United States, Rocky Hill, CT, Adhesive Technologies

Material Testing Technician

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  • Participates on technical teams that develop and assess new adhesive and sealant products
  • Works in a safe manner; following PPE, safety rules/guidelines and laboratory 5S best practices
  • Understands and follows Standard Test Methods; calculating material properties accurately. When proficient can explain a method and train others
  • Programming of robots, in particular as relates to automation
  • Good mathematical skills as required for calculations for FEA testing
  • Reporting of laboratory results and methods according to ISO17025 format; results, reports and observations will be communicated to internal/external customers; using Word, Excel, Minitab
  • Works in an ISO17025 accredited laboratory, following notebook and quality best practices
  • Takes on equipment ownership and responsible for maintaining safe operation of the assigned equipment
  • Communicates laboratory capabilities, constraints, and experimental results in a clear and consistent manner on a cross functional team
  • Manages a variety of projects providing data and technical reports to internal and external customers in a timely fashion
  • Technical expertise in a variety of adhesive technologies, testing methods and dispensing techniques. Delivers high quality, consistent results
  • Can apply statistical analysis


  • Minimum H.S. Diploma / Technical Training Certificate, Associate's Degree, BS within a technical field in process
  • BS in Chemistry/Physics/ChemE/MechE or equivalent desirable
  • Competence in laboratory experimental testing, report writing
  • Time Management skills
  • Comfortable working and communicating on teams
  • Technical/mechanical aptitude
  • Able to plan and execute work with training and supervision and be able to handle multiple priorities
  • Able to operate/move/manipulate equipment
  • CAD and software programming experience a plus

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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: 22041413
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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