Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Head of Product Management Auto OEMs (d/f/m)

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?


  • Steer regional portfolio management in line with Automotive OEMs Business and technology strategy to improve margins and ensure business continuity.
  • Supervise regional product (life-cycle) management incl. business continuation / crisis management
  • Steer Cost of Goods (CoGs) activities and drive CoGs excellence
  • Steer regional portfolio complexity management to create a more focused, profitable & sustainable portfolio. 
  • Steer regional portfolio segmentation and implement and ensure process compliance across Product & Technology Management.
  • Ensure high quality portfolio assessments for Management of Change (MOC) and Adhesive Development Process process.
  • Support Product & Technology Management process governance and communicate & manage with cross-functional / cross-business unit stakeholders.


  • University degree in engineering or business administration
  • At least 7 years of relevant professional experience in B2B, preferably with a focus on strategic business process (e.g. product/technology management or operations)
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and confidence to carry out tasks independently and with good diligence.
  • Project & Crisis management
  • Portfolio & Change management
  • Strong Leadership & Communication
  • Analytical thinking, Complex problem-solving and Result-oriented
  • Fluent English language skills, German and other languages are advantageous

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 genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.

JOB ID: 24063250
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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