Germany, Düsseldorf, Henkel Consumer Brands

Packaging Engineer - Limited Term (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 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.

Dare to make an impact?


  • Drive packaging innovations, new packaging technologies and materials with sustainability at heart
  • Coordinate and execute packaging related projects with Marketing, Product Development, Supply Chain, Suppliers, Design Agencies and other internal as well as external partners
  • Ensure compliance with Henkel corporate SHE standards, policies and procedures
  • Analyze new packaging technologies and materials for their packaging capabilities
  • Define packaging specification and their maintenance in the documentation system and plan budgets to meet planned objectives
  • Ensures that all new packages meet international recycling, health and safety requirements and other regulations
  • Assures technology state of the art through patent protection of all new developments and technologies
  • Connects with consumers and generates consumer insights through various platforms


  • Bachelor degree in Packaging / Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Minimum of 4 years relevant work experience
  • Knowledge in packaging development, ISO product design, FMCG experience is of advantage
  • Expertise in packaging technologies, management trend analysis as well as knowledge on sustainability aspects of packaging is required
  • Self-motivated, creative and open-minded team-player
  • Fluent in English language, German is of advantage

The position is limited until 31.07.2025.

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: 24065331
Contract & Job type: Limited - Full Time
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