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East Walpole, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

The Senior Process Control Engineer will have the responsibility for engineering and design of industrial process control systems, including overseeing installation, assisting with commissioning, and start-up of new process control components or systems.  The administration and management of capital projects is required as well as providing input in the development and execution of the company wide capital program.  Assisting mill staff in diagnosing and rectifying operational problems with existing process control systems hardware and software may also be required.  Travel and on-site support during project construction, commissioning, start-up, and operational improvement stages to US domestic and International sites should be anticipated. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Leadership, Management, and execution of assigned projects.  This may include managing the schedule, cost, scope, and project objectives.
  2. Effective execution and completion of assigned tasks as a process control member of a team executing a larger project.
  3. Administration of assigned projects including the preparation of capital project requests, project status reporting, participating in and or conducting project meetings, coordination of construction activities, and project close-out reporting.
  4. Responsible for all stages of capital project engineering and design activity to include the development of alternative solutions to meet project objectives for presentation to management.
  5. Oversee construction work performed by mill maintenance and/or outside contractors during installation, commissioning, and start-up of assigned projects.
  6. Ensure adherence of established H&V safety policies and practices.
  7. Conduct training of operations and maintenance personnel as needed.
  8. Assist mill maintenance and production departments in troubleshooting and correction of equipment and process problems
  9. It is essential that the person have access to ITAR and other export controlled information.  The candidate should be either a US citizen or green card holder.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. BS or MS in Engineering, preferably Electrical.
  2. Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a process-related industry facility and/or an industrial consulting engineering design firm with relevant hands on experience, including project management experience.
  3. Working knowledge of various DCS control systems including experience with Allen Bradley PLC’s, Intellution/Wonderware HMI, and ABB QCS Systems.
  4. International project experience desirable.
  5. Professional engineering license preferred.
  6. Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate preferred.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  1. The position will be working in and around the operating floors so all the typical restrictions that would apply to our production personnel would apply. 
  2. Person needs to be able to walk up and down stairs and work in tight or confined areas.
  3. Often person is working with live electrical circuits and must be able to wear the necessary PPE to prevent injury.
  4. Person must be able to hear with ear plugs, see well enough with safety glasses to work in a production environment, speak clearly to be understood by hourly employees for training and to provide direction, walk and stand on concrete floors for a considerable period of time, climb stairs and ladders, and work with a computer screen for long periods of time.

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

 

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East Walpole, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

The Production Mill Worker is an entry level, production position in our East Walpole, MA paper mill. Upon successful completion of a 60 day probationary period, the Mill Worker will become a Fourth Hand in the union bargaining unit. Production Mill Workers operate, assist, and support paper machine operations. This involves working with high speed, continuous process equipment and forklift operation.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for supporting the safe and efficient operation of the Paper Machine and Rewinder, assisting in materials movement, labeling and packaging, collecting and removing broke/scrap materials, performing cleaning and housekeeping tasks in the general Mill area and other tasks as assigned by crew leaders and Supervision.
  • General knowledge of safe practices and safe performance of all duties, including proper use of PPE, proper operation of fork trucks and attachments, strict adherence to all safe practices and guidelines and general safe conduct at all times in the Mill.
  • And other related duties as assigned or required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  •  High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • Work experience in an industrial environment preferred.
  • Familiarity with computers and able to conduct work tasks on computer systems.
  • Successful candidates will be team players with good communication skills (English), good math and mechanical skills, safe working records, and the ability to work effectively with others.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT: 

  • Candidates must be able to perform typical physical aspects of the job, including standing, walking, lifting (up to 40 lbs.), sitting, bending, reaching.
  • Acceptable hearing and eyesight required.
  • Requires working 12 hour shifts.
  • Position involves working in Mill and Warehouse environments. 

      

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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Corvallis, OR, USA

HealthFitness has a great opportunity for a part-time (30 hrs/month) Onsite Nurse Coach at our location in Corvallis, OR.  In this position, you will be onsite providing health advising, coaching, and wellness promotion activities.  You will support the mission and vision of HealthFitness through engagement and promotion of wellness services.  The position requires high visibility onsite to build rapport with our client and members.  You will work closely with site management, and the Manager of Clinical Coaching to ensure smooth delivery of services.  

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manages and maintains an individual coach caseload utilizing quality clinical and behavioral coaching techniques.
  • Provides onsite health advising and coaching.
  • Actively engages population in wellness promotion activities.
  • Assesses member’s current clinical state and member’s knowledge of their condition.
  • Utilizes clinical knowledge and applies evidence-based measurements and outcomes in planning, execution, and goal setting with members.
  • Engages member utilizing coaching techniques to motivate the member in obtaining and sustaining goal-directed behavior changes.
  • Delivers quality encounters as evidenced by documentation audits and monitoring.
  • Utilizes department approved evidence based educational tools to increase member knowledge and to promote self-efficacy.
  • Recognizes member’s co-morbids and barriers and assists members in creatively breaking down barriers into manageable and obtainable steps.
  • Documents member interactions in accordance with department guidelines.
  • Complies with department policies and procedures conforming to the accreditation standards while performing job functions.
  • Provides onsite health seminars and assists in the facilitation of onsite biometric screenings.
  • Provides back up and assistance to co-workers as needed.
  • Actively participates in departmental meetings, workgroups, and special projects.
  • Assists with new employee orientation and other department training needs
  • Collaborates and communicates with other Health Fitness departments as needed to assure processes adhere to client expectations, accreditation requirement, SLAs, and maintenance of a high level of customer service.
  • Identifies and communicates operational issues to supervisor/manager and assists in problem resolution. Provides recommendations for process improvements and enhancements.
  • Other duties as needed/assigned.

Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in health promotion, exercise science, fitness, nursing or related field required.
  • Current state licensure in the state of Oregon required.
  • Minimum 3 years nursing experience required.
  • Broad clinical knowledge of chronic conditions.
  • Strong knowledge related to lifestyle influencers including smoking, weight management, stress, nutrition, physical activity and sleep.
  • Background in disease/condition management and wellness preferred.
  • Behavioral coaching experience preferred.
  • Wellness and Prevention Program experience preferred.
  • CPR/AED certification preferred.
  • Ability to work on Tuesdays from 6:30am - 10:00am and Thursday 2:00pm - 6:00pm, plus.  
  • Plus, 4 Monthly Shift Meetings (4 hrs.): Tuesday (Grave): 8:10am-9am, Tuesday (Days): 4:10pm-5pm, Thursday (Relief): 8:10am-9am and Thursday (Swing): 3pm-3:50pm.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in both autonomous and team environments.
  • Good organization and time management skills.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands.
  • Computer proficiency.

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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West Groton, MA, USA

HealthFitness has a great opportunity for a part-time (30 hrs/month) Onsite Nurse Coach for our client site in West Groton, MA.  In this position, you will be onsite at a client’s location providing health advising, coaching, and wellness promotion activities.  You will support the mission and vision of HealthFitness through engagement and promotion of wellness services.  The position requires high visibility onsite to build rapport with our client and members.  You will work closely with the client, Account Management, and the Manager of Clinical Coaching to ensure smooth delivery of services.  Ability to work West Groton location Wednesdays 7:00am-3:00pm (1 week a month: 6:00am-2:00pm)

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manages and maintains an individual coach caseload utilizing quality clinical and behavioral coaching techniques.
  • Provides onsite health advising and coaching.
  • Actively engages population in wellness promotion activities.
  • Assesses member’s current clinical state and member’s knowledge of their condition.
  • Utilizes clinical knowledge and applies evidence-based measurements and outcomes in planning, execution, and goal setting with members.
  • Engages member utilizing coaching techniques to motivate the member in obtaining and sustaining goal-directed behavior changes.
  • Delivers quality encounters as evidenced by documentation audits and monitoring.
  • Utilizes department approved evidence based educational tools to increase member knowledge and to promote self-efficacy.
  • Recognizes member’s co-morbids and barriers and assists members in creatively breaking down barriers into manageable and obtainable steps.
  • Documents member interactions in accordance with department guidelines.
  • Complies with department policies and procedures conforming to the accreditation standards while performing job functions.
  • Provides onsite health seminars and assists in the facilitation of onsite biometric screenings.
  • Provides back up and assistance to co-workers as needed.
  • Actively participates in departmental meetings, workgroups, and special projects.
  • Assists with new employee orientation and other department training needs
  • Collaborates and communicates with other Health Fitness departments as needed to assure processes adhere to client expectations, accreditation requirement, SLAs, and maintenance of a high level of customer service.
  • Identifies and communicates operational issues to supervisor/manager and assists in problem resolution. Provides recommendations for process improvements and enhancements.
  • Other duties as needed/assigned.

Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in health promotion, exercise science, fitness, nursing or related field required. 
  • Current RN state licensure in the state of Massachusetts required.
  • Minimum 3 years nursing experience required.
  • Broad clinical knowledge of chronic conditions.
  • Strong knowledge related to lifestyle influencers including smoking, weight management, stress, nutrition, physical activity and sleep.
  • Background in disease/condition management and wellness preferred.
  • Behavioral coaching experience preferred.
  • Wellness and Prevention Program experience preferred.
  • CPR/AED certification preferred.
  • Ability to work West Groton location Wednesdays 7:00am-3:00pm (1 week/month: 6:00am-2:00pm) 

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in both autonomous and team environments.
  • Good organization and time management skills.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands.
  • Computer proficiency.

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

 

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East Walpole, MA, USA

HealthFitness has a great opportunity for a part-time (25 hrs/month) Onsite Nurse Coach to work at our client site in East Walpole, MA.  In this position, you will be onsite at a client’s location providing health advising, coaching, and wellness promotion activities.  You will support the mission and vision of HealthFitness through engagement and promotion of wellness services.  The position requires high visibility onsite to build rapport with our client and members.  You will work closely with the client, Account Management, and the Manager of Clinical Coaching to ensure smooth delivery of services.  

Primary Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Manages and maintains an individual coach caseload utilizing quality clinical and behavioral coaching techniques.
  • Provides onsite health advising and coaching.
  • Actively engages population in wellness promotion activities.
  • Assesses member’s current clinical state and member’s knowledge of their condition.
  • Utilizes clinical knowledge and applies evidence-based measurements and outcomes in planning, execution, and goal setting with members.
  • Engages member utilizing coaching techniques to motivate the member in obtaining and sustaining goal-directed behavior changes.
  • Delivers quality encounters as evidenced by documentation audits and monitoring.
  • Utilizes department approved evidence based educational tools to increase member knowledge and to promote self-efficacy.
  • Recognizes member’s co-morbids and barriers and assists members in creatively breaking down barriers into manageable and obtainable steps.
  • Documents member interactions in accordance with department guidelines.
  • Complies with department policies and procedures conforming to the accreditation standards while performing job functions.
  • Provides onsite health seminars and assists in the facilitation of onsite biometric screenings.
  • Provides back up and assistance to co-workers as needed.
  • Actively participates in departmental meetings, workgroups, and special projects.
  • Assists with new employee orientation and other department training needs
  • Collaborates and communicates with other Health Fitness departments as needed to assure processes adhere to client expectations, accreditation requirement, SLAs, and maintenance of a high level of customer service.
  • Identifies and communicates operational issues to supervisor/manager and assists in problem resolution. Provides recommendations for process improvements and enhancements.
  • Other duties as needed/assigned.

Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in health promotion, exercise science, fitness, nursing or related field required. 
  • Current RN state licensure in the state of Massachusetts required.
  • Minimum 3 years nursing experience required.
  • Broad clinical knowledge of chronic conditions.
  • Strong knowledge related to lifestyle influencers including smoking, weight management, stress, nutrition, physical activity and sleep.
  • Background in disease/condition management and wellness preferred.
  • Behavioral coaching experience preferred.
  • Wellness and Prevention Program experience preferred.
  • CPR/AED certification preferred.
  • Ability to work Tues 6:30am-10:30am and Thurs 4pm-7:30pm.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in both autonomous and team environments.
  • Good organization and time management skills.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands.
  • Computer proficiency.

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

 

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East Walpole, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

The Senior Project Engineer will have the responsibility for the engineering and design of processes, equipment, and facilities, including overseeing installation, assisting with commissioning, and start-up of new project components or systems.  The administration and management of capital projects is required as well as providing input in the development and execution of the company wide capital program.  Travel and on-site support during project construction, commissioning, start-up, and operational improvement stages to US domestic and International sites should be anticipated. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leadership, Management, and execution of assigned projects.  This will include managing the schedule, cost, and scope as well as being responsible for meeting the project objectives.
  • Leading teams to successfully complete the project will be a regular aspect of the job.
  • Effective execution and completion of assigned tasks as a team member when not leading on larger project.
  • Administration of assigned projects including the preparation of capital project requests, project status reporting, participating in and or conducting project meetings, coordination of construction activities, and project close-out reporting.
  • Responsible for all stages of capital project engineering and design activity to include the development of alternative solutions to meet project objectives for presentation to management.
  • Oversee construction work performed by mill maintenance and/or outside contractors during installation, commissioning, and start-up of assigned projects.
  • Ensure adherence of established H&V safety policies and practices.
  • Conduct training of operations and maintenance personnel as needed.
  • Assist mill maintenance and production departments in troubleshooting and correction of equipment and process problems
  • 10.  It is essential that the person have access to ITAR and other export controlled information.  The candidate should be either a US citizen or green card holder.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • BS or MS in engineering, preferably mechanical.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in a process-related industry facility and/or an industrial consulting engineering design firm with relevant hands on experience, including project management experience.
  • Working knowledge of various project management and design software such as CAD, Solidworks, and Microsoft project or equivalent.
  • International project experience desirable.
  • Professional engineering license preferred.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:  

  • The position will be working in and around the operating floors so all the typical restrictions that would apply to our production personnel would apply. 
  • Person needs to be able to walk up and down stairs and work in tight or confined areas.
  • Often person is working with live electrical circuits and must be able to wear the necessary PPE to prevent injury.
  • Person must be able to hear with ear plugs, see well enough with safety glasses to work in a production environment, speak clearly to be understood by hourly employees for training and to provide direction, walk and stand on concrete floors for a considerable period of time, climb stairs and ladders, and work with a computer screen for long periods of time.

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

 

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Easton, NY, USA

SUMMARY:

Leads / participates in research and development activities linked to new product / process initiatives using established mathematical and scientific techniques leading to commercialized products beneficial to the business unit. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works in a safe manner and promotes safety
  • Able to communicate in English.  Second languages (Spanish, German, Mandarin) would be considered beneficial
  • Work directly with customers and / or sales and marketing, to develop new products for markets identified by the business units
  • Assist BU with technical service in the selection of existing grades capable of meeting stated technical and processing requirements
  • Work with manufacturing, purchasing, and technology groups
  • Lead cross-functional teams for new products and / or advanced processes
  • Knowledge of H&V process, products, applications, and raw materials
  • Develop expertise in appropriate media technology as necessary to plan, execute, and evaluate laboratory and machine-based trial programs using the Black Belts / 6Sigma / DOE methodology
  • Use appropriate DFSS/DFM tools and stage gating process for development projects
  • Keep abreast of relevant industry, applications and material trends through literature, seminars and market contact
  • Supervise and mentor directly allocated technicians to develop maximum potential
  • Work in highly energized cross function project teams on major product development initiatives
  • Provide timely technical reports and presentation to internal and external stake holders
  • Provide technical support across H&V locations
  • And other related duties as assigned or required. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • US Citizen or Green card holder (able to work in the US).
  • PhD preferred – chemistry, polymer chemistry, material science, paper science, chemical engineering, or similar.
  • Preferred black belt certified – knowledgeable in 6 sigma, 6S, Lean Manufacturing Principles.
  • Experience in leading projects.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in giving presentation and other communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in problem solving, critical thinking, and planning.
  • Back ground in fibers, polymers, filtration, or related fields.
  • Familiar with patent mapping and filing.
  • Able to communicate well in English; Secondary: German, Spanish, Mandarin preferred.
  • Computer Skills
    • Microsoft Office
    • Minitab
    • DOE software
    • SharePoint
    • Internet searches
    • Patent office searches

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT: 

  • Able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Able to attend machine trials and work in a laboratory as well as a manufacturing environment that utilize latexes, solvent based chemicals, and a variety of fibers.
  • Able to use and be fitted with appropriate PPE where needed.
  • Able to communicate in English.
  • Ability to travel by air and other vehicles. 

CORE COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Safety focus
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Quality orientated
  • Customer service orientation
  • Integrity
  • Commitment
  • Timely decision making
  • Dealing with ambiguity, ability to work independently
  • Strategic agility
  • Action orientated
  • Command skills
  • Decision
  • Business acumen
  • Functional and technical skills

 

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

 

 

 

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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Hawkinsville, GA, USA

SUMMARY:

This position provides development and leadership for site operations of maintenance, facilities and project engineering.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate personal value and establish standards of excellence for safety.
  • Demonstrate work practices and standards that are consistent with the expected H&V culture.
  • Develop organizational model for site level capital planning
  • Act as gatekeeper for all capital planning & projects
  • Develop Standard work practices for processing capital requests; ensure all capital requests have a sound business case and demonstrate accountability for the expenditures of the Capital Budget.  Lead mill capital reviews
  • Lead maintenance organization and reliability initiatives
  • Coordinate engineering and design of all capital projects for the Mill
  • Lead start-up of all new components or systems
  • Administer capital projects (project management) as required and assisting in the development and effective execution of the capital program. 
  • Project technical lead. Responsibility for all phases of capital project engineering and design activity to include requirements documentation, development of alternative solutions to meet project goals including presentation to management as needed; performing engineering design, configuration and system integration or overseeing this work performed by others including preparation of engineering design calculations and drawings, specification of equipment and preparing requisitions for purchase.
  • Develop and implement the annual capital project program for new equipment and major repairs through the management of assigned capital projects.  Responsible for effective project management, project team leadership/ coordination, and administration of assigned projects, including preparation of capital project requests, project status reporting, participation in or conducting project meetings, coordination of construction activities and project closeout reporting.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline is required.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a mechanical or electrical discipline.
  • Experience in maintaining departmental budgets and management systems.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities with minimal supervision.
  • Training in Six Sigma techniques and statistical analysis tools highly desirable 
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office programs (excel, word, access, power point).
  • Skilled in leading people with good verbal and written communication skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:  

  • This position is at times “hands on” when necessary to assist with completing the work and consists of a high level time spent throughout the facility and machines.  Including climbing stairs, stooping, kneeling and bending.  Occasional lifting of items roughly 25 lbs.
  • Frequent periods with extended times working at a desk and on a computer.
  • Facility activity can and will include access to PSM covered areas of the mill with exposure to highly dangerous material and environments.

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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Hawkinsville, GA, USA

SUMMARY:

The electrical and controls engineer will be responsible for the electrical power and control systems including design engineering, maintenance engineering, and operations. This person will budget, procure, install, and oversee the start­up of electrical and controls projects in the plant, and will provide training to operators and maintenance personnel. Establish and execute the instrumentation and control strategy related to the manufacturing and environmental control processes. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leadership for troubleshooting and maintaining plant equipment of all processes and development of safety procedures for the installation, repair and maintenance of mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Leadership for development and implementation of the operation and programming Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's) and process data management systems.
  • Leadership for Development of Capital Project preparation, drive process capability improvements, contractor management and project execution.
  • Develop technician’s skills through training plans that provide a framework of various levels of training and experience to be used as a mechanism for incremental advancement in responsibility and duties.
  • Ability to use appropriate tools and diagnostic equipment to repair, install, replace, and test electrical circuits and equipment.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair electrical controls industrial motor control centers, programmable logic and controllers.
  • Ability to read commercial electrical blueprints and apply NEC through the full range of commercial and industrial maintenance work.
  • Ability to install and maintain motors, lighting fixtures, circuit breakers, and transformers.
  • Develop and implement electrical and mechanical preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Ability to isolate defects in wiring, switches, motors and other electrical equipment.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline is required.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a mechanical or electrical discipline.
  • Experience in maintaining departmental budgets and management systems.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities with minimal supervision.
  • Training in Six Sigma techniques and statistical analysis tools highly desirable 
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office programs (excel, word, access, power point).
  • Skilled in leading people with good verbal and written communication skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position is at times “hands on” when necessary to assist with completing the work and consists of a high level time spent throughout the facility and machines.  Including climbing stairs, stooping, kneeling and bending.  Occasional lifting of items roughly 25 lbs.
  • Frequent periods with extended times working at a desk and on a computer.
  • Facility activity can and will include access to PSM covered areas of the mill with exposure to highly dangerous material and environments.

 

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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West Groton, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

Participates in research and development activities linked to new product development initiatives using established mathematical and scientific techniques.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.  Lead product or process development projects.

  • Work directly with customers and Division Sales & Marketing to develop new products for existing markets identified by the division.
  • Develop expertise in appropriate materials technology, as necessary to plan, execute and evaluate laboratory and machine-based trial programs, using the Design of Experiments methodology.
  • Use appropriate DFSS/DFM tools and InnoHVision stage gating process for development projects.
  • Work with manufacturing, purchasing and technology on Margin Improvement Initiatives (MIPs).
  • Benchmark competitor grades and technologies.
  • Patent novel inventions.

2.  Interface internally and externally.

  • Develop introductory relationships with customers and vendors.
  • Provide technical guidance to management, divisions, customers and manufacturing on new and modified product development efforts.
  • Communicate plans and results effectively.
  • Influence scientists and managers at multiple locations.
  • Supervise laboratory technicians to achieve product development objectives and develop technician’s technical and personal skill base to maximum potential.
  • Provide technical reports and presentations to internal and external project stakeholders, including contributions to Atrium knowledge management system.

3.  Understand the relevant end use application.

  • Assist Division Sales and Marketing with technical service in the selection of existing grades capable of meeting stated technical and processing requirements.
  • Keep abreast of relevant industry, applications and materials technology trends through literature, seminars and market contact.
  • Be knowledgeable about test methods used to determine physical characteristics of the material as well as its performance in the end use application.

4.  Carry out functions that must comply with ITAR standards, therefore must be a U.S. Citizen or holder or Green card. (Location specific)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • BS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science plus three years relevant work experience OR MS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science plus two years relevant work experience OR Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science.
  • Strong leadership, project management, time management and communication skills.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred.
  • Effective team participant in product or process development programs.
  • Basic knowledge of how to run a patent search for education, FTO or prior art purposes.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT: 

  • Potential musculoskeletal stresses from repetitive motion of arms/hands, standing for prolonged periods, performing frequent bending and twisting motions, lifting of light weight objects.
  • Steady hands and dexterity to perform tasks repeatedly and accurately.
  • Perform tasks that require constant state of alertness.
  • Work performed in laboratory environment with potential exposure to hazardous materials.
  • Work performed in production area with potential exposure to large equipment/machinery and loud noises.

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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West Groton, MA, USA

Hollingsworth and Vose (H&V) is an exciting, family owned businesses providing advanced materials to the filtration and battery markets – we help provide clean air, clean water and clean energy around the world.  With over 2,000 employees, operation in 6 countries and serving customers across the globe, H&V is a market leader and innovator with an incredible track record.

Due to an internal promotion, we are looking for a talented, experience strategic leader primarily responsible for raw material planning to support the mill production demand and all requisitions and purchasing of raw materials, MRO supplies, and review of local vendor contracts.

Specific Deliverables include:

  • Manage the purchasing system including requisitions, receiving, and purchase orders.
  • Responsible for determining raw material needs and ensuring timely receipt to support production asset schedules.
  • Responsible for optimizing raw material inventory levels.
  • Work closely with corporate procurement and mill staff to identify and realize cost reductions and value enhancements.
  • Ensure that purchasing and raw material receiving functions comply with company, governmental, and quality system requirements.
  • Evaluate and address supplier performance.
  • Responsible for the safety and development of the purchasing staff.
  • Ensure the delivery of materials and goods in support of operations requirements and production plans.
  • Perform spend analysis forecasting, analyzing both direct and indirect spending.
  • Approve Purchase Orders, and participate in contract/agreement negotiations, development and management; review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance and compliance to company policy.
  • Develop and manage a system to evaluate supplier/vendor quotations that utilizes appropriate negotiation and purchasing techniques to ensure quality, price, service and delivery.
  • Apply innovative thought in leading the applications of best practices to company processes and systems. 

The ideal candidate will have 5-10 yrs.’ experience in materials and purchasing in a manufacturing environment, preferably the paper industry.  Candidate should have working knowledge of ISO, the capacity to originate new or radical alternatives to traditional methods, approaches, and products.

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

 

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East Walpole, MA, USA

POSITION SUMMARY: 

This position is responsible for ensuring the cost effective and efficient procurement of raw materials and energy to our manufacturing facilities, along with leading the businesses in identifying, managing, and prioritizing cost out in direct material programs in attaining their Operating Plans, utilizing Strategic Sourcing, Supply Base Management and Total Cost Analysis strategies. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Identifies raw material sourcing strategies, negotiates pricing and delivery to ensure uninterrupted flow of raw material to H&V facilities through effective supply base management. 
  • Identifies alternative suppliers, coordinates qualification trails and supplier workshops with key suppliers. 
  • Utilize strategic sourcing, total cost analysis strategies and targets suppliers, spend for online auctions and effectively manage the commodities.
  • Strategically manage raw materials and energy spend; ensures quality, sourcing and commodity strategies are in place, competitively priced and compliant with any laws/regulations and working capital levels meet or exceed corporate objectives.
  • Identifies cost savings opportunities and manages cost reduction activities to achieve 5% annual cost reduction goal with supply chain leadership, utilizing a formal strategic sourcing process.
  • Collect and analyze market and supplier data, develop sourcing options for review and concurrence by the applicable business unit, and implement approved strategies timely to capture savings and value to the business.
  • Gain supplier involvement in supplier management to drive continuous improvement and productivity.
  • Lead cross-functional team(s) in the identification of alternative products and suppliers, facilitates qualification trials, and conduct supplier management to drive continuous improvement.  

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • BS/BA degree required.  MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in raw material sourcing and procurement, preferably in nonwovens related industry.
  • Excellent background in supplier management, commodity strategy development/execution, contraction negotiations and manufacturing operations.  

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

  • Have a thorough knowledge of suppliers globally and global sourcing strategies; including low cost country sourcing experience, good knowledge of energy and logistic markets.
  • Excellent financial acumen, ability to analyze budgets, international exchange rates, and financial ramifications of contracts and the ability to measure success and show results in bottom line.
  • Excellent organization capabilities and project management skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • The ability to work in a matrix environment.
  • The ability to have the continuous improvement mindset. 

CORE COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

The person that assumes this role must possess the following personal attributes necessary for success within H&V in order to meet our business objectives:

  •  Safety Focus – The ability and propensity to take the practical actions necessary to ensure that workplace accidents, injuries, and illnesses are minimized.
  • Creativity and Innovation – The capacity to originate new or radical alternatives to traditional methods, approaches, and products.
  • Customer Service Orientation – The ability to identify, understand, and give priority to satisfying the needs of internal and external customers.
  • Quality Orientation – The ability and propensity to take action necessary to ensure that all work is completed with accuracy and integrity.
  • Relationship Building – The ability and propensity to build and maintain friendly, reciprocal, and warm relationships or networks of contacts with people who are, or might someday be, useful in achieving sales and service-related goals.
  • Change Orientation – The ability and propensity to respond positively and appropriately when confronted with the need to change.
  • Achievement Motivation – The drive and determination to reject average performance and set challenging goals for self and others at H&V to achieve significant improvements. 

LEADERSHIP-SPECIFIC COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS: 

As a leader, the person that assumes this role must also possess the following personal attributes necessary for success within H&V in order to meet our business objectives: 

  • Developing Others – Give quality time and planned commitment to direct reports, providing processes and opportunities for them to understand their strengths & limitations in relation to a range of high quality and relevant competencies.
  • Managing Performance – The ability to manage the contribution and performance of individuals and teams to ensure that objectives are achieved and standards met.
  • Creating and Communicating a Vision – The ability to provide vision, goals, and direction and to inspire, motivate, and empower others to achieve these objectives.

 

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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East Walpole, MA, USA

Hollingsworth and Vose is an exciting, family owned businesses providing advanced materials to the filtration and battery markets – we help provide clean air, clean water and clean energy around the world.  With over 2,000 employees, operation in 6 countries and serving customers across the globe, H&V is a market leader and innovator with an incredible track record.

Brief Summary of Role Responsibilities

The HR Executive Assistant is critical role within the Hollingsworth and Vose global HR Team.  The role covers a wide range of responsibilities centered on supporting the Chief Human Resources Officer and other senior HR staff with everything from travel management, meeting management, vendor management, project management, budgeting, material presentations and communications.  The role requires a high degree of personal organization, technology capability and a calm, can do attitude. The incumbent should be able to act independently, apply judgement and discretion and present a professional approach to internal and external stakeholders.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Schedules and organizes activities such as meetings, travel, and department activities for the CHRO and other Senior HR Leaders.
  • Collects and prepares information for use in discussions and meetings with Board of Directors, Executive staff members, and outside individuals
  • Prepares and designs presentations, special reports, general correspondence, memos, organizational announcements, charts, tables, graphs, business plans, presentations and other similar documents from broad, conceptual themes. Organizes and prioritizes large volumes of information, mail, inquiries and phone calls.
  • Resolves routine inquiries, determines appropriate level of priority, and escalates as necessary.
  • Processes expense reports and payments.
  • Coordinates with Finance to processes departmental invoices.
  • Manages key vendor relationships, such as our relocation provider.
  • Obtains applicable travel authorizations and visas required for international travel.
  • Works independently and within a team on special and ongoing projects. 
  • Plans, coordinates, and executes company-wide and customer events.
  • Tracks budget to actual expenses and reports variances.
  • Types, edits, proofs and coordinates the preparation and distribution of materials
  • Coordinates the administration key HR documents such as individual personnel files, HR policies and plan documents.
  • At times, provides back up for personal and lunch breaks for Receptionists or other Assistants. 
  • Maintains department office supplies.
  • Maintenance of the recognition awards and matching donations program.
  • Performs employment verifications upon request.
  • Assist employees with HR processes and technology as required.
  • Provide back-up data entry HR systems as required.

Necessary Skills & Experience

  • Associates Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 5 - 8 years in a corporate environment working for Executive level staff.

Specific Knowledge, Skills & Certifications

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products required.
  • Experience within a HR Team or Department is an advantage
  • Ability to organize workload and perform tasks effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to determine potential solutions to problems/issues and works to resolution.
  • Strong attention to detail and follow up.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work with competing priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Highest ethical standards with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and work with all levels of the organization.

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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East Walpole, MA, USA

Hollingsworth and Vose is an exciting, family owned businesses providing advanced materials to the filtration and battery markets – we help provide clean air, clean water and clean energy around the world.  With over 2,000 employees, operation in 6 countries and serving customers across the globe, H&V is a market leader and innovator with an incredible track record.

We are looking for an energetic communications specialist to join our growing HR team, a professional who is willing to roll up sleeves, to build and create communication vehicles to support a historic company execute cultural transformation. Our internal communications specialist will play a pivotal role in improving our global employee experience.

This position will support the Human Resources organization and as such, the work will include communications for effective employee engagement, learning and development programs, annual enrollment, policy and procedure changes, new programs and services, wellness efforts, surveys, business transformation initiatives and more. The applicant must have a passion for Human Resources and experience working in human resources is preferred.  Specific deliverables include:

  • Establish and understand varying global internal stakeholder groups;
  • Write and create key messages, talking points and toolkits for leaders;
  • Manage the company intranet;
  • Build and support appropriate content and channels for an H&V employee social collaboration platform. 

The ideal candidate will be highly tech savvy, with expertise across multiple media including digital, and social media platforms. Candidate must have a minimum of 3-5 years of communications experience, with experience in internal communications role preferred.  With strong project management capabilities, a resilient personality and an ability to build great relationships at all levels in the business, this individual has the opportunity to influence a significant transformation effort in our company.

The position is based in East Walpole, MA and will deliver a competitive compensation package.

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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East Walpole, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

The HRIS Business Analyst (HRIS BSA) position partners with HR leaders and their customers to analyze and improve work processes by leveraging information technological systems and services. The HRIS BSA serves as the lead technical point-of-contact for all HR and Payroll functional areas and assists subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. The HRIS BSA also leads HR and payroll system upgrades, patches, testing and other technical projects as assigned. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gathering and facilitating alignment on global business requirements and priorities for the purpose of selecting of HR and Payroll IT applications.
  • Provide technical and functional support for vendor selection process.
  • Key functional architect for the integration of HR systems with other enterprise systems, services, and suppliers.
  • Production Support for HR IT systems, including researching and resolving problems; supporting scheduled activities; and recommending solutions or alternate methods to meet requirements.
  • Recommend process improvements, innovative solutions, policy changes and/or major variations from established policy that must be approved by appropriate leadership prior to implementation.
  • Develop specifications, assist in development, maintain and support a variety of reports or queries using appropriate reporting tools.
  • Assist HR team with the development of user procedures, guidelines and documentation for HR IT systems.
  • Develop and provide training on new HR IT systems, processes and functionality.
  • Maintain awareness of current trends in HRMS. Participate in local user group meetings/conferences.
  • Ensure all HR IT systems meet the data privacy requirements of H&V locations.
  • Provide training to IT and HR professionals and company managers on the proper use and protection of personal data.
  • Perform all work in a safe manner.
  • And other related duties as assigned or required. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • At least five years of proven results oriented work experience in IT or HR functions.
  • At least three years experience in a leading or key contributor role in selection, implementation, and support of cloud based HRIS.
  • One to two years of successful experience leading IT projects.
  • Certification in project management preferred. 
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Proven decision making skills and the ability to defend those decisions.

The position is based in East Walpole, MA and will deliver a competitive compensation package.

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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West Groton, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

The Production Mill Worker is an entry level, production position in our West Groton, MA paper mill. Upon successful completion of a 60 day probationary period, the Mill Worker will become a Fourth Hand in the union bargaining unit. Production Mill Workers operate, assist, and support paper machine operations. This involves working with high speed, continuous process equipment and forklift operation..

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for supporting the safe and efficient operation of the Paper Machine and Rewinder, assisting in materials movement, labeling and packaging, collecting and removing broke/scrap materials, performing cleaning and housekeeping tasks in the general Mill area and other tasks as assigned by crew leaders and Supervision.
  • General knowledge of safe practices and safe performance of all duties, including proper use of PPE, proper operation of fork trucks and attachments, strict adherence to all safe practices and guidelines and general safe conduct at all times in the Mill.
  • And other related duties as assigned or required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • Work experience in an industrial environment preferred.
  • Familiarity with computers and able to conduct work tasks on computer systems.
  • Successful candidates will be team players with good communication skills (English), good math and mechanical skills, safe working records, and the ability to work effectively with others.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Candidates must be able to perform typical physical aspects of the job, including standing, walking, lifting (up to 40 lbs.), sitting, bending, reaching.
  • Acceptable hearing and eyesight required.
  • Requires working 12 hour shifts.
  • Position involves working in Mill and Warehouse environments.

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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Corvallis, OR, USA

Hollingsworth and Vose (H&V) is an exciting, family owned businesses providing advanced materials to the filtration and battery markets – we help provide clean air, clean water and clean energy around the world.  With over 2,000 employees, operation in 6 countries and serving customers across the globe, H&V is a market leader and innovator with an incredible track record.

If you enjoy working with laboratory analytics, come join our team.   

Specific Deliverables include:

  • Assist Operations and Technology Departments with Glass Fiber trials and Projects.
  • Perform all glass fiber physical and structural analyses as specified by Technology glass fiber trials and projects.
  • Sample prep for chemical analysis of glass and glass fibers and associated test methods.  (leachates, chlorides)
  • Prepare and test advanced samples from R&D trials (not QA).  Tensile, AGM/ TAPPI hand sheets, DSC, BET SSA.
  • Experimental glass batch preparation, melting, and viscosity measurements.
  • Prepares samples using corrosive chemicals, high temperatures, with sensitivity to composition and preparation conditions following detailed procedures.
  • Documentation of all Technology trials and project work.
  • Complete understanding of computer data entry for documentation of Technology trials and projects.
  • Participates in Lean/6S projects.
  • Follow all site safety procedures and test methods when performing analyses.
  • Complies with all Technology laboratory safety requirements.
  • Testing of final glass fiber product according to documented test methods and work instructions as specified in the Quality Plan.

Maintaining clear and accurate test records of all Quality Assurance analyses.

  • Identifying product trends according to Shewhart rules and initiates the proper action to correct the rule violation.
  • Identifying non-conforming product and initiate documentation to ensure proper handling of non-conforming product.
  • The person will report directly to the Corvallis Analytical Service Manager

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Engineering or Material Science with 1-3 yrs.’ experience in laboratory environment.  Knowledge of Minitab tool and computer skills.  Have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills and high level of attention to detail.

This positon is out of Corvallis, OR and will deliver a competitive compensation package.

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

 

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East Walpole, MA, USA

Hollingsworth and Vose is an exciting, family owned businesses providing advanced materials to the filtration and battery markets – we help provide clean air, clean water and clean energy around the world.  With over 2,000 employees, operation in 6 countries and serving customers across the globe, H&V is a market leader and innovator with an incredible track record. 

Position Description 

The primary responsibilities of this position are to provide support for a broad range of domestic and international treasury matters, including accounting, debt management, support on global insurance matters and cash application   This individual will assist the Treasurer with banking relations, monitoring levels of third party debt, mix of interest rates (fixed verses floating), and debt compliance.  The Treasury Analyst will also work closely with the Treasurer on identifying insurable risks and manage the day to day operations of the company’s insurance program. 

Responsibilities 

  • Prepare daily borrowing / pay down requests to the company’s lenders.
  • Monitor bank balances worldwide and prepare cash report for both domestic locations and worldwide entities.
  • Initiate domestic and international wires, prepare cash journal and manage daily funding of accounts.
  • Manage the opening and closing of bank accounts.
  • Review daily bank activity for all the company’s bank accounts worldwide.
  • Oversee cash management function on a worldwide basis for all H & V locations.
  • Prepare monthly interest accrual reports.
  • Identify and implement cash planning opportunities to minimize outside borrowings, maximize cash investments and increase cashflow to parent company.
  • Monitor debt compliance and quarterly reporting to the company’s outside lenders.
  • Work with Treasurer on company insurance matters, oversee day to day operations of insurance program and take a lead role in the annual insurance renewal process.
  • Work with the Treasurer on debt / interest rate strategies for worldwide operations.
  • Administrator for online credit card processing with customers. 

Education / Experience 

  • BS degree in finance or accounting and 3 -5 years of experience in manufacturing or public accounting required. Knowledge of Microsoft office products and Oracle experience is a plus.  Qualified candidate must be flexible, detailed oriented, have good organizational skills and a strong sense of customer service.  The ability to multi task and work in a demanding environment is also critical.  

Core Competency Requirements 

  • Achievement Motivation – The drive and determination to reject average performance and set challenging goals for yourself to achieve significant improvements.
  • Creativity and Innovation – The capacity to formulate and articulate alternatives to traditional methods, approaches to develop best practices.
  • Customer Service Orientation – The ability to identify, understand and give priority to meet the needs of internal and external customers.
  • Change Orientation – The ability and propensity to respond positively and appropriately when confronted with the need to change. 

The position is based in East Walpole, MA and will deliver a competitive compensation package.

 

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

 

 

 

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