United States, Salt Lake City, UT, Laundry & Home Care

Sr Lead Technician


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 Process Improvement Coordinator (Sr Lead Technician) is responsible to drive successful performance for an assigned area within the plant.  Develops and implements standards within the area to gain efficiency improvements and production continuity. 

  • The incumbent may be asked to perform other function-related activities in addition to the below mentioned responsibilities as reasonably required by business needs.
  • Drives results of assigned area for safety, quality, delivery, and cost. Implements and ensures compliance with standards and systems to achieve those results.
  • Deploys Henkel Production System (HPS) initiatives for the area, including workshops. Utilizes data, develop glidepaths and action plans to improve performance for the area.
  • Maintains quality and integrity of system data to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Performs Behavior Based Safety observations and corrects unsafe behaviors and conditions. Works with the team to identify hazards and implement changes that improve safe work conditions.
  • Facilitates root-cause analysis for breakdowns, quality incidents, and safety incidents within the facility. Ensures resolution of red conditions.
  • Supports engineering projects in assigned area. Ensures successful deployment of new product trials on the line and provides feedback to site project leader.
  • Executes capital KI projects <$25k for the area.
  • Reviews the preventative maintenance schedule for the area assigned makes changes as necessary to ensure the equipment is maintained in a reliable state.
  • Assists with scheduled preventative maintenance on the line.
  • Develops and deploys the changeover standards for the line.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma Required
  • 2 - 5 years of technical experience in a manufacturing or related environment highly desired
  • Effectively interact both verbally and in writing with associates at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and ability to use and apply continuous improvement theories and concepts in the workplace (i.e. Lean manufacturing, six sigma, 5S)

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve objectives and meet the needs of the business
  • Proficient in the use of computers for word processing, creating and maintaining spreadsheets, developing presentations, etc.
  • Must be punctual, professional, and follow safety policies and procedures on the job.
  • Some travel may be required


  •  A thorough completion of this section is needed for compliance with legal standards such as the Americans with Disabilities Act. The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be me by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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.

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: 20010398
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067