Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Head of Quality Europe Adhesives (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 47.000 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?


  • Lead a team of quality approx. 100 professionals in the sites within Adhesive Technologies
  • Identify and drive quality cluster initiatives with own and cross-functional teams
  • Drive pro-actively improvements in quality KPIs and review KPI performance with Cluster Management Team
  • Promote quality culture and behavior through communication and training programs
  • Day to day execution of quality systems, CAPA systems, and QC testing
  • Communicate with external parties including customers and suppliers
  • Enforce IMS maintenance for ISO 9001 and other relevant certification based on needs
  • Lead the day-to-day operation of quality processes for a group of manufacturing sites
  • Implement and develop regional and global processes/ standards in the cluster
  • Manage critical escalating issues and report them to Head of Quality Europe
  • Identify systemic issues across the cluster and drive to resolution 
  • Responsible to stop the processing, shipment, or use of poor-quality products
  • Track corrective actions and on-time quality project realizations


  • Degree in Chemistry, Engineering, or related discipline
  • 10 years of relevant experience incl. 5 years of quality management
  • Experience in Operation preferable 5 years of experience in Automotive, Aerospace, Electronics, or Chemical industry
  • Experience in an ISO 9001, IATF 16949, or AS 9100 environment, EHS Knowledge about ISO 140001, 45000 and 50001, GMP Experience as Process- & System Auditor
  • Strong interpersonal communication in various media and to various levels of internal and external international organizations
  • Professional presentation skills
  • Strong in data analysis & deduction, as well as in pragmatic problem solving
  • Team player and strong manager 
  • Open & trustable personality
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Willingness to travel within Europe up to 30%

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: 24065625
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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