China, Shanghai-Zhangjiang, Adhesive Technologies

Product Development Scientist Associate

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?


  • Lead product development projects critical to business, and identifies opportunities for new technology, products, or performance improvements.
  • Actively makes specialized knowledge available to the organization.
  • Acts as an ambassador for the scientific community of Henkel Adhesive Technologies both internally and externally.
  • Identifies and engages valuable external partners.
  • Secures IP position in own area of development, and contribute actively in scientific publications and forums with papers and presentations.
  • Participates in site’s safety and 5S programs.

  • Accountabilities (Time in %)
  • New product development for adhesive technology 70%
  • Collaboration with other functions for customer and production trouble shooting 20%
  • Lab safety and 5S work to ensure a safe and organized working environment 10%


  • Education: Master or PhD degree in Chemistry, Polymer, Materials Science or Engineering related fields.
  • Experience: >=3 years working experience in Chemical related business.
  • Strong technical background in chemistry, including polymer chemistry, organic chemistry and material science.
  • Hands on experience in product development of adhesive, ink, paint is preferred.
  • Experience in resin synthesis is a plus.
  • Strong collaborator and team player.
  • Good communication in English.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office, Minitab, etc.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: 23054861
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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