United States, Chanhassen, MN, Adhesive Technologies

Associate Product Development Scientist/Engineer- (Automotive/Silicone-Free Chemistry)

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

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  • Develops new thermal interface materials for automotive applications with minimal manager support.
  • Evaluates formulations for mechanical, electrical, and thermal properties.
  • Interacts with global customers and present technical data packages.
  • Scales up prototype materials and lead regional implementation of existing products.
  • Collaborates with vendors and source raw materials for future materials development.
  • Participates in the creation of IP portfolio for thermal materials.
  • Contributes actively to a safe work culture by applying and contributing to safety procedures and lab safety systems.


  • Ph.D or M.S. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or related fields or B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or related fields with a minimum of 3 years of industrial experience.
  •  Project management experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with laboratory analytical equipment for polymer characterization.
  •  Experience with mixing and coating processes preferred.

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JOB ID: 22039695
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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