United States, Trumbull, CT, Laundry & Home Care

Principal 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.


·Applies in-depth knowledge of marketplace, products, and trends, and participates in the development of future competitive strategies.

·Actively seeks to understand and utilizes the understanding of chemical structure/function relationships pertaining to material performance delivered from a formulation matrix

·Develops and conducts experimental designs for the creation of prototype products according to the strategic plan.

·Reviews data, provides preliminary interpretation and draws conclusions and proposes next steps and strategies of development efforts. Reports progress/issues on a timely basis.

·Develops “demo” to support commercial executions and /or “method” for technical proof-of-concept

·Collaborates seamlessly with R&D’s cross-function teams (i.e. packaging, process development, product safety & regulatory, product testing, and manufacturing) and business partners


·Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or equivalent Science or Engineering related field.

·Bachelor’s with at least 5-10 years of relevant laboratory and industry experience or advanced degree with at least 3-5 years of relevant laboratory and industry experience

·Ability to utilize good judgment to make timely, practical, and technically sound decisions; with ability to navigate within VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity) environment;

·Ability to effectively work in fluid environments that demand creativity and agility.

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.

JOB ID: 20003947
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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