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Production Operator - 3rd shift - 12 Hour Shifts

Grand Rapids, Michigan;

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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!

Production Operator

Night Shift 6:00pm-6:30am

$24/hr. & $1.00/hr. shift differential

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

  • 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.

  • And MORE!

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.

Reporting to the Shift Manager, this position will participate in the full life cycle of production

Tasks include:

  • Preparation of raw materials and packaging: identifying & preparing the right quantities and transport them to the appropriate production area, reporting any deviation from normal, note start and finish of process

  • Operating processing equipment in line with process instructions and procedures

  • Monitors equipment, keeping processes running at desired run rates.

  • Complete the initial testing and release of products in order to ensure that there are no deviations to specifications

  • Check labels & packaging material, ensure correct labeling following the existing rules and instructions

  • Packaging the final products in accordance with instructions and H.B. Fuller quality standards

  • Carry out all operations in compliance with the expected quality standards and operating procedures of H.B. Fuller and Respecting all legal and company EHS-rules.

  • Responsible for housekeeping in his area responsibility

  • Carry out any other duties requested from the production manager/supervisor

Minimum Requirements

  • HS Degree or GED equivalent

  • Computer skills

  • Ability to read and understand work orders, production process, safety regulations and quality procedures and instructions.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and up to 100 pounds with assistance

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, walk and climb stairs, reach, stoop and bend

Preferred Requirements  

  • Experience operating from an HMI/PLC (Human Machine Controller/Programmable Logic Controller) 

  • Chemical/industrial plant experience 

  • SAP experience 

  • Batch mixing work experience 

Employees are eligible for full benefits, including medical, dental, insurance, 401k contribution, paid time off and paid holidays.  

This position may also qualify for medical reimbursement depending on the employee’s annual base salary.  If qualified, H.B. Fuller will pay up to 100% of the employee’s medical premium.  All employees also qualify for an annual cash bonus, based on business performance. Annual raises are rewarded based on company and individual performance.

To all recruitment agencies: H.B. Fuller does not accept agency resumes unless directly engaged by Human Resources. Please do not forward any resumes to Human Resources or any employees. H.B. Fuller is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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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