Japan, Shinagawa, Beauty Care

Packaging Development Senior Engineer

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?


  • As an individual contributor, support the new product launches by developing new packaging through partnership with suppliers and ensure it matches the design with high quality and Henkel’s sustainability strategy, e.g., Post-Consumer Resin application etc.
  • Build existing product packaging know-how, integrate the technical data to Henkel system (short term) and identify the technical solutions for sustainability and cost optimization and lead the implementation
  • Provide technical support in solving quality issue in plants and customer complains
  • Contribute innovation in package development through proactively monitoring unique package options from consumer/professional competitors and related industries and share the learnings with regional and global package development team
  • Lead dialogues with key internal and external stakeholders to execute above mentioned tasks


  • More than 6 years working experience in personal or beauty care product packaging development with at least 3 years in team leadership role
  • Packaging material related education background e.g., Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Material science, Engineering design, etc. with B.S. or M.S degree
  • Good writing and speaking skill in English
  • Strong self-motivation and can-do mindset
  • Good communication and collaboration skills
  • Fundamental understanding of cosmetic and quasi drug regulatory affairs in Japan
  • Working experience in hair related product package development
  • Experience in using the BI interface such as Tableau and Power BI
  • Fundamental knowledge on statistics
  • English skill certificateCEFR B1 or above

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: 22031882
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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