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Senior Project Manager

Elgin, IL, IL, United States
Closing date
Jul 28, 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?

  • Work as a leader of project teams to drive the delivery and implementation of major capital projects (>$30 MM USD) within Henkel North America. May be required to manage projects simultaneously at multiple sites.
  • Full project life cycle ownership of projects: successful project delivery will include full implementation from conceptual design (prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project) through initiation and deployment for assigned projects.
  • Manage all aspects of projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives. Includes: project scope and changes, day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the project management team meetings, understand interdependencies between technology, operations, and business needs, participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders, define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested goods and services, and monitor, track, and control workstreams to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies, and critical path deliverables.
  • Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods, and techniques
  • Intimately familiar with requirements of Process Safety Management. Should be capable of leading basic and detailed Risk Assessments, HAZOP's, MOC's, PSSR's, LOPA, developing and implementing SIS.
  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks, and issues, communicating across leadership.
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, & tools to improve management of capital projects.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time required.

  • BS Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering required (Chemical Engineering preferred).
  • 15-20 years Proven track record in Project Management with ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and execute multiple projects at various stages.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Strong technical and data analysis skills required.
  • A demonstrated ability to learn new chemistries and processes.
The salary for this role is $120,000.00 - $160,000.00. 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. Thissalary 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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