Subject Matter Technical Expert (SMTE) for Application Engineering Automotive / eMobility

Employer
Henkel
Location
Irvine, CA, United States
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Mar 9, 2024

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Discipline
Physical Sciences, Engineering, Information Technology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other
Organization Type
Other Corporate

Job Details

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 50,000 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?
YOUR ROLE
  • The Sr. Application Engineering specialist leads daily technical collaborations with leading customers to develop applications for Henkel solutions that enable automotive customers future generation devices.
  • Responsible for supporting Henkel's Electronics customers who are using our Thermal Interface, Gasketing and Electronic Materials in their products/applications.
  • Explores customer design needs and translates into material specifications that guide internal new product development and support commercialization success.
  • Broadens insights in automotive electronics customer and industry design trends, identifies business opportunities, and influences internal product and technology roadmap development.
  • Design, plan, and execute laboratory testing to generate technical data reports with resulting communication to key stakeholders both internal and external.
  • Leads/supports ongoing harmonization and administration of laboratory test methods for global automotive materials platform.
  • Provide product training for sales, marketing, and technical functions for both internal and external audiences.
  • Operates and leverage local application lab to expand collaborations with customer.
YOUR SKILLS
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in polymer/material science, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, or related field is required. Minimum 7+ years of experience in product or applications development of thermal management, adhesives, chemicals (polymer science, or chemical engineering) or a related products used in the automotive industry is required.
  • (or) Ph.D. degree in polymer/material science, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, or related field is required. Minimum 3+ years of experience in product or applications development of thermal management, adhesives, chemicals (polymer science, or chemical engineering) or a related products used in the automotive industry is required.
  • SME in Automotive Electronics or eMobility components and industry players.
  • Experience in collaborating with customers or suppliers and running high complexity projects as leader or key contributor.
  • Skills in teamwork, communication, and presentation.
  • Travel: Ability to travel up to 40% with some of that travel being international.
  • Relocation Assistance: May be authorized.
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.

The salary for this role is $120,000.00 - $160,000.00. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range. This salary range may also be modified in the future.

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.

Company

WE ARE PIONEERS AT HEART FOR THE GOOD OF GENERATIONS

Our purpose "Pioneers at heart for the good of generations" unites what we stand for, how we work, and forms the basis for our strategy.

The pioneering spirit of our company founder, Fritz Henkel, is what continues to differentiate us and unites Henkel employees worldwide. The ambition and motivation to work together on the solutions of tomorrow. Today. Every day. We do this not only for ourselves, but also for future generations, because we share a common responsibility.

Building on a strong legacy of more than 145 years, we are leading the way to reimagine and improve life every day. Today and for generations to come. Through our innovative and sustainable brands and technologies, across our teams around the world. Henkel holds leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses: Our portfolio includes well-known hair care products, laundry detergents, fabric softeners as well as adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings. 

Worldwide locations and an international culture shape our global footprint.

Henkel products and technologies are available worldwide. With employees from 124 nations and locations around the world, we achieve a strong presence both in mature and emerging markets. 

 

 

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