Japan, Shinagawa, Beauty Care

Head of Supply Chain, Beauty Care Japan


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.

At Henkel, we promote a holistic Diversity & Inclusion approach. The diversity of our employees, their backgrounds, experiences, talents, knowledge, creativity, and the appreciation of all their individual differences are the foundation for our competitive advantage. As a multinational corporation, Henkel employs people from 120 nations in almost 80 countries. About 85 percent of our employees work outside of Germany, with more than half of them in emerging markets.


  • Insure the attainment of operational goals (service level, S&OP, quality, cost, efficiency, flexibility) for each of the 3 countries according to the standardized Supply Chain KPI
  • Implement supply chain excellence measures and programs in terms of effectiveness and efficiency improvements, flexibility, and optimization of internal material flows on a cluster level
  • Optimization of Supply Chain processes including interfaces to other Henkel units (e.g. Sales, Marketing, Purchasing, Production, R&D etc.)
  • Optimization of external partnerships (e.g. 3PM, Logistics, customers, and other suppliers)
  • Contribute to the effort of building a best-in-class supply chain and its strategy, structures, organization, and processes
  • Define and initiate initiatives towards Supply Chain excellence in close alignment with global planning, global logistics & distribution, and global manufacturing
  • Build and ensure a high performing team that attracts internal and external talents as a result of outstanding leadership and personality


  • Should have 15+ years of experience in SC, with 3+ years at a leadership level in an International FMCG company
  • Experience in downstream SC including Planning/ S&OP/Customer Service
  • Experience in downstream SC including Planning/ S&OP/Customer Service
  • Experience in digital initiatives in SC would be a plus
JOB ID: 21013202
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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