Germany, Düsseldorf, Laundry & Home Care

International Packaging Manager (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.


  • Oversee and organize new packaging development projects
  • Ensure fulfillment of performance, quality and cost requirements
  • Define and plan resources to meet planned objectives
  • Ensure compliance with Henkel corporate SHE standards, policies and procedures
  • Ensure circular economy target achievement
  • Execute process development necessary to support cross-functional teams in order to achieve completion of new technologies and innovations
  • Ensure that all new packages meet international recycling, health and safety requirements and other regulations
  • Assure state-of-the-art technology through patent protection of all new developments and technologies
  • Connect with consumers and generate consumer insights through various platforms


  • Master's degree in a relevant field, Packaging Engineering or similar
  • First professional experience ideally in FMCG industry
  • Knowledge and experience of the main packaging technologies, esp. plastic processing (e.g. extrusion blow molding, injection stretch blow molding, injection molding)
  • Knowledge of packaging industry and its key players (suppliers/other specialists), ideally related to FMCG industry
  • Solid understanding of packaging industry protocols
  • Track record of establishing projects resulting in successful product launches
  • Experience in project management and knowledge of project management tools and methodologies (e.g. MS Project)
  • First experience in development projects with international scope 
  • Entrepreneurial mindset driving for internal/external partnering
  • Analytical, result-oriented, entrepreneurial mind (operational and business-oriented)
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong networking skills, willingness to perform within an international organization and intercultural skills
  • MS Office skills
  • Fluent English language skills, German is a plus
JOB ID: 21018479
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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