United States, Richmond, MO, Adhesive Technologies

Senior Production Planner

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

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  • Planning of finished goods and raw materials to maintain optimum inventory levels that support customer demand on time.
  • Support the supply chain team through cross-training in related areas such as scheduling and consignment.
  • Enables Continuous Improvement and best practices.
  • Manages critical products through cross-functional communication and escalation.
  • Works closely with sales, warehouses, and logistics to proactively reduce supply risk.
  • Purchase Order (PO) maintenance to ensure proper dating and review of late POs.
  • Provide clear and professional communication with suppliers on PO expectations. This includes order submissions, delivery expectations, required delivery date changes, or cancelation of orders.
  • Keep master data (lead time, safety stock, MOQ information, planner notes) up to date for all products in SAP.
  • Review the Quality of Inventory top 20 items monthly and make recommendations to reduce > 180 days of inventory.
  • Monitor and provide an action plan for slow-moving inventory within the MRP area of responsibility.
  • Support warehouse safety and quality programs
  • Monitor import materials & sample requests and take actions to reduce scrap costs.
  • Support all start of product launches with optimum inventory levels of raw materials.
  • Monitor production forecast, adjusting inventory levels as required.
  • Validate inter-warehouse transfers are correctly booked in SAP to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Other duties as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain Operations, Materials Science preferred
  • 2+ years' Supply Planning experience required
  • 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
  • APICS certification and/or Power BI experience a plus

The salary for this role is $60,000.00 - $70,000.00. 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 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.

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.

JOB ID: req53516
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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