Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Senior Specialist Application Engineering (d/f/m)

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?


  • Regularly influence and contribute to strategy and tactical planning and support proliferation of break-through technologies
  • Collaborate and develop roadmap with global customer design centers and industry experts
  • Meet with key global customers at their facilities to translate/identify new opportunities
  • Be the recognized expert in industry trade associations, develop new to the world data/white papers to promote Henkel expertise externally
  • Establishe and leverage external networks and partnerships (research/suppliers/OEM/boards/industry)
  • Develop and manage key innovation/application development programs
  • Understand latest technologies and impacts to SBU and customers
  • Conduct competitive benchmarking studies to assess ability to win and innovation opportunities
  • Proactively contribute, impact and share best practice at the team, technology, application and product line levels across SBU
  • Lead recomm-s, customer visits, demonstrations, trainings and problem solving for strategic initiatives, break-through tech-gies and KAs
  • Quantify, document and report Henkel solution’s value to customers
  • Have global tech. leadership role in L2 Market Teams, recognized as market applications expert and as consulting resource to Market Segment
  • Be responsible for the technical training of field sales forces and customers and for TCS talent development
  • Conduct manufacturing excellence surveys to identify cost savings and process improvement opportunities


  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Materials Science, or comparable education
  • Ideally around 3 years of relevant experience in working in chemistry laboratories
  • Knowledge of measurement methods for the characterization of rheological and mechanical material properties
  • Experience in setting up, operating and maintaining laboratory equipment for material analysis and application
  • Knowledge of data processing, evaluation of experiments, and documentation of test results, software
  • knowledge (e.g.: Python, LabView, CAD programs) is advantageous 
  • Analytical thinking and self-reliant working methods
  • Fluent English 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: 23048921
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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