United States, Stamford, CT, Beauty Care

Principal Process 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.


* This position is to be remotely located.

  • Drives the technology analysis within investment projects to determine size, type and automation within the process
  • Defines best practice for Process Engineering technologies, prepares a prioritized roadmap (with reg. mgmt) for gap closure to best class
  • Process Engineering standards are implemented for new projects keeping in mind economic viability
  • Does technical sign-off of network projects to ensure best process set up according to Safety, Sustainability, Quality and cost ambition
  • Analyzes existing process technologies to identify improvement potential
  • Supports development of new process in collaboration with Technology development, NoE and Process engineering teams across regions
  • Steers process engineering activities with regional process engineering teams and Global Investment Management
  • Develops best implemented standard for copy paste effective productivity improvements
  • Drives technology decision within major investment to support local team in scoping size, type and automation within technology
  • Works with regions / plant teams to consolidate learning on technology and communicate to network
  • Supports the introduction of new products pertaining to new / improved processes
  • Manages Network of Experts for required technologies


  • BS in a technical degree with 8-10 years of experience (Chem.E. preferred)
  • Manufacturing and/or R&D (including pilot plant) environment is desirable, with some hair care expertise.
  • Application with liquids process scale-up, statistical process control, Working knowledge of mechanical / electrical engineering principles

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JOB ID: 21023825
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067