United States, Stamford, CT, Beauty Care

Principal 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.


·Develop project scope, maintain and report on manufacturing process changes, driving ‘Best in Class’ strategies

·Assist in development of staffing and capital plans for manufacturing processes and equipment. 

·Evaluates potential safety and environmental hazards with new raw materials or processes

·Creates experimental order protocols and supervises trials at plant sites throughout North America

·Problem analysis and planning for improving core production processes in critical measures (reliability, quality, cost)

·Use Process Modeling software, and create Computer Aided (CAD) and Process & Instrument Drawings (P&IDs)

·General awareness of chemical unit operations and manufacturing processes

·Use statistical methods for design of experiments or process improvement (incl. Factorial Designed Experiments, Taguchi Methods)



·BS in a technical degree with 8-10 years of experience (Chem.E. preferred)

·Manufacturing and/or R&D (including pilot plant) environment is desirable, with some hair care expertise.

·Application with liquids process scale-up, statistical process control, Working knowledge of mechanical / electrical engineering principles.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, 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: 20003725
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067