the present to make an impact at Kimberly-Clark. It's all here for you at Kimberly-Clark.

In this role you will join the Customer Supply Chain Distribution Operations team and report to the Distribution Senior Manager.

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.

To succeed in this role, you will need the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in supply chain, engineering or related field or equivalent relatable work experience

  • Broad supply-chain systems and knowledge or leadership in warehousing operations with a minimum of 5 years prior experience

  • Working knowledge of warehouse management systems (Blue Yonder WMS, SAP EWM) and/or warehouse automation systems highly desirable

  • Familiarity with distribution center layout and flow and CAD experience also desirable for this position

  • Ability to analyze complex data and identify root causes or areas of opportunity

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially around complex topics

  • Enthusiasm for new challenges and an ability to take clear ownership of responsibilities

  • Ability to apply CI/Lean principles towards continuous improvement of a process

  • Ability to collaborate with and leverage diverse resources to achieve results

  • Travel up to 50% depending on project assignments

Total Benefits:

Here are a few of the benefits you'd enjoy. For a complete overview, see

  • Great support for good health with medical, dental, and vision coverage options. No waiting periods or pre-existing condition restrictions. Access to an on-site fitness center, occupational health nurse, and allowances for high-quality safety equipment.

  • Flexible Savings and spending accounts to maximize health care options and stretch dollars when caring for yourself or dependents.

  • Diverse income protection insurance options to protect yourself and your family in case of illness, injury, or other unexpected events.

  • Additional programs and support to continue your education, adopt a child, relocate, or even find temporary childcare.

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.

Additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role are available upon request. You may contact 866-444-4516 or for assistance. You must include the six digit Job # with your request.


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