United States, Rocky Hill, CT, Adhesive Technologies

Project Manager - New Product Development


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 Project Manager leads and manages key projects for the Adhesives Electronics business with a primary focus on execution; this includes managing stakeholder expectations on project scope, deliverables, timing, and resource management.
  • This role is critical to delivering new products to our strategic markets.
  • Provide leadership and management for product development projects, directing teams and managing stakeholder expectations.
  • Responsible for project execution including planning, resourcing, and delivery to schedule
  • Facilitate and manage the definition and delivery of vision and goals of the project
  • Promote and develop excellent project management throughout the organization
  • Balance best practice with reason and technical understanding for optimal execution
  • Provide regular status reports to the Technology and Business Leadership Teams
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently, driving risk mitigation and recovery plans 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, business or a related field.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • 7+ years broad professional experience
  • 4+ years of project management experience bringing new products to market
  • Past working experience in adhesives and/or electronics industry is preferred
  • Strong familiarity with stage-gate process, project management methodologies, tools and best practices
  • Positive attitude, driven, persistent, and results-oriented with the ability to influence without direct authority
  • Excellent conflict resolution, negotiation, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to interact and communicate with all levels in a global organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project skills
  • Ability to travel 15% - 20% (Domestic and International)
  • Ability to speak Mandarin a plus

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: 20002340
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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