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United States, Indianapolis, IN, Beauty Care

Distribution and Logistics Engineer - Henkel


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. 


  • Responsible to develop and maintain standard operating procedures.
  • Create continuous improvement environment through training associates, investigating defects, generating recommendations, and implementing solutions based on the use of analytical tools.
  • Responsible for item slotting and developing appropriate layouts to support processes.
  • Determine, develop, and implement appropriate levels of automation and mechanization using sound financial analysis and justification.
  • Support distribution safety initiatives. Work with SHE to improve methods, including evaluating new processes and/or procedures for a safe environment.
  • Determine the most efficient sequence of operations and workflow and recommend methods for maximum asset utilization of facilities and personnel. Implement required improvements in workflow.
  • Analyze and develop engineered labor standards utilizing time and motion studies, statistical analysis, and manpower planning tools to improve productivity.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or Business Administration from an accredited college in related discipline.
  • 3-5 years’ professional relevant experience with knowledge of lean six sigma methods.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), AutoCAD, and Experience with WMS including slotting in a large multi brand distribution environment to maximize efficiency.
  • Experience in developing and implementing engineered work standards, Labor Management systems and incentive programs.
  • Ability to manage, drive and accept accountability for project progress and quality, and achieve stated goals.
  • Detail oriented, excellent analytical skills, and demonstrated ability to perform analyses and identify solutions to resolve specific distribution and logistics needs.
  • Good verbal and written skills to communicate with associates at all levels of the organization and strong project management skills.

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: 190006R6


Henkel’s application process

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