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Product Development Manager

Bridgewater, NJ, NJ, United States
Closing date
Jun 26, 2024

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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?

  • Manages PD team supporting adhesives and coatings for packaging materials with a focus on sustainability.
  • Drives development of high quality and innovative products to meet SBU strategic and financial goals.
  • Identifies new trends in packaging, adhesives, and coatings technology and invests resources appropriately to maintain leadership in the industry.
  • Develops and implements processes to ensure consistent PD, managing opportunity and risk appropriately.
  • Supports and executes IP Strategy as well as captures and defends Henkel's intellectual property through patents.
  • Prioritizes global / regional projects, assigns and leverages resources regionally.
  • Ensures timely development, scale up and launch of products.
  • Provides technical support to Manufacturing / Quality and enables faster scale ups.
  • Supports and builds upon laboratory safety culture and best practices.

  • Ph.D and 5 years experience in a relevant technology or market.
  • People management and leadership experience preferred Innovation management and track record of commercial success.
  • Chemistry knowledge of polyurethanes is preferred.
  • Technology scouting experience preferred.

The salary for this role is $110,000.00 - $165,300.00 This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range. This salary range may also be modified in the future.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different races, colors, religions, sexes, national origins, disabilities, veteran statuses, ages, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and other legally protected characteristics.


About Henkel


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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