Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Field Application Engineer for Surface Treatment in Germany (d/f/m)

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.

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  • As an Application Engineer, you work in close cooperation with the Sales Engineers in order to propose solutions, determine technical recommendations or act as troubleshooter to customers in the surface treatment business in General Industry (paint suppliers, plant builders, organizations and firms councils, professional associations)
  • Technical support to the industrial customer in close cooperation with sales force (General Industry surface treatment)
  • Determine technical solutions and recommendations and communicate them to customers
  • Market and competition monitoring, complaints processing
  • Initiation and execution of trials under production conditions and introduction of innovative new products with appropriate documentation
  • Analyze/solve technical problems / trouble shooting
  • Business protection and continuous business expansion together with the sales team
  • Close cooperation with internal product development departments and sales teams as well as the relevant steering units and other central departments.
  • Proceeding of technical trainings, implementation of equipment based dosing and controlling solution
  • Participation in professional associations


  • Chemistry education degree or comparable practical experience
  • At least 8 years of professional experience desired, e.g. technical field service and/or development/application technology in the surface treatment metal working technology areas
  • Communicative personality with high willingness to perform and independence as well as team skills, flexibility, resilience and self-confidence
  • Goal-oriented way of working, persuasiveness and integrity as well as structured thinking and acting with economic understanding
  • Category B driver's license (main travelling area: Germany)
  • IT tools such as SharePoint and Microsoft
  • Fluent in German and extensive knowledge of English

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 22038552
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: Recruitment-Germany@henkel.com
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