Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Head of Market Segment Strategy for Engineered Wood (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?

Henkel Adhesive Technologies is the leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings worldwide. Through our Engineered Wood business we drive a transformation in the construction industry where sustainable buildings from engineered wood replace traditional materials. Henkel’s high-tech adhesives are crucial to produce safe and sustainable engineered wood, and thus helping a significant reduction in the buildings’ carbon footprint.
The Head of Market Segment Strategy for Engineered Wood drives the future growth of Henkel Construction Adhesive Technologies


  • Develop and execute comprehensive market segment strategies in alignment with organizational goals and sustainability agenda
  • Drive key strategic initiatives to win the future market opportunities
  • Develop growth opportunities through adjacencies, white spaces, and new business models
  • Evaluate customer needs and build application-specific value propositions in close proximity to regional teams and customers
  • Drive innovation pipeline with product development team by identifying untapped market opportunities
  • Provide strategic insights and evaluation criteria to support M&A activities
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to execute segment-specific initiatives and drive growth while advancing sustainability objectives


  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in business administration, engineering or science; MBA is a plus
  • Minimum five years experience in corporate strategy, business development, strategy consulting role or equivalent
  • Experience in relevant industries (e.g. materials, engineering, adhesives) with a strong technical component in previous roles is a plus
  • Experience in a business driven by a complex regulatory environment is a plus (e.g. certification, building codes)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to translate complex data into actionable insights
  • Proven leadership skills in a complex and diverse environment
  • Ability to communicate and influence at all levels of the organization
  • 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: 24061720
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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