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Logistics & Production Planning Manager

Job Description

At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • We are offering a Logistics & Production Planning Manager role, who will be responsible for the inbound logistics and material planning operations for our Gebze Adhesive Technologies plant. Additionally, the incumbent is expected to play significant role during our relocation tenure to our new plant in Gebze, Kocaeli, which is being built with the latest technologies aligned with the Industry 4.0 requirements

  • Assuming responsibility for the Logistic, Material Management and Production Planning operations with an approximate team of 25 white and blue-collar employees based in Henkel Factory

  • Having a strong co-operation with various functions in order to ensure production continuity
  • Acting key role between Warehouse, Logistics, Supply Chain and Production Operation in order to maintain efficient workflow
  • Is accountable for the continuous improvement, cost saving, and efficiency increase in responsible project
  • Maintaining compliance for health and safety environment & quality standards and manage 5S with in the related work environment           



Specialist Experience


  • Having a bachelor's degree in an Engineering department, MBA is desirable
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in Logistics and Planning operation in a manufacturing environment, preferably minimum 3 years is expected to be gained in managerial roles
  • Previous experience in identifying and executing lean initiatives including 5S

  • Prior experience in leading safety initiatives for a manufacturing plant, previous background in quality system management

  • SAP and production related system know-how is a plus

  • Proven ability to execute Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s), set strategy, define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

  • Being able to work collaboratively across the plant, organization, and with customers

  • Having experience in assessing performance, coaching, counseling and identifying training needs




Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.



Job Summary

  • Turkey
  • Other
Job Type
  • Full-time
  • Under $70,000
26 March 2019
Applications Deadline
11 May 2019

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