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Kimberly-Clark Reviews

Updated September 17, 2014
Updated September 17, 2014
459 Reviews
3.7
459 Reviews
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Kimberly-Clark Chairman, President, and CEO Tom Falk
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • KC allows for ample growth opportunities and encourages a healthy work-life balance (in 52 reviews)

  • There is a lot of great people to learn from (in 28 reviews)


Cons
  • Too slow, awful performance management system, far too much bureaucracy (in 14 reviews)

  • The Field Sales offices do not have as much work-life balance flexibility (in 12 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    was an engineering deigner

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    Current Employee - Design Engineer  in  Beech Island, SC
    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Beech Island, SC

    I have been working at Kimberly-Clark as a contractor for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Was working in a team atmosphere while given the freedom to work on my own

    Cons

    worked with many new inexperienced engineers that thought they new more than they did

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management was great....in fact I trained them in 3d modeling

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great workplace

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    Former Employee - Intern  in  Roswell, GA
    Former Employee - Intern in Roswell, GA

    I worked at Kimberly-Clark as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    KC encourages growth by providing cross-functional training to employees. Great corporate culture. Flexible time for employees. Encourages lateral moves with-in the company.

    Cons

    Many job roles are located in Wisconsin - some people may not want to make that move.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Co-op

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    Former Employee - Supply Chain Co-Op  in  Neenah, WI
    Former Employee - Supply Chain Co-Op in Neenah, WI

    I worked at Kimberly-Clark as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    The company culture is amazing. Everyone is very laid back and friendly. Kimberly-Clark is the best place I have worked so far. I would recommend the co-op to any college student looking to really learn skills that will launch them in their future career.

    Cons

    I have no cons. Overall it's a great place to work. Kimberly-Clark truly understands the value of "life-work balance".

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great Place to Work

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    Current Employee - Category Manager
    Current Employee - Category Manager

    I have been working at Kimberly-Clark full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Honest culture, flexibility with great work/life balance. Exposure to several cross functions of the company.

    Cons

    Travel budgets have been cut and I'd like the ability to see customers more and attend industry workshops.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great company with nice people

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Kimberly-Clark

    Pros

    Very relaxed culture for a large corporation. Employees are very nice and supportive of one another. 1/2 day summer Fridays are nice.

    Cons

    Very different feel across brands. One brand may do things one way while another brand may do the complete opposite. Hard to figure out what the company strategy is vs. individual brand strategy as a result.

  7.  

    Great Company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Kimberly-Clark

    Pros

    coworkers, goal oriented, competitive, motivation, ethical

    Cons

    size, promotions are difficult, location

  8.  

    Good Company - Not a great location for young adults

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    Current Employee - Customer Inventory Analyst  in  Neenah, WI
    Current Employee - Customer Inventory Analyst in Neenah, WI

    I have been working at Kimberly-Clark full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The company is awesome. They treat their employees very well and pay is competitive, especially considering cost of living in the area. The people are mostly down to earth and the company encourages you to try new roles every 18 months, which keeps employees engaged and motivated.

    Cons

    Neenah, where most of the employees live or end up, is not a thriving area for young adults. This makes it difficult for the company to retain top talent.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Plant shutdown

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Kimberly-Clark

    Pros

    Company trains people to a very high level. When plant shutdown and we all had to move on we were well prepared to start in any company.

    Cons

    Knowing how well we all were prepared the company got a lot from us without paying us much.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of your people

  10.  

    Great opportunity for you to learn, but don't expect there to be much support

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    Former Employee - Research CO-OP  in  Roswell, GA
    Former Employee - Research CO-OP in Roswell, GA

    I worked at Kimberly-Clark as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Got real experience solving an issue with a product to be marketed in 2015/2016.

    Cons

    People don't know what they want. Mentor/other stakeholders were so busy with their owned schedules that I didn't get the help I needed when I needed it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Know what you need. Don't expect your co-ops to have all the solutions to your problems, especially when you don't help them grow

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to get experience.

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    Current Employee - LAN Administrator  in  Neenah, WI
    Current Employee - LAN Administrator in Neenah, WI

    I have been working at Kimberly-Clark as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Its a great place to work to gain experience. But, its something that you can't move forward and ahead if you are a contractor. There is a lot of people that are willing to help you. There is a great attitude at the company. Management is flexible and open to most ideas.

    Cons

    Unless your in the union, your thoughts done really matter.There is little room to grow and advance if you are a contractor. A contractor has limited privileges. Many people are willing or ready to retire so there is going to be a lot of turnover for the next couple of years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Understand how important IT is to the company. Realize that a full-time IT person is vital to any company especially on site support.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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