Germany, Düsseldorf, DX

Analytics Lead (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?


  • Take ownership of the Data & Analytics roadmap for one of the focus areas of Henkel Adhesive Technologies: Sustainability, R&D, Digital Operations, Sales Excellence, Strategic Marketing, Customer Experience, Finance & Business Controlling, or New Business Models
  • In close collaboration with senior management derive data & analytics objectives from strategic business goals and define measures of success for high-value data & analytics opportunities
  • For identified opportunities define quantifiable hypothesis and design analytics test cases verifying of falsifying assumptions made
  • Design proof-of-concepts and create plans for data products that are in line with Henkel's global data & analytics strategy and guidelines. Lead development and execution of the validation of business case assumptions
  • Design and implement enterprise-ready solutions including maintenance along the product lifecycle. Establish DevOps teams for the products you own that work across regions, cultures and functions always geared towards the business goal
  • Regularly review the existing product portfolio and take decisions to keep, enhance or decommission solutions and products
  • Lead a team of experts to transform our data assets into a competitive advantage
  • Build up your team from our data science, data engineering, application engineering, platform & data governance chapters so that you can focus on business value across the product lifecycle and strengthen your team whenever necessary


  • Master’s degree in an analytics field (e.g., physics, mathematics, bioinformatics, (computer) science); PhD is a plus
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in a data science, data engineering or advanced analytics environment
  • Proven track record of delivering analytics projects from business need via prototype to value generating solution
  • Great experience with cross-functional teams and able to create one-team mentality across regions
  • Strong business acumen and ability to collaborate closely with non-technical teams
  • Eagerness to consult and to foster analytics savviness & data literacy within the company
  • Capacity to develop a clear understanding of the business needs and translate them into relevant tasks for your team
  • Advanced knowledge and deep hands-on experience in various analytics and/or data engineering areas (e.g., optimization, machine learning, statistics, engineering, architecture) including data preparation and visualization
  • Excellent skills and experience in data processing languages (e.g., Python, R, Spark, SQL) and their application to solve challenging problems
  • Excellent presentation skills

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: 22037792
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: Recruitment-Germany@henkel.com
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