Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Product Line Manager Packaging EU (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.

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  • You will manage the full product lifecycle strategy for Henkel's European Packaging Adhesives product lines
  • Manage customer, supplier and regulatory driven changes
  • Drive for customer satisfaction
  • Facilitate introduction of new products developed through our Innovation Teams key development programs. Coordinate all tasks related to set-up within our organization and systems
  • Develop and execute a product plan and portfolio strategy for the regional APP SBU within IMEA, in line with the business plans and global technology portfolio strategies, in order to accomplish SBU financial goals. Align with senior leadership
  • Drive programs to reduce product costs (raw material, operating, freight & warehousing, complexity reduction, reformulations) and to establish and attain target processing cost through collaboration with Purchasing, Operations, Supply Chain, Product Development, driving for optimum product line profitability
  • Manage security of raw material supply and allocation of raw materials, as well participate in the monitoring and management of product margins (raws relative to pricing action) through collaboration with Purchasing, Operations, Pricing Management
  • To coordinate and manage for the Packaging SBU any adjustments to the operations network and/or tollers
  • Ensure PLM activities are well aligned with business objectives within the region
  • Ability to travel 5% to visit Henkel facilities throughout Europe


  • Successfully completed a university degree in economics is required. Preferably a master’s in marketing and/or MBA
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, or related technical/scientific discipline is advantageous
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in Product Line Management, Marketing, Product Development, Technical Customer Service or related experience is required
  • Adhesives, Packaging, Metal Packaging industry experience is preferred
  • 2+ years commercial experience in target markets for the product line desirable
  • Knowledge in (and/or) Hot Melt, Water based, Polyurethane, Acrylics, Surface Treatment like Lubricants, Cleaners and Conversion Coatings is a plus
  • Ability to prioritize/organize workload. Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships and lead and influence to accomplish objectives through others
  • Proficient with SAP and Data Warehouse systems is desirable
  • Proficiency in English is a must

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 23054903
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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