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East Walpole, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

Ability to work with a team of highly motivated electrical professionals to install, calibrate, document, and maintain plant distribution and process control systems in a way that provides reliable repairs and installations that are critical to the plant’s operating success. The successful candidate must have the ability to perform all installations and maintenance in a way that insures their own safety and the safety of plant personnel from electrical hazards.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops, promotes, and implements effective communications with all internal customers (manufacturing, shipping, laboratory personnel).  
  • Leads, guides and train other electricians in applicable procedures and techniques
  • Installs conduit and wiring per N.E.C. and building codes for new installations 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.  Diagnose and repair process system malfunctions.
  • Develops PM electrical routines for equipment and facilities
  • Schedule and perform preventative maintenance on equipment as required.
  • Maintains an efficient, clean shop and insures the work area is left in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Receives work instructions from engineering and maintenance dept. management.
  • Observes and inspects conditions of products to ensure compliance with quality standards.
  • Complies with safety, environmental, and quality requirements established by external and internal regulations and enforce them among other electricians.
  • Adheres to general and key job related ISO quality system procedures as defined through company Quality documents.
  • Assists Engineering department when needed.
  • Experience in Fire Alarm systems
  • Monitor solar power generation system performance
  • Lays out and designs electrical circuitry.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master Electrician License
  • 2 years’ experience as a Master Electrician in an industrial plant.  
  • Experience with MCC’s
  • Demonstrated skills in the installation, calibration and testing of industrial electrical and electronic 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 trouble shooting.
  • Experience in instrumentation desirable.
  • Must be willing and able to be trained in plants systems to improve needed knowledge.
  • Ability to use PC based software packages, Microsoft Office.
  • Master Electrician License

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position requires physical activity for most of the shift including walking, standing, reaching, pushing, pulling and lifting no more than 50 lbs.
  • This position will be in the machine environment most of the time and can reach high ambient temperatures in some operating conditions.
  • This position requires weekend work.

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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Corvallis, OR, USA

SUMMARY:

This position will safely fabricate, troubleshoot, rebuild, and repair plant equipment to maximize safety, quality, and uptime. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.
  • Maintains skills in protecting the safety and health of self and others while conducting the work.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • Supports the operating principles of the Glass Fiber Maintenance department.
  • Develops, promotes, and implements effective communications with all internal customers (manufacturing, shipping, laboratory personnel) to assure the quality and quantity of maintenance.
  • 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.
  • Fabricates, troubleshoots, maintains, repairs, and rebuilds key process equipment in a way that ensures equipment is safe to operate and maximizes equipment’s useful life.
  • Receives work instructions from supervision.
  • Observes and inspects conditions of products, equipment and tools, to ensure compliance with quality standards.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • State of Oregon Journeyman Millwright Card (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.

The position is based in 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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Floyd, VA, USA

SUMMARY: 

Participates in complex research and development activities linked to new process and product initiatives using established mathematical, scientific and statistical techniques. Experience in process technology and controls preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build up a detailed, in-depth knowledge of H&V’s process for making innovative media
  • Work directly with Technology product teams to develop new products for existing markets identified by the business units.
  • Work with manufacturing, purchasing and technology on Profit Improvement Initiatives (PIP).   Lead cross-functional teams for new products and/or advanced processes.
  • Benchmark competitor technology and grades.
  • Provide Technical guidance to management, Business Unit (Sales & Marketing), customers and manufacturing on new and modified product development efforts.
  • Develop expertise in appropriate media technology, as necessary to plan, execute and evaluate laboratory and machine-based trial programs, using the Design of Experiments (DOE) methodology.
  • Use appropriate DFSS/DFM tools and stage gating process for development projects
  • Keep abreast of relevant industry, intellectual property, applications and materials technology trends through literature, seminars and market contact.
  • Supervise and mentor directly allocated technicians to develop maximum potential.
  • Work in highly energized cross functional project teams on major product development initiatives.
  • Provide technical reports and presentations to internal and external project stakeholders.
  • Work with legal, to patent new inventions and expand intellectual property portfolio
  • Supervises Laboratory Technician(s) while also developing their technical and personal skill base to maximum potential.
  • May require leadership of cross-functional product/process teams.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science, Polymer Science, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience.
  • Six Sigma methodology and Lean manufacturing principals.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required 

The position is based in Floyd, VA, 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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Corvallis, OR, USA

SUMMARY:

To supervise and coordinate activities of production crew (including offshift mechanics, electricians, shipping and receiving, and QC technicians) in a way that ensures consistent application of contracts, policy and procedure, so that production schedules are met, worker safety and quality/productivity are maximized, and a work environment that enhances participation in achieving plant goals is obtained. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reviews process and QA data on an ongoing basis to verify conformance to specifications, and oversees setup and start-up of processes.  Must learn the process controls and Wonderware system.
  • Applies company policies, administers applicable provisions of labor agreements, and ensures compliance with work, safety, quality, and environmental regulations.
  • Studies production schedules and establishes worker assignments.  When necessary, calls in employees to fill vacancies.
  • Tests for adequate job training, assists workers in solving work problems, and conducts employee qualification reviews.
  • Assures time and production records are accurate.
  • Confers with other supervisors or Crew Leaders (EDM, Shipping and Receiving, Maintenance) to coordinate activities of individual departments.
  • Works with crews in problem solving techniques and continuous improvement goals to increase effectiveness of the plant.
  • Writes work instructions.
  • Participates in decisions regarding hiring, promotion, demotion, suspension, and discharge of members of the group.
  • Plans, assigns, directs, and provides leadership for the work of crews on production machines or processes within area of responsibility.
  • Arranges for necessary supplies, facilities, and tools and equipment (personal protective equipment, etc.) to enable the work to be performed.
  • Performs all functions inherent to supervisory/managerial jobs.
  • The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.
  • Other related duties as assigned or required.
  • This job is supervising the off shifts and weekends. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Required Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college, university or technical school; or 3-4 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Required valid Oregon driver’s license.
  • Required ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
  • Required ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Required ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
  • Preferred training in managing people, personnel communication, constructive confrontation, coaching and discipline, and principles of SPC.
  • Preferred certification and application of LEAN processing tools a plus.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work involves occasional exposure to environments with high levels of heat, noise and dust.
  • Have the ability to interact at all times of the day with employees, contractors, agency representatives and members of the community in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of high stress.
  • Have the ability to frequently sit at a computer, potentially for extended periods of time.
  • Have the ability to walk regularly 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 occasional 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.
  • Must be able to work evenings, nights and weekend shifts and occasional extended hours to meet the mills supervisor staffing, meeting and training requirements.

 

The position is based in 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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West Groton, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

The Technician provides assistance to Technology staff in the testing, analysis, and reporting of new material development in conjunction with product development efforts undertaken in the laboratory,  pilot plant, and production facilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare fibrous/chemical mixtures in the laboratory and produce experimental media prototypes.
  • Perform physical, chemical testing on raw materials, product prototypes and commercial materials according to specified test procedures.
  • Assist in the construction of small test devices for new applications.
  • Reviews and modifies test methods to ensure accurate and useful data.
  • Assists with machine trials, monitoring checkpoints and collecting samples and data.
  • Assists with pilot paper machine trials for product development.
  • Performs applications on media test stands and oversees their maintenance and calibration.
  • Formats computer spreadsheet programs and provides other computerized documentation of lab experiments and results.
  • Formulates standardized reports, as required.
  • Maintains laboratory notebook.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Associates degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science or equivalent experience.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 1‐5 years’ experience in a laboratory environment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in math and science, with mechanical or chemical aptitude.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work requires repetitive motion of arms/hands, standing for prolonged period, performing frequent bending and twisting motions, lifting of light weight objects, which may potentially result in musculoskeletal stresses.
  • Steady hands and dexterity to perform tasks repeatedly and accurately.
  • 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

SUMMARY:

The Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator is responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant as well as the daily operation of the Clearwater Filtration System for the mill process water.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain the wastewater treatment plant effluent to the highest quality possible and within permitted discharge limitations through setting proper chemical dosages.  
  • Operation of belt press to remove sludge from primary clarifier.
  • Maintain quality of the mill process water as it is filtered through the Clearwater System, including taking readings and samples and adjusting the chemical dosage on a daily basis.
  • Perform daily sampling and analytical tests on the wastewater treatment plant effluent as specified in the discharge permit.
  • Perform daily preventive maintenance at the wastewater treatment facility. Including cleaning, lubricating, and unplugging pumps and lines etc.
  • Responsible for responding to call-in’s during scheduled call-in period.
  • Responsible for obtaining the annually required training contact hours for wastewater treatment plant operator license renewal.
  • Maintain records for regulatory compliance.
  • Rotating 12-hour shifts, 6:30am-6:30pm, seven days per week.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of a Class 4-M Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator License, Class 5 license preferred

 

The position is based in West Groton, MA

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 Facility & Plant Engineering Manager will be responsible for providing overall direction, leadership, and support for our facility and engineering programs to achieve the plant’s long range and annual operating plans.  This position will have responsibility for the engineering and design of capital projects for the plant, the wastewater treatment plant & landfill operations, and the overall site infrastructure and grounds. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and support the planning, design and implementation of facilities and operational capital and engineering programs, including Energy and Sustainability improvements. 
  • Lead and direct the overall effectiveness of the plant WWTP including optimizing efficiency, staffing, investment and reporting obligations.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance in all matters associated with plant, facilities, engineering, WWTP and landfill operations.
  • Responsible for the upkeep of site infrastructure including grounds, dams, landfill, and the implementation of workplace environment improvements.
  • Demonstrate work practices and standards that are consistent with expected H & V cultural values and Guiding Principles.
  • Responsible for evaluating energy efficiency, calculating energy and demand savings associated with energy efficient measures, and implementing engineered solutions to continuously improve.
  • Support the maintenance manager, process engineers and operations team with reliability initiatives and efforts to continually improve assets.
  • Lead the development of the annual capital project program for new equipment and major repairs through the management of assigned capital projects and project leaders.
  • Responsible for effective project management (capital & expense projects), including scope, engineering design, project documentation, project installation/deployment & commissioning, validation, and closeout.
  • And other related duties as assigned or required.
  • Manage project costs, schedule and scope as it relates to quality and overall stakeholder requirements.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS in Engineering, preferably Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Civil, Environmental, or Paper Science.
  • 5 years of relevant experience, including employment in a process‐related industrial facility and/or an industrial consulting engineering design firm.
  • Must have strong Project Management Skills and Competencies and project Controls Skills such as estimating, scheduling and cost reporting.
  • Investigate and stay abreast of new technologies and display leadership to conceptualize projects, including identifying the technologies to be used for new applications and extensions of existing architecture.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple priorities, and establish and meet financial and schedule constraints;
  • Must be highly motivated and have the ability to work both independently and as a collaborative team leader and member.
  • Demonstrated experience managing teams consisting of internal staff and external contractors, supervising engineering and construction activities, and preparing turnover documentation.
  • Ability to effectively work on projects remotely through the use of remote project management tools and routine site visits;
  • Working knowledge of computers and application of software to develop and communicate engineering solutions (including MS Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint and Exchange, AutoCad, others). 

The position is based in West Groton, 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 Client Service Representative interfaces with Clients pre and post-sale. In addition, this person develops and maintains positive relations and coordinates with H&V team members to ensure Client requests are handled correctly and in a timely manner.

The Client Service Representative has the ability to substantially affect the relationship between our Clients by providing World Class Service through advocacy, relationship building, problem resolution, and finding growth opportunities.  This person will also serve as the resolution specialist and address complex Client issues while maintaining data files for various Finished Goods programs.  As such, this individual must maintain a professional demeanor at all times.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interface with: Clients, Sales teams, Shippers, Forwarders, and other necessary contacts to assist with order resolution and to obtain information required to resolve issues.
  • Communicate customer feedback to appropriate production personnel, manufacturing, and sales.
  • Establishes productive, successful professional relationships with staff and assigned client accounts through consistent, credible, and pro-active engagement
  • Receive and process orders, edit, and enter data including proper documentation, appropriate conversion, product specifications, payment terms, delivery terms, etc.
  • Obtain scheduled manufacturing and shipping dates; track orders to completion to ensure on-time delivery and communicate changes when necessary.
  • Quality check orders to ensure information is accurate. Provide customer order acknowledgements and communicate any discrepancies to eliminate delays.
  • Provide follow up documentation required by Clients.
  • Maintain order files and consignment orders for billing purposes.
  • Review/reconcile any electronic order exceptions.
  • Communicate/coordinate all shipping requirements, freight terms, and payment arrangements to necessary departments and distribution locations.
  • Coordinate shipping arrangements with freight forwarders, carriers, brokers, and shipping department.
  • Ensure all customer instructions have been followed and required documentation has been issued to the appropriate parties, including banking as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Client oriented.  Must possess understanding that the primary function of client service is satisfaction and must be motivated to go beyond normal job responsibilities to achieve.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and interact with all levels of management as well as Clients.
  • Strong commitment to take responsibility for actions and outcomes and overcome obstacles.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Intermediate/advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent math skills and high accuracy.
  • Ability to logically organize and accurately document activities.
  • Possible travel (10-20%).
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position is located in a normal office environment and poses no hazards or potential exposures on a regular basis.

 

The position is based in East Walpole, MA.

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:

We have an opportunity for an independent, resourceful sales or business development professional to grow sales of advanced materials in the clean tech industry with a group of customers that include sophisticated global organizations and specialty manufacturers.  This high-growth opportunity requires a person with great intellectual curiosity who can identify strategic opportunities and create plans and inspire teams to deliver them. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Senior Account Manager will create a territory strategy that supports the company’s global strategy and will achieve those objectives by living our values of Integrity, Commitment, and Innovation.
  • Establish multi-functional relationships with customers, driving innovation in products and business practices, and inspiring teams of peers to enthusiastically pursue and deliver opportunities. 
  • Have a strong focus on strategic market segments and a close collaboration with global segment and technology leaders to ensure profitable growth.
  • The ability to gain alignment between our strategic needs and those of the customers who use our products.
  • Superior performance will lead to greater responsibility.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree or higher with experience in sales or business development.
  • Candidates will have experience managing complex professional relationships and crafting innovative solutions to difficult business problems. 
  • Computer proficiency (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint and Salesforce) and comfortable with technical subjects.
  • Enthusiasm for logical problem solving and a fond familiarity with scientific method.
  • Position requires greater than 50% travel.

 

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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