United States, Madison Heights, MI, United States, Chanhassen, MN, Adhesive Technologies

Sr. Manager, Application Engineering (Thermal Interface Materials)

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.

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  • Our Senior Manager, Application Engineering is responsible for leading a team of customer-facing application engineers that deliver valued-added solutions and innovation within our Thermal Interface Materials
  • Influence and execute the market strategy in collaboration with Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Product Development and other functions.
  • Lead major market segment initiatives and projects.
  • Main technical liaison at top Key Accounts, Allied Suppliers, Industry Trade Associations.
  • Manage a team of 10-15 engineers and scientific professionals.
  • Travel up to 40%. Majority of travel in the US and occasional travel to Mexico.


  • Bachelors Degree in a relevant engineering/scientific discipline is required. 
  • 10+ years of experience in a relevant engineering, scientific, or technical role in required.
  • Previous experience directly managing a team.
  • Experience in thermal management, materials science, adhesives, coatings, film or relevant industry is required.
  • Ability to travel up to 40%.

The salary for this role is $140,000-$175,000+. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range.  This salary range may also be modified in the future.

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JOB ID: req55200
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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