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Manager Technology Management (d/f/m)

Düsseldorf, Germany
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Dec 9, 2023

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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 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.

Dare to make an impact?
  • Join the world's leading provider of bonding, sealing and functional coating solutions
  • Become a member of the Technology Management team within the global Strategic Marketing of Adhesive Technologies
  • Actively engage in further development of the Technology Steering data foundation and digital tools together with businesses, functions and the digital team
  • Be a key interface with the dx organization on execution & implementation of Data & Analytics related aspects of the Technology Steering cluster of Product & Portfolio Excellence digital program
  • Own, coordinate, manage & execute on the backlog of required digital developments & enhancements based on ADAP for Product & Technology Management data space, control budget spent & required technical resources on dx side
  • Support implementation and contribute to further development of Technology Steering to synchronize business strategy with the systematic development of the value chain over the strategic horizon for our global technology networks
  • Collaborate on 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 Technology Steering for the respective global technology network across businesses and functions
  • Develop, and -where appropriate- lead or contribute to, key cross-business and -Adhesive Technologies programs, projects and initiatives in the context of Technology Steering
  • Support further development of the Technology Steering data foundation and digital tools together with businesses, functions and the digital team
  • Master's degree in business, science, or data science from a top-tier university
  • At least 5-7 years of working experience in technology-related roles within B2B industrial or specifically specialty chemicals
  • Solid understanding of commercial and technology management including product management, product development, network optimization and supplier strategies
  • Proven ability to implement 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 contribute to transformational initiatives in a multi-stakeholder global environment collaborating across multiple levels of an organization
  • Excellent analytical skills paired with a strong ability to collaborate in cross-disciplinary teams incl. external partners and coordinate work in a complex setting
  • Proficiency in data & analytics especially data modelling and visualization (ADAP, HDP, PowerBI) ideally paired with good knowledge 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.



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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