Laboratory Technician

Employer
Henkel
Location
Rocky Hill, CT, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
July 27 2021
Ref
21017615
Discipline
Other, Other
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Other Corporate
Job Type
Technician
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
  • 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.
  • Provides support for various projects assigned by Engineers and/or Supervisor.
  • Assists in maintaining project timelines.
  • Employs basic problem-solving skillsets to overcome project bottlenecks and maintain project deliverable dates.
  • Collects and organizes data in a coherent format. Communicates basic observations regarding data and/or experimental outcome.
  • Programming of robots, comfortable with a variety of curing and dispensing equipment.
  • May train other Technicians regarding equipment operation and/or test procedures.
  • Perform routine tests and operate application equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Becomes familiar with products associated with assigned technology team/market/region.
  • Take on equipment ownership and responsible for maintaining safe operation of the assigned equipment.
  • Reporting of laboratory results and methods according to accepted company standards; results, reports and observations will be communicated to internal/external customers.
  • Understanding of mathematical and statistical techniques relevant to adhesive product testing.
YOUR SKILLS
  • Minimum of an Associate's degree in Chemistry, Biology or a science field. Preferred Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology or a science field.
  • Experience working in a Chemical laboratory is preferred.
  • Experience working with colorants for paints, coatings or adhesives is desirable.
  • Ability to gather, understand, and interpret chemical, physical and mechanical data.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other team members in product development programs.
  • Solid interpersonal skills. Candidate must be able to work as a team member and independently on multi-task assignments.
  • Knowledgeable in Power Point, Word, Lotus Notes, Excel and Statistical Analysis Software is preferred.
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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