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United States, Calhoun, GA, Adhesive Technologies

Plant Manager


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.


  • Plant Manager responsible to develop/execute strategies to achieve a continuous improvement culture in the Calhoun, Georgia Manufacturing facility. 

  • Direct the safe operations of the manufacturing facility to ensure high quality production, on time, and on budget. 

  • Facilitate the success of the leadership team through coaching, and intervention as needed in problem resolution.

  • Exert influence in the development of overall objectives and long-range goals for the manufacturing location and operations function. 

  • Build relationships locally and globally through participation in a broad range of initiatives.


  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in an engineering field), MBA preferred

  • 10+ yrs. related manufacturing environment. Preferably in the Automotive Industry with Familiarity with Adhesives / Parts Business

  • Strong leadership and negotiation skills

  • Lean manufacturing experience a plus

  • Expert knowledge of production and inventory control management techniques.

  • Skilled in coaching and development of others

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Skilled decision maker

  • Ability to prepare and deliver presentations

  • Strong systematic problem analysis and solving skills

  • Excellent organization and follow through skills

  • Domestic and international mobility for future growth opportunities preferred.

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: 1900081D
Contract & Job type: Full Time , Regular
Contact details: 1-866-836-7067


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