IND, Pune, Adhesive Technologies

Sr. Manager PD IMEA

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?


  • Manages and steers product development projects
  • Develops new approaches, solutions, processes, products within an agreed timeframe
  • Organizes and manages projects and resources to meet planned objectives, reports on R&D activities
  • Assures technology state of the art through internal development of laboratory and staff
  • Provides technical support to manufacturing and quality as required
  • Acts as a technical liaison with other R&D groups
  • Approves technical readiness of raw materials and products as well as first production and quality specs
  • Ensures that Henkel's new IP is protected through collaboration with internal and external partners
  • Provides guidance and recommendations on patents and proprietary agreements
  • Prepares technical part of sales folders in alignment with Marketing
  • Ensures compliance with Henkel corporate SHE standards, policies and procedures and manages the lab and innovation process
  • Connects with consumers and generates consumer insights through various platforms
  • Communicates with the business regarding technical trends and new product opportunities


  • Minimum +8 years of job experience with an adhesive development background and/or expertise in metal surface treatment
  • Preferably obtained a PhD and a Master’s degree in science, chemistry, engineering and management
  • A proven track record in acquisition and execution of projects, effectively managing simultaneous workstream and a variety of stakeholders
  • A collaborative mind-set as well as strong sense of ownership, entrepreneurial spirit, hands-on mentality
  • Experienced and enthusiastic about working in cross-functional and international teams

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We look for a diverse team of individuals who possess different backgrounds, experiences, personalities and mindsets.

JOB ID: 22038945
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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