United States, Delaware, OH, Adhesive Technologies

Production Manager

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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  • Production Manager will be responsible for leading the Production and Logistics activities at the site. 
  • Responsible for meeting production demands, tracking and reporting daily, weekly, monthly goals.
  • Ensuring a safe, secure, and sustainable workplace. 
  • Communicate and collaborate cross-functionally to assist team to solve operational issues.
  • Utilize Continuous Improvement techniques and manage cost reduction projects.
  • Active member in site audits for Quality and Safety.
  • Budget accountability and working with the other areas to maintain the site Budget plan.
  • Schedule completion updates and improvements related to (on-time shipping), reduction in the off grade produced, projects completed using lean tools for yield and cost reductions.
  • Motivate team members to achieve budget plan goals.
  • Determining staffing needs and placing requisitions when needed. 
  • This role will be responsible for the safety of production and logistics associates, improving on- time shipping, reducing off-grade and working with the business unit to improve the overall process.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, contracts, and procedures.


  • BA/BS degree with preferences in Chemical Engineering. 
  • Work experience that demonstrates technical skills, job knowledge and personal communications.
  • Strong professional relationship building capability.
  • Team leadership with accountability and flexibility. 
  • Effective problem solving and project management abilities.
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing systems, organizational skills, and communication skills with all levels. 
  • Career Path to Plant Manager / Director position. Approximately 10% travel domestically. 

The salary for this role is $110,000 - $125,000. 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: 23056426
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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