Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Global Market Strategy Manager (d/f/m) - Automotive Components

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?


  • Become a significant contributor to the world’s largest provider of bonding, sealing and functional coating solutions, that already holds leading positions for the Automotive Industry
  • Shape and drive the strategy of our Surface Treatment, Cleaners and Lubricants business, transforming the business from serving traditional components to high growth electric vehicle components
  • Steer and ensure regional implementation of global strategy in collaboration with Regional Market Segment Heads and Business Development
  • Drive the technology and innovation agenda for the Market Segment, with focus on Sustainability
  • Closely monitor and anticipate market movements in collaboration with the Regions, and derive & ensure execution of counter actions
  • Continuous screening of M&A and partnership opportunities to expand Henkel's solution offering
  • Position Henkel as recognized Thought Leader at external and internal events


  • Master’s degree in business administration, Economics, Engineering or similar
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant professional experience, thereof preferably at least 3 years in a strategy consultancy or in the strategy department of a large multinational corporation (ideally in the Automotive industry)
  • Excellent ability to thrive in uncertain and fast-moving market environment, with propensity to optimize status quo
  • Strong analytical skills and a passion for working with complex data, combined with strategic thinking
  • Able to collaborate and hold business and innovation teams accountable for project deliverables through influence rather than direct reporting lines
  • Fluent 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: req62513
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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