India, Pune, Adhesive Technologies

PD Chemist


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 Roles:

• Product development with focus on cleaners, lubricants, surface treatment, functional coatings etc.

• Develop products, processes, and application methods within the framework of business strategy and product development projects

• Investigate new raw materials and check their technical readiness in our product formulations

• Provide support to customers and internal team including manufacturing and TCS/Sales

• Generate new ideas for current work and for future projects and engage in patenting innovative work to secure proprietary technology

• Excellent Hands-on and equipment competency

• Maintain technical expertise and skills matching the SBU/SU strategy

• Support product for scale-up, process optimization and quality improvement

• Reporting of laboratory results and methods according to accepted standards and communicate to internal/external customers

• Conducts all laboratory work in a safe manner including the use of proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), adherence to site safety practices, use of laboratory equipment, 5S, etc.

• Effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders

• Ability to understand products associated with assigned technologies

• Candidate must be able to work as a team member and independently on multi-task assignments

Your Skills:

• PhD in Chemistry mandatory with 3 years of experience or master's in chemistry with 4-5 years of experience (preferably Inorganic/Material science/applied chemistry)

• Strong chemistry background, preferred with experience in surface technologies and/or coating technologies

• A collaborative mind-set as well as strong sense of ownership, entrepreneurial spirit, hands-on mentality, Fluent English language 

• Very good laboratory practice and safe and accurate working method. Analytical thinking, ability to work in a team and self-initiative. Willingness to travel.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We look for a diverse team of individuals who possess different backgrounds, experiences, personalities and mindsets.

JOB ID: 24061641
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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