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Logistics Manager

Bowling Green, KY

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 Consumer Brands continuously drive the evolution in dynamic categories: Laundry & Home Care and Hair. With our trusted brands, including Persil and Schwarzkopf, 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.

The Henkel Bowling Green, KY manufacturing facility is looking for top talent to lead our facility to Best in Class performance levels and culture. We have a clear 3-5 year journey laid out to build capability and drive to ZERO losses using world class processes. If you enjoy working with others and have a passion for improvement, come join our winning team!  

Dare to make an impact?


The Logistics Manager oversees all aspects of the logistics area to ensure safe, high-quality laundry and home care products. They develop short-term tactical plans and long-term strategies for optimal logistics efficiency and output, prioritizing safety, quality, and environmental standards, as well as customer satisfaction. 

  • Responsible for all inbound and outbound materials and finished goods.
  • Responsible for 6 direct reports and over 100 associates operating in a 24/7 manufacturing facility.
  • Manages the shipping office, palletizing, stretch wrap, and auto truck load of Finished Goods, materials management and supply to 16 production lines.
  • Responsible for the performance of the logistics area and all associated KPIs: Safety, Quality, Efficiency, Scrap, Sustainability and Cost.
  • Drive all operations of the area ensuring high operating standards are applied at all times.
  • Support and manage the development of continuous improvement of standard work for all areas of the department.
  • Ensure compliance with Henkel standards for human resources management, safety and loss prevention, cost control, waste reduction, quality, and on-time delivery.


  • Min 3 years of related logistics leadership experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Relevant degree in a technical field required – preference is SC Logistics, mechanical or industrial engineering.
  • Proven strategic and tactical leadership experience within a plant /manufacturing, preferably in CPG or related industry with strong work ethic, and positive attitude towards feedback.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive continuous improvement based on relevant experience in this area, i.e. Lean and TPM.
  • Demonstrated track record of driving operational performance via strong leadership and change management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive team productivity and maintain high levels of employee engagement and morale.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify issues, conduct root cause analysis and take-action to fix issues as well as building quantitative and analytical problem-solving as a key competence into a plant wide capability.
  • Demonstrated strong project management skills, including larger capital expenditure projects.

The salary for this role is $86,000.00 - $145,000.00. 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 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.

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At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different races, colors, religions, sexes, national origins, disabilities, veteran statuses, ages, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and other legally protected characteristics.

Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time

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