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Principal Technical Service Engineer (Automotive Electronics)

170006K5, Madison Heights, MI

Henkel Adhesive Technologies is a worldwide leader in bonding, sealing and surface treatments - thanks to our ambitious people. We create unique value for our clients and our technologies can be found in many objects touching our lives every day. Our success is built on constant innovation and people who strive for excellence. Working at Henkel is much more than just a job. It's a passion. Have you got what it takes?


The primary function of a Lead/Principle Technical Service Engineer is to provide engineering support for new and existing products as well as coordination and leadership of global customer support teams. Specifics include design and administration of internal screening evaluations on developmental and commercialized products, optimization of material assembly processes and direct interaction with customers to troubleshoot and solve product and process related problems. This role also provides global on-site support at Henkel's customers. This position will be located in/around the Detroit area with a focus on supporting customers in the area of automotive electronics.

What we offer

  • Leads customer interaction/communication for key customers.
  • On-site support of complex customer issues.
  • Leads cross-functional teams to address market-specific issues.
  • May coordinate global TS product development and/or customer support activities.
  • Conducts all R&D laboratory work in a safe manner including the use of proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), adherence to site safety practices, use of laboratory equipment, 5S, etc.
  • May supervise Engineers and or Technicians.
  • Conceives novel approaches to application process development, troubleshooting, and material characterization.
  • Ability to manage large-scale internal/external conflicts professionally and efficiently.
  • Ability to solve technology-specific fundamental problems associated with entire product lines and/or product classes.
  • Considered an expert in a specific product line and/or market segment.

Who we are looking for

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering or other related fields.
  • 7+ Years Experience working in board-level assembly design/production lines required. Experience in an automotive environment is preferred.
  • Adhesive experience in automotive applications (Circuit board protections, Board-Level UFs, Soldering, thermal and general structural assembly preferred).
  • Ability to gather, understand, and interpret chemical, physical and mechanical data.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with other team members in product development programs.
  • Experience in writing technical papers or reports as well presenting results to a technical teams.
  • Solid interpersonal skills.  Candidate must be able to work as a team member and also independently on multi-task assignments.
  • Knowledgeable in Power Point, Word, Lotus Notes, Excel, Microsoft Project and Statistical Analysis Software is preferred.

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


 

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