Henkel is a German multinational chemical and consumer goods company headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany. Henkel has over 50,000 employees from 124 different nationalities worldwide.
145 years ago, an entrepreneurial and daring pioneer named Fritz Henkel transformed the lives of people, marking the beginning of a legacy centered on care – for employees, society, and the environment. Today, the name Henkel still embodies these principles. Our commitment to innovation and sustainability is reflected in our diverse range of brands and technologies, supported by dedicated teams worldwide.
Henkel occupies prominent positions in both the industrial and consumer sectors. Through our adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings such as Loctite, Pritt, and Pattex we are leading today’s markets and shaping tomorrow’s – for industrial applications as well as craftsmen and consumers. In the realm of Consumer Brands, we hold a significant presence in the daily lives of people. Our portfolio includes a range of renowned, high-quality products like Schwarzkopf, Syoss, Gliss, Fa, Persil and many other products. These brands are widely embraced by shoppers and professional hairdressers across the globe.
Henkel’s solid corporate culture has been key to the company’s success over the years. Our strong sense of community has created a diversified group of over 50,000 people, winning the respect of both clients and consumers. With a long history of entrepreneurship, Henkel promotes a culture of constant development. Our employees have an entrepreneurial mindset and are not hesitant to challenge the status quo by bringing fresh ideas to the table, accelerating our digital transformation, and changing markets, products, and services. Together, we enrich experiences for billions of people every day by providing superior solutions.
At Henkel, we firmly believe that taking on leadership responsibilities falls on everyone, not only those in official leadership roles. Whether or not you are a team leader, each person has the ability to encourage development and strengthen teamwork. By embracing an innovative mindset and taking ownership of both results and the well-being of our colleagues, we can establish a solid foundation for shaping Henkel’s organizational culture.
Having an entrepreneurial mindset, a strong work ethic, and the willingness to go the extra mile are some of the qualities that are highly valued within Henkel since they drive continual improvement and foster an innovative culture. Effective collaboration and support between employees are also very important. Since Henkel has a presence in 79 countries and markets, we seek candidates who have a global perspective, respect different cultural backgrounds, and can thrive in an international setting.
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Guided by our purpose of being ‘Pioneers at heart for the good of generations,’ Henkel’s sustainability strategy is deeply rooted in its pioneering spirit, knowledge, products, and technologies. Henkel’s 2030+ Sustainability Ambition Framework is a testament to the company’s unwavering dedication to sustainability and responsible business practices. Comprising three core dimensions, the framework outlines ambitious goals for the Regenerative Planet, Thriving Communities, and Trusted Partner. Henkel is actively moving toward climate neutrality through decarbonizing operations and procuring renewable energy, with a focus on environmental transformation. In addition, Henkel promotes circularity by designing all packaging for recyclability and limiting the use of virgin plastics in consumer products. Under the Thriving Communities dimension, Henkel highlights diversity, equity, and inclusion with the goal of achieving gender parity across all management levels and empowering smallholder farmers. Furthermore, the organization is dedicated to supporting lifelong learning and education, as well as nurturing employee well-being. As a Trusted Partner, Henkel prioritizes transparency and works with partners to ensure responsible sourcing throughout the supply chain. Henkel’s uncompromising commitment to sustainability extends to all aspects of its business, making a major contribution to enriching billions of lives while ensuring future generations’ well-being.