United States, Stamford, CT, Laundry & Home Care

Supply Planner


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 weekly finished goods plans in APO / SAP per net demand requirements to support finished good production. Determine optimized order quantities, safety stock parameters and production frequencies
  • Mange Contract Manufacturers execution to Purchase Order requested delivery date / quantity.
  • Analyze mid to long term capacity constraints and provide recommendations to proactively resolve constraints. Quantify business unit decisions as it relates to inventory goals and budgets.
  • Proactively communicate with customer service when availability issues arise that will impact order fulfillment.
  • Prepare and present obsolete material reports, inventory aging reports, and disposal requests on a monthly basis to appropriate site manager, brand manager/business unit, and financial analyst.
  • Collaborate with purchasing departments to ensure appropriate lead times, and minimum order quantities are in effect.
  • Steer overall inventory to meet inventory and customer service goals.
  • Develop efficient communication processes with contract manufacturing sites through meetings, reporting schedules, SAP supplier portal functionality, etc.
  • Works with Marketing and Material Planning to manage packaging and unique component run-out, minimizing inventory write-offs.


  • Experience -- 2 - 5 years of experience in supply chain planning, inventory management, transportation / distribution and/or customer service systems and processes. Education -- B.S. or B.A. degree
  • Detailed understanding of master production scheduling / planning and inventory management processes and systems (SAP / APO)
  • Working knowledge of transportation, distribution, and customer service systems/processes
  • Comfortable working with Microsoft Office suite of products, especially Microsoft Excel (including pivot tables and vlookups)

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.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 20008256
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067