Chemist Associate
H.B. Fuller - Blue Ash, OH

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We at H.B. Fuller embrace a shared set of beliefs and competencies that direct the way we operate and express our fundamental principles about how we will achieve success. We strive to hire talent that demonstrates our beliefs and our competencies.


The Chemist Associate reports to the Facility Technical Manager and has responsibility for in-process and post-process Q.C. and data reporting; evaluation of new raw materials and data reporting, and support of all quality systems within the facility.


This individual will be involved in a variety of activities through out the plant. Individual will be involved with multi-disciplinary teams that will involve engineering, operations, Environmental Health & Services, and corporate technical. Investigate and report on both internal and external customer complaints. Assist in both internal and external audits.

In-process and post-process Q.C. and data reporting

Devising/revising methods of Q.C. analysis

Developing/implementing rework formulas

Compilation & communication of Q.C. results (analysis) to customers & retain sample preparation

Assist in product certification

General lab services, calibration, & housekeeping

Responsible for lab in the absence of Technical Manager

Assist in the development and management of ISO procedures and work instructions. Assist in the identification and implementation of manufacturing “best practices.”

Support new product introduction / scale-up and raw material acquisition

Proper storage of products and raw materials

Assist in process design and development

Container labeling regulations

Batch sheet computations

Cost reduction programs

Process improvement programs

Provide technical expertise and direction for Operations Department Personnel

Required Skills
Minimum Requirements

BS/BA Degree in Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering.

One (1) year of prior experience within H.B. Fuller or professional (exempt), or the chemical industry.

Knowledge of the chemistry involved in the manufacturing of the products at the specific site.

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with varying levels of contacts.

Ability to solve problems independently.

Strong organizational skills and ability to plan and meet deadlines.


Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel.

Knowledge of Prism or similar database management systems


Familiarity with regulatory matters: OSHA, NIOSH, RCRA, TOSCA, DOT, etc

Lean Six Sigma

Polymer Polymerization


Physical activities that candidate may be involved with are all aspects of the manufacturing process. This may include but is not limited to lifting up to 50lbs and walking up and down stairs.

Required Experience

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