United States, Darien, CT, Beauty Care

NPI Material Master Data & NPI Project Manager

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.

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This role foresees around 70% activities with regards to material master data lifecycle and 30% activities around new product innovation project management.

Material Master Data management

  • Lead and manage overall material master data workflow from ideation
  • Material Master data collection, maintenance & status monitoring for the overall material master creation process
  • Coordination and alignment with Henkel’s various departments involved in MD creation regionally & internationally including NPI, R&D, Marketing, Packaging, Manufacturing, Purchasing and Supply Chain

New product innovation management

  • Manage regional B Prof Innovation process covering reformulations and new packaging innovations
  • Ensure transparent and comprehensive project steering and review for NPIs including creation of project timelines, cost target adherence and risk mitigation
  • Responsible for sourcing / packaging development with packaging suppliers and/or for aligning packaging activities with internal packaging department for inhouse produced NPIs
  • Follow global NPI process and global NPI gate requirements
  • Adhere to regional NPI governance process
  • Support supply chain and brand in regional complexity reduction activities


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of work experience
  • Project management & implementation experience required
  • Proficient in Excel & PPT
  • SAP knowledge preferred
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Open to change and a dynamic work environment

The salary for this role is $95,000.00 - $105,000.00. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Connecticut.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

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JOB ID: req37611
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
Health, Disability & Life Insurance
Health, Disability & Life Insurance Vacation / Paid Time Off
Vacation / Paid Time Off 401k Matching
401k Matching Flexible Work Policy
Flexible Work Policy Performance Bonus Incentives
Performance Bonus Incentives Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits
Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits Wellness Programs
Wellness Programs Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Aid
Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Aid International Career Opportunities
International Career Opportunities Employee Recognition Programs
Note: Perks might vary depending on the job grade.