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United States, Bowling Green, KY, Laundry & Home Care

Operations 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.


  • Maintain Production Operations and Warehouse standards in a manner consistent with company and site Safety, Quality, Productivity, and Cost requirements

  • Review, propose and approve, as appropriate, plans for the control of requests related to budget spending, labor efficiency, material efficiency, engineering effectiveness, and customer service

  • Drive volume growth and productivity improvements by implementing Lean and continuous improvement methodologies

  • Review performance against operating plans and standards. Request reports from subordinates on interpretation of results and approve changes in direction of plans

  • Develop specific short-term and long-term plans and programs, together with supporting business plan requests and financial estimates in support of the Single Dose, FSS and warehousing

  • Review cost control reports, cost estimates, and headcount utilization for the Liquids Operation

  • Coordinate and collaborate with support functions (Supply Chain planning, Continuous Improvement) 


  • B.S., Engineering or Business discipline; MBA preferred

  • Ten to Fifteen years of experience in direct people leadership position

  • Ten to Fifteen years of experience in successful manufacturing company(ies), preferably CP.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of techniques utilized in a lean manufacturing environment

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: 1900087L
Contract & Job type: Full Time , Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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