Germany, Norderstedt, Adhesive Technologies

Quality Manager (d/f/m) in Norderstedt

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?


  • Develop and maintain quality strategy according to KPIs and global initiatives
  • Drive Quality continuous improvement utilizing appropriate methods & preventive quality tools
  • Assure the development of your team
  • Ensure compliance with relevant certifications (ISO 9001 - 14001) and drive further enhancements as required ( e.g. ISO 45001)
  • Maintain efficient Quality Control System to guarantee that products meet specifications and customer requirements
  • Drive Root Cause analysis for internal external deviations (out of spec products, customer and supplier complaints) using appropriate methodologies
  • Drive local Quality performance in alignment with regional Q Team and report periodically results to different stakeholders
  • Implement preventive quality measures and reduce nonconforming materials in alignment with site leadership team.
  • Manage new product implementation and the local change process
  • Direct local quality organization and foster competence development


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in chemistry, safety, quality management, or related field
  • 5 years practical experience in quality management
  • Experience with problem-solving techniques such as 8D, A3, FRPS etc.
  • Knowledge of quality management systems: minimum ISO 9001-14001, preferred ISO 45001 and/or food packaging GMP
  • Quality management systems Auditor qualification and practical experience
  • Experience leading diverse teams
  • Good IT-skills (SAP, MS 365, MS Teams, etc.)
  • Strong work ethic with creative problem-solving skills, positive attitude and ability to drive work forward
  • Reliability, Flexibility, Initiative and Team spirit are important factors
  • Fluent in German as well as at least intermediate-advanced English 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: 24063837
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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