United States, Rancho Dominguez, CA, Adhesive Technologies

Sr. Production Planner / Buyer

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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This position is responsible for planning and scheduling material flow from procurement through the production process to the finished goods warehouse. The individual selected for this position will work cross functionally with other departments to meet customer demand with the goal of maximizing operational effectiveness and profitability.

  • Responsible for planning of in-house manufacturing of assigned production areas.
  • Generate purchase orders and work with vendors to buy inventory in support of manufacturing schedules.
  • Manage material inventory levels to fulfill customer demands while meeting financial objectives.
  • Clearly communicate production schedule, priorities, and customer order delays to appropriate departments.
  • Work proactively to optimize Supply Chain operations through creative solutions acting alone and/or on teams.
  • Support and actively participate in site improvement programs such as: Safety culture, 5S, and A3 problem solving.


  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain, Engineering, Operations Management or Business preferred.
  • 5+ years of related experience in supply planning/buying.
  • Strong Experience using an ERP system; SAP experience a plus.
  • Strong communication, planning, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to problem solve and implement effective corrective actions.
  • APICS CPIM certification a plus.

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.

The salary for this role is $85,000- $105,000. 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.

JOB ID: 23053621
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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