Germany, Düsseldorf, Beauty Care

Manager Lab Automatization (d/f/m)

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.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • Drive the automatization of R&D laboratories for a global community
  • Bring our researchers and developers to the next level of automatization by designing and implementing automatized laboratory setups that are integrated with Henkel’s IT and data infrastructure
  • Plan, launch and manage short-, mid- and long-term projects ranging from feasibility studies to large scale rollouts of automatized lab equipment and full-scale robotized laboratories
  • Consult scientists, product developers and lab-users on best practices to integrate and automatize lab equipment and experimental setups
  • Work hand-in-hand with software developers and data scientists within a team that drives the digital transformation of Henkel Consumer Brands R&D
  • Contribute to R&D digitalization with your experience of IoT and data integration of edge devices
  • Assure technology state of the art through internal development of laboratory and staff
  • Approve technical readiness of Automatization prototypes and products


  • Master's degree in chemical engineering, chemistry, mechanical engineering or adjacent technical disciplines
  • At least 5 years working experience in in lab automatization, working experience in an R&D environment is advantageous
  • Solid knowhow in mechanical engineering, IoT integration
  • First experience with MS Azure cloud technologies are advantageous
  • Initial experiences with device integration to a LabVantage based LIMS solution are advantageous
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 22043383
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: Recruitment-Germany@henkel.com
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