Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Sales Engineer DACH & Account Manager - Metal Packaging (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?


  • We are a market-leading and ambitious sales team in the metal packaging sector looking for an enthusiastic sales professional that dares to make an impact in the green transformation of the metal packaging industry
  • This position is reporting directly to the head of sales Northern Europe and responsible for sales of the complete Henkel product portfolio for metal packaging, incl. surface treatments and sealants 
  • You will cover South Germany, Switzerland, and Austria as well as further European Key Accounts in metal packaging 
  • Develop & execute account strategies with focus on innovation & sustainability for metal packaging
  • Execute sales plans (short, mid & long term) and tactics to proactively develop our sales pipeline and achieve our agreed financial targets
  • Build and maintain relationships with customers and proactively take over projects at our customers, including the coordination with Technical Customer Service to conduct line trials of our new innovative and sustainable solutions
  • Provide input to management on customers needs, business trends and competitive situations in your area of responsibility and provide clear direction to Henkel cross-functional teams on where-to-play and how-to-win


  • University degree in Chemistry, Business Administration, Engineering or similar
  • Minimum 5 years work experience, ideally including experience in sales in metal packaging (Key account, international sales)
  • Experience in business development and sales in a production industry
  • High level of initiative and ambition to drive sales and profitability in the metal packaging industry
  • Strong communication, teamwork and organizational skills
  • Fluent English and very good German language skills
  • Willingness to travel 3-4 days per week as part of the job

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: 24065236
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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