Henkel (Thailand) Limited

SEA Product Line Manager - Consumer packaging

Henkel (Thailand) Limited
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Posted on 01 Mar 2021

SEA Product Line Manager - Consumer packaging

Henkel (Thailand) Limited

Job Highlights

  • Product Development, Packaging Technology
  • Adhesive, Hotmelt
  • Water based adhesive, Polyurethane adhesive

Job Description

The Product Line Manager (PLM) is responsible for the execution of the product plan for APC in the APAC (w/o China) region – in line with SBU plans and global technology portfolio strategies – in order to accomplish APC financial goals. The PLM is supporting the APC SBU but also coordinates product-related activities under that SBU-product ownership with the other SBU’s.
What we offer:
  • Additionally, the role is responsible to maintain the FG IDH’s for APC APAC w/o GCN, which can include various activities linked to production, raw material costing, product labeling, and complexity management. This role will also serve as a mentor to the current PLM in GCN as well.
  • The role requires a lot of self-employment, networking across SBU’s and functions as well as working on complex projects and under time pressure (in case of urgencies like raw material shortages or general product quality issues)
  • He/She carries out all tasks related to Product Life Cycle management (from introduction to phase out) for the APC SBU in APAC w/o GCN.
         o Profitability - Drives any cost out projects that are established and work
            with AO and other teams to complete.       
         o Raw material and manufacturing cost development, Volume development
            per formulation (IB product).
         o Market trends and needs.
  • Accompanies product introductions and coordinate with S&OP
  • Steers product phase-out process cross SBU for products under PLM ownership & coordinates product localizations cross-region.
  • Facilitates TPT-meetings and focuses on Cost of Goods’ initiatives & monitors cost development and initiates measures to reduce TMC.
  • Initiates and controls all product-related packaging and labeling activities (e. g. DG, CLP, market needs, regulatory obligations, etc.)
  • Coordinates raw material shortage management with purchasing and SBU & supports strategic purchasing measures to lower product cost.
  • Works with global hot melt Technology Manager on possible optimization.
  • Participation in quarterly S&OP demand review meetings to align AO tasks with SBU and market needs.
  • Ask for regular updates from Innovation, Business Development, and Product Development Managers.
What we are looking for:
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical, science, engineering, or any related field.
  • MBA is desirable
  • At least 8 years of working experience in the related field. 3+ years of Product Development or Technical Customer Service experience in the product line with the knowledge of Hot Melt, Water-based, and Polyurethane technologies is preferable
  • 2+ years commercial experience in target markets for the product line desirable. 
  • Ability to prioritize/organize workload.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to lead and influence to accomplish objectives through others.
  • Proficient with SAP and Data Warehouse systems
  • Experienced with excel and data analytic tools such as Power BI, Tableau is preferred.
  • Experience in LEAN capabilities desirable.

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
8 years
Job Type
Full Time

Company Overview

Henkel operates globally with a well-balanced and diversified portfolio. The company holds leading positions with its three business units in both industrial and consumer businesses thanks to strong brands, innovations and technologies. Henkel Adhesive Technologies is the global leader in the adhesives market – across all industry segments worldwide. In its Laundry & Home Care and Beauty Care businesses, Henkel holds leading positions in many markets and categories around the world. Founded in 1876, Henkel looks back on more than 140 years of success. In 2019, Henkel reported sales of more than 20 billion euros and adjusted operating profit of more than 3.2 billion euros. Henkel employs more than 52,000 people globally – a passionate and highly diverse team, united by a strong company culture, a common purpose to create sustainable value, and shared values. As a recognized leader in sustainability, Henkel holds top positions in many international indices and rankings. Henkel’s preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX. For more information, please visit www.henkel.com.

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