United States, Chanhassen, MN, Adhesive Technologies

Associate R&D Engineer


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.


  • Able to work independently on a defined project and able to multi-task multiple ADP project activities
  • Plans daily and weekly activities related to assigned projects to meet deadlines
  • Able to set up simple experiments and perform standard characterization testing on formulations.
  • Able to collect, interpret and understand chemical, physical and mechanical data. Also able to make conclusions and make recommendations
  • Responsible, for communicating the results of his/her work clearly and accurately using various means - written, oral or electronic - within and outside the R&D group
  • This person will prepare reports, graphics and other documentation as needed.
  • Work under functional or supervision of Senior R&D staff – actively contributing to and participating in projects managed by senior staff.
  • This person will also be required to make presentations to cross functional team members on project status.
  • Able to verbally communicate one-on-one in front of a group.


  • Education — Bachelor's degree in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/Materials Science or equivalent, from four-year college or university
  • Experience — two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Physical Requirements: This will be a physically demanding job requiring 50-75% of time spent standing, walking or performing laboratory tasks, the balance will be spent at the work desk.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 20 lb weight is required.
  • This person should be able to wear normal protective gear like clothing, safety goggles, facemask or respirator if needed.
  • Ability to see clearly, with or without correction, and to distinguish colors is required.
  • The normal work environment will be temperature/humidity controlled laboratory or office area with fluorescent lighting.
  • Work will require handling various chemicals and powders.
  • Noise level is expected to be moderate.

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JOB ID: 21011382
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067