United States, Cincinnati, OH, Laundry & Home Care

National Business Manager, Kroger


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • §Develop a strategic partnership with Kroger that delivers on Henkel Laundry and Home Care’s (LHC) objectives in net sales, profitability, market share, and trade management; strengthen Henkel’s position as Kroger’s preferred partner by providing category solutions with Henkel brands

    §Manage strategic partnership and develop a Joint Business Plan that addresses the assortment, pricing, promotion, and planogram elements in area of responsibility. 

    §Launch and leverage innovation (new items or brands) with effective project management. Ensure a solid understanding and execution of all brand commercialization.

    §Develop new business opportunities to maximize sales and influence.

    §Successfully integrate and partner with all internal teams to deliver business solutions; provide direction to cross functional resources, find insights to drive strategic plan, and execute the plan with excellence.

    §Deliver semi-monthly forecasting of revenue, net sales, and retail sales.

    §Collaborate with Supply Chain on inputs and metrics to ensure optimization of sales

    §Closely cooperate with local marketing and shopper marketing on how to leverage POS and market shares with the customer via loyalty and personalization. 

    §Work with internal e-commerce team to drive adoption of marketing and brand initiatives for the customer‘s e-commerce website. 


§Bachelors degree or equivalent along with 5+ years of prior experience in consumer package goods. Direct customer sales experience with a preference for experience with Kroger. Category management, Stratum Analytics, Trade Marketing experience a plus but not required.

§Ability to devise and deliver persuasive presentations, based on data-driven insights and facts, to gain support for business strategies and/or initiatives.

§Ability to work effectively within a fast-paced, complex, matrix and fluid environment.

§Strong analytical & financial acumen. Ability to identify and assess risk and prioritize competing demands.

§Positive can-do attitude, collaborative, team-oriented approach, diligent work ethic.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral.  At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

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JOB ID: 20002653
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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