Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Senior Application Engineer for 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?


  • Leads customer visits, trials, recommendations, problem solving and trainings
  • Proactively contributes, impacts and shares best practice, application and innovation with the team and with the customers
  • Conducts manufacturing excellence surveys to identify cost savings and process improvement opportunities
  • Meets with key customers at their facilities to translate/identify new opportunities
  • Is a recognized expert in the industry and represents Henkel expertise externally
  • Quantifies, documents and reports Henkel solution’s value to customers
  • Train TCS, sales, and customers on process, new products, technologies, capabilities and applications
  • Develops and manages key innovation and application development programs. Understands latest technologies and impacts to SBU and customers
  • Regularly influences and contributes to strategy and tactical planning and supports proliferation of break-through technologies
  • Collaborates to developping roadmap with colleagues, customer and industry experts
  • Establishes and leverages external networks and partnerships (research/suppliers/OEM/boards/industry)
  • Develop talent through standardized TCS best practice training modules and advisory program
  • Identify and align Henkel’s technical expertise and testing capabilities with segment KSI’s


  • Bachelor/ Master Degree (Degree in Engineering or Science or equivalent, chemistry is a plus) 
  • Necessary experience in canmaking industry
  • Experience in TCS/Metal Packaging and on Lubrication, Cleaning, Pickling, Treatment of light metals is a plus
  • Lean Six Sigma and statistical analysis
  • Project management experience is a plus
  • Organization and self management
  • Works well under pressure
  • Teamworker and friendly
  • Willingness to travel: 80% 
  • Class B driving license for EU 
  • Excellent English communication skills (written and spoken)
  • German knowledge is a plus

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: 24065165
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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