United States, Bridgewater, NJ, Adhesive Technologies

Application Engineer

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of over 50,000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Adhesive Technologies help to transform entire industries and provide our customers with a competitive advantage through adhesives, sealants and functional coatings. With our trusted brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

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  • This lab based Application Engineer will support and communicate with both the APC (Consumer Goods Adhesives) Application Engineering Field Team and Sales Team from our Bridgewater site by using all available digital tools (phone, e-mail, Microsoft Teams, etc.).
  • Lead internal and external technical requests and projects for Packaging & Labeling team.
  • Create and adapt test methods/plans based on specific customer needs and applications within the Packaging & Labeling market.
  • Prioritize and carry out concurrent testing in the laboratory based on incoming customer requests and other projects, including performing physicals, performance, and applications testing.
  • Organize and analyze lab results with internal databases and other digital tools. Interpret data to make product recommendations, develop solutions, or propose subsequent experimental steps.
  • Prepare clear laboratory reports for customer correspondence, which present findings and conclusions. Make presentations to internal work group or Packaging and Labeling department.
  • Run and ensure laboratory and application equipment are calibrated and safety checked in compliance with local regulations as well as standardize and develop new test methods.
  • Lead ongoing harmonization and administration of laboratory test methods.
  • Run and perform customer lab demonstrations using application equipment.


  • BS Chemical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering, Packaging Engineering, or other equivalent degree with industry experience.
  • 1-5 plus years of technical industry experience, in adhesives or packaging and labeling market preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task with strong analytical and mechanical skills.
  • Aptitude and ability to operate various adhesive applications equipment.
  • Demonstration of organizational, project management, and time management skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

The salary for this role is $73,200.00 - $85,600.00. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

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JOB ID: 24062599
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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