Adhesive Technologies

Bitumen Expert

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 47.000 pioneers around the globe. The teams in our corporate functions enable the best in our dynamic businesses and in our people to maximize our company’s potential. With our leading 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?


  • Lead or participate in multi-regional, multi-functional product development teams.
  • Develop innovative solutions to bitumen-related challenges.
  • Ensure that tests are performed with accuracy, completeness and in compliance
    with the established standards.
  •  Ability to collect, analyze and interpret data as needed with accurate and timely
  • Prepare reports for completed projects and presentations for product development
  • Work alongside the process chemistry and production teams to develop and
    validate appropriate analytical methods.
  • Actively participate in troubleshooting efforts to resolve scientific challenges and
    root cause analysis.
  •  Prepare method validation and/or method transfer protocols and reports.
  •  Liaise effectively with all other internal department.


  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related technical field with >10 years minimum experience in the Bitumen testing and manufacturing industry or master’s degree in chemistry with related technical field experience of > 7 years.
  • Good working knowledge of bitumen chemistry and polymer bitumen blend
  • Sound understanding of the application methods, standards, testing and development of bitumen waterproofing coatings, self-adhesive membranes, torchon-membranes, and protection boards.
  • Proficient usage of Fluorescence Microscope, moisture Analyzer, rolling thin film oven, Universal Testing Machine, Brookfield Viscometer, Automatic penetrometer, Automatic Softening Point Tester, BDA Bending Tester, IATROSCAN (optional), TGA, DSC, FTIR, UV-Vis, Ductilometer with Cooling and Rheometer.
  •  Fluent in PowerPoint, Excel [charts and graphing], Word.
  • Familiar with ISO9001 and ISO14001 practices.
  • Works in QC/QA or R&D in bitumen manufacturing for 7-10 straight years minimum.
  • Good technical knowledge of bitumen and application experience in formulating
    bitumen-based products for waterproofing applications.
  • Proficient in the relevant bitumen testing standards and ASTM D1970.

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 look for a diverse team of individuals who possess different backgrounds, experiences, personalities and mindsets.

JOB ID: req62502
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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