China, Shanghai, Adhesive Technologies

Scientific Associate WBA PUD

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 47.000 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.

Dare to make an impact?


  • Work in the APAC product development team to drive innovation.
  • Work closely with global and regional customers, supplier partners.
  • Work closely with cross-functional and commercial team in developing innovative technology, state of art new products, and solutions for the sports & fashion market.
  • Contribute to new technology, digitalization, automation and sustainability. Drive innovation projects meeting stakeholders and customers expectation with can-do attitude.
  • Responsibilities
  • Develop high quality and innovative products to meet SBU strategic & financial goal.
  • Lead Sports & Fashion innovation projects independently.
  • Identify new technology trends. Drive strategic important project for achieving high impact business objectives.
  • Develop and implement processes, testing standard for new product validation.
  • Strengthen Henkel’s IP through patent development in area of competence.
  • Participate in site's safety and/or 5S programs and ensure compliance to Henkel lab operating condition.
  • Support operation on product scale-up, process optimization and quality. 


  • PhD or master’s degree in chemistry, polymer science or material science, with 3-5 year industry experience.
  • Know-how of upstream to downstream in footwear manufacturing industry is preferred.
  • Experience with water-based polyurethane technology is preferred.
  • Fluent verbal & written communication in English & Chinese.

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.

JOB ID: 24066789
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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