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Kimberly-Clark Overview

Irving, TX
10000+ employees
1872
Company - Public (KMB)
Consumer Products Manufacturing
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Kimberly-Clark makes the essentials for a better life with well-known brands that matter every day – at home, school, work and everywhere in between.

Throughout our 146 years, we have challenged conventional wisdom to innovate products that better ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Our #culture is built on doing what’s right, and our core values and behaviors guide us in whatever we do. Learn more about our One K-C Behaviors here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQbAP

  • Kimberly-Clark was recently ranked #24 on the Wall Street Journal’s Management 250 list which recognizes America’s most effectively managed companies. We believe trust, customer-centric thinking, and teamwork matter more than ever.

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Kimberly-Clark – Why Work For Us?


Our brands are household names all over the world: Kleenex, U by Kotex, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Cottonelle, Scott, Depend, Viva, Poise and others - not to mention our many health care and professional products. But look behind the names you know and you'll see that we are so much more.

At first glance, it might look like we simply manufacture a variety of products, but if you look a little closer you'll see that what we really make is a positive difference in people's lives. All around the world, in 175 countries and over $18 billion in sales, we help more than a billion people every day cope, laugh, love and carry on with simple human dignity. At Kimberly-Clark, we make the essentials for a better life.

We strive to make our company a place where you enjoy coming to work and giving your best. We are so proud to have been included on Forbes America's Best Large Employers list for 2018. We were also listed as one of Working Mother Magazine's 100 Best Companies for working moms!

Click here to read about our recent recognition for
advancing women in the workplace


Learn more at our Careers Website.

K-C Welcomes Original Thinkers

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Our People Philosophy describes how we aspire to unleash the power of our people. It articulates what we expect from our employees and how we support them.

Dream - Daring you to fulfill your dreams and achieve your aspirations.

Grow - Challenging you to be bold and grow with the business.

Win - Inspiring a winning culture built on accountability and great results.

Celebrate - Recognizing and rewarding high performance and results.

Live Well - Enabling you to find the right balance in your life.

Give Back - Doing the right thing for our people, products and planet.

We encourage a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone’s idea is valued and brought forward so we can generate innovative and breakthrough business solutions. To see how we value diverse perspectives and unleash the power of all our people watch this video.

Demonstrating Our People Philosophy


Learn more about our Culture and Values.



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Kimberly-Clark offers market-competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program including a 401K and profit-sharing retirement plan and group benefit plans (life, health, dental, disability and vision care) that help us attract and retain great people. In addition, we believe in the importance of a healthy work-life balance, and we celebrate contributions and reward results that make a difference.

To learn more about our benefits in North America, click here.

Live Well

Your health and well-being are our priority, and helping you to Live Well is important to us. We are pioneers of workplace health and continue to stay at the forefront with a progressive approach and resources that support your total well-being. As a K-C employee, you can pursue a lifestyle that promotes excellent health, positive energy, balance, and vitality.

Flex Work 

We're concerned more with what you do, rather than where and when you do it. There are a number of different flexible work arrangements available at K-C to better manage your commitments inside and outside of work. Simply said, helping you work the way you work best.



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At Kimberly-Clark, we know the best way to grow our business is to help our employees develop their careers.

It starts with teaching new employees about our company and our brands and helping them become familiar with networks and resources that can assist their career. Then we coach new team members on the way we do things - including our People Philosophy, culture, values and commitment to diversity. 

From there, the doors are wide open for you to grow your career through education, experience and exposure.

Education opportunities abound for Kimberly-Clark employees. There are online and classroom opportunities to develop new skills and build existing abilities. From learning a new language to mastering executive presence to developing your leadership capabilities, you have the power to shape your personal and professional goals at Kimberly-Clark.

As a Kimberly-Clark employee, you also benefit from Exposure through networking groups, volunteer opportunities, and mentoring programs. This helps you learn more about our global organization, build new skills and develop your career.

Experience is one of the best teachers anyone can have. And on the job at Kimberly-Clark, you'll get lots of that. In addition, our employees often gain valuable experience through special assignments, job rotations and other projects.

Learn more about opportunities for Original Thinkers at Kimberly-Clark.


K-C University

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Across the 61 countries we call home, our company and our employees contribute time, money and products to improve the lives of families - providing disaster relief, protecting the environment, and supporting educational opportunities for the next generation.

Through programs that leverage the power of our brands to partnerships with nonprofit organizations and local communities, Kimberly-Clark aims to help build a better future for families throughout the world. Our global reach gives us tremendous opportunity to improve lives and communities, and we use that power to support causes that consumers care about.

Sustainability is embedded into all aspects of our Kimberly-Clark culture so that our 43,000 employees, global brands and businesses can help make this a better world now and for generations to come. To ensure that Kimberly-Clark is around for another 140 years we recognize we must integrate sustainability across our value chain - from raw material sourcing to designing our products, to manufacturing, to marketing and selling and post-use with all our brands and our businesses.

How We Give Back

Read our 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report.

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    I have been working at Kimberly-Clark full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Work/Life Balance
    -Extremely Friendly/Helpful Leadership Team
    -High Pay
    -Summer Hours (Half-Day Fridays)
    -Challenging Work
    -Quick Career Growth
    -Best Places to Live... Hands Down

    Cons

    The company is going through some changes, so there are some people that are now doing twice as much work until new positions are filled.

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Kimberly-Clark Photos

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Kimberly-Clark Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Kimberly-Clark (Roswell, GA) in September 2018.

    Interview

    To be honest, I was blown away. The process was fast and everyone I met knew exactly what I had talked about in my previous interviews. The recruiter who contacted me was very insightful and had prepared herself to ask all the proper questions. The hiring manager was straight to the point and still very nice to talk to, she made me want to work for her immediately. I was also interviewed by a global VP who was so candid and yet goal-oriented, it was possibly one of the best interviews I ever had with a VP level executive.

    NOTE: I was not interviewed in Rosswell, GA, the process was 100% through the phone but apparently I can't put "virtual" in the location box down there.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you do it, and why would you do it that way? Those are the basic ones but I really loved how they posed them.   Answer Question
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Kimberly-Clark Awards & Accolades

  • Forbes 2018 America's Best Employers, Forbes, 2018
  • CR's 100 Best Corporate Citizens, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, 2018
  • Working Mother 100 Best Companies, Working Mother Magazine, 2018
  • Forbes 2017 America's Best Employers, Forbes, 2017
  • CR's 100 Best Corporate Citizens, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, 2017
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