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Lead application engineer

Dongguan, China
Closing date
Dec 26, 2023

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Physical Sciences, Engineering
Position Type
Full Time
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Other Corporate

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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?

  • This position is Lead Application Engineer to investigate new applications, new design trends and sync up with China technical champion.
  • Deep engagement into consumer device applications, provide professional technical support, evaluate the technical solutions and project feasibilities.
  • Set up the relevant new test or platform capability, high efficiency communication with different functional teams.
  • This position can drive the technical innovation, secure and driving the customer sustainability with Henkel solid knowledge know-how.
  • Responsible for product recommendations, customized products applications, new product demonstrations and troubleshooting for customers.
  • Recommends solutions and performs technical visits (meetings, online support, demonstrations, troubleshooting, etc.) for customers with documentation.
  • May supervise the laboratory work (incl. prioritization) for samples coming from customers and report technical results to customers.
  • Responsible for directly communicating with sales, marketing, PD, Innovation, members of Application Eng. field team or project team members.
  • Accountabilities (Time in %)
  • Investigate new projects and applications, work with KAM to dig out customer requirement and value proposition information, evaluate project feasibility with solid technology knowledge, to transfer it into real projects 25%
  • Cooperate with technical champion to set up the necessary test capability for new project evaluation. 20%
  • Works effectively with sales, marketing, PD, Innovation, members of TCS field team or project team members. Contributes to project with strong project management skills. 20%
  • Responsible for product recommendations, new product demonstrations and troubleshooting and performs technical visits (meetings, audits, demonstrations, etc.) to customer. 20%
  • Responsible for products application / technical training for field sales and customers 15%
  • Bachelor or Master, Major in Chemistry or polymer chemistry with 3-5 years working experience.
  • Excellent written English and workable spoken English
  • Communication skills with Customers and internal discussion
  • Experience in thermal conductive material is preferred
  • Professional technology on different chemical-based adhesives such as PUR, Epoxy, MMA, MS etc.
  • Owning work experience in consumer electronics industry is preferred
  • Analytical and logical thinking
  • Familiar with office software, data analysis tools
  • Good at application methods/development, technical writing/report
Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.



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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