United States, Bridgewater, NJ, Adhesive Technologies

Business Planning Manager (Demand Planning)


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.


  • The Business Planning manager leads the detailed item level demand planning function for Henkel's Packaging & Consumer Goods division.
  • Ensure forecast accuracy, end customer service level and inventory turns along with conducting demand reviews that support sales and operations planning. 
  • Support the company’s culture and business mission by promoting communication, teamwork, and the respectful treatment of all individuals
  • Review history, statistical and enrichment alerts within division
  • Adjusts the item level forecast based on established processes. Communicate these adjustments to the planning team in a proactive manner.
  • Collaborate with sales, marketing and project managers to obtain forecasts and manage one direct report.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required.

  • 3+ years of experience in a Demand Planning or similar role is required. 

  • Previous leadership/supervisory experience preferred.

  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to influence and collaborate with other departments.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • ERP / SAP experience preferred.

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.

JOB ID: 190007NP
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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