United States, Cleveland, OH, Adhesive Technologies

Continuous Improvement Regional Network 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.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • Lead Lean HPS across a network of over 10 factories in North America.  
  • Drive, monitor and enable the plants on your scope to deliver productivity saving targets.
  • Lead Productivity improvement workshops and Kaizen events to identify saving opportunities and improve process
  • Guide deployment of management operation System across all plants within your network.
  • Support plants to improve quality and reduce out of Specification batches by leveraging Six Sigma and A3 problem solving tools.
  • Implement Plant scorecards and roadmaps including operational dashboard 
  • Develop team capabilities through Lean training and coaching
  • Assess and enhance Plants Lean HPS maturity
  • Support factory digital transformation by capturing value from Smart Factory and MES deployment
  • Assess and enhance Plants Lean HPS maturity
  • Drive OEE implementation roadmap and help the plants to analyze their downtime data to improve consistently.
  • Facilitate cultural transformation by developing and empowering people and promote continuous improvement mindset.
  • Promote best practice sharing across NA region.


  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with emphasis in chemical, mechanical, manufacturing and/or industrial or similar discipline.
  • Minimum 7 year of experience working in Chemical Operation of multi-national
  • Communication skills required to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Proven project's management skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel across North America.
  • Proactive and collaborative working style
  • Outstanding analytical skills.
  • Energy, resilience, determination, and enthusiasm.
  • Good knowledge about chemical operation and Lean Manufacturing.
  • Good English communication skills, both written and spoken. 
  • Good ability to convince and influence different stakeholders.
  • Good understanding of production processes as well as SHEQ standards.
  • Good experience in IT tools such as MS office programs
  • Knowledge of SAP is highly considered.
  • Preferred: Lean Six Sigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt.
  • Eager to learn with interest in new technologies, digitization, process improvement and data analysis.

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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: 22037570
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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