Germany, Düsseldorf, Adhesive Technologies

Modeling Engineer - Process Simulation (d/f/m)

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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  • Lead projects related to modeling of flow behavior of adhesive, potting, coating and similar materials
  • Perform computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations to develop a detailed understanding of adhesive processing applications
  • Develop experimental methods to characterize the flow behavior and to validate simulation results
  • Interpret simulation results and give feedback about the findings from parameter studies to product development and external customers


  • Master degree in Mechanical Engineering / Material Science Engineering / Physics / Computational Science / Mechanics or equivalent field
  • Minimum 3-5 years total professional experience in relevant fields
  • Experience in the behavior, characterization and modeling of polymeric materials (e.g. CFD/FEA), in particular adhesives rheology
  • Experience in the definition of simulation workflows for highly non-linear material-specific flow behavior for polymers and polymer melts
  • Software knowledge in standard modeling tools, e.g. Ansys Fluent, Abaqus, OpenFOAM, COMSOL
  • Proficiency in automation of data processing and analysis using for example scripting languages (Python preferred)
  • Knowledge of typical agile project management methods is beneficial
  • Analytical thinking and self-reliant working methods
  • Fluent English language skills. German language skills are beneficial

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: 24061658
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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