China, Shanghai, Adhesive Technologies

Production Manager

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

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Job Purpose

  • Manage production effectively and efficiently to provide qualified products to meet planning order in time.
  • Manage to achieve production quality and processing cost target through well management and team work.
  • Manage to optimize production workflow effectively and carry out SFS, Gemba, Lean manufacture thoroughly.
  • Manage to ensure Zero Defect on safety with high attention and strictly following SHE&Q procedure.
  • People coaching and development.
  • Collaborate with site departments and SBU.

Key Dimensions

  • Responsible for the whole production management including lean production, cost, quality, SHE(Safety, Health & Environment) and people development and etc.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Compliance with legal requirements and Henkel SHE/Social Standards.
    Regularly audit and challenge any unsafe behaviors observed, eliminate major or repeat violations. Ensure risk assessments are conducted and appropriate mitigation actions are in place.
    Give instructions and train employees their work related SHE knowledge.  20
  • Responsible daily production to catch up production schedule and delivery zero defect product through process improvement, CCMS investigation and action, Employee quality training. 30
  • Focus on the talent development by set up/implement annual training plan for Hipo and production staff, key talent identification, retaining and development. Conduct employee communication, coaching and minimize labor dispute potential. 15
  • Leading automation/digitalization project and lean actives in production to improve productivity and operation excellence. 20
  • To be responsible for some team project plan/special task and implementation at any time. 15


  • More than ten years’ experiences in manufacturing field, including five years’ experiences as production manager in a multinational company
  • Good written and oral English
  • Knowledge of LEAN and 6 sigma tools for operation improvement
  • Familiar with ERP and MES system
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Automation and digitalization project experience
  • Knowledge of IATF16949/ISO14001/ISO45001 procedures

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 22029234
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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