Australia, Seven Hills, Adhesive Technologies

Production Manager

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 brand in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths.

We promote a holistic Diversity & Inclusion approach. The diversity of our employees, their backgrounds, experiences, talents, knowledge, creativity, and the appreciation of all their individual differences are the foundation for our competitive advantage.

As a multinational corporation, Henkel employs people from 120 nations in almost 80 countries. About 85 percent of our employees work outside of Germany, with more than half of them in emerging markets.

Henkel Adhesive Technologies is a worldwide leader in bonding, sealing and surface treatments - thanks to our ambitious people. We create unique value for our clients and our technologies can be found in many objects touching our lives every day. Our success is built on constant innovation and people who strive for excellence.


  • Manage the performance of the Production and Warehouse teams and individuals, including motivating the workforce and ensuring compliance with site rules and processes.
  • Implement and utilise digital technologies (SAP, WinCC and Delta V) to collect and analyse process data and drive data-based improvement activity and decision making.
  • Define, implement and monitor training requirements and programs for employees to ensure that all production and warehouse employees are trained to perform their roles, and that records of training and competency exist.
  • Drive continuous improvement in SHE, Quality and Productivity in the Production operation by leading teams in continuous improvement and Lean Manufacturing processes, to build and maintain site competitiveness with respect to cost.
  • Establish and maintain process documentation to ensure that all documentation is current, accurate and highly visible/ accessible. This includes work instructions, safe operating procedures, and process orders.
  • Ensure production team compliance and adherence to the SHEQ policies, standards, regulations, and other requirements.


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a production environment, leadership experience highly valued
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry and/or Engineering
  • Sound knowledge of business information and process control computer technologies
  • Ability to analyse data and draw sound, logical conclusions with which to drive decision making
JOB ID: 20005976
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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