China, Shanghai, Henkel Consumer Brands

Regional engineering project manager - Asia

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 47.000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Consumer Brands continuously drive the evolution in dynamic categories: Laundry & Home Care and Hair. With our trusted brands, including Persil and Schwarzkopf, 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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  • Work with cross-functional teams to understand business needs, consolidate necessary inputs, and evaluate and develop engineering technical solutions.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and develop engineering technical solutions to support business decision-making and the investment approval process.
  • Manage and steer the execution of regional strategic projects with cross function team, being accountable for budget, timeline, standards, and scope of work.
  • Act as a technical consultant, providing technical assistance and sharing knowledge with plant engineering, maintenance, and operation teams based on requests or assignments.
  • Coordinate and interact with different suppliers including Henkel preferred suppliers.
  • Support additional regional engineering tasks:
    Implement a regional tracking system for CAPEX steering.
    Implementation and tracking of maintenance Best Operating Practices (BOP).
    Prepare materials and reports for Steering Committee meetings.
    Monitoring and reporting on project timing, investment, and CAPEX,
    Preparation of investments and managing all molds related investments.
  • Accountabilities (Time in %)

  • Technical solution development and evaluation.                    20%
  • Project execution management.                    60%
  • Others.                    20%


  • University Degree in one of the followings engineering disciplines: mechanical, electrical, industrial, or chemical engineering.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in project management/technology management in a manufacturing environment preferable in FMCG.
  • Strong project management skills in China.
  • Proven record in a multinational environment.
  • Experience to manage project with over 10 M Euro investment including civil and production equipment.
  • Project experience with EPCM company is a plus.
  • Strong commitment to safety, sustainability, and quality
  • Ability to lead and collaborate with multi-functional teams.
  • Fluent Mandarin and English communication skills. Other languages are a plus.
  • Skills in CAD software, MS Project, MS office tools.
  • Strong communication skills with internal and external stakeholders.

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: 24066847
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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