Germany, Düsseldorf, Henkel Consumer Brands

Team Lead Planning Western Europe (d/f/m)

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.

Dare to make an impact?


  • Manage, coach and develop the planning team (around 9 people) for Henkel Consumer Brands
  • Manage weekly supply chain planning to meet customer requests while optimizing stocks
  • Balance production schedules and quantities based on sales forecasts
  • Ensure optimized material supply & supplier (relationship) management
  • Set targets, monitor and steer inventory levels of all planning areas of his/her team
  • Continuously search for new process improvement and/or drive the implementation with demand planners, production plants as well as suppliers
  • Provide input to Head of Planning concerning future planning strategies and major system or process improvements
  • Assure compliance with legal and Henkel SHEQ requirements in the area of responsibility


  • Master’s degree in the field of business administration or engineering with a focus on supply chain
  • Minimum 5-7 years of work experience in the area of supply chain planning
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, preferably with experience
  • Extensive system (SAP/APO or similar) and planning process knowledge, experience with next generation planning tools is a plus
  • Experience with MS Office applications (Excel, PPT)
  • Open and flexible mindset with can-do attitude and willingness to drive change
  • Excellent communication and (senior) stakeholder management skills in multicultural environment
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving attitude
  • Fluent English language skills (oral and written), German or further language skills is a plus

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 23056468
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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