Japan, Shinagawa, Henkel Consumer Brands

Package Development Senior Engineer

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 47.000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Consumer Brands continuously drive the evolution in dynamic categories: Laundry & Home Care and Hair. With our trusted brands, including Persil and Schwarzkopf, 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?


  • Leverage technical expertise in the packaging area and contribute to new product development to ensure attractive quality design and alignment with Henkel's sustainability strategy (e.g. post-consumer resin applications)
  • Bring together existing and new packaging know-how, both internally and externally, to identify and implement creative solutions for safety, quality, agility, sustainability, and cost optimization
  • Develop and protect intellectual properties
  • Provide technical support to solve package related factory quality problems and customer complaints
  • Drive competitive technical advantage by deeply understanding consumer/ professional competitor packaging technologies
  • Maximize the learnings by sharing with entire Henkel organization
  • Prepare and manage technical documentation in Henkel System
  • Lead dialogues with key internal and external stakeholders to execute above mentioned tasks


  • 3+ year working experience in personal or beauty care product packaging development
  • Packaging material related education background e.g., Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Material science, Engineering design, etc. with B.S. or M.S degree
  • Strong self-motivation and can-do mindset
  • Good communication and collaboration skills
  • Proficiency in English and Japanese
  • Nice to have: Working experience in hair related product package development
  • Experience in using the BI interface such as Tableau and Power BI
  • Fundamental knowledge on statistics
  • Fundamental understanding of cosmetic and quasi drug regulatory affairs in Japan

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: 24065779
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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