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Madison Heights, MI
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
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Global Business Manager - Metal Packaging Sealants

About the Job


Henkel Adhesive Technologies is a worldwide leader in bonding, sealing and surface treatments - thanks to our ambitious people. We create unique value for our clients and our technologies can be found in many objects touching our lives every day. Our success is built on constant innovation and people who strive for excellence. Working at Henkel is much more than just a job. It's a passion. Have you got what it takes?

The Global Business Manager will be responsible for developing global business strategies for Henkel’s metal packaging sealant business, and working closely with regional sales teams on the execution of those strategies.  This position can be based in either the Madison Heights, MI office or the Cambridge, MA office. 


What we offer (position description)

  • Develop global strategy for Key Strategic Initiative/applications, including business plan, business model, go-to-market strategy, and innovation roadmap,

  • Steer and guide the regional Business Managers to ensure execution of global business plans and meeting plan targets across regions.

  • Define & manage project milestones to ensure alignment with global SU plan – financial business plan, technical roadmap, customer roadmap, positioning, risk analysis incl. mitigation plan.

  • Jointly with marketing/Key Account Managers/Sales define growth potential (customer roadmap) and convert it into growth projects (Capris).

  • Jointly work with market development to identify new applications through Voice of Customer and innovation.

  • Identify capabilities required to execute the strategy, identify any gaps and build a plan to close the gaps.

  • Define target prices for core portfolio.

  • Global P&L responsibility. 

  • Achieve sustainable, profitable growth for business.


Who we are looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Engineering or related technical field is required. Advanced degree preferred.

  • Experience in coatings, adhesives, or packaging preferred. 

  • 5+ years of experience managing a large scale, industrial P&L is required.

  • Previous global P&L responsibility preferred. 

  • Must have strong partnership skills to work with key internal stakeholders in Marketing, Sales, product development, Operations and Supply Chain.

  • Experience developing strategies and managing projects. Knowledge of metal packaging industry preferred.

  • Ability to frequently travel domestically and internationally.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
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