Germany, Düsseldorf, Laundry & Home Care

Senior Manager Process Development (d/f/m)


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.


  • The role will be located in the Home Care and/or Laundry Specialties Area, which are profitability drivers and extremely dynamic and continuously growing parts of Henkel
  • Definition of production processes and technologies for all New Product Introduction (NPI) with focus on speed of the launch (time to market), quality of the product, easiness and standardization of the process/technology, financials (Cost of Goods)
  • Intensive cooperation with R&D colleagues of the formula and packaging development in all the phases of the project flow
  • Intensive cooperation with marketing, purchasing as well as with supply chain during the project flow: this phase involves the technical leadership as counterpart for all the other parties in the project flow
  • Intensive cooperation with supply chain/subcontractors worldwide for a fast, efficient and at the expected quality level project implementation and start-up
  • Leading an operators-team for development, scale-up, production trials and implementation 


  • University degree/Master in Process Engineering or similar
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in process development, ideally in a similar business (FMCG) and international context
  • Ability to explain complicated technical matters across different functions and backgrounds
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to think innovative
  • Ability to take the technical leadership and to represent R&D in front of other parties
  • Ability to push for getting the job done and, when needed, to be assertive
  • High level of flexibility in giving priorities and steering of partners (operators, colleagues and stakeholders)
  • English skills (business fluent)
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to grasp and tackle complex issues quickly 
JOB ID: 190006GH
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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