Australia, Frenchs Forest, Laundry & Home Care

Packaging Technologist


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.

Henkel promotes a holistic Diversity & Inclusion approach. The diversity of our employees, their backgrounds, experiences, talents, knowledge, creativity, and the appreciation of all their individual differences are the foundation for our competitive advantage. As a multinational corporation, Henkel employs people from 120 nations in almost 80 countries. About 85 percent of our employees work outside of Germany, with more than half of them in emerging markets.


  • Working in the Laundry and Homecare business you lead and support a cross-functional team in new product and packaging development, including creative, commercial, and cost-optimisation projects.
  • Develop innovative packaging multi-formats solutions that deliver business objective, optimising design and contribute to innovation and sustainability goals.
  • Identify, contribute, and implement business strategy to fulfill sustainability commitment by collaborating with external partners such as APCO.
  • Collaborate with Supply Chain, and Purchasing team for manufacturing problem-solving, material and production sourcing, vendor management and innovations. Collaborate with Marketing/Sales regarding competitor watch, market research, categories development, and trade related support.
  • Manage R&D technical data, packaging sustainability databases, generating presentation and updates relating to development projects.


  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering (B.E Chemical/Mechanical/Industrial) or similar, 3 plus years working in a product packaging development and material science field.
  • Familiar MS Office and related engineering software, in particular familiarity with MS Excel for data modelling and process calculation.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and mechanical aptitude, willing to learn, agile and adaptable.
  • Fundamental knowledge of packaging regulations including but not limited to DG, CR, and Recyclability.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively via different media and different level.
  • Ability to work well in team collaboration as well as autonomously, with solid attention to detail.
JOB ID: 21013933
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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