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Sr. Scientific Associate - Resin Synthesis / UV Chemist

Employer
Henkel
Location
Rocky Hill, CT, United States
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
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
  • Set up lab resin synthesis capability in Rocky Hill AME PD.
  • Perform intermediate resin synthesis to support global UV adhesive development, in alignment with business priorities.
  • Self-starter with strong initiatives.
  • Conceive innovative routes in new resin design. Employ sound experimental designs to effectively develop new materials for electronic applications.
  • Collaborate with chemists, application engineers and process engineers to design and improve resin properties and performance in model formulations to support ADP projects.
  • Conduct hands-on work in the laboratory.
  • Ensure that intellectual property is protected through proper documentation and patent filing.
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills. Recognize sources of problems; absorb new information easily; expose gaps in logic and contradictions; develop effective solutions to technical roadblocks.
  • Perform all laboratory work in a safe manner and comply with all regulations, safety precautions, PPE requirements, and 5S processes.
  • Use and promote Henkel Digitalization initiatives.
YOUR SKILLS
  • Master's or PhD degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Sciences and Materials Science, is highly preferred.
  • Candidate with B.S. degree and a strong track record of >10 years of successful Product Development in the relevant area may be considered.
  • UV light cure experience is preferred.
  • Proven track record of on-time product development delivery from idea generation to completion is required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Proven ability to invent and innovate, and strong ability to de-sign and implement experiments are needed.
  • Professional laboratory skills are essential.
  • The ability to work autonomously on multiple projects is needed
The salary for this role is $100,000.00 - $120,000.00. 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.

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.

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different races, colors, religions, sexes, national origins, disabilities, veteran statuses, ages, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, 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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