Kenya, Nairobi, Adhesive Technologies

Operations Management Trainee

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?


  • Manage key strategic projects with Focus on Sustainability for your site to drive waste reduction, circularity and cost competitiveness.
  • You act as the interface between overarching Project Management and Site.
  • You collaborate with the site Team to identify concrete Actions to achieve overall Sustainability Project targets.
  • You are the driving force behind the implementation strategy.
  • You execute and implement the defined action together with the Team.
  • You track and ensure the success of the Project via status vs. target reporting towards overarching project team and site champion.
  • Your share proactively best Practice examples in the within the overarching Project
  • ...


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
  • Up to 2 years of experience, ideally within a multinational environment.
  • Hand-on attitude and strong implementation skills.
  • Excellent collaboration skills and ability to drive change
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in the local language and English
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with abilities in building relationships with professionals of all organizational levels
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical capabilities
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and out-site the box thinking
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office
  • Great aptitude for continuous learning and self-development.

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 look for a diverse team of individuals who possess different backgrounds, experiences, personalities and mindsets.

JOB ID: 24064606
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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