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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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Current Open Positions

East Walpole, MA, USA

SUMMARY:  

The Accounts Payable Specialist will prepare, code and enter invoices into the Oracle Accounts Payable System, maintain proper Accounts Payable procedures and controls, furnish information to Auditors, and any H&V Staff that my request it.  The position will Process credit memos for Accounts Receivable for non- product related items.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Sort, Code, & match invoices in preparation for payment
  • Obtain necessary approvals on Non-PO invoices
  • Utilize the PO Distribution Report to match PO’s and receipts to invoices, and enter the invoices into the Accounts Payable system.
  • Identify and take advantage of payment discounts
  • Research and match credits to the original invoice and process them
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies
  • Check Vendor statements and answer Vendor inquiries
  • Cooperate and communicate with all departments
  • Maintain proper Accounts Payable controls and follow correct period end procedures
  • Process credits received from Customer Service for Accounts Receivable in an accurate and timely manner
  • Work with Quickbase software to manage invoice exceptions for resolving issues

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE OR SKILLS: 

  • Basic understanding of Oracle Accounts Payable procedures and controls and the ability to apply that knowledge to daily responsibilities and period and closing schedules
  • Must be detail oriented, able to analyze data, research problems and communicate and answer questions from Vendors and Departmental personnel within the company
  • Must possess problem solving skills
  • Must possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally
  • Must have the ability to perform mathematical computation quickly and accurately
  • Accounting knowledge
  • Computer proficiency is required including skills in Microsoft Word and Excel

 

 

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

Brief Summary of Role Responsibilities

Lead Americas sales team for High Efficiency & Specialty Filtration (HESF).  Drive profitability and long-term growth.  Define and lead Americas business development agenda across HESF market segments.  Coach and develop a high performing, professional, growth-oriented, and customer focused sales team. Create a “solution selling” discipline and culture.  Develop sales processes and tools to enable pipeline growth, tracking, and execution.  Build and maintain customer relationships at all levels.  Develop processes for collecting, storing, sharing and using competitive intelligence.  Partner with product marketing and segment leaders to improve overall HESF Americas profitability. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver on sales plans.
  • Work with account managers to create and execute key account plans.
  • Track and report sales results and variances.
  • Create and close growth opportunities.
  • Enforce compliance on pre-call planning; call reporting and effective account management.
  • Champion the use of Salesforce.com for pipeline management and account collaboration
  • Play a leadership role in developing the annual operating plan
  • Manage team travel & entertainment budget
  • Organize and lead sales meetings
  • Organize and lead pipeline review meetings
  • Collaborate with Sales Directors in other Regions and Divisions to drive continuous improvement
  • Lead monthly/quarterly forecasting
  • ~50% travel 

Necessary Education & Experience

  • Minimum of a BA or a BS in a technical discipline.
  • Minimum 10 years of sales experience in industrial or technical markets plus at least 3 years sales leadership and management experience
  • Industry experience in filtration a plus 

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

  • Strong sales & leadership skills
  • Sales & negotiation skills
  • Superior communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient in PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, and CRM tools 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 4 direct reports 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position is located in a normal office environment and poses no hazards or potential exposures on a regular basis.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time in front of computer and in meetings.
  • This job may require up to 50% travel time.
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Hawkinsville, GA, USA

ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH & SAFETY COORDINATOR

 

SUMMARY:

Assist the EH&S Manager in the daily management of all environmental activity, including auditing, reporting, and permitting.  The EH&S Coordinator may also be asked to lead environmental improvement projects.  The position’s primary responsibility will be environmental, but some safety responsibilities may be given as well. 

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with the management of the facility environmental permits, including permit renewal assistance (Title V, Stormwater, NPDES, etc.).
  • Conduct field environmental inspections and/or audits to ensure compliance with all federal and state EPA regulations in all media (air, water, and waste).
  • Prepare agency environmental reports to include Title V, hazardous waste, TRI, SPCC, Emissions Inventory, Stormwater, and EPCRA.
  • Ensure all environmental plans are current and team members are trained.
  • Coordinate facility RCRA waste management program to include profiling, inventory management, and disposal coordination.
  • Participate in regulatory agency plant inspections.
  • Maintains all environmental documentation, including reporting spreadsheets.
  • Assists departments with spill reporting/processing reports/investigation and ensuring the necessary supplies such as spill kits, first aid supplies and proper training.
  • Assists EH&S Manager with the performance of all legislative EH&S training as outlined in the facility training matrix.
  • Assist Facility EH&S Manager with follow up on all Accident / Incident reports to ensure that they are completed, investigated and that recommended preventative measures are acted upon.
  • And other related duties as assigned or required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, or related technical field.
  • 0-3 years’ experience within environmental in a manufacturing plant environment.
  • Experience managing and compliance of: Title V air permits, NPDES Permits, Storm water, and RCRA programs an asset - not required.
  • Experience filing required environmental reporting: wastewater, air, and hazardous waste reports an asset - not required.
  • Experience with conducting risk and job hazard assessments.
  • Must have strong Microsoft Excel skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work involves frequent exposure to environments with high levels of heat, noise and moving parts.
  • Have the ability to interact at all times of the day with all employees in a professional and friendly manner despite occasional periods of stress created by unexpected process disruptions.
  • Have the ability to frequently sit at a computer, potentially for extended periods of time.
  • Have the ability to walk extensively throughout the facility while wearing the appropriate PPE:  steel toed boots, hearing protection, safety eyewear and respiratory protection.
  • Have the ability to occasionally lift objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Have the ability to regularly climb roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs and walk elevated catwalks.
  • Have the stamina to stand and flexibility to stretch/reach, bend/stoop, squat and kneel repetitively during the work day.

 

 

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

Position Summary 

This position will work safely and efficiently while installing, calibrating, documenting, and maintaining plant power distribution and process control systems. The position: 

  • Insures safety from electrical shock hazards for all plant occupants.
  • Provides a keen competitive edge in the areas of energy conservation and state-of-the-art process control.
  • Minimize downtime and Maximize productivity.  

Duties and Responsibilities 

  Essential Job Functions

  • Complies with safety, environmental, and quality requirements established by external and internal regulations.
  • Adheres to general and key job related ISO quality system procedures as defined through company Quality documents.
  • Supports the Guiding Principles of Hollingsworth and Vose .
  • Develops, promotes, and implements effective communications with all internal customers, peers, and management.
  • Works well in a team and is able to self-manage priorities.
  • Installs conduit and wiring per N.E.C. and Oregon Specialty Codes for new instillations of equipment, power systems, and control systems.
  • Connects, tests, and calibrates machinery, controls, and instrumentation as required by the process.
  • Tests, calibrates, diagnoses, and repairs power distribution machine operation, and instrumentation. Diagnoses and repairs computerized system malfunctions.
  • Modifies software as required by changes in operation and processes. Maintains documentation of plant control software library, plant control systems, and power systems to established standards.
  • Maintains an efficient, clean shop and insures the work area is left in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Observes and inspects conditions of products to ensure compliance with quality standards.

   Non-Essential Job Functions

  • Assists process control technician when needed.
  • Lays out and designs simple electrical circuitry.

Educational and Experience Requirements 

  •  Valid Oregon Journeyman license
  • 2 years’ experience as a journeyman electrician in an industrial plant 
  • Experience in PLC programming and variable frequency drives
  • Demonstrated skills in the instillation, calibration, and testing of industrial electrical equipment, including programmable controllers and electronic drives
  • Proficiency in reading wiring diagrams and blueprints and the use of mathematics for calculation of electrical installation and troubleshooting
  • Experience in instrumentation desirable

 

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

Position Summary

This position will fabricate, rebuild, and repair plant equipment in a way that is both time and material efficient so that the manufacturing needs are met. This position will perform high quality work which will enhance the productivity and quality of the manufacturing process, using mechanical and communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

     Essential Job Functions

  1. Supports the operating principles of the Glass Fiber Maintenance department.
  2. Develops, promotes, and implements effective communications with all internal customers (manufacturing, shipping, laboratory personnel) to assure the quality and quantity of maintenance.
  3. Interprets and applies blueprints and sketches for general equipment fabrication needs.  Modifies and updates prints as necessary, and maintains integrity of blueprint system per company standards.
  4. Fabricates, maintains, repairs, and rebuilds key process equipment in a way that maximizes useful life and is safe to operate.
  5. Installs and replaces equipment per standard construction practices.
  6. Maintains skills in protecting the safety and health of self and others while conducting the work.
  7. Receives work instructions from supervision.
  8. Observes and inspects conditions of products, equipment and tools, to ensure compliance with quality standards.
  9. Maintains a clean and safe work area.
  10. Complies with safety, environmental, and quality requirements established by external and internal regulations.
  11. Adheres to general and key job related ISO quality system procedures as defined through company Quality documents.

    Non-Essential Job Functions

  1. Performs all other duties as assigned.

 Educational and Experience Requirements 

  • State of Oregon Journeyman Millwright Certification (or equivalent) required.
  • 5 years of industrial mechanic experience.  Demonstrated skills in all of the following:  gas cutting and welding, SMAW welding, MIG welding, TIF welding, pipe threading and fitting, machine tool operation, proper hoisting, lifting and rigging procedures, pump and blower rebuilding, lubrication, large bearing setup procedures, shaft alignment practices, blueprint reading.
  • Expert-level skills in 2 or more of the following:  hydraulic systems, water treatment and purification systems, waste water systems, casting and curing refractory, precious metal fabrication techniques, natural gas/air mixing and delivery systems, instrument calibration, gas/diesel/electric vehicle systems and mechanical power transmission.

  

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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