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Chemist Product Development (d/f/m)

Düsseldorf, Germany
Closing date
Nov 21, 2023

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Science, Physical Sciences and Engineering
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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?

  • Create Innovations for electric vehicles and enable progress in e-mobility
  • Develop new adhesive products based on polyurethane and other chemistries
  • Provide technical leadership, steer knowledge sharing and support project teams in problem-solving
  • Lead one or multiple R&D projects with high criticality to business
  • Design test series and lab formulations for new thermally conductive adhesives
  • Set up and implement new test methods, conduct characterization and specification testing of new development products
  • Scale-up and transfer lab formulation into serial production located at different manufacturing sites
  • Present about development projects for management, customers, and technical audiences
  • Act as responsible for new research, intellectual property, publications, technology roadmap

  • Master's or PhD degree in Polymer Chemistry, Material Science or Engineering
  • Ideally 6 years of work experience with good knowledge of polymer chemistry
  • Experience in polyurethane, epoxy or silane-modified polymer chemistry is appreciated
  • Work experience with adhesive product chemistry or related fields is beneficial
  • Strong ability for problem-solving
  • Ability to take the initiative and high degree of flexibility
  • Good teamwork and communication skills to collaborate in a global and cross-functional team environment
  • Fluent English and good German language skills
Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 23056459 Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular Contact information for application-related questions: Please do not use this email address for sending your application or CV. To apply, please click on the "Apply Now" button below. Applications sent via e-mail will not be accepted.


About Henkel


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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