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United States, Oak Creek, WI, Adhesive Technologies

Materials Manager


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • 11 direct reports: 2 Shipping and Receiving associates, 2 production schedulers, 2 raw material planners, 3 material handlers, and 2 container cleaning associates to ensure proper inventory levels of raw materials and finished goods at the Oak Creek facility to ensure a six-day lead-time and 97% minimum on-time shipping. 

  • Supervise personnel in the procurement, storage and minimum inventory levels of raw materials to meet schedule requirements.

  • Supervise the generation of the production schedule based on manpower availability, plant capacity and market conditions.

  • Responsible for site carrier management, assuring that all packaging meets local, state and federal regulations and maintaining the facility’s cargo security plan.

  • Support plant initiatives such as safety, environmental, quality and 5S.

  • Oversee returnable containers to support our customer’s needs.


  • BS/BA degree in Logistics, Inventory Control, Supply Chain or Engineering

  • Previous supervision/manager experience

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task, organize/prioritize and handle competing deadlines

  • At least 5 years in inventory management or manufacturing background

  • APICS certification

  • Previous manufacturing experience

  • Experience with SAP

  • Continuous Improvement Leadership

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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.

JOB ID: 190005KA


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