Germany, Düsseldorf, Henkel Consumer Brands

Thesis Student R&D Fiber Science

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 Consumer Brands continuously drive the evolution in dynamic categories: Laundry & Home Care and Hair. With our trusted brands, including Persil and Schwarzkopf, 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?


  • Participate in the exploration and development of innovations regarding laundering benefits for superior washing performance and top fabric care
  • Plan and conduct washing tests in full and small scale
  • Analyze influence of washing process on color care and color transfer performance
  • Evaluate and document achieved results and interact with other departments
  • Contribute to development of consumer relevant test methods


  • Student who successfully passed first semesters with focus on textile technology, textile chemistry, chemistry or related fields
  • Practical or international experiences, e.g. by former internships or semester abroad, are advantageous
  • Very good English language skills, German language skills are a plus
  • Experience with theory and practice of design of experiments (DoE) is desirable
  • Ability to work independently in a laboratory for washing tests
  • A team-oriented, open-minded, analytical, and flexible personality

We offer you an attractive salary € 800 gross per month. 

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.

JOB ID: 24061499
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Limited Term
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