United States, Darien, CT, Beauty Care

Senior Scientist


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Formulate hair related products with low level of supervision and direction.
  • Must engage in research activities to develop innovative hair product technologies, identify new opportunities and application methodologies.
  • Understand, utilize and document within laboratory notebook and Enginuity /Optiva every batch made with details of reason for the batch, batching notes, batch specification results and other test results as applicable.
  • Understand, follow and adhere to project cost objectives and timelines for each project and develop cost estimates with supervisor.
  • Follow requirements of the new product development process and follow through with action plans to meet the goals and timeline of the project.
  • Conduct stability as required by department policy, i.e., track stability, update results charts and summarize data for review at each test period
  • Design and develop, as well as conduct efficacy testing, as required for projects and requested by supervisor


  • Minimum 5 years of industry experience (Bachelor degree)
  • Minimum 2-4 years of industry experience (Master degree)
  • Minimum 0-2 years of industry experience (PhD)

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.

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: 20001129
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067