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Henkel Overview

Düsseldorf (Germany)
10000+ employees
Company - Public (HEN)
Chemical Manufacturing
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Henkel North America has approx. 8,300 employees in 58 sites with a mix of manufacturing and office facilities and is the name behind many of the branded products that you use regularly.

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Mission: Serving our customers and consumers worldwide as the most trusted partner with leading positions in all relevant markets and categories – as a passionate team united by shared values.

Company Updates

  • The Henkel family of brands knows how to win awards. See how our Schwarzkopf Gliss brand did at the Allure Beauty Awards. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQLPS

    This Creamy Conditioner Will Make Your Hair Stronger and Bouncier - and It Costs Less Than $6

    Schwarzkopf Gliss Ultimate Conditioner is a very moisturizing conditioner that uses keratin to help repair damaged and extremely dry hair.

  • Our new Stamford headquarters is just perfect! Hear Gretchen Crist, Henkel North America’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources, talk about Henkel’s new North America headquarters. Check it out: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQYTF

    Henkel sees major upside in new Stamford headquarters

    STAMFORD - Henkel employees gaze out at Long Island Sound from their new downtown offices. Only weeks ago, scores of them looked out at mountains and cacti. In the city's largest corporate arrival of this year, Henkel has relocated its laundry, beauty and home-care divisions from Scottsdale, Ariz., to a 155,000-square-foot hub at 200 Elm St.

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Henkel – Why Work For Us?

Henkel Brands

Henkel offers a huge range of brands which fall in three business areas: Adhesive Technologies, Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care.


Adhesive Technologies 

Henkel is the leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coating worldwide. Henkel has 17 brandsin the Adhesive Technologies business.


Beauty Care

Henkel Beauty Care holds leading market positions worldwide, and its brand-name products business is continuously expanding. Henkel has 12 brandsin the Beauty Care business - a few of the logos are below.


Laundry & Home Care

The Laundry & Home Care business unit is the cornerstone of Henkel's success story: It all started with a product from this business sector. Henkel has 9 brandsin the Laundry & Home Care business - a few of the logos are below.




Henkel Culture

"Creating sustainable value” is our purpose that unites all of us at Henkel.  We want to create value – for our customers and consumers, for our teams and our people, for our shareholders as well as for the wider society and communities, in which we operate. Henkel’s employees will always put their passion, pride and enthusiasm into making this happen.



Henkel Vision

Our vision is to be leading with our innovations, brands and technologies. We are the global leader with our adhesives business, offering an unparalleled breadth of technologies serving all global markets and industries. In our consumer businesses, we also hold leading positions in many markets and categories around the world.


Henkel Values

Our values “Customers & Consumers”, “People”, “Financial Performance”, “Sustainability”, and “Family Business” guide all our actions, decisions and behaviors. Every day, we need to take decisions in a highly volatile environment. At the same time, we are highly diverse. We come from diverse cultural backgrounds, have different experiences and we operate in a broad range of markets and industries. That’s why clear values which are shared, understood and lived by everyone at Henkel are so important for our future success.

The "Henkel Spirit"

We understand that deciding which company to work for is something you need to think about carefully.

All Henkel employees worldwide are united by one thought: We are one team! Together as a global team, we successfully shape the market with passion and joy. We are looking for colleagues who share this motivation and readily take on new challenges.

It doesn’t matter where you start your career at Henkel: Your individual personality counts. We are looking for clever employees implementing pragmatic solutions. Speed, flexibility and innovation are the key to our business success.

You want to know what differentiates us? These qualities characterize Henkel employees worldwide: 

  • the desire to continually question and challenge the status quo
  • the challenge to constantly stay up-to-date through face-to-face and online trainings
  • the relentless drive to find better and more innovative solutions
  • the passion to meet all of our customers’ requirements
  • developing top products and technologies that many people around the whole world rely upon

These are the essentials that define the Henkel Spirit.


Leading the Way

Leading with our innovations, brands and technologies.

Some say it is taking part that counts. But at Henkel, we play to win. It is that extra bit of motivation, ambition and passion that every one of our employees around the world has in common. You see it in each business unit, in every job and at every level in the company.

At Henkel, we love our jobs: we provide the inspiration for each other to grow and constantly seek out new challenges. Whatever that challenges may be, we give it our best to skillfully overcome them. We live and breathe change and diversity on a day-to-day basis. No task is identical to the last. We take new paths, driven by a spirit for entrepreneurship, creativity and adventure. We drive innovation forward.

From Pritt or Loctite, Schwarzkopf or got2b, Persil to Purex to Dial – millions of people around the globe value and trust in our brands and use our products and technologies in their everyday life. Behind this success stands a whole company of individuals: talented people with experience, passion and the strong will to succeed.

We do not react; we lead the way. We are entrepreneurial in our thinking and proactive in what we do. We develop our markets and shape the future together as a tight-knit unit characterized by mutual respect, reliability and fairness.




Henkel North America

Stamford, CT

We have exciting opportunities in Connecticut

In September 2016, Henkel acquired The Sun Products Corporation. With our combined portfolio of well-known brands — including Persil, Purex, Dial, all and Snuggle — together we are better able to serve our customers and consumers.

The acquisition created new opportunities to join our company. We are immediately hiring for a variety of positions across our Connecticut locations in Trumbull, Rocky Hill and our new office in Stamford.

Check out our openings here



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    Huge, profitable company - many business units depending on skillset


    German owned, heavy process driven

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    Get in the right business unit

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Henkel Photos

Henkel photo of: Official inauguration of our new Henkel NA headquarters in Stamford CT #greatplacetobe #beautyaddicts
Henkel photo of: More than 25.000 employees have become Sustainability ambassadors!
Henkel photo of: Celebration of 140 years of success
Henkel photo of: Our Adhesives technologies help Airbus to build the wings
Henkel photo of: Our new North Americas Headquarters in Stamford, CT
Henkel photo of: The Dial office building
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Henkel Interviews



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Getting an Interview





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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Henkel.


    The process consisted of an initial phone interview with the hiring manager, followed by an in person interview with the hiring manager, some of the hiring manager peers (different functions) and the human resources representative.

    Interview Questions

    • Mostly focused on resume history. Some specific technical questions related to the position.   Answer Question
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Henkel Awards & Accolades

  • Forbes 2017 America's Best Employers, Forbes, 2017
  • Top Employer, Top Employers Institute, 2017
  • America's Best Employers, Forbes, 2017
  • 2016 Top Workplace Award, Hearst Media Services, 2016
  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2016
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