Product Developer Adhesive Tapes (m/f/d)

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


What you will do

The Electrical Systems business unit provides a comprehensive range of adhesive tapes for wire harness winding for the automotive industry. The adhesive tapes hold the cables together reliably and efficiently and also protect them from unwanted background noise and friction. The Product Developer (m/f/x) works on corresponding tasks with the following main focuses:

  • Participation in and independent project management of product development, raw material and relocation projects in our Business Unit Electrical Systems
  • Development and continuous optimisation of products including the creation of test plans as well as the production and testing of product samples in the laboratory
  • Scale-up from laboratory to commercial scale including planning, monitoring, evaluation and documentation of pilot plant and production trials
  • Development of application-technical test procedures as well as independent planning, execution, evaluation and documentation of application-technical tests for customers
  • Presenting results at seminars and meetings 
  • Close cooperation with related functions from the production plants, marketing, technology development and international interfaces
  • Cooperation with external experts such as universities and suppliers as well as advising customers in connection with technical issues

What you will need

  • Completed master's degree/PhD in chemistry or comparable technical studies such as process engineering, materials science, chemical engineering
  • Strong interest in the entire product development process, starting in the lab and ending in production 
  • Very good written and spoken English, German language skills an advantage
  • Quick perception, initiative and creativity
  • Solution-oriented, independent and structured way of working
  • High communicative competence and ability to work in a team, also in international teams

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.