United States, Culver City, CA, Henkel Consumer Brands

Associate Project Manager - Kenra Professional

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?


  • Effective collaboration with several cross functional partners (R&D, creative, operations, education, packaging, legal, regulatory/ toxicology, sales/ key account, and integrative marketing) to help keep projects on time
  • Helps usher projects through the product development process, including managing projects using product development software (Hint)
  • Helps move projects through the creative process, including assisting in briefs, working with designers, leading projects in basecamp, organizing deadlines, uploading final artwork to vendors
  • Assists with packaging briefs, packaging testing, reviewing comps and color matching
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining of an organized product library including all lab samples, standards, packaging submissions and vendor comps
  • Assist with new vendor paperwork and forms, IDH/ SKU assignments
  • Manage product feedback process – sending test product out, collecting feedback, creating testing reports and helps assist with recommendations for redirects/ approvals
  • Participates and helps manage in weekly in-person product testing
  • Responsible for staying abreast of the competitive market by researching beauty trends, comp shopping and purchasing/present compelling competitive products
  • Utilizes trend forecasting and market research databases/ tools
  • Supports team in coordinating product samples for photoshoots, retailers, and marketing needs
  • Manages brand’s product storage room
  • Manages multiple projects and timelines with a sense of urgency and accuracy
  • General office space “neighborhood” maintenance
  • Organizes and coordinates special projects and meetings
  • Helps with miscellaneous administrative tasks


  • Must be highly detail-oriented, proactive, strong follow through and ability to multi-task
  • Must be flexible and determined; possessing the ability to handle a multitude of projects
  • Helps others succeed – a true team player
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to convince & influence
  • Ideal candidate has beauty experience and/or passion and excitement for the beauty category
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 0-2+ years' experience in office management, product development, brand marketing, or innovation roles
  • Beauty experience preferred

The salary for this role is $65,000.00 - $70,000.00. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in California.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 23045673
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
Health, Disability & Life Insurance
Health, Disability & Life Insurance Vacation / Paid Time Off
Vacation / Paid Time Off 401k Matching
401k Matching Flexible Work Policy
Flexible Work Policy Performance Bonus Incentives
Performance Bonus Incentives Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits
Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits Wellness Programs
Wellness Programs Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Aid
Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Aid International Career Opportunities
International Career Opportunities Employee Recognition Programs
Note: Perks might vary depending on the job grade.