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United States, Rocky Hill, CT, Adhesive Technologies

Scientific Principal Chemist

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of over 50,000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Adhesive Technologies help to transform entire industries and provide our customers with a competitive advantage through adhesives, sealants and functional coatings. With our trusted brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?

YOUR ROLE

  • Fully manage and lead product analysis and testing while documenting progress and results in the LIM systems
  • Provide technical support to customer and analyze results after product release
  • Record, organize and communicate results/data from experiments and testing
  • Explore new technology, product, or performance improvement opportunities
  • Observe safety and environmental guidelines while handling products
  • Perform data analysis, draw conclusions, and make experimental recommendations
  • Maintain laboratory and storage areas, as well as equipment
  • Ensure adherence to all applicable environmental, health and safety regulations, standards and policies 
  • Actively participate in scientific publications and forums
  • Collaborate closely with product management, production and sourcing teams to develop new products and nurture current product lines through product
  • Support manufacturing to ensure quality product delivery
  • Effectively communicate with stakeholders and leverage their feedback to optimize processes towards customer requirements
  • Attend or present technical work at business meetings and conferences 
  • Lead acquisition integration Product Development topics

YOUR SKILLS

  • Master’s or PhD degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Sciences and Materials Science, is highly preferred.
  • Preferred 10 years or more of experience in the areas of thermoset materials and adhesive formulations.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Proven track-record to invent and innovate, and strong ability to design and implement experiments are needed.
  • Professional laboratory skills are essential.
  • The ability to work autonomously on multiple projects is needed.

The salary for this role is $110,000.00-$130,000.00 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.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

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At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different races, colors, religions, sexes, national origins, disabilities, veteran statuses, ages, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and other legally protected characteristics.

JOB ID: 24063322
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
Contact information for application-related questions: talent.acquisition@henkel.com
Please do not use this email address for sending your application or CV. To apply, please click on the "Apply Now" button below. Applications sent via e-mail will not be accepted.

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