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United States, Rocky Hill, CT, Adhesive Technologies

Innovation Project Manager


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 multiple Innovation Projects
  • Manage / facilitate regular interaction between innovation team members in a virtual team environment to speed project pace
  • Work with team to define project milestones in alignment with global Strategic Business Unit/Steering Unit plans and Innovation Strategy, manage accordingly. Milestones include financial business plans, technical roadmaps, customer roadmaps, positioning and/or risk analysis
  • Lead cross-functional project team(s) to accomplish the project deliverables and provide regular updates to leadership on project progress
  • Identify potential key project gaps / hurdles and provide alternative solutions in order to meet the business and timeline targets.
  • Oversee product launch stage in Adhesives Development Process (ADP) to ensure adequate quality before launch.


  • Bachelors degree in relevant Technical / Marketing / Business field. Masters degree is a plus.
  • 5-10 years experience in International Industrial environment. Experience with 2+ years in Project Management, Product Development, Technical Customer Service, or Marketing is a plus.  
  • Experience leading or managing complex projects
  • Ability to lead and influence without formal authority. Experience working on or leading cross-functional teams.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current

JOB ID: 190006JU


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