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Head of Project & Engineering

Chelghoum Elaid, Algeria
Closing date
Dec 7, 2023

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Physical Sciences, Engineering
Position Type
Full Time
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Other Corporate

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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 Consumer Brands continuously drive the evolution in dynamic categories: Laundry & Home Care and Hair. With our trusted brands, including Persil and Schwarzkopf, 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.

Dare to make an impact?
  • Responsible for defining the vision and master plan for Maintenance & Engineering functions (Procedures, programs, tools, systems, etc). Ensures automation integration into all Engineering projects.
  • Partners closely with Production to provide support/partnership on technical aspects of operations, i.e. Autonomous Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, etc and to provide support, partnership, coordination and coaching on the Breakdown analysis conducted by Reliability Cell engineers
  • Supervises Utilities, Automation and Maintenance Teams. Accountable for talent development and talent acquisition across Maintenance & Engineering (in partnership with HR)
  • Is accountable for plant Maintenance and Repair Cost, Engineering budget forecast, develop, plan and prioritize CAPEX projects (and related budget.
  • Is accountable for Equipment availability and spare part inventory results. Owns the implementation of SAP MMA for their site.
  • Liaise w/Corporate Engineering. Ensure cross-plant alignment on project development, planning and implementation.
  • Accountable for compliance with regulatory bodies.
  • Responsible on all Plant Capex management, Investment project execution from Identification untill full implementation
  • Engineering Academic Background (Elechtromechanical, mechanical, instrumentation or equivalent)
  • At least 5 confirmed years of experience in similar position
  • Communication
  • Team management, budget management
  • Negociation skills
  • Maintenance management
  • Project management.
Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We look for a diverse team of individuals who possess different backgrounds, experiences, personalities and mindsets.



Our purpose "Pioneers at heart for the good of generations" unites what we stand for, how we work, and forms the basis for our strategy.

The pioneering spirit of our company founder, Fritz Henkel, is what continues to differentiate us and unites Henkel employees worldwide. The ambition and motivation to work together on the solutions of tomorrow. Today. Every day. We do this not only for ourselves, but also for future generations, because we share a common responsibility.

Building on a strong legacy of more than 145 years, we are leading the way to reimagine and improve life every day. Today and for generations to come. Through our innovative and sustainable brands and technologies, across our teams around the world. Henkel holds leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses: Our portfolio includes well-known hair care products, laundry detergents, fabric softeners as well as adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings. 

Worldwide locations and an international culture shape our global footprint.

Henkel products and technologies are available worldwide. With employees from 124 nations and locations around the world, we achieve a strong presence both in mature and emerging markets. 



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