Senior Manager Packaging Development Sustainability (d/f/m)

Employer
Henkel
Location
Düsseldorf, Germany
Salary
Competitive
Posted
July 23 2021
Ref
21018127
Discipline
Other, Other
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Other Corporate
Job Type
Manager
HENKEL IS FOR THOSE WHO STEP UP. DO YOU?

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.
YOUR ROLE
  • Oversee external developments in sustainable packaging and organize internally new global packaging development projects
  • Develop, steer, and execute the packaging strategy consistent with defined business plans
  • Guide the global organization towards sustainable packaging and exploit new approaches, solutions and processes
  • Define and help plan resources to meet circular economy targets
  • Ensure compliance with Henkel corporate SHE standards, policies, and procedures
  • Develop team members regarding leadership commitments, technical and digital competencies
  • Ensure that all new packaging meets international recycling, health and safety requirements and other regulations
  • Take responsibility for packaging reporting and execute connected workflows/processes to support cross functional teams
  • Generate IP (intellectual properties) and secure the freedom to operate in a competitive environment
  • Connect cross functionally with stakeholders and actively foster decision making on different management levels
  • Engage externally in associations, working groups and industry initiatives
YOUR SKILLS
  • University degree in Mechanical/Packaging Engineering or Plastic Engineering
  • At least 5 years of experience in sustainable packaging development, ideally in a FMCG business in an international context
  • Strong record in sustainability management is a must have
  • Profound knowledge in design for recycling
  • Track record in the use and qualification of recycled material in packaging
  • Particularly experienced in key plastic packaging technologies, such as extrusion, stretch-blow molding and injection molding
  • Fluent in English; additional language skills are a plus
  • Excellent entrepreneurial mindset combined with the willingness to lead and to drive change
  • Outstanding ability to grasp and tackle complex issues together with cross functional teams
  • Excellent communications skills with an outstanding capability to transport complicated technical matters across different functions and backgrounds

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