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United States, Berkeley, CA, Adhesive Technologies

Plant Manager - South Berkeley


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.


  • Maintains safe work environment and strives to continuously improve the safety culture for all employees, contractors and visitors.

  • Directs production and ensures cost effectiveness and consistency with prescribed quality and performance standards. 

  • Maintains plant property and equipment in good condition to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and to ensure effective and economical operations. Prepares and submits operating reports to management to inform them of the current production status and to make recommendations to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Assures effective customer service and relations through timely delivery of quality product.

  • Selects, trains, develops, and motivates manufacturing staff to maintain plant operations.Assures compliance of all plant operations with company policy and federal, state and local regulations with the support and guidance of corporate S.H.E. authorities.

  • Develops a motivated and engaged self directed workforce.Leads continuous improvement and lean enterprise activities.



  • BA/BS Degree in Production related field (preferably technical discipline) is preferred.
  • Five to ten years experience in chemical production management.
  • Expertise in the areas of Hazmat, Emergency Response, OSHA requirements, ISO 9001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001, and 5S.
  • Lean manufacturing experience.
  • SAP/PC proficiency. 

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: 1900065Q


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