R&D Future Talent Program
This program is your chance to become a future innovation leader within a 24-months interdisciplinary and international learning journey. Deep diving into the four focus areas Raw Materials, Formula, Processing or Packaging, you will gain in-depth knowledge on how to shape the future of our leading Laundry & Home Care brands.
Then Get Ready For Your Next Two Years
Apply In One Of Three Locations
Choose your homebase: Düsseldorf (Germany), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), or Trumbull (USA) – and let your journey begin.
In the one-day assessment you will be able to show your skills in role play scenarios, presentations and group discussions.
Onboarding & Homebase
After the selection process you will get onboarded in your homebase. Here you will focus on your chosen area for one year: Raw Materials, Formula, Processing or Packaging.
In your second year you will rotate through two new positions within the R&D department and gain international experience with a stay abroad. During the stay you will have the chance to also rotate to one of our sustainability functions.
What You Get
Rotate through various positions and receive a 360° perspective of the innovation processes at Henkel. This holistic view will help you to consider different perspectives and make the right decisions to develop smart products.
Collaborate with a vast network of different innovation experts from around the world. At Henkel you will find experts on all R&D topics and therefore the perfect basis to overcome challenges and expand your horizon.
Get continuous feedback from coaches and mentors in senior positions leading the field of R&D and beyond. Through this regular exchange you can precisely work on specific fields of your further development.
Benefit from tailored trainings that complement your on-the-job learning at Henkel. The training courses vary according to your focus area and are based on the requirements you have in your daily business.
Consumer Driven Mindset
Learn to understand and make use of consumer feedback. The close dialogue with our customers along the innovation process will support you to create valuable consumer-centric products.
Take on responsibility for challenging tasks and grow both professionally and personally. Throughout your traineeship, the Henkel network of experienced mentors and experts will be on hand to answer your questions.