United States, Cleveland, OH, Adhesive Technologies

Inventory Specialist


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.


  • Investigate physical inventory discrepancies, and resolve variances with root cause analysis through SAP 700 movement analysis 
  • Work in collaboration with supply chain, production, and warehouse groups to develop and implement effective, systematic and sustainable methods for reduction of variance discrepancies. 
  • Attend and participate in monthly reviews of yield and route – lead floor investigation for root cause of variances on particular IDHs 
  • Own process for maintaining plant ISCs including analysis and review . Own and train on process for completion of Production Orders 
  • Daily closure / confirmation of process orders issued to production . Analyze and aid in the reduction cost variances on process orders. Manage and execute the month end close procedure for process orders
  • Issuing raw material inputs and validating output . Accurate recording of inputs and outputs 
  • Work with schedulers, production, and warehouse to resolve all COGI errors. 


  • Prefer three years in inventory control. Prefer Associates or Bachelor Degree in Materials Management; Supply Chain, or related field. 
  • SAP knowledge preferred 
  • Knowledge of inventory control and planning structures (MRP). 
  • Problem solving ability and critical thinking skills along with excellent communication skills (both oral and written) required . 
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products 
  • Experience in a Lean manufacturing environment

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, 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: 21011158
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067