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Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Product Development Chemist - Packaging Adhesives (d/f/m)

HENKEL IS FOR THOSE WHO STEP UP. DO YOU?

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.

YOUR ROLE

  • The position is based in our new innovative hub - Inspiration Center Düsseldorf - and has primarily a regional focus on Europe but also plays an active role in the global and cross-regional activities
  • Product development of UV acrylic hotmelts and solvent-based acrylic adhesives in an international team
  • Scouting of new raw materials, patent landscaping, formulation, and process technologies
  • Responsibility for product maintenance
  • Optimization of the existing product portfolio through collaboration with the production, quality, supply chain, and procurement functions
  • Management and development of projects in cooperation with Business Development, Sales, Marketing, and Technical Customer Service including frequent presentation to global stakeholders
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YOUR SKILLS

  • Master's degree in Chemistry required, PhD in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering preferred
  • 6 years of relevant professional experience in product development and scale-up of acrylic-based adhesives for tapes, graphics, medical and transdermal markets
  • Knowledge of polymerization, stripping, and application technologies 
  • Contacts to raw material producers and a broad knowledge of raw material classes that are used in the mentioned adhesives
  • Ability to characterize polymers and pressure-sensitive adhesives with chemical and physical methods
  • Fluent English language skills
JOB ID: 21025572
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: Recruitment-Germany@henkel.com
Please do not use this email address for sending your application or CV. To apply, please click on the "Apply Now" button below. Applications sent via e-mail will not be accepted.
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