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Germany, Düsseldorf, Laundry & Home Care

Senior Manager International Packaging Technology Special Detergents (d/f/m)


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.


  • Lead the packaging development for Laundry & Home Care products in the category Special Detergents and drive the future development of important key technologies, e.g. blow molding, injection molding and injection stretch blow molding
  • Drive sustainability initiatives in packaging across all Laundry & Home Care categories
  • Create added value related to packaging and technologies on global basis with specific engineering and business knowledge to
  • Increase product attractiveness and fulfill consumer needs
  • Create economic infrastructure by developing cost efficient packaging designs and processes
  • Lowest possible impact on environment in accordance with Henkel’s sustainability targets
  • Drive packaging innovations and new packaging technologies in the category HDD Special Detergents
  • Develop basic packaging solutions and new designs
  • Technical lead of international multifunctional projects
  • Initiate and supervise process for new molds together with mold-maker and/or converter, qualify new molds


  • Master´s degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Packaging Engineering
  • Knowledge and experience in packaging technologies (e.g. extrusion blow molding, injection molding, etc.), solid understanding of packaging industry protocols and its regulatory standards    
  • Experience in project management and knowledge of project management tools and methodologies (e.g. MS Project)
  • Knowledge of packaging industry and its key players (suppliers and other specialists), related to FMCG industry
  • Experience in developing innovation platforms / external partnering in accordance with quality definition of brand and briefing
  • Ability to identify and qualify new materials with interesting application profile
  • Entrepreneurial mindset driving for internal / external partnering
  • Excellent understanding of various drivers of financial performance of the business, including preparing “make or buy” decisions
  • Track record of establishing technologies / other projects resulting in successful product launches / significant cost saving projects
  • Fluent in English, German language skills are a plus
  • Analytical, result-oriented, entrepreneurial (innovative and business-oriented) mindset
  • Leadership (communication, motivation) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong networking skills, willingness to perform and lead within a global matrix organization, intercultural skills / sensitivity
JOB ID: 190006IQ
Contract & Job type: Full Time , Regular


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