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United States, Cannon Falls, MN, Adhesive Technologies

Quality Control Supervisor


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.

 Location: Southern Metro, MN


  • Manage the productivity of Lab Technicians performing quality control testing on incoming raw materials, semi-finished goods, & finished goods according to inspection plan & specifications

  • Identify, lead, & facilitate projects aimed at improving productivity & reduce total supply chain costs. (Example: assess test workload, labor requirements, identify areas of waste, implement efforts to eliminate waste, train lab personnel to improve performance, SAP, document control, records, & retains)

  • Management of personnel to include scheduled work hours, timecards, disciplinary needs, vacation or other time off, & training across all shifts.

  • Manage test equipment: calibrations, verifications, PMs, & repair of test equipment as needed in-house or using service vendors.

  • Communication of coordinated activities with other functions to provide feedback on schedule impact, status of samples, arrange for high priority items, & any other activities where lab is coordinated with other functions


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or equivalent, a minimum 10 years technical/lab experience, and must have 5 years manufacturing/leadership experience

  • Experience in Quality Control

  • Background in materials testing - viscosity testing, melting point testing and general lab testing

  • Knowledgeable in the use of laboratory equipment, instruments, and calibration techniques

  • Understanding of TS 16949, ISO 9001, and PPAP requirements with practical application in the aforementioned industry

  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization, and to manage cross functional teams

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: 190005H6


Henkel’s application process

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