Sustainability Manager - General Manufacturing and Maintenance (d/f/m)

Düsseldorf, Germany
Closing date
Aug 26, 2022

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Other, Manufacturing/QA/QC
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Organization Type
Other Corporate

Job Details

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?
  • Develop and integrate sustainability strategy into the business strategy via translating the market data and customer insights into sustainability driven programs and innovations that drive profitable growth with a data driven concept
  • Translate strategy into a clear action plan, leveraging sustainability as a clear differentiator in the market to drive our portfolio transformation
  • Drive portfolio transformation by advancing the methodological framework to assess our portfolio's contribution to sustainability in the light of market needs, total impact assessment and future regulations
  • Provide expertise on sustainability trends, standards, testing methods, regulations and connect to the adhesive technologies applications, targeting relevant market trends and industries
  • With special focus on sustainability measurement, data analysis and modeling, contribute to building a holistic concept for sustainability transparency on product and portfolio level along the value chain
  • Support building SBU sustainability communication strategy in collaboration with marketing communications team, leveraging external customer and market insights
  • Act as interface between Adhesives sustainability and SBU/division to connect and share information and represent SBU in meetings and relevant platforms
  • Represent SBU in associations proactively leveraging the insights from Public Affairs to build reputation and anticipate regulations

  • Master's degree in Sustainability Management and/or PhD in Chemistry or Engineering
  • Min. 7 years relevant work experience, specialized in the area of sustainability or sustainability management
  • Proven track record in managing complex projects in multi-stakeholder environments, ideally with a strong focus on sustainability related projects
  • Strong scientific expertise of raw materials and adhesives technologies is an advantage
  • Experience in data analysis and/or modeling of the value chain (cradle-to-grave), understanding of life cycle assessments and reporting standards (e.g. Greenhouse Gas Protocol) is a plus
  • Excellent leadership, communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in working with large, linked spreadsheets, data tools and systems
  • Both strategic and analytical individual with with data affinity and passion for driving change and challenging the status quo
  • Fluent English language skills
Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.



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.

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