United States, Bay Point, CA, United States, Berkeley, CA, United States, Irvine, CA, United States, Los Angeles, CA, United States, Rancho Dominguez, CA, Adhesive Technologies

Global Key Account Manager (SpaceX)


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.


  • This home-based position will have a global focus, and is responsible for developing & executing strategic sales objectives while also identifying new business opportunities at Henkel's largest key aerospace accounts.
  • Push upstream solution selling/collaboration and translate customer priorities into a joint innovation roadmap.
  • Coordinate commercial activities across steering units & regions.
  • Channel all internal resources needed for success (including. key account top management sponsor)
  • Be the customer expert, influence SBU strategy and business plan as well as Innovation and marketing strategy by contributing with customer insights.
  • Develop key account strategy and 5 year plan document with Key Account team, align with Steering Units, Marketing and product development and motivate team to exceed financial and joint innovation goals.


  • Bachelor’s degree in technical or business field is required. MBA Preferred.
  • 7+ years’ of experience in account management or related experience in Aerospace or industry related to adhesives, sealants, coatings, and surface treatments.
  • Experience with SpaceX or other other commercial space companies. 
  • Management and business/financial acumen
  • Excellent sales, presentation/communication, leadership, team building, and negotiation skills

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral.  At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 20001860
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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