United States, Salisbury, NC, Adhesive Technologies

Director of Engineering

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

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·Support and enforce safety and environmental policies and procedures

·Ensure compliance to OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) including chemical reactions, PPE, Process design, etc.

·Create plant Engineering vision and strategy to align with company strategies and values

·Assist in setting objectives, work plan development, and performance review of facility operations for the engineering, maintenance, project management, and PSM departments

·Identify and successfully implement improvements in our engineering processes, tools, and architecture to enable us to deliver on our key initiatives

·Influence continuous engineering improvement through mentoring, coaching, and metrics

·Implement best practices to ensure an optimized, stable, scalable engineering environment

·Improve product and/or productivity with new technologies and processes

·Write subordinates reviews and monthly reports

·Manage assigned capital projects within budget while meeting project deadlines

·Work with Quality, R&D, & TS in solving customer complaints timely

·Lead all new product introductions into the plant following ADP procedures

·Oversee Plant PD on innovations, product transfers, and product scale ups

·Lead Continuous improvement and cost reduction projects to eliminate waste

·Anticipate and solve problems in a timely manner

·Prepare annual budgets and deliver within the budget

·Oversee the plant maintenance functions



·Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering minimum requirement (Master’s degree preferred)

·Ten years related experience and/or training

·Black belt Six sigma certified required

·Strong oral and written communication skills

·Knowledge of process safety and chemical process design in a continuous and batch operation

·Strong organizational skills

·Problem solving ability and critical thinking skills required


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All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

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

JOB ID: 22042328
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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