United States, Rocky Hill, CT, Adhesive Technologies

Color Matching Chemist


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Henkel Corporation is seeking a color matching chemist to focus on colored adhesive formulations and coatings for electronic device assembly. As a senior chemist, the candidate needs to work independently to develop innovative material solutions in response to meet customer specific color target.

  • Design, develop and support on-time commercialization of new color matched adhesives for electronic device assembly.
  • Coordinate with internal adhesive development team to understand the adhesive performance requirement along with color matching target.
  • Self-starter with strong initiative and be able to work remotely with minimal guidance. Independently formulate different color concentrate to match the specific color target.
  • Work with external colorant/dispersant supplier to customize formulations and faster execution.
  • Perform all laboratory work in a safe manner and comply with all regulations, safety precautions, PPE requirements, and 5S processes. 


  • PhD degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Sciences, Materials Science, or in any other related scientific areas, preferred but not required.
  • Significant experience (greater than 5 years) in colored product formulation and characterization is required.
  • Experience with color matching software and color data management is required.
  • QC experience with colored product is preferred.
  • Candidate with M. S. or B. S. degree with track record of 5-10 years of successful color matching/colored product development activity in the relevant area may be considered.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are essential.
  • Ability to influence without direct authority needed.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are essential.
  • The ability to design and implement experiments is essential.
  • Professional laboratory skills essential.
  • The ability to work autonomously on multiple projects is essential.

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.

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JOB ID: 20002908
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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