Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Product Line Manager IMEA - Adhesives Packaging and Consumer Goods (d/f/m)

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you’re up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • Carry out all tasks related to Product Life Cycle management (PLM) (from introduction to phase out) for the adhesives Packaging & Consumer Goods Business Unit in EU
  • Drive any cost out projects that are established and work with cross-functional teams for implementation. Lead raw material alternatives process and monitor progress versus target. Monitor raw material and manufacturing cost development
  • Accompany product introductions and coordinate with Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) and innovation team
  • Steer product phase out process cross Strategic Business Unit (SBU) for products under PLM ownership & coordinates product localizations cross region
  • Initiate and control all product related packaging changes and contribute to increasing sustainability of packaging
  • Coordinate raw material shortage management with purchasing & SBU and support strategic purchasing measures to lower product cost for relevant baskets
  • Following the product and portfolio strategy approach ensure alignment with SBU strategy, support the SBU to review & segment its product ranges. Manage and reduce complexity where applicable at global or regional levels depending on priorities defined by SBU


  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical, science, engineering or any related field
  • At least 5 years of working experience in related field, thereof 2+ years of commercial experience in target markets for the product line would be desirable
  • Proficient with SAP and Data Warehouse systems is highly desirable
  • Experienced with excel and data analytic tools such as Power BI, Tableau is required
  • Ability to prioritize/organize workload
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to lead and influence to accomplish objectives through others
  • Experience in LEAN capabilities desirable
  • Fluency in English

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 21024457
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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