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Scientist III-Thermal Analysis/Polymer

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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.

Scientist –Thermal Analysis/Polymer

St. Paul, MN

Experienced local Scientist with strong skills around Analystical techniques and tools

We are looking for the best and the brightest to charge ahead into the future of adhesives with us. As a global company we are striving to reach the entire world with our products and in order to do that, we need you. We need your unique skills and passion. We need the creative spirit of our world’s best new professionals and scientists to continue innovating.

The successful candidate will have proven, extensive experience with material characterization techniques and applied polymer science. The successful candidate must be able to apply a fundamental understanding of a broad range of analytical techniques to the characterization of adhesives and complex polymers using thermal analysis techniques. The candidate must have an understanding of material characterization techniques and interpret material properties from different instruments. They must have a talent for identifying the underlying causes of problems and for making relevant measurements to provide data and information that drive technical solutions.

The candidate must be capable of independent work but also able to work with multifunctional teams to enhance characterization efforts. This person will be required to partner effectively with global teams including research scientists, chemists, product development engineers, technicians, and end-use customers to prioritize work as necessary. In addition, the successful candidate must maintain current knowledge of innovations in thermal analysis techniques and lead their implementation.


  • B.S. or 4 year technical degree (Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Chemistry or Materials Science) and minimum 3 year industrial experience.
  • 3 years + of experience with DSC, mDSC and DMA.
  • 3 years + of experience with Thermal analysis (TGA, TMA), rheology and Instron materials testing
  • Able to travel 10%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience analyzing adhesives, polymers, paints, or coatings
  • Project Management Certification or course work

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.

Job Location
Vadnais Heights, Minnesota, United States
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