Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Manager Digital Innovation (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?


  • Leading and managing digital innovation projects that enable our internal customers to leverage digital solutions effectively
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand business needs and objectives, and identify opportunities for digital innovation
  • Drive the adoption of digital tools and technologies across the organization, providing guidance and support to internal teams
  • Conduct research and analysis to stay informed about emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in digital innovation
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external partners, vendors, and industry experts to enhance our digital capabilities
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities, develop innovative strategies, and implement digital products that drive efficiency, productivity, and growth
  • Measure and evaluate the impact of digital initiatives, tracking key performance indicators (KPIs) and providing regular updates to stakeholders
  • Lead change management efforts to ensure successful implementation and adoption of digital solutions
  • Provide coaching and support to team members, fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement
  • Assures all new IT products and processes meet international data privacy and security regulations
  • Approves technical readiness of digital prototypes and products
  • Tests or supervises tests on product stability and performance
  • Ensures compliance with Henkel corporate SHE standards, policies and procedures and manages the lab and innovation process


  • Master's degree in chemistry, materials science, engineering, business management, or related fields
  • Working knowledge and experience with chemical inventory or laboratory activity management systems
  • 3+ years of experience in a digital innovation or product management role
  • Strong understanding of digital technologies, including but not limited to cloud computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively articulate ideas, influence stakeholders, and build consensus
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to develop innovative solutions to business challenges
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to gather and interpret data to drive decision-making
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment, with a passion for driving change and innovation

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: 24061721
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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