Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Sustainable Product Designer (d/f/m)

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of over 50,000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Adhesive Technologies help to transform entire industries and provide our customers with a competitive advantage through adhesives, sealants and functional coatings. With our trusted brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and lead early stage of product design (i.e. ideation, concept design, detailed design) to translate global sustainability goals into actionable design strategies and products for/with our key customers
  • Conceptualize, design, and develop innovative products with a focus on circularity, low-impact materials, and sustainable manufacturing processes
  • Drive the development and implementation of sustainable design standards and practices of our customers and within our organization
  • Conduct research on sustainable materials, manufacturing and recycling techniques, and emerging technologies to inform design decisions
  • Organize and facilitate design workshops with key customers and cross value chain partners
  • Iterate on designs based on feedback from stakeholders, sustainability metrics, and industry trends
  • Lead sustainability initiatives and contribute to the continuous improvement of our design for sustainability methodology and process
  • Act as a sustainability advocate within our organization and beyond, promoting the benefits and importance of sustainable product design


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, or a related field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in designing products with a focus on sustainability and circular economy principles
  • Strong understanding of sustainable design principles, materials, and manufacturing processes
  • Proficiency in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite, SolidWorks, or other CAD tools
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with 3D printing, rapid prototyping, and fabrication techniques is a plus
  • Familiarity with certifications and standards related to sustainable product design (e.g., ESPR, right-to-repair, Cradle to Cradle, etc.) is desirable
  • Fluent English language skills

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.

JOB ID: 24062640
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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