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United States, Irvine, CA, Adhesive Technologies

Head of Integrated Management System - North America


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.


  • Owner of the regional IMS and member of the Global IMS team
  • Drive Regional matrix certification to ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO45001 and other standards as IATF 16949 required in the region/SBU. Main contact with the 3rd party registrar in the region ensure 3rd party registrar audits required to maintain certifications are planned, conducted and closed
  • Coordinate implementation of the standards required in the region.
  • Deploy global IMS policies & procedures into all sites within the region.
  • Provide input into global IMS strategy and 3rd party certification strategy
  • Ensure IMS documentation is properly understood, carried out and evaluated at all levels.
  • Lead IMS governance process for all functional areas as part of the IMS in the region.
  • Ensure internal and external audits required to maintain certifications are planned, conducted and closed.
  • Ensure that customers specific requirements are taken into account in the IMS.
  • Monitor the performance of integrated Management system (IMS) in the Region.
  • Coach regional process owners to properly document and cascading their process within the IMS
  • Ensure the cascade and training of the new standards and tools.
  • Ensure registration services are billed according to contractual requirements.
  • Support A3 problem solving champion improvement initiatives.
  • Cross-functional stakeholder management
  • Problem solving
  • Perspective & Judgment
  • Convincing & Influencing
  • Leadership & Coaching
  • Expertise on 3rd registrar accreditation bodies process
  • Project management


  • Degree in chemistry, engineering, Business Administration or related discipline

  • Years of total Experience: 7+

  • Years Exp. in Integrated management System: 5+

  • Experience / knowledge of quality, safety and environmental international standards where Henkel Adhesive has certificates such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS18001/ISO45001, IATF16949, etc.

  • Experience with advanced quality methods and tools such as FMEA, APQP, MSA, A3, 8D.

  • Lead Auditor in the standards where Henkel Adhesive sites in the region has certificates

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: 190007AX
Contract & Job type: Full Time , Regular
Contact details: 1-866-836-7067


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