United States, Culver City, CA, Beauty Care

New Product Innovation Manager - Beauty Professional

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?


  • NPI manager Is responsible for disciplinary governance of local New Product Innovation process Leads and manages Launches / Relaunches, through local NPI together with Marketing in local NPI meetings
  • Acts as central interface to internal production and/or Contract manufacturers, Demand and Supply Planning, Purchasing, R&D, Regulatory, marketing and Shared Service Centers Reflects local timings and occurrences to evaluate impact on international timings and escalation (in case of international brand)
  • Supervises process adherence in NA to Henkel launch standards, Henkel NPI management tools and NA NPI governance model Conducts consistent supply risk assessment Is responsible for controlling project KPIs Provides guidance and acts as gatekeeper of projects
  • Conducts benchmarking and identifies best practices
  • Aligns on capacity and demand analysis for critical production start-ups (Inhouse and CMTG)
  • Steers capacity allocation in bottleneck situations based on quotation process
  • Collaborates with production in capacity planning steering


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of work experience
  • Project management experience required
  • Proficient in Excel & PPT
  • SAP knowledge preferred
  • Team player and excellent communication skills
  • Open to change and a dynamic work environment

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.

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JOB ID: req37466
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
Health, Disability & Life Insurance
Health, Disability & Life Insurance Vacation / Paid Time Off
Vacation / Paid Time Off 401k Matching
401k Matching Flexible Work Policy
Flexible Work Policy Performance Bonus Incentives
Performance Bonus Incentives Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits
Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits Wellness Programs
Wellness Programs Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Aid
Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Aid International Career Opportunities
International Career Opportunities Employee Recognition Programs
Note: Perks might vary depending on the job grade.