Kimberly-Clark Reviews

Updated 17 April 2015
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Pros
  • KC allows for ample growth opportunities and encourages a healthy work-life balance (in 62 reviews)

  • Great people - good culture - people treat each other respectfully (in 31 reviews)

Cons
  • The Field Sales offices do not have as much work-life balance flexibility (in 15 reviews)

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

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  1. working at kimberly

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    Current Employee - SAP FI Consultant in Pune
    Current Employee - SAP FI Consultant in Pune

    I have been working at Kimberly-Clark full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Free environment. KC and HULJV

    Cons

    Good company, dictatorial approach by senior management. ego hurts KC culture by HUL people.

  2. Excellent environment to work in

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kimberly-Clark full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Growing company, supportive colleagues, compititive paya

    Cons

    Slow growth, promotions are rare, concentration of decision making power

    Advice to Management

    Distribute roles equally with equal importance irrespective of higherarchy.

  3. Kimberly Clark is the best company for freshers to work

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    Former Contractor - Graduate Apprentice Engineer in Pune
    Former Contractor - Graduate Apprentice Engineer in Pune

    I worked at Kimberly-Clark as a contractor (less than a year)

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The best reasons to work there is good work environment, very supportive seniors, good salary as compared to other company, appreciation of work irrespective of the hierarchical position of employees.

    Cons

    In India there is very little scope of promotion.
    Usually promotion is not justified as generally people who do not work too much and get promotion just because they are close to upper management.

    Advice to Management

    Please don't let the experienced employee leave the organisation try to negotiate

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  5. Its great to work with Kimberly Clark Lever Ltd.

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    Current Employee - Manager in Pune
    Current Employee - Manager in Pune

    I have been working at Kimberly-Clark full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Greater Responsibility
    Good Exposure
    Work Life Balance

    Cons

    People should be more accountability for their responsibility

    Advice to Management

    Ensure people are accountable for their responsibility

  6. very nice to work with company

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Pune
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Pune

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

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    very good culture and flexible to work

    Cons

    no cons as such i have seen

    Advice to Management

    keep it up

  7. Great people but you have to deal with the management maze

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Neenah, WI (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Neenah, WI (US)

    I worked at Kimberly-Clark full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Some of the sharpest, most collaborative people I have ever worked with in my career. Because of its location, K-C generally pays well at the beginning. Great place to raise a family. In most cases, you'll be able to have a wide array of experiences to build your CPG portfolio with some of the world's leading brands.

    Cons

    A lack of any real dialogue between senior leadership and the managers who've been tasked to drive the businesses. Be smart about the salary you negotiate, because you could be locked into that pay grade for quite some time as merit increases are small and advancement opportunities are both cloudy and only available if you actively hunt them down (success won't find you). K-C also insists that you get customer experience to move up the Brand ladder, but be careful...not all customer experiences are the same or valued the same way (which nobody tells you until afterward).

    Advice to Management

    Be less of a slave to shareholders...the growth targets to boost stock price have become unreachable. Have a more defined path for job advancement...there's too much "boy's club" mentality of who you have to network with to get your career moving

  8. Compensation Consultant

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    Current Employee - Comnensation Consultant in Dallas, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Comnensation Consultant in Dallas, TX (US)

    I have been working at Kimberly-Clark full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Pays well, good work-life balance, pro-employee, strives to consistently be a "best place to work" globally, stable consumer-products industry

    Cons

    Slow to make decisions, many jobs are in non-metro areas, limited senior positions to move into

  9. Electrical Designer/Cad Operator

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    Former Contractor - Electrical Designer/CAD Operator in Neenah, WI (US)
    Former Contractor - Electrical Designer/CAD Operator in Neenah, WI (US)

    I worked at Kimberly-Clark as a contractor (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Very good to work for with no problems with other employees at that time.

    Cons

    Had to work long hours to get things done in a timely manner

    Advice to Management

    A little more time to due the projects at hand, before handing another one to myself

  10. Sr Project Manager

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Kimberly-Clark

    Pros

    Life work balance. Flexibility to work from home

    Cons

    It is a fraternity and the PMO primarily concerns itself with $$$ versus overall success of a project

  11. KC Mexico was my first work experience after college and a very fulfilling one.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Mexico City (Mexico)
    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Mexico City (Mexico)

    I worked at Kimberly-Clark full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Challenging environement with excellent and motivated professionals

    Cons

    Company too traditional and slow to adopt new technologies or ways of doing things.

    Advice to Management

    Adopt more of the KCC policies in Mexico

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