United States, Salisbury, NC, Adhesive Technologies

Inventory Analyst


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, implement, and maintain Cycle Count Program for all inventoried items.
  • Coordinate and enter data for routine cycle counts per established procedures. Document and report metrics on effectiveness of the Cycle Count Program.
  • Assist Operations to Investigate and correct inventory discrepancies and resolve variances with root cause analysis.
  • Work cross functionally to develop and implement effective, systematic, and sustainable methods for reduction of variance discrepancies.
  • Monitor/Oversight of Blocked Stock Process.  Conduct routinely scheduled block stock inventory review meetings.
  • Submit scrap requests into AO directed tools for final approval for disposal. Manage movements within SAP for electronic removal of inventories approved as scrap.
  • Analyze and aid in the reduction of material cost variances on process orders
  • Work cross-functionally to investigate COGI errors and resolve variances with root cause analysis.
  • Ensure accurate reporting of stock issues from plant stock to cost centers or other non-production related storage location


  • 2+ years' experience in inventory control and planning structures (MRP). Associates or bachelor’s degree in Materials Management; Supply Chain, or related field preferred.

  • Problem solving ability and critical thinking skills required.

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).  Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Experience in a Lean manufacturing environment

  • Must be able to function in a manufacturing plant environment. Able to lift 50 pounds without restriction.

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: 20006306
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067