United States, Elgin, IL, Adhesive Technologies

Production Supervisor First Shift


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.


  • Ensure compliance with facility, state, and federal policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with all facility SHE policies and procedures.
  • Ensure conformance and support with facility quality management system and facility/department strategic goals.
  • Review and plan for production requirements based on schedule from the planner and monitor progress toward schedule completion. Notify the planner and Production Manager if the schedule is impacted by unforeseen circumstances (unplanned maintenance downtime, raw material availability, etc.)
  • Maintain knowledge of the Production area/support tools and be able to utilize this information to assist in training new employees, troubleshooting problems, supporting maintenance and/or contractors with permit requests and maintenance activities.
  • Monitors daily production activities and investigates problems and/or discrepancies that arise. The Supervisor also takes appropriate action to correct the situation including, but not limited to, suggesting operational or safety improvements, training and/or recommending disciplinary action.
  • Maintain departmental training program and ensure the completion of employee certification records. Create/maintain production work instructions for new and existing operations and generate maintenance work orders when needed.


  • College degree preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to multi-task, organize/prioritize and handle competing deadlines
  • Ability to complete low complexity project assignments.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

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: 21015540
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067