United States, Bowling Green, KY, Laundry & Home Care

Shift Manager (Night Shift)

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 Henkel Bowling Green, KY manufacturing facility is looking for top talent to lead our facility to Best in Class performance levels and culture.  We have a clear 3-5 yr journey laid out to build capability and deliver results using the process Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and Lean Six Sigma (LSS).  If you enjoy working with others and have a passion for improvement, come join our winning team!  This position will lead the Production / Shift Team activities for one of our departments (cells) and report directly to the Department/Cell Mgr.

  • The Shift Manager will lead a team of up to 30 Operators, Mechanics and Leads on your shift to deliver daily performance and build long term capability
  • Member of the department/cell leadership team
  • Coach your shift Team to improve the key performance indicators (KPI’s) and deliver targets, including Safety, Quality, Production Plan, Cost,  and People Development
  • Lead and coach daily management systems (DMS), including line boards, defect tagging, PM schedules, center-lining and clean & inspect (CI) standards
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement and cost savings opportunities through 5s, Lean manufacturing and TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) methodologies
  • Help develop standard work processes and procedures
  • Establish a strong working relationship with the line teams, department/cell team and plant leadership team
  • Support data integrity and output reporting of line monitoring system (MES/Tableau)
  • Support training and skill development of hourly associates and area leaders


  • 4-year degree in Engineering or similar degree Preferred
  • 2-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment, consumer products and packaging preferred
  • Strong leadership, organization, communication, and listening skills
  • Direct supervision experience, including coaching, motivating, team building, performance evaluation, recognition, and time & attendance
  • Strong technical problem-solving skills to help troubleshoot equipment failures and direct resources.

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: 22034446
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.