Senior Technician, Product Development

Bridgewater, NJ, United States
Closing date
Oct 2, 2022

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Full Time
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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?
  • As Senior Product Development Technician, you will be part of a highly motivated team that develops adhesives for building construction and furniture applications
  • Synthesize polyurethane hotmelt and liquid adhesives, and formulate thermoplastic hotmelts and waterborne adhesives
  • Perform characterization tests and utilize processing equipment to evaluate adhesive process ability
  • Prepare sample bonds and evaluate bond strength in a statistically reliable and reproducible manner
  • Provide samples of products to internal and external customers
  • Engage with colleagues in manufacturing to scale-up new products and sustain existing products
  • Support problem solving and resolution of customer product complaints
  • Tabulate, plot and interpret data, and maintain meticulous and up-to-date records in electronic laboratory notebook
  • Present results and project status to stakeholders
  • Plan and organize projects, and support laboratory needs including equipment calibrations, ordering of materials, and overall laboratory cleanliness
  • Maintain a safe laboratory, follow safe practices, and ensure products and processes comply with all regulatory requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, or other relevant discipline
  • Prior 1-3 years of relevant laboratory experience in internship or industrial setting is required
  • Prior knowledge of adhesive technology and formulation experience is preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong teamwork skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate with others
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and mechanical skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time efficiently
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.

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.



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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