Kimberly-Clark to Cut 200 Jobs in Knoxville

Knoxville (WVLT) - Approximately 200 employees at Kimberly-Clark in Knoxville learned Wednesday they are losing their jobs.

It's part of an outsourcing at the Knoxville administration assistance office of Kimberly-Clark.

Accountants, and workers in accounts payable, finance, and human resources are among those affected.

The exact number of cuts will be determined over the next couple of months.

Kimberly-Clark currently employs over 400 in Knoxville.

A news release states the workers have been aware of possible cuts since July of 2005.

Kimberly-Clark makes Kleenex, Huggies and Depends among other products.

The company says the cuts will not affect their Loudon County production facility.