United States, Trumbull, Laundry & Home Care

Senior 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.


  • Development of new products and formulas to meet the needs of consumers and customers.
  • Practical laboratory work including the planning and execution of laboratory experiments, measurement of product properties, stability, and performance
  • Be a technical project leader on innovation, cost saving, and raw material qualification projects
  • Actively seeks to understand and utilizes the understanding of structure/function relationships pertaining to material performance delivered from a formulation matrix
  • Develops and conducts experimental designs and laboratory screening methods to measure desired performance metrics and for the creation of prototype products
  • Reviews data, provides preliminary interpretation and draws conclusions.Proposes next steps and strategies of development efforts. Reports progress/issues on a timely basis
  • Works closely with packaging, process development, safety and regulatory, testing functions, and manufacturing during the development and commercialization of products
  • Fully understands Henkel’s Innovation process, leverages the process to the highest standard, holds self and others accountable to deliver all necessary tasks within the process


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or equivalent Science or Engineering related field
  • Minimum 2 years’ of relevant laboratory and industry experience
  • Strong technical skill, excellent communication skills and ability to utilize good judgement to make timely, practical, and technically sound decisions have high tolerance for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity; enjoys working in fluid environments that demand creativity
  • Strong understanding of chemistry to help develop and execute novel technical solutions.

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JOB ID: 20008140
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067