United States, Bridgewater, NJ, United States, New York, NY, United States, Philadelphia, PA, Adhesive Technologies

Supply Chain CoE Planning Innovation 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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  • We are open to fully remote/hybrid work locations for this position. 
  • The Planning Innovation Manager is a key member of the CoE Innovation team focused on successful implementation of initiatives to build Supply Chain Planning maturity.
  • Will be responsible for project management from ideation and pilot through rollout and closure; providing ongoing support as needed.
  • A key activity will be to provide forward-looking visibility of Supply Chain trends, concepts, methods, and tools to build and maintain leading-edge capabilities within the region.
  • Pilot, scale-up, and support with training all new Supply Chain Planning innovations according to the regional strategic roadmap.
  • Lead the financial impact calculation for select Supply Chain Planning innovation efforts.
  • Manage interdisciplinary interfaces with other Innovation Managers.
  • Act as single point of contact for Supply Chain Planning in globally steered innovation projects.
  • Act as project manager and ensure successful completion of Supply Chain Planning innovation projects.
  • Provide Supply Chain technical guidance to project teams.
  • Develop standardized tools and training materials with interregional teams for steering of globally harmonized roles and processes.
  • Support other Supply Chain Innovation Managers in times of peak activity.
  • Support the regional business team through process reviews and provide recommendations and training to further standardize processes within the region.
  • Stay “plugged in” to external trends and contribute to an innovation pipeline.
  • Support Supply Chain teams and production / distribution sites within the region reviewing process flows and making process improvement recommendations according to standard processes.
  • Provide support within the region for all Supply Chain Planning topics.


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Engineering, or similar technical subject. Advanced degree is a plus.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a Supply Chain function with direct exposure to procurement, inventory planning, and production scheduling.
  • Working knowledge of ERP / MRP systems is required. SAP experience is a plus.
  • ASCM certification and knowledge of ASCM standards is strongly preferred.
  • Comprehensive understanding of end-to-end Supply Chain integration. -Project Management experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence diverse groups and work collaboratively in a matrix environment.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

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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: 22038150
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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