Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Manager Recycling Lab (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?


  • Lead a packaging recyclability testing lab
  • Go-2 person for packaging recyclability topics for customers, associations and cross SBU
  • Actively contribute in improving internal and external processes to keep highest credibility / implement new analyses / process according to law, industry and safety standards
  • Stay up to date in recyclability regulations and implement in testing capabilities and processes
  • Training and coaching of customers and internal stakeholders


  • Master or PhD in Material Science, Circular Economy, Process engineering, chemistry or similar
  • Profound knowledge in recyclability and certification in the packaging industry
  • Leading and developing people with passion
  • Strong technical expert with several years of experience in lab analyses work and management
  • High seniority skills in consulting and recyclability discussions with customers, associations and internally
  • Ability to analyze and understand complex contexts in detail and to communicate in a way that is appropriate for the target audience
  • Ability to take the initiative and high degree of flexibility
  • Open to travel to customers and industry partners within EU
  • Digital skills and mindset
  • Fluent English and German language skills

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: 24063281
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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