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Supply Chain Manager - Production Planning

180006Y1, LaGrange, GA

Henkel Adhesive Technologies is a worldwide leader in bonding, sealing and surface treatments - thanks to our ambitious people. We create unique value for our clients and our technologies can be found in many objects touching our lives every day. Our success is built on constant innovation and people who strive for excellence. Working at Henkel is much more than just a job. It's a passion. Have you got what it takes?

:   The LaGrange Supply Chain Manager is responsible for setting the LaGrange production plan and ensuring the accurate/timely acquisition of raw materials and packaging in support of that plan.  The LaGrange Supply Chain Manager is responsible for net working capital goals, service and TSCC optimization as it relates to the manufacturing and distribution of LaGrange produced materials.  The Supply Chain Manager also ensures the proper distribution of all LaGrange produced product throughout the distribution network to support customer demand.  The LaGrange Chain Manager supports the AC Sales and Operations Planning process.  The Supply Chain manager has 2 direct reports.

What we offer

  • Compliance with Henkel’s Vision and Values.
  • Support of the AC Supply Chain Department Vision.
  • Manage 2 direct reports
  • Develop master production schedule to meet ECSL, Fill Rate and net working capital targets.
  • Develop Optimal Inventory Targets for LaGrange Produced Materials including regular review and maintenance of planning parameters to meet ECSL and Inventory targets.
  • Prepare all required LaGrange Supply Review and Escalation Slides in support of the S&OP process
  • Use Henkel’s planning and scheduling tools (SAP and PFS+) in the development of manufacturing schedules and the releasing of process and purchase orders in support of the production schedule
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to improve planning processes, ECSL and inventory performance
  • Ensure proper acquisition of raw materials and packaging in support of the production plan and inventory targets.
  • Perform capacity planning and facilitate effective communication with Plant Management to drive alignment.
  • Minimize exposure to excess and obsolete inventory through frequent review with Sales and Marketing.
  • Execute special projects as assigned by the AC Supply Chain Director

Who we are looking for

  • Education — Bachelor’s degree in a business related discipline, preferably in Operations or Supply Chain Management.
  • Experience — Minimum of five years in an operations field
  • Special skills —
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • Excellent organization skills
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and Lotus Notes
    • MRP experience.  Familiarity with SAP ERP software preferred.
    • Ability to comprehend and use advanced inventory planning tools
  • Certifications and licenses — APICS certification preferred.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

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.

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