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Henkel´s Laundry & Home Care brands have been trusted by generations of families. To maintain the trusted quality it takes constant innovation, sound research, cutting-edge product development, smart marketing and sales. Above all, it takes people who share our passion and embrace change. What do you strive for?


Henkel is offering an internship program through its Research & Development division. The program offers numerous opportunities for those interested in pursuing careers in technology development, specifically in the areas of product formulation and analytical sciences.  Interns accepted into the program will function as part of an integrated, cross- functional R&D team.

The Process Engineer Intern will directly support processing technology initiatives for the detergent (laundry and dish) and fabric softener business for the Sun Products Corporation. This role will be responsible for researching and implementing product processing improvements and productivity initiatives.  The person filling this role should be able to provide process development support and lead commercialization initiatives for new products.

What we offer

  • Plan and execute tests of new equipment and technologies to ensure products can be manufactured in the Sun Products Corporation manufacturing network
  • Work closely with cross functional R&D teams (formulating, packaging, process development, etc.) in the progression of projects
  • Records detailed observation and data from experiments performed; Keeps lab notebook records current and in good order as a working legal document
  • Plans and schedules project tasks related to laboratory experiments
  • Reports project status to team members and management as required
  • Serve as a technical liaison for all levels including production/maintenance, plant technical and management resources, corporate engineering, the R&D organization, and manufacturing
  • Responsible for safe working conditions (handles dangerous equipment and hazardous chemicals);  is aware of hazards associated with work assigned, observes safe work practices, keeps equipment neat, clean and in safe operating condition, and maintains good housekeeping standards
  • Responsible for following all applicable Federal, State, and Local health, safety, and environmental regulations, as per corporate health, safety and environmental policies
  • Preparation of samples, reagents, standards and maintenance of appropriate documentation and logbooks
  • Extraction, analysis and data interpretation

Who we are looking for

·Progress toward a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

·Basic personal computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases

·Strong communication skills

· Basic knowledge of scientific method and ability to understand and carry out standard methods relevant to the department

·Experience required to efficiently perform a variety of research experiments and tests including setting up and operation of apparatus and equipment

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.

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.


Apply online if this sounds like your next challenge. Click on apply and get one step closer to starting your new job at Henkel.

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