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Hollingsworth & Vose, a global manufacturer of advanced materials for the filtration and battery industries, is a seventh-generation family-run company with roots in Colonial Massachusetts. We are one of the few remaining family-owned companies, and are proud of the innovative technologies and materials we’ve developed that benefit the air we breathe, the cars we drive, the clothes we wear, and the places we live and work. We are committed to treating our employees like family, offering a supportive work environment with excellent benefits, competitive salaries, and a spirit of community.

At H&V, innovation drives our success — as individuals and as a company. We’ve welcomed more than 1,000 employees from different cultures and backgrounds, and we give them a seat at the conference room table to share their ideas. H&V fosters an environment where initiative, inventiveness, and professional development are encouraged. We value innovation in our products and in our employees and believe it gives us a competitive advantage in a global marketplace.

H&V is an equal opportunity employer and we’re always on the look-out for qualified candidates.

For additional information, please contact us at careers@hovo.com.

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East Walpole, MA, USA

Hollingsworth & Vose (H&V), a global manufacturer of advanced materials for filtration, battery separator, and industrial applications. H&V products are utilized in Transportation, Indoor Air Quality, Industrial & Manufacturing, Heavy Equipment, Energy generation & Storage, Aerospace and Home Furnishings. 

Many of our products are the critical component in our customers’ products, so our success depends on providing industry-leading performance. The air we breathe, the cars we drive, the facilities we operate, the clothes we wear and the computers we rely on all have benefited from H&V’s technical leadership and innovation. 

SUMMARY:

The successful candidate will be a recent college graduate with at least a BS degree in Accounting or related program.  This Associate rotation will provide training in various accounting functions in the Corporate Accounting department in our East Walpole, MA location.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assist with general ledger maintenance, posting of journal entries, general ledger analysis and account reconciliation.
  2. Calculation and/or payment of monthly/quarterly/annual commissions, royalties and incentives.
  3. Assist the Manager, Corporate Accounting with design and maintenance of Excel spreadsheets and performance of financial analysis for management reporting.
  4. Assist the Manager, Corporate Accounting and Corporate Controller in performance of monthly close process, year-end and interim external audit and preparation of schedules for Corporate income tax return filings.
  5. Assist with monthly plan-to-actual analysis for Corporate Cost Centers.
  6. Assist the Manager, Corporate Accounting with monthly reporting, including inventory reporting, trial detail reporting and various other reports for management.
  7. Assist with intercompany invoicing and reconciliation process.
  8. Assist senior accountant when applicable. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  1. Candidate must be as recent college graduate with a  BS degree, preferably in Accounting.
  2. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel, is required. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT: 

  1. The physical aspects of the position include walking, talking, sitting, standing and sight.
  2. Ability to sit at a computer for long periods of time.
  3. The position operates in a normal office environment.

 

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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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.

Following the addition of a new CHRO, H&V is ready to significantly upgrade their global HR process and systems.  The Director of Total Reward and HR Systems will be a pivotal role in this journey.  We are looking for a talented, experienced HR leader who can step in and guide this transformation.  Specific deliverables include:

  • Identification, selection and implementation of a global HRIS platform for H&S
  • Managing the HRIS environment enable H&V’s talent agenda while improving the employee and manager experience, and providing improved decision making to the business
  • Evaluating and creating the correct compensation structure for H&V, including salary, bonus and sales incentives
  • Sourcing and managing data to ensure H&V global pay practices remain attractive and competitive to our employees
  • Supporting the CHRO and CEO with Executive compensation, including interaction with the Board Compensation Committee
  • Though the HR Partners, support the business with employee cost planning and management to improve business performance
  • Management of our US benefits programs to ensure we remain competitive while managing cost
  • Design, deliver and manage innovative recognition programs to ensure our employees remain highly engaged

The ideal candidate will have 10 years+ of HR experience, primarily in the Total Rewards area, and will have been closely involved or lead at least one large (ideally global) HRIS implementation.  With strong project management capabilities, a resilient personality and an ability to build great relationships at all level in the business, this individual has the opportunity to lead and influence a significant transformation for H&V.

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 Electrical Engineering Manager will have the responsibility for overseeing the engineering and design of industrial process electrical distribution systems, including overseeing installation, assisting with commissioning, and start-up of new electrical distribution components or systems.  All electrical engineers will report to the Electrical Engineering Manager.  As the Manager of the group, the development of the electrical engineering staff and assigning projects to the staff is expected.  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 electrical infrastructure 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:

  • Leadership and oversight of projects assigned to the electrical engineering group.  This may include managing the project schedule, cost, scope, and objectives.
  • Development and training of the Electrical Engineers.
  • Setting of company standards for the electrical distribution system.
  • Effective execution and completion of assigned tasks as an Electrical Engineer of a team executing a 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.
  • 10.  Assist mill maintenance and production departments in troubleshooting and correction of equipment and electrical problems
  • 11.  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 Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the electrical distribution industry and/or an industrial consulting engineering design firm with relevant hands on experience, including project management experience.  Electrical distribution in the paper industry preferred.
  • 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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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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Entry Program Positions

Position open in Multiple Locations

Vocational Training or an Integrated Degree Program at H&V (Europe Only) 

You have successfully finished school, and now you want to take the next step. Whether you want to dive into the working world or begin a course of study, H&V is the perfect place to begin your career.

H&V offers an Integrated Degree Program and Vocational Training at our European sites. You receive three-plus years of coursework training in the commercial, scientific, or technical fields. We combine a theoretical approach to study with the opportunity for valuable experience gained from practical work to jumpstart your career. 

The range of vocational trainings and integrated degree programs we offer are aimed at men and women of all backgrounds. You can look forward to a friendly working environment and interesting responsibilities in a global workplace. 

H&V defines training our next generation of employees as an essential investment in the future and we set high standards for qualification. We are committed to identifying the right candidates and helping them make the right vocational choice through informational events and practical training.

For Apprenticeship Program Information, click on the links below:

Berufsausbildung & duales Studium – deutsche Version

Vocational Training and Dual Study Programs - English Version 

 

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