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PD Scientific Associate

Shanghai-Zhangjiang, China
Closing date
Sep 9, 2022

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Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Position Type
Full Time
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Organization Type
Other Corporate
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At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?

  • Job Summary
  • Carry out new product and technology development work of hotmelt and water-based adhesive products for consumer goods market.
  • Strive for IP protection of key innovation solutions.
  • Drive key raw material screening. Work with key raw material suppliers to develop high impact innovation solutions.
  • Carry out product modification, raw material replacement, localization and cost saving projects.
  • Collaborate with operation team for product scale-up, production process improvement and resolving product quality issues.
  • Support the current product portfolio, develop new raw materials with suppliers.
  • Collaborate with application engineering, sales, business development on delivering innovation solutions and solving technical issues.
  • Work closely with regional and global technical team to leverage technology with collaboration.
  • Provide technical trainings internally and externally.
  • Follow Henkel SHE rules, participate site safety / 5S programs. Be responsible for leading and ensuring a safe working environment and EH&S compliance.
  • Travel to customers and plants if needed.
  • Accountabilities (Time in %)
  • New product and technology development for various applications, drive IP protection, knowledge sharing in regional and global technical community 50%
  • Product modification, raw material replacement, localization, cost saving 25%
  • product scale-up, production process improvement and resolving product quality issues 10%
  • Supporting application engineering / sales 10%
  • Customer visit 5%

  • Required Qualifications
  • Master degree or above in chemistry, polymer materials or chemical engineering.
  • Experience with waterbuses technology is preferred.
  • Polymer material background is preferred.
  • 4-7 year working experience in chemical industries.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with multiple functions departments.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Skills and Experience Desired
  • Ok for travelling
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.



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.

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