Laboratory Technician for Electronics (Materials) - Santa Clara, CA


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.

Position will be located in Santa Clara, CA. 


  • Henkel is currently seeking the talented lab technician to support Technical Customer Service Engineers with process development and application testing. The technician will have primary responsibility for the upkeep of the laboratory environment, including items such as sample storage, and safe operation of lab equipment. The position requires the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, good observation skills, team player, and good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Equipment installation and maintenance and be responsible for lab Safety and 5S
  • Conduct experiments and perform a variety of technical procedures in the development of materials for electronics applications.
  • Gather and summarize data and interpret data in a scientific manner
  • Operate physical/analytical equipment for material testing and high-precision machines to assemble parts and samples for application testing


  • 1-2 years of experience working in a lab
  • Pursuing a graduate degree in Material Science/Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering.
  • Is hands-on and enjoys working with machines, tools, and coming up with new ideas. Previous experience in a laboratory environment is preferred.
  • Candidate will work with chemicals and must be able to follow safe work practices and protocols.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding work such as moving and lifting equipment, standing for long periods of time, etc.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression,and other legally protected characteristics.

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JOB ID: 20009493
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067