United States, St. Louis, MO, Laundry & Home Care

Manager - Planning and Warehouse


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 Planning and Warehouse Manager role will lead the production planning team, bulk material planning team, and warehouse team.
  • These groups partner with plant operations and the corporate central planning teams in developing finite production schedules, define optimal material flow, and provide leadership and strategic focus to accomplishment supply chain KPIs.
  • Key metrics for the team are inventory targets, operational efficiencies, and customer service targets.
  • These results are achieved through maximized production run quantities, optimized timing of promotional/new product transitions, and robust raw material inventory strategies.
  • As with all roles and responsibilities in the plant, safety leadership will also be a fundamental aspect of this role. 
  • Manage raw material inventories and finished goods to meet KPIs and minimize carrying costs.
  • Partner with R&D, Customer Service, Transportation, and Marketing teams to execute strategies.
  • Monitor ordering processes to ensure adherence to lead times and safety stock guidelines while minimizing obsolescence exposure.


  • BS/BA Degree, 7 or more years’ experience with an emphasis in manufacturing, warehousing, and planning/scheduling. At least 5 years of supervisory experience.
  • APICS certification preferred.
  • Additional experience in logistics and purchasing/vendor management preferred.
  • Advanced skills in MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point, Visio, and Power BI reporting are preferred. Strong knowledge of SAP, APO or other ERP systems.

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: 21023456
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067