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United States, Bay Point, CA Berkeley, CA, , San Francisco, CA, Adhesive Technologies

Business Development Manager (electrification)


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

Your Role

  • The Business Development Manager will work directly with manufacturing and design engineers in the region to identify and develop new business opportunities, specifically in electrification (battery and e-Drive systems).
  • Develops and maintains a network of contacts and partners within OEMs and other suppliers/partners.
  • Understands key technical customer requirements and specifications and secure technical approvals on new battery and e-Drive applications for Henkel products.
  • Project Management for driving projects from first design discussion to prototyping to approval to production scale-up phase and first sales.
  • Involve internal Henkel stakeholders and collaborate with Henkel Key Account Management for commercial offers and negotiation.
  • Run market launch activities of new technologies and products for battery and e-drive systems.
  • Bachelors in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or other technical/engineering focus is required.
  • Electrification (Battery, E-drive, e-mobility) experience is required.
  • Prior Automotive OEM experience as either a supplier or direct employee is required
  • Customer facing experience required.
  • Strong sense of ownership, entrepreneurial spirit and hands-on mentality.
  • Experience in working effectively in cross-functional and international teams.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, 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.

JOB ID: 190004D7


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