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H.B. Fuller is a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. Our commitment to innovation brings together people, products and processes that answer and solve some of the world's biggest challenges. And, our promise to our people connects them with opportunities to innovate and thrive.

H.B. Fuller’s Engineering Adhesives segment develops technologically advanced adhesive solutions for the electronics, automotive, clean energy, medical and other, related industries. As these dynamic markets continue to change, and consumers demand lighter, safer, greener, more reliable products, we partner with our customers to improve performance and lives.

Manager/Research Scientist

Norcross, GA


The Manager / Research Scientist in advanced development is responsible for technically leading and implementing all aspects of assigned materials research and development projects within Electronics R&D Group in St Paul. Advanced development scientist’s design, develop, and bring to commercial readiness advanced electronics materials technologies. Activities include overseeing development activities within the technology scope, overseeing and mentoring materials technicians, collaborating with process engineers, collaborating with engineering technicians, and similar positions regarding materials development activities and technology, materials development, materials synthesis, materials design, materials qualification, materials control/quality, process capability analysis, test, measurement, and maintenance. Aspects of the job may also require machine or equipment specification, process consulting, materials research, process research, process commercialization, and process installation

A Manager / Research Scientist leads projects that generate new product, process or method concepts leveraging the Stage-Gate process discipline to meet market and business needs. A Manager / Research Scientist is a recognized internal expert in their field. They have demonstrated understanding of technology, market and applications that have produced significant new product sales and/or intellectual property that produced tangible benefits for H.B. Fuller. A Manager / Research Scientist is expected to lead technical teams within their area of expertise as well as provide technical leadership to cross-functional business teams. In this position the ability to collaborate and communicate across disciplines, functions and regions is required. A Manager / Research Scientist coaches, mentors and guides research of technical colleagues. They are sought out for their technical expertise.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering and 8 years of professional industry experience.


  • Masters degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering and 6 years of professional industry experience


  • D. in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering and 4 years of professional industry experience.

Referred Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in the electronics or engineering materials industries
  • Expertise with reactive hot melt systems
  • Experience with epoxy, polyurethane, acrylate or silicone materials

Employees receive full benefits, including medical, dental, insurance, 401k contribution, paid time off and paid Holidays. All employees qualify for an annual cash bonus, based on business performance. Annual raises are based on company and individual performance.

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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.

Job Location
Norcross, Georgia, United States
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