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Job Summary

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

Senior Applications Engineer (Coatings/Adhesives)

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 Senior Applications Engineer functions as an integral member of the Thermal Interface Materials team, providing global customer support. This position leads and coordinates global support for the growing liquid Thermal Interface Materials (TIM) supporting all facets of engineering field service and applications support associated with the growth and maintenance of Henkel’s TIM business. Some specifics include design and administration of internal screening evaluations on developmental and commercialized products, optimization of material assembly processes and direct interaction with customers to troubleshoot and solve product and process related problems. This role also provides global on-site support at Henkel's 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.
Demonstrates implicit understanding of customer culture and anticipates their needs when developing new processes.
Conceives novel approaches to application process development, troubleshooting, and material characterization.
Successfully handles on-site support of complex customer issues.
Regularly uses project/program management skills/tools to drive regional/global projects to completion.
Expected to coordinate global Engineering resources supporting the growth and maintenance of Henkel’s TIM business and ensuring cross-regional communication and collaboration.
Ability to solve technology-specific fundamental problems associated with entire product lines and/or product classes.
Generates internal/external testing plans and/or experiments based on sound statistical methods.
Demonstrated knowledge of major products, technologies and/or processes associated with TIM.
Identifies unique opportunities that create customer value that leads to the generation of sales.
Contributes notably to road mapping of technology/business development associated with TIM business.


Who we are looking for

Requires a BS, MS OR PhD in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering or other related fields.
3+ Years’ experience working with direct customer applications in an adhesives, coatings, printed circuit board,  thermal management or related industries is required.
Formal training in Six Sigma methodology is a plus.
Experience with Thermal Interface Materials desired.
Experience in dispensing process and equipment is highly desirable.
Experience in writing technical papers or reports as well presenting results to a technical team.
Ability to work in a chemical lab environment and with lab equipment and computers. Able to carry out laboratory activities.
Uses good scientific judgment, statistical analysis, root cause identification and robust solution implementation.
Travel within/outside of the United States is required (+25% Travel time)

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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