Epoxy Chemist

Employer
Henkel
Location
Rocky Hill, CT, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
July 26 2021
Ref
21017621
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Other Corporate
Job Type
Other
HENKEL IS FOR THOSE WHO STEP UP. DO YOU?

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 ROLE
  • Self-starter with strong initiative.
  • Conceive innovative routes in new product development. Employ sound experimental designs to effectively develop new materials for electronic applications.
  • Design, develop, execute, and support on-time commercialization of new adhesive formulations and products.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations on research projects for internal teams, management, customers, and technical conferences.
  • Directly interact and communicate with external customers and respond to customer requests in timely fashion.
  • Effectively work in cross functional teams across different time zones with members from product development, project management, application engineering, process engineering, marketing, and sales. Demonstrate strong communication skills.
  • Understand state-of-art technology advancement and apply it to product development. Generate new intellectual properties. Actively search for new ideas and technology from within or outside.
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills. Recognize sources of problems; absorb new information easily; expose gaps in logic and contradictions; develop effective solutions to technical roadblocks.
  • Perform all laboratory work in a safe manner and comply with all regulations, safety precautions, PPE requirements, and 5S processes.
  • Guide and mentor junior chemists as needed
YOUR SKILLS
  • Master's or PhD degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Sciences, Materials Science, or in any other related scientific areas, is highly preferred.
  • Candidate with B.S. degree and a strong track record of >10 years of successful Product Development in the relevant area may be considered.
  • Proven track record of on-time product development delivery from idea generation to completion is required.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the areas of UV/Light stable Epoxy (1K & 2K) resin for outdoor applications.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Proven ability to invent and innovate, and strong ability to design and implement experiments are needed.
  • Professional laboratory skills are essential.
  • The ability to work autonomously on multiple projects is needed
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.

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.

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