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Irvine, CA
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Principal Technician - Soldering and Encapsulation

About the Job


Henkel Adhesive Technologies is a worldwide leader in bonding, sealing and surface treatments - thanks to our ambitious people. We create unique value for our clients and our technologies can be found in many objects touching our lives every day. Our success is built on constant innovation and people who strive for excellence. Working at Henkel is much more than just a job. It's a passion. Have you got what it takes?

The primary function of a Principal Technician is to provide support for various projects assigned by Engineers and/or Supervisor. Specifics include the collection of data using various test methods, basic analysis of collected data and submission of a test report to the requester. Expected to support laboratory policies as well as participate in 5S. May provide on-site support to customers.



What we offer

Conducts all R&D laboratory work in a safe manner including the use of proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), adherence to site safety practices, use of laboratory equipment, 5S, etc. 
Assists in maintaining project time-lines.
Provides support for various projects assigned by Engineers and/or Supervisor.
Employs basic problem-solving skillsets to overcome project bottlenecks and maintain project deliverable dates.
Collects and organizes data in a coherent format. Communicates basic observations regarding data and/or experimental outcome.
Expected to train other Technicians regarding equipment operation and/or test procedures.
Ability to perform routine tests and operate application equipment safely and efficiently.
Ability to design /carry out simple, small-scale experiments.
Ability to identify abnormalities in collected data and/or project work and recommend solutions or paths forward.
Expected to interact with customers via email and /or tele-cons.
Familiar with products associated with assigned technology team/market/region.
May provides on-site customer support for developmental/commercialized products while accompanied by a more experienced Engineer.
May take on equipment ownership and responsible for maintaining safe operation of the assigned equipment.
Writes Equipment Operating Procedures and/or Department Standard Operating Procedures.
Inter-departmental submission of presentations and/or reports.


Who we are looking for

Associate's degree or higher in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering or other related fields is preferred.
Ability to gather, understand, and interpret chemical, physical and mechanical data.
Demonstrated ability to partner with other team members in product development programs.
Candidate must be able to work as a team member and independently on multi-task assignments.
Knowledgeable in Power Point, Word, Lotus Notes, Excel, Microsoft Project and Statistical Analysis Software is preferred.
Availability to work different shifts if needed.
Ability to work in a chemical lab environment and with lab equipment and computers. Able to carry out laboratory activities.
Frequently sit, view a computer screen, and type on a keyboard for extended periods of times.
Strong verbal communication skills one-on-one with colleagues/customers as well as in front of groups.
Uses good scientific judgment, statistical analysis, root cause identification and robust solution implementation.
Occasionally may be required to reach, squat, bend and lift up to 25 lbs.
May require passing additional security screening based on customer requirements.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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