Henkel Careers

Entrepreneurial thinking is part of our identity. Join our diverse and global teams and start-up every day, turning your ideas into reality. Choose from countless opportunities and craft your career while actively shaping Henkel‘s brands & technologies.

Careers in Australia & New Zealand

Henkel has around 520 employees located across six sites in Australia and New Zealand. We employ passionate, enthusiastic and innovative people and offer them an empowering, challenging work environment to make the best use of their talents and ambition. Our employees are located across six sites in Australia and New Zealand, and is the name behind many of the branded products that you regularly use, like Cold Power, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. In Australia and New Zealand, we operate within all of Henkel’s three strategic business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies.

Jobs & Application


Henkel was included in the Forbes ranking of America’s Best Employers 2018!

Henkel Germany is one of the world's best employers – and for the ninth time, has been awarded the title of "Top Employer".

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Henkel belongs to the top employers among interns and graduates

Henkel belongs to the most popular employers in Germany and Europe.

Henkel belongs to Germany's most attractive employers.


You always wanted to achieve a great deal and have clear goals in mind? Good! Because true ambition and drive do not just switch on after you have finished your studies. Do not wait to show what you are made of – a successful internship during your studies or the Henkel Innovation Challenge is the best foundation for landing a top entry-level position and for a promising career at Henkel.

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Would you like to find out more about Henkel? Meet us at your campus, do an internship or take part in the Henkel Innovation Challenge. Always online? Then follow us on Facebook or LinkedIn – and stay up to date.


Whatever you accomplished – the exams you took, your studies abroad, the internships you did – you proved yourself during your studies. Now you want to do the same in professional life and be part of the best. You like change. Whatever you do, you do it right. With passion, commitment and the high standards you set yourself and others. Welcome to an environment that matches your expectations and where performing at the top of your game is rewarded. As part of an international team that thinks like you and shares your ambitions. Our three business units offer an amazing range of employment and career opportunities – on a global scale.

Your way into our team

Leading with our innovations, brands and technologies – this is Henkel’s vision. You share this vision, our passion for performance and success? Then we look forward to your application!

What you need:

  • Outstanding degree
  • First work experience through internships or student organizations
  • Very good English language skills, other language skills advantageous
  • First international experience by internships or studies
  • Commitment that goes beyond the regular studies

Furthermore, we expect:

  • Curiosity
  • Willingness to take on responsibility quickly
  • Passion for the dynamics of our company
  • Interest in and openness to other cultures
  • A strong ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Persuasiveness
  • A spur to always achieve the best solution, without avoiding conflicts 
  • Ability to work in a team


You have already achieved a lot, but still have more ambitions to fulfill? Whether you are a specialist or experienced manager, in order to make full use of your talents, you need good opportunities. You need to have the right conditions in which top performers can excel in a team environment and be appropriately rewarded for their achievements. At Henkel, you work in an environment in which performance, not mere presence, counts. We offer talents with professional experience diverse development opportunities in an international environment – at home as well as abroad.

Your perspectives

We want to strengthen our global team – these are not just empty words but an integral part of our strategy.

  • We offer appealing job opportunities for professionals in different business units, functions and countries.
  • We advance your career systematically: With your know-how, our systematic feedback culture and customized development programs, you can quickly make your next career move.
  • Your remuneration is performance-oriented. In addition to your basic salary you receive an attractive bonus, if the previously agreed upon targets are being reached. Comprehensive social benefits complete the whole package.

Why Henkel: The "Henkel Spirit"


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All Henkel employees worldwide are united by one thought: We are one team! Together as a global team, we successfully shape the market with passion and joy. We are looking for colleagues who share this motivation and readily take on new challenges.

What differentiates Henkel as an employer from other companies? What do we expect from our colleagues and partners? What benefit and training does Henkel offer for its employees? And how do we support your career and personal development? We are happy to answer your questions here.

What you can expect as part of the Henkel team

We want to be the best in everything we do. Our corporate culture is characterized by entrepreneurial thinking and the continuous readiness for change. Innovations create real value for our customers. We support our employees in their individual development. Is this appealing and challenging to you? Then you think like we do!