Indonesia, South Tangerang, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Thailand, Bangkok, Singapore, Singapore, Adhesive Technologies

Head of Business Unit General Manufacturing & MRO SEA

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.

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  • Drives sub-regional / local execution of Strategic Business Unit strategy to achieve agreed planning targets, including full P&L responsibility
  • Regularly reviews progress against targets per country / cluster / segment and develops plans to address deviations
  • Ensures accurate rolling forecast, annual business plan (KP) and long-term strategic plan (TP)
  • Develops structures and processes to empower sub-region / country to reach goals, e.g. handles and optimizes local infrastructure topics
  • Represents BU in sub-region/country and coordinates interface topics with other BUs and functions locally (e.g., sets up cross-SBU business processes, shares business development plans, moderates in case of conflict etc.)
  • Acts as responsible for governance and legal obligations, and coordinates sub-regional / country administrative / back-office topics
  • Plans and organizes sub-regional / local resources (people, capacity, investments) to ensure target achievement
  • Leads and develops a team of ~50 FTE
  • Drives culture – creates and shapes an innovative, collaborative, and inspiring working culture
  • Drives customer relations and strong operations
  • Supports M&A locally including integration


  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration or equivalent
  • Possess at least 10 years of commercial experience, from general management, sales, marketing etc in the General Manufacturing & Maintenance business
  • At least 2 years of international / regional work experience
  • Experience influencing and communicating ideas to drive change
  • Strong business acumen and entrepreneurship
  • Strong people management skills and able to develop people and lead cross-functional teams

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: 23058715
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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