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United States, Chanhassen, MN, Adhesive Technologies

Product Development Chemist

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.

Do you dare to make an impact?

YOUR ROLE

  • Researches and develops groundbreaking technologies
  • Identifies opportunities for new technology, products or performance improvements
  • Leads one or multiple R&D projects critical to business
  • Actively makes specialized knowledge available to the organization
  • Acts as an ambassador for the scientific community of Henkel
  • Adhesive Technologies both internally and externally
  • Identifies and engages valuable external partners
  • Acts as responsible for new research, IP, publications, technology roadmap
  • Secures IP position in own area of development
  • Steers and facilitates knowledge sharing and supports project teams in solving problems
  • Acts as an advisor for management and steering committees
  • Contributes actively in scientific publications and forums with papers and presentations
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YOUR SKILLS

  • Technical expert in polymer chemistries, polymer network physics, highly filled suspension rheology, and/or resin cure chemistry
  • Translates customer and market feedback into technical specifications and develops product formulations and applicable data packages for specific customers and general market.
  • Reads and interprets patents, examines new product concepts and technology, and determines how to improve or utilize technology.
  • Generates intellectual property in the form of patents, trade secrets, and formulation know-how Deep understanding of heat transfer materials and thermal interface products.
  • Broad based knowledge of polymer science, including polymer chemistry, structure property relationships, rheology, bulk and adhesive mechanics of soft materials.
  • An understanding of the requirements of applications and assemblies in the electronics industry

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.

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.

JOB ID: 22039537
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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Health, Disability & Life Insurance
Health, Disability & Life Insurance Vacation / Paid Time Off
Vacation / Paid Time Off 401k Matching
401k Matching Flexible Work Policy
Flexible Work Policy Performance Bonus Incentives
Performance Bonus Incentives Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits
Paid Parental Leave & Childcare Benefits Wellness Programs
Wellness Programs Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Aid
Tuition Reimbursement & Student Loan Aid International Career Opportunities
International Career Opportunities Employee Recognition Programs
Note: Perks might vary depending on the job grade.