United States, Cleveland, OH, Adhesive Technologies

Material Planner

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of over 50,000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Adhesive Technologies help to transform entire industries and provide our customers with a competitive advantage through adhesives, sealants and functional coatings. With our trusted brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

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  • Ensure accurate operating system data, including Product Master fields like lot sizes, safety stocks, lead times, and item notes.
  • Ensure timely and accurate material procurement. Review BEDIA/MRP for replenishment orders and create purchase orders for direct materials.
  • Validate purchase delivery dates and quantities, update purchase order fields in SAP, track carriers, and manage supplier complaint/vendor return needs.
  • Monitor material inventories for optimal ordering to minimize OSMI/scrap and improve efficiency. Inform purchasing and planners of manufacturing-related changes.
  • Work with MRB to determine disposition of expired/defective materials through NCMR process.
  • Collaborate with planners and operations for supply issues and escalate to right stakeholders.
  • Support warehouse material flow safety and quality programs
  • Assist with special projects including new product introduction and current product changes as needed.
  • Collaborate with purchasing and vendors to align the demand/forecast with supply capacity.
  • Review and resolve vendor invoice discrepancies in Vendor Invoice Approval (VIA).
  • Ensure compliance with quality management system and facility goals.
  • Implement 5S, lean manufacturing; and attend meetings for process improvement.
  • Use business software for inventory management, reporting, and analysis.
  • Other duties as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain Operations, Materials Science preferred.
  • APICS certification and/or Power BI experience a plus.
  • Strong planning, organizational, analytical, and data analysis skills required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to multitask and problem solve in fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong cooperative working relationships within the group and across the organization.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • In-depth knowledge of ERP/SAP systems and planning tools preferred.

The salary for this role is $50,000 - $60,000. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

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.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

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

JOB ID: 23053611
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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