Technology Developer Acrylic Adhesives (m/f/x)

  • Location: â€‹Hamburg, Norderstedt - tesa Headquarter
  • Entry as: Permanent
  • Work Area: Research and Development


What you will do

  • Support of technology and product development projects
  • Self-sufficient execution of laboratory polymerizations and development of polymerization know-how
  • Preparative laboratory work with focus on formulation as well as analytical and adhesive testing of novel acrylate-based pressure sensitive adhesives 
  • Development and continuous improvement of novel acrylic-based pressure sensitive adhesives including drafting of experimental plans, preparation, and evaluation of product samples
  • Process development and scale-up from laboratory to commercial scale including planning, supporting, evaluating, and documenting of technical and production scale trials
  • Identification, testing, and evaluation of new materials in addition to independent coordination of supplier contacts
  • Presentation of results at internal and external seminars and meetings
  • Self-sufficient execution and independent management of projects and feasibility studies in interdisciplinary teams

What you will need

  • Diploma in engineering, chemical engineering, process engineering or chemistry preferably with focus on polymer or organic chemistry
  • Several years of professional experience favorable
  • Experience using statistical design of experiments desirable
  • Dedicated and routine handling of preparative laboratory work
  • Quick perception and evaluation of novel chemical concepts and their potentials
  • Self-sufficient, team-oriented, and analytical working style
  • Experience in project and data management advantageous
  • Assertive personality with distinctive organization, communication and networking skills
  • Excellent language skills in English, routine use of typical office applications (MS 365 etc.)

What you can expect

tesa is one of the world's leading manufacturers of adhesive tape solutions, with a range of more than 7,000 products.  With passion for technology, we drive innovation, reliability, and sustainability to shape a better future.

Our solutions make a difference in the work, products, and lives of our customers across a variety of industries, including Automotive, Electronics, and Home applications. With this, we address a broad segment of business customers, but also you as a private consumer.

You might be surprised to discover the many places where our adhesive solutions are at work, from the battery in your electric car, to the display of your mobile phone, and even in the elevator in your building. Wherever you look, you'll find tesa - holding the world together since more than 125 years.