United States, Madison Heights, MI, Adhesive Technologies

Product Line Manager - Automotive


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.


  • Managing a regional product line
  • Manage product portfolio along technology
  • Execute product portfolio complexity management
  • Own CoGs activities and drive CoGs excellence
  • Challenge TSCC along a technology portfolio
  • Develop and manage product pricing architecture along a technology portfolio
  • Mid-term regional capacity/footprint alignment along technologies
  • Consult on innovation pipeline (SME) and trigger Management of Change (MOC)
  • Product crisis management and proactive risk mitigation
  • Product lifecycle management Driving the execution of a regional SBU product line strategy
  • Drive product portfolio management along SBU strategy
  • Coordinate product portfolio segmentation
  • Ensure SBU cost target achievements with technology PLMs
  • Interface to SBU and roll-out of crises management towards SBU


  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Chemistry, or Engineering related field required; MBA preferred
  • Experience: 5+ years industrial experience required in Engineering, Product Development, or Technical Service; Automotive industry experience preferred
  • High proficiency of MS Office with emphasis on Excel skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Spanish a plus
  • SAP experience 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.

JOB ID: 190008KN
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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