Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Global Head of Technology Management Adhesive Technologies (d/f/m)

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • Join the world's leading provider of bonding, sealing and functional coating solutions
  • Lead Technology Management topic and team within the global Strategic Marketing of Adhesive Technologies
  • Take responsibility for leading the implementation and further development of our Technology Steering framework to synchronize business strategy with the systematic development of the value chain over the strategic horizon
  • Drive the development and continuous management of high-quality technology roadmaps in the defined governance framework with a cross-functional team comprising of Technology Management, Innovation, Operations & Supply Chain and Purchasing
  • Ensure visibility of and represent Technology Steering across businesses and functions
  • Define, and -where appropriate- lead, key cross-business and -Adhesive Technologies programs, projects and initiatives in the context of Technology Steering
  • Take responsibility for management and further optimization of the Technology Steering data foundation and digital tools together with businesses, functions and the digital team.


  • Master's degree in business or science from a top-tier university
  • More than 10 years of experience in technology-related leadership roles within B2B industrial or specifically specialty chemicals
  • In-depth understanding of commercial strategies and technology management including product management, product development, network optimization and supplier strategies
  • Proven ability to develop and lead strategic technology development programs e.g., S&OP implementation, production network design as well as high-value initiatives e.g., new product/process introduction, production transfers/localizations and make or buy studies
  • Demonstrated ability to define and lead transformational initiatives in a multi-stakeholder global environment collaborating across all levels of an organization
  • Excellent analytical skills paired with an ability to build cross-disciplinary teams incl. external partners and manage in a complex setting
  • Proficiency in data & analytics and strong understanding of key enterprise systems
  • Fluent English language skills are mandatory, German language skills are beneficial

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: 22040465
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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