United States, Stamford, Beauty Care

Engineering Capital Systems Manager, North America


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 Capital Systems Engineering Manager will lead the supply chain investment project portfolio for the NA region.
  • Design and execute complex projects that support the manufacturing strategic plan.
  • Lead business case development and technology selection in partnership with production sites, while supporting implementation of manufacturing process improvements and related business systems.
  • Scope will focus on upfront project design (initial concept/feasibility, justification), while playing a key role to deliver criteria including manufacturability, safety, technology standards, masterplan compliance, agility and maintenance – all while maintaining performance targets, schedule and budget.
  • Lead processing/packaging/digital engineering work through funding, design & delivery phases (working with multi-functional teams & regional delivery engineering resources) to ensure executional excellence
  • Regional Capital Systems lead for investment budgets, capex spending, & process owner for new requests to Beauty leadership
  • Develop project management capability for N.A. engineering across multiple sites; creating materials, templates and skill matrices
  • Collaborate with Global Beauty Engineering to drive rapid reapplication of best-in-class approaches, designs, & methodologies


  • B.S. in Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering (or other pertinent engineering degree)
  • Combination of minimum of 10 years' experience of plant manufacturing and/or capital project management, with leadership of design/delivery engineering project execution in manufacturing plants totaling up to at least $15-20 million
  • Technical Mastery: Have solid technical capability in processing, packing and mechanical technologies, applying knowledge to providing elegant technical solutions (incorporating safety, reliability, quality, cost) to business problems.
  • Capital & Project Mgt Mastery: Solid experience in project management / capital systems management with a proven track record of successfully leading projects through engineering work phases, managing base plans.

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JOB ID: 20007641
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067