Candee Krautkramer

2015 Co-Op Hall of Fame Inductee  

Candee Krautkramer


B.S. ’90, Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
M.S. ’00, Engineering Management, Milwaukee School of Engineering

Professional Career

Candee Krautkramer began her career with Kimberly-Clark after earning her bachelor’s degree in 1990 and has been with the company ever since. Candee has worked across all development phases, beginning her career in Life Cycle Maximization and moving through Development and Commercialization, Front End Innovation into early explore research within CR&E. Candee’s product improvements have helped consumers of all ages around the world stay clean, fresh, and dry. 

Throughout her career, Candee has been active in college recruiting at Kimberly-Clark.  She has had a role in hiring many exceptional students from Purdue and has served on advisory boards in Chemical Engineering and Engineering Education.  In the last several years, Candee and her team have more than doubled the number of Purdue engineering co-op students at Kimberly-Clark.

Candee is now a Research Technical Leader in Corporate Research & Engineering on the Materials Science Structures team for Kimberly-Clark. 

Co-Op Advocate

While at Purdue, Candee was a co-op with Kimberly-Clark, completing six work sessions in Infant Care in Neenah, WI, and setting the stage for her distinguished professional career with the company.

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