Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Manager Global Product Development Stationery & Crafting (d/f/m)


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.


  • Execute new product development projects
  • Develop new approaches, solutions, processes, products within an agreed timeframe
  • Execute and manage projects and resources to meet planned objectives
  • Ensure compliance with Henkel corporate SHE standards, policies and procedures and manage the lab and innovation process
  • Provide technical support services to Manufacturing and Quality as required
  • Execute process developments to support cross-functional teams to achieve completion of new technology products consistent with strategic objectives
  • Assure all new products meet international chemical health and safety requirements and other regulations
  • Ensure that Henkel's new IP is protected through collaboration with internal and external partners
  • Provide guidance and recommendations on patents, trademarks and proprietary agreements
  • Approve technical readiness of raw materials and products as well as first production and quality specs
  • Test or supervise tests on product stability and performance
  • Connect with consumers and generate consumer insights through various platforms


  • Master’s degree or PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Sciences, Materials Science or in any other related scientific area preferred, but not required
  • 5 years of relevant professional experience, experience in lab work is a must
  • People management experience
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously and under pressure
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously and under pressure and project management skills
  • Interest to regularly work in a chemical laboratory environment
  • Creative thinking
  • Fluent English and German language skills
JOB ID: req17993
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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