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H.B. Fuller Company Production Operator in South Bend, Indiana

Job Descriptionless thanbr> 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.less thanbr> H.B. Fuller s Engineering Adhesives segment develops adhesive solutions for the automotive and aerospace, wood and composite, electronics and energy, glass, durable assembly, and bus, truck, rail and recreational vehicle industries. As these dynamic markets continue to change, and consumers demand lighter, safer, greener and more reliable products, we partner with our customers to deliver highly engineered solutions.less thanbr> Chemical Production Operatorless thanbr> South Bend, Indianaless thanbr> Join out HB Fuller team! Offering great benefits including;less thanbr> * Medical, dental, and vision insuranceless thanbr> * Medical insurance reimbursement - Employees earning $60,000 or less per year will have either all or a portion of their medical premium reimbursed by the company, resulting in discounted to possibly free coverage!less thanbr> * Paid Holidays 11 Holidays (9 scheduled and 1 floating)less thanbr> * Quarterly bonuses based on site performanceless thanbr> * 3 weeks vacationless thanbr> The Production Operator must have the ability to follow data sheet and instructions on mixing batches of compound, manual liquid adds.less thanbr> Description:less thanbr> Safetyless thanbr> * Follows, without exception, all work instructions and safety rules, including use of all PPE and safety equipmentless thanbr> * Participates in the general housekeeping of plant and work arealess thanbr> * Understands basic monitoring of assigned equipment including start up-shut down and lockout/tag-out procedures for equipment responsibilitiesless thanbr> * Monitors and reports any unsafe conditions or issues promptly.less thanbr> * Able to demonstrate fork lift proficiency (pending formal training)less thanbr> * Maintains expected quality standardsless thanbr> * Able to use digital scales in metric and US standard unitsless thanbr> * Properly loads mixersless thanbr> * Able to complete required data entry into production systems, accurately, with some assistanceless thanbr> Productivityless thanbr> Generally performs, with supervision, entry level production tasks which include:less thanbr> * Operating processing equipmentless thanbr> * Moves and stages materialsless thanbr> * Packages productsless thanbr> * Enters data into the computer systemless thanbr> * Monitors equipment, keeping processes running at desired run rates.less thanbr> * Able to use and monitor computerized display and control screens **less thanbr> Behaviorsless thanbr> * Works under direction from peers, team leaders, and shift managers **less thanbr> * Maintains proper documentation including batch tickets and partial bags.less thanbr> * Generally assists in preparation of batches and operation of processing equipment.less thanbr> * Team playerless thanbr> * Good oral and written communication skills. Able to properly use plant radios. **less thanbr> * Works mandatory overtime as required.less thanbr> Education/Experienceless thanbr> Required:less thanbr> * High school diploma or GED equivalencyless thanbr> * Good math, reading, communication, and organizational skillsless thanbr> * One (1) year manufacturing experience.less thanbr> Physical Demands:less thanbr> The physical demands described here, are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand. Employees are frequently required to walk, climb stairs and use hands to move boxes and insert bags therein; reach with the hands and arms, and stoo