United States, Bowling Green, KY, Laundry & Home Care

Project Packaging Equipment Engineer


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.


  • As a member of the Project Engineer Team, this role will support Plant Operations, North American Engineering, Global Engineering to drive the selection and installation of packaging equipment that meets all Henkel established standards and maximizes production efficiencies.
  • Ensure equipment is able to produce product to meet established quality criteria for packaging components for both in-house and outsourced packaging
  • Assist to qualify vendors supplying packaging components
  • Partner to develop production quality standards and verifications; partner to ensure equipment and process meets safety standards
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of each packaging line’s capabilities, OEE, run rates and format ability
  • Partner with manufacturing to resolve problems related to packaging equipment and processes
  • Identify and implement improvement opportunities to improve efficiency and drive cost savings
  • Interface with multiple departments in the development and launch of new finished goods items
  • Maintain working knowledge of current with advances in the packaging industry


  • B.S. degree in Industrial/Packaging or Mechanical Engineering required or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years relevant experience working with packaging equipment in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Experience in a CPG manufacturing environment highly desired
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization and with associates and vendors from diverse backgrounds
  • Must have strong project management skills; strong problem-solving skill set

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 21022572
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067