Netherlands, Amsterdam, Adhesive Technologies

Performance Manager Logistics / 3PL Warehousing


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.



  • Accountable to define and further develop global performance standards and indicators for warehousing and 3PL warehouse providers
  • Accountable for continuos and sustainable process performance improvements (efficiency, effectivness) for warehousing and 3PL warehouse providers
  • Responsible for performance monitoring capability globally for warehousing and 3PL warehouse providers
  • Responsible for target setting process and related stakeholder alignment  for warehousing and 3PL warehouse providers
  • Identify process improvement potentials and initiate close the gap measures across various dimensions for warehousing and 3PL warehouse providers


  • Support the development of a Logistics roadmap for the next 3-5 years
  • Implement and roll out strategic initiatives identified in the road map in the area of Logistics 


  • Responsible to build-up and maintain (cross-regional/cross-functional) project teams to implement strategic initiatives
  • Ensure stakeholder alignment at all times to contribute to strategic initiatives
  • Steer the regions to follow the Global Logistics Strategy continuously together with the Global Logistics Team


  • Improve overall process maturity in Logistics
  • Evaluate and implement elements to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the logistics process (tools, standardization, process changes etc.) especially in the area of warehousing and 3PL management


  • Facilitate knowledge transfer and best practice sharing between regions


  • Identify outside-in innovation potentials and market best practices, evaluate potential and initiate innovation pilots
  • Initiate and promote exchange with experts from other leading industries to accelerate internal development


  • Lead transportation and warehousing related global projects with interfaces between regions and other functions
  • Lead projects related to improved management of warehousing and 3PL warehouse providers
  • Drive and monitor operational and organisational efficiency initiatives


Educational Background

University degree preferably in supply chain management / Logistics

Professional Experience

  • 5-9 years of experience in Supply Chain with main focus on logistics
  • 5 years of project management or center of excellence experience on global/regional level
  • Previous experience managing warehouses or warehouse providers preferred
  • Consulting experience preferred


  • Establishing and leading virtual team of process experts
  • Exposure to complex matrix organisational set-up
  • Change and stakeholder management experience
  • Very good project management skills preferably in a regional or global role

Technical Skills

  • Experience with SAP SD module
  • Experience with Oracle Transport Management preferred
  • Advanced MS Office skills especially in Excel and PPT
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to manage big volume of data 

Cultural Awareness

Cultural sensitivity to lead and influence across various cultures globally


Working proficiency in English language


  • Change Agent mindset
  • Focus on impact and performance
  • Open and curious personality
JOB ID: req8515
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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