United States, Trumbull, CT, Laundry & Home Care

Pilot Plant Technician


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.


  • Prepare raw materials and equipment to conduct Process Engineering led experiments.Follow process instructions for the execution of experiments and document processing conditions and observations throughout the experiment.
  • Possess the ability to use and maintain basic laboratory, analytical, and process equipment.
  • Maintain chemical inventories of common use items.Ensure proper labeling of raw materials.Dispense bulk raw materials into smaller containers for use by the labs.Perform inventory transactions in Science Cloud (chemical inventory software).
  • Prepare product samples for use in consumer tests or sales samples.
  • Supervise temporary labor workers as required for special projects.
  • Order laboratory supplies and raw materials in Ariba (purchasing software).
  • Set-up, maintain, and clean laboratory equipment and work area.


  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, such as Word and Excel, and ability to learn new systems quickly.
  • Ability to work with machinery in a pilot plant atmosphere.
  • Maintain accurate laboratory batch production records.
  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or GED is required.  An Associate Degree in a technical field or technical diploma is preferred.
  • Perform frequent bending, reaching, and lifting.
  • Stand or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Lift, push, and pull up to 50 lbs.

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.

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.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 21011782
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067