United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Adhesive Technologies

Third Party Manufacturing Lead MEA – Adhesive Technologies


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.


  • Develop, maintain and review the current contract manufacturing strategy and partnerships across MEA
  • Lead, collaborate with internal cross-functional teams (PD/TCS/Supply Chain/Quality/SHE/Engineering)
  • Implement new projects, determine manufacturing requirements. Drive contract manufacturer capability and capacity evaluation to enable on-time delivery of project and products going forward.
  • Manage schedule, capacity, supply chain flexibility, quality issues and new product updates. Communicate status and risks to management.
  • Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
  • Negotiate master service agreements and SLA, KPI, Pricing.
  • Lead meetings to ensure new product development and cost saving initiatives.
  • Strong spreadsheet and numerical analysis skills
  • Knowledge of SHE / QA/Compliance/Manufacturing processes
  • Problem solving, self-starter
  • Maintains quality standards, establishing and enforcing Henkel standards.
  • Ensures and maintains safe and clean work environment by educating partners and directing personnel (if any) on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; ensuring compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Measure partner performance and drive continuous improvement with regular business reviews. Identify and champion process improvements in support of new contract manufacturing requirements.


  • B-Tech /BE degree required
  • Masters or MBA is a plus
  • 3-6 years of post-educational experience in Operation/ Procurement/Supply Chain and Project Management
  • Exposure to contract manufacturing in trans-national organization
  • Project Cost modeling and negotiation experience
  • Financial and analytical experience
  • Good knowledge of SAP with expertise in various modules
JOB ID: 1900076R
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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