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Reactor Operator Trainee - Off Shifts

Blue Ash, Ohio;

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H.B. Fuller is a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemicals across all industries throughout the world.  While our products are virtually invisible, they play a vital role in ensuring the quality of modern life and we are committed to connecting what matters to solve some of the world's biggest adhesion challenges.

H.B. Fuller is a global Fortune 1000 company manufacturing adhesives, sealants and glue at our 35 manufacturing sites in the U.S. (and growing). Our products connect the world and hold together your everyday necessities including your cell phone, food packages, car and home!

What’s in it For You:

Established path for next level opportunities, promotions, and wage increases - making this an opportunity for a long-term career path.

Our excellent benefits package includes:

Medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family

•         Medical insurance coverage – a portion of your medical premiums will be reimbursed by the company

3 weeks paid vacation (increases to 4 weeks after 48 months of employment)

11 paid Holidays per year 

Quarterly bonuses based on site performance

Competitive 401k, with up to 4% dollar-for-dollar company matching contributions, 1% automatic company contribution, and additional profit-sharing contribution.


Thrive in a company that values sustainability, drives a safety-focused culture, and has been recognized as one of the Most Responsible Companies in the world by Newsweek in 2020.

Seeking an experienced operator from chemical manufacturing background 


Reporting to the Production Manager, the selected candidate will participate in the full life cycle of production within the Polymers department, including responsibility for:

·Preparation of batches

·Weighing & staging materials

·Loading materials from supersacks, 50# bags, drums, pails, totes, etc.

·Operating chemical reactors and supporting process equipment

·Monitoring equipment processes

·Operating pumps, filters, valves, transfer boards, and other assigned equipment

·Performing quality assurance testing and verifications

·Managing orders and entering process data through SAP

·Unloading of bulk tanker trucks to storage tanks

·Packaging of finished goods

·Loading of bulk tanker trucks

This is a shift position. After you have completed your training on first shift, you will be assigned to a shift depending on the needs of the business.


To be considered you must have:

·A high school diploma or GED equivalent.

·Strong organizational, math, and reading skills.

·Ability to follow detailed written instructions in a chemical batch.

·Ability to communicate technical issues/challenges that arise.

·Competence in various computer skills.

As a Reactor Operator, you are required to stand for long periods of time, walk, climb stairs, use hands to remove or lift boxes, stretch and reach with arms extended and stoop.   Employees regularly lift up to 50 pounds individually and up to 100 pounds with assistance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Chemical/Industrial manufacturing plant experience

Experience operating from a HMI/PLC

Batch work experience

H.B. Fuller is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

At H.B. Fuller, we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal employment opportunity. We subscribe to the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) policy of employing and promoting individuals based on their merits, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship status, or any other protected classification.

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