United States, Bridgewater, NJ, Adhesive Technologies

Lead Field Technical Service Engineer (Adhesives/Coatings)


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.


  • The Lead Engineer will be focused on delivering value to our customers within the Pressure Sensitive Adhesives business through on-site product / technology coater demonstrations and troubleshooting.
  • The role also includes applications-based technical support at assigned regional customers for product recommendations, problem solving, complaint handling, and value delivery / quantification projects.
  • Collaborates as technical liaison between our customers and our internal team including product development, manufacturing, supply chain, and marketing.
  • Provides timely technical support for assigned regional customers including product recommendations, complaint investigations, and analytical problem solving. See attached job description.
  • Position can be home based.


  • Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or similar degree is required.
  • 5+ years of technical service, engineering, or similar experience is adhesives, coatings or a related industry is required.
  • Experience in the Pressure Sensitive Adhesives is a plus.
  • Hands-on coating and/or converting expertise (mechanical / application equipment aptitude) in at least one technology area is a must, for example: hot melt, UV curable, solvent-based, or water-based adhesives and/or coatings, or converting operations (slitting, cutting, etc.).
  • Willing to travel approximately 40-50%, primarily in the USA and occasionally MX/CAN.

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: 21010753
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067