United States, St. Louis, MO, Laundry & Home Care

Shift Manager, Manufacturing (2nd 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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This role will support 2nd shift on a 2/2/3 schedule. Hours will be 3:00pm-11:00pm.

  • The Shift Manager will lead all operations at factory level to ensure efficient production and high quality products, and build long term capability
  • Serve as member of the department/cell leadership team
  • Deliver improvement of the key performance indicators (KPI’s) and deliver targets, including Safety, Quality, Production Plan, Cost, Projects and People Development
  • Lead and coach daily management systems (DMS), including line boards, defect tagging, PM schedules, center-lining and clean & inspect (CI) standards
  • Responsible for performance management of all direct reports by providing appropriate feedback, recognition, coaching and mentoring to motivate team members to grow and perform at optimal levels
  • Sets up and executes development plans for plant personnel
  • Ensures operations processes and solutions are implemented according to global procedures and local regulations
  • Helps coordinate maintenance resources to resolve immediate reliability issues and plan and execute effective Preventative Maintenance
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement and cost savings opportunities through 5s, Lean manufacturing and TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) methodologies
  • Support training and skill development of hourly associates and area leaders


  • B.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering and/or related field preferred OR equivalent professional experience in lieu of degree
  • 1+ years of industry relevant experience in a team leadership capacity, strong preference for maintenance or process experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Strong leadership, organization, communication, and listening skills
  • Direct supervision experience: coaching, motivating, team building, performance evaluation, recognition, and time & attendance
  • Strong technical problem-solving skills to help troubleshoot equipment failures and direct resources preferred
  • Union experience preferred, not required

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: 22040063
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.