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

Manufacturing Cell Leader

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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  • The Head of Production Cell is responsible for leading all aspects of the production cell to safely produce high quality laundry and home care products
  • Leads the development and implementation of short-term tactical action plans and long-term strategies to ensure the cell operates at optimum manufacturing efficiencies and output levels while maintaining the highest safety, quality, and environmental standards with excellent customer service
  • Responsible for the measures the cell and all associated KPIs: safety, Quality, Efficiency, Scrap, Sustainability and cost
  • Drive all operations of the cell ensuring high operating standards are applied at all times
  • Provide direct leadership, direction, development and coaching to all operators of cell in accordance with skill matrices. Expectation that 70% of time is spent on the manufacturing floor
  • Support Henkel safety, environmental, health and quality initiatives and manage the development of continuous improvement of standard work for all areas of the cell


  • Relevant degree in a technical field required -- preference is chemical, mechanical or industrial engineering, Master’s degree preferred
  • Proven strategic and tactical leadership experience within a plant /manufacturing, preferably in CPG or related industry with strong work ethic, and positive attitude towards feedback
  • Strong work ethic with the highest level of integrity and is able to demonstrate professional maturity necessary to gain the confidence of senior level leaders; acting as a role model walking-the-talk
  • Demonstrated leadership, technical, functional and people development skills to continuously stretch performance of individuals in direct team

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.

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.

JOB ID: 22035348
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
Health, Disability & Life Insurance
Health, Disability & Life Insurance Vacation / Paid Time Off
Vacation / Paid Time Off 401k Matching
401k Matching Flexible Work Policy
Flexible Work Policy Performance Bonus Incentives
Performance Bonus Incentives Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits
Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits Wellness Programs
Wellness Programs Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Aid
Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Aid International Career Opportunities
International Career Opportunities Employee Recognition Programs
Note: Perks might vary depending on the job grade.