Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Senior Innovation Project Manager - Automotive Components (d/f/m)

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?


  • Manage individual, complex, cross-regional innovation projects in close collaboration with the product development department
  • Create and align on project time schedule and resource planning
  • Update and report on project progress and summarize status of managed projects
  • Prepare and present projects for decision meetings and reviews
  • Manage and report project relevant KPIs
  • Identify risks and define countermeasures
  • Take lead in case of problems and conflicts
  • Guide project team members to properly use project tools, templates and deliverables
  • Drive cross-project/business initiatives to foster best practice exchange and continuous improvement
  • Maintain the project up-to-date within the project management system landscape
  • Travel up to 30%


  • Master's degree in the business or chemical field
  • 5 years professional experience within the automotive environment
  • Experience in program and portfolio management highly desired
  • Proven track record in a project management discipline, professional certification is a plus (PMP or similar)
  • Experience with Planview project management software preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and cultural sensitivity
  • Proactive and anticipating thinking, positive and energetic approach with a “can-do” mindset
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)
  • Fluent English language skills, 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.

JOB ID: 22031373
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: Recruitment-Germany@henkel.com
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Leistungs- und erfolgsbezogene Bonuszahlungen
Leistungs- und erfolgsbezogene Bonuszahlungen Altersversorgung plus Entgeltumwandlungsoptionen
Altersversorgung plus Entgeltumwandlungsoptionen Flexible Benefits
Flexible Benefits Mitarbeiteraktienprogramm
Mitarbeiteraktienprogramm Versicherungen zu Top-Konditionen & Serviceleistungen
Versicherungen zu Top-Konditionen & Serviceleistungen Mein Henkel Rad
Mein Henkel Rad Gesundheit und soziale Dienste
Gesundheit und soziale Dienste Fitness in Kooperation mit dem Urban Sports Club
Fitness in Kooperation mit dem Urban Sports Club Kantinen und Restaurants vor Ort
Hinweis: Benefits können je nach Position variieren.