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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.

Process Scientist

Tucker, GA

Experienced Scientist within a manufacturing environment


This position is for a Plant Scientist located in Tucker, Georgia reporting into R&D.

The primary objectives of the plant senior scientist position are to improve customer satisfaction, reduce defects, and improve productivity by providing plant technical leadership and interacting with support functions such as Operations, Strategic Sourcing, etc. Position is part of plant leadership team.

  • Cross-Plant training; functionality, basic technology, global and NA.
  • Standardize testing/processes across similar plants
  • Monitor projects at WL through regular meetings and Stage Gate Reviews - Keep plant informed regarding status of new products and changes
  • New Product Introduction and Scale-Up
  • Monitor Experimental Batches until they are considered Commercial
  • RM Projects from WL Lab and Sourcing
  • Maintain RM substitutes and Ingredient Pools at the Plant level
  • RM's recertification - work with vendors and WL to use best practices for RM's
  • Blue books generation and maintenance
  • Inspection Plans: update and maintain in BOM's, Recipes and for RM's
  • Production Processes - Validate, Standarize, Assist in optimizing, New processes
  • MOC's - Product/RM
  • Set/Audit Rework and adjustments to production batches; Need to validate for best practices
  • Batch Quality Investigation
  • Testing - Improve equipment use, whether existing test equipment functionality can be maximized to aid in additional testing at the plant level.
  • NPI BOM & Recipe creation and maintenance
  • Travel less than 10%.


  • BS/BA Degree in Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering, or other related area. An alternative to a chemistry degree would be any 4-year degree with a minimum of related technical experience.
  • 5 + years of prior experience in the chemical industry is required.
  • 3-5 + years of experience working within a production environment.
  • 5 + years of formulation experience in thermoplastics
  • 3-5 + years of QC/QA training.
  • 2 + years of ISO experience.

Employees are eligible for 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.

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.

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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. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively

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Tucker, Georgia, United States
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