United States, Salisbury, NC, Adhesive Technologies

Chemical Operator - 2nd Shift

Excellent benefits including Day One Medical, 401K, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Vacation, Bonus Opportunities and much more!

Starting Rates between $17.75 and $22.00/hour!

Position is for Low Bay


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Operate process equipment to make products in the department with minimal supervision, to include rate of addition, application of heat/cooling, application of vacuum, adjustment of agitation intensity where applicable, and rate of reflux and distillation. Cross-train on all manufacturing equipment.

  • Maintain data logs which include time, weights, temperatures, and pressure. Must be legible and timely

  • Follow all SHE requirements implemented by Henkel as well as state and federal mandates that apply to our product and raw material inventory, as well as follow written instructions and notify management if written instructions could be improved (ie: safety, efficiency or quality). 

  • Computer proficiency (Lotus Notes, Excel, internet, windows, SAP)

  • Participate in 5S and sustain clean work area to reduce any chance of employee injury


  • Must possess knowledge of safe handling practices with raw materials and finished goods to include the safety characteristics (SDS)

  • Chemical handling experience and mechanical/electrical aptitude preferred or minimum of 2 years related manufacturing experience, as well as knowledge in LEAN manufacturing principles or work environment.

  • Work with others in a respectful manner and as a member of the team, to achieve all goals set forth in the department

  • Demonstrated excellent attendance and reliability, as well as flexibility to work overtime, extended shifts, and/or other shifts on occasion.

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Lift up to 50 lbs, and up to 25lbs on a frequent basis during a shift.

  • Climb and descend stairs several times per day in work area. 

  • Stand continuously and walk frequently during the shift

  • Work in non-climate controlled work area.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.
JOB ID: req15517
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067