Germany, Düsseldorf, Henkel Consumer Brands

Packaging Sustainability Engineer (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 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?


  • Support sustainability assessment of Henkel’s Consumer Brands packaging incl. recyclability, recycled content, and Life Cycle Assessment
  • Support implementation of digital solutions to assess, report and track sustainability of packaging
  • Collaborate effectively with internal & external stakeholders, suppliers, recycling partners and associations 
  • Consult global teams regarding sustainability improvements of packaging
  • Support training and upskilling initiatives on packaging sustainability within the Henkel organization
  • Be responsible for research projects to further advance recyclability and usage of recycled materials in packaging
  • Contribute to the internal and external packaging sustainability reporting


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical, Packaging, Chemical Engineering, Plastics, Paper Technology or similar 
  • Minimum 2 years professional experience in the field of packaging, waste management or circular economy
  • Knowledge and experience of the main packaging technologies including recycling technologies and life cycle assessment of packaging materials
  • Successful completion of first projects on packaging circularity
  • Experience in collaboration with stakeholders along the packaging value chain
  • Analytical, result-oriented, entrepreneurial mindset (operational and business-oriented)
  • Strong networking and intercultural skills, willingness to perform within an international organization
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Fluent English language skills, German is a plus

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: 23054190
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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