H&V is a global leader in filtration and energy storage solutions. Our advanced materials are used in nearly every industry and touch every aspect of modern life. Wherever you work, live or travel, chances are an H&V solution is close by, contributing to a cleaner, healthier, more sustainable world. H&V serves the world from 13 strategically located facilities. Our footprint in the Americas, Europe and Asia lets us meet the unique requirements of global and regional customers efficiently, accurately and cost effectively, while capturing supply chain efficiencies. These advantages help make H&V a valuable partner and a true worldwide leader. Our success comes from our ability to adapt, our values and the people of H&V. We act with integrity, and we treat customers, partners and each other with dignity and respect. We live these values every day and could not have prospered for more than 200 years without them.

H&V is committed to building a work environment where all are welcomed and included. Our goal is to create a culture of belonging where everyone can do their best work because they feel seen, respected and connected. We know that diverse perspectives and inclusive workplaces drive innovation and enhance our work. We advocate for equal opportunity and strive to positively contribute to equality in society.

Careers

Benefits

We offer benefit programs that provide financial stability and quality care at the most reasonable cost to both the employee and company. Our benefit package includes:

  • Health care coverage, including medical, prescription drug, vision, dental and wellness resources
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Critical illness and accident insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness programs

Please note that the benefits described here apply to H&V’s U.S. employees only. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages at our facilities located outside of the U.S. in their local markets. To learn more, contact a H&V facility in your region.

From entry level to executive positions, there is a job for individuals at all levels at H&V.

H&V is always on the lookout for attention-oriented individuals at every skill level.

Learning Administrator East Walpole, MA

This role offers a unique opportunity for professional growth and learning, demanding an elevated level of ability. Specifically, this role will provide day-to-day Workday and LinkedIn Learning Solutions and Learning Program Administration, including all the following key areas:

  • Administer new user setups in LinkedIn Learning Solutions, audit certifications for completion, stay abreast of new innovations from this platform, and report.
  • The role also involves administering the Learning and Development SharePoint page and creating content, making a significant contribution to the best employee experience through our curated resources.
  • Aid with daily, semi-annual, and annual tasks in Workday Learning and Performance Review Modules, such as yearly goal setting and the mid-year performance review.
  • Participates in the updating, editing, and research for the H&V U Management Development Programs – not limited to material preparation, shipping, and ordering. Tracking of applicants and communication with them.
  • Aid with special projects, like editing a custom video for our safety department and converting it to upload to Workday.
  • Provided high customer service to all employee inquiries into the L&D Team. 

Core Competencies:

  • Drive for Results
  • Personal Development
  • Interpersonal Acumen
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Managing Change

Our L&D Team is small but mighty. We produce high-caliber programming to help H&V attract, hire, develop, train, and promote employees. Our mission is to provide the right resources (virtual or classroom) to help all employees achieve their career aspirations.

Why us?

We are a two-hundred-year-old company that is a global innovation leader in filtration systems. We are a company of Scientists, Engineers, and Manufacturing Professionals who have a deep passion for safety and the products we produce to make a clearer world.

Why you?

You are an experienced professional with a positive outlook and a passion for making an impact. You are looking for a long-term career opportunity with a company that is committed to work-life balance and promotes a culture of respect, kindness, and transparency. You are an excellent communicator, take immense pride in the quality of your work, are meticulous, tech-savvy, and excel at multitasking.

Your Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 – 4 years’ experience in administration, program management, human resources department.
  • Process-driven but creative and innovative,
  • Meticulous.
  • Ability to work collaboratively to achieve business goals.
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, work independently.
  • Strong professional verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat

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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.

Customer Experience Specialist East Walpole, MA

POSITION SUMMARY:  Customer Experience Specialist

Hollingsworth & Vose Customer Experience Specialists are committed to delivering customer satisfaction by playing an integral role in expanding customer relationships and providing specialized customer support to become a trusted liaison between H&V and our customers. The Customer Experience Specialist will work in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to deliver on, and ultimately improve, our customer experience. They continuously develop relationships, understand business needs, and bring the voice of the customer into the organization ensuring effective solutions to complex service issues.  They review internal policies and procedures with an improvement mindset to drive successful customer journeys.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working with our largest clients as their trusted advisor and support expert while developing relationships at all levels of their organization
  • Deliver on insights and analytics for Supply Chain and Regional Product Management teams to ensure seamless execution of inventory programs, business reporting, and electronic data interchange.
  • Monitor key raw material constraints, logistics movements, and production scheduling compliance working closely with H&V operations to guarantee customer on time deliveries
  • Develop improvement plans with internal stakeholders to improve key customer metrics; act as project manager to ensure improvement programs are completed and timely
  • Develop deep capabilities with internal order management, scheduling, and customer relationship management systems to provide proficient analysis and communication of customer inquiries
  • Serve as the primary customer contact for defined tactical responsibilities and whenever the Account Manager is not available.
  • Proactively monitor all aspects of the customer scorecard and associated data sources (stocking programs, quality metrics, customer complaints, Salesforce.com chatter)
  • Maintain a state of constant communication and collaboration with both Account Management and Manufacturing Operations in order to continuously align customer expectations with internal capabilities
  • Collaborate with Accounts Receivable and Account Management to resolve any invoicing/payment inquiries in a timely manner
  • Travel to client and H&V sites for continuous training, relationship development and product knowledge.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 5-7 years Customer Service, Supply Chain Management, and/or Sales Experience

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

  • Intermediate/Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent math skills and high accuracy.
  • Basic knowledge of Salesforce.com

CORE COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Client oriented. Must possess understanding that the primary function is customer’s 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 This includes strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to logically organize and accurately document activities.

 LEADERSHIP SPECIFIC COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Demonstrated results in leading indirect, diverse, and multifunctional teams to successful outcomes
    • Strong commitment to take responsibility for actions and outcomes, and to overcome obstacles.
    • High comfort level with making data driven decisions and recommending direction to satisfy client requests.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENTS  

  • Hybrid work model (60% in office)
  • Able to work in shared office space environment
  • Possible travel (10-20%).

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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.

Site Manager West Groton, MA

SUMMARY: 

This key leadership role provides strategic leadership and coaching to employees through a shared vision for the operation, driving continuous improvement in process reliability, product quality, and operating cost. In this role, you will utilize your experience and expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for yourself and others, and effect short-term and long-term operational goals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Champion all EH&S efforts. Ensure that employee and product safety are the top priority. Drive a culture of Safety and Sustainability. Actively provide leadership relative to EH&S accountability with site leadership team.
  • Broad responsibility and leadership for overall plant operations in a union environment. Lead the operational management team and functional staff including Quality, Finance, Continuous Improvement, Environmental Health & Safety, Human Resources, Supply Chain, Maintenance and Engineering.
  • Control all associated operational costs according to prevailing annual operating plan.
  • Ensure that the plant has proper staffing plans, and that team members have the resources, training, information, and support needed to perform duties safely and effectively achieve objectives.
  • Develop, lead and coach teams for maximum engagement and participation to continuously achieve and exceed customer expectations.
  • Develop, align, and maintain communications throughout the organization to achieve the business objectives.
  • Create a healthy team culture by including diverse perspectives, giving recognition, and demonstrating transparency and empathy.
  • Ensure the protection of company assets through appropriate maintenance methodologies.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a science or engineering discipline preferred; advanced degree is a plus.
  • Prior process industry manufacturing experience, papermaking and laminating experience preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience leading manufacturing teams of more than 50 people with tangible results.
  • Ability to operate at both a strategic and tactical level. Go and see on the shop floor bias.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate while holding people accountable.
  • Demonstrated track record in leading effective change in an organization, which delivers bottom line results.
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement culture capable of challenging the status quo and conventional wisdom to help improve the business.
  • An assertive leader with a bias for action and an entrepreneurial orientation, with a willingness to move fast and inject velocity into everything we do.
  • Strong problem solving, negotiating, and decision-making skills with the proven ability to manage complex situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple priorities using effective problem solving and resolution skills and a team focus.
  • Collaborative work style, able to partner with leaders of other functional areas and business partners to drive overall performance.

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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.

Site Manager Hawkinsville, GA

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Site Manager is responsible for overseeing all operations and personnel in the Plant from receipt of order to final shipment.  Use of lean methodology to continuously improve the mill processes is also a primary part of the position.  The incumbent is expected to lead the mill to successfully achieve objectives.  Additionally, the Site Manager is responsible for the development and execution of the site plan that includes all corporate buildings and grounds.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Broad responsibility and leadership for overall Plant operations. Lead the operational management team and functional staff including Quality, Finance, Continuous Improvement, Environmental Health & Safety, Human Resources, Supply Chain, and Engineering.
  • Coordinates growth strategies between the mill and other functional areas such as sales, marketing, and R&D
  • Champion all EH&S efforts. Ensure that employee and product safety are the top priority. Drive a culture of Safety and Sustainability. Actively provide leadership relative to EH&S accountability with site leadership team.
  • Ensure that the plant has proper staffing plans, and that team members have the resources, training, information, and support needed to perform duties safely and effectively achieve objectives.
  • Responsible for the productive use of all (location) assets.
  • Works with other functions on items such as new products, new processes and supply chain management as it relates to (location) operations
  • Prioritizes and manages the capital budget for the mill
  • Sets standards and expectations for all departments in the mill
  • Works directly with customers on quality and service related issues
  • Develops direct reports for next level assignments
  • Works with the team to develop goals and execute plans
  • Directly oversees the quality system for the plant functioning as the management representative
  • Leadership by example – needs to be able to perform many of the functions in the plant
  • Creates a healthy team culture by including diverse perspectives, giving recognition, and demonstrating transparency and empathy.
  • Improves Conversion Costs
  • Optimizes Maintenance Efficiencies – driving toward 3% of RAB
  • Improves On-time Delivery

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS in Engineering preferred
  • 5 – 10 Years experience managing in a continuous manufacturing environment
  • Six Sigma/Lean Experience
  • Excellent computer skills including use of Minitab, Excel, Word, Oracle, and Outlook
  • Working Knowledge of ISO
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 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.

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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.

Sustainability ManagerEast Walpole, MA

SUMMARY:

The Sustainability Manager will work cross-functionally, to influence, implement and advise strategic sustainability initiatives to support Hollingsworth & Vose’s (H&V) environmental, social and governance efforts across three pillars: People, Planet and Performance.

The role is designed for a sustainability “generalist” with familiarity and experience at executing programs across multiple sustainability topics and will engage with employees at multiple levels of the organization.

As a member of the Global Environmental team, this position will directly report to the Global Director of Environment, but will have critical interface with HR, Health & Safety, Procurement, Engineering and Operations teams. Initial focus will be on minimizing H&V’s environmental impact through waste, water, and energy reduction, in addition to a long-term strategy for procurement of renewable energies and engagement of suppliers.

The position will be located in H&V’s corporate office located in East Walpole, MA.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive environmental, social and governance initiatives to meet H&V’s sustainability goals.
  • Lead and facilitate the Global Sustainability Ambassador network to ensure engagement and collaboration through various functions at H&V
  • Management and validation of environmental, social and governance global data.
  • Act as Project Manager in drafting Annual Sustainability Report
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert for sustainable and responsible procurement, facilities sustainability, and renewable energy among other topics.
  • Facilitate life cycle analysis / carbon footprint studies for H&V’s extensive product offerings. Partner with both product development teams and customers in minimizing in these effors.
  • Support development of key relationships in our supply chain to help identify pathways of ESG improvement.
  • Manage customer sustainability surveys and questionnaires.
  • Work with site operational leaders in the implementation of water / energy / waste reduction projects.
  • Provide expertise on benchmarking, share industry best practices and standards, and consumer expectations to ensure goals and initiatives are aligned to business value.
  • Drive the business to move from ambition to execution by finding opportunities to integrate sustainability into processes, programs and decision making.
  • Other related duties as assigned or required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environment, Engineering, Sustainability or related scientific/technical field from an accredited college or university
  • 5-10 years of sustainability experience for an industrial organization
  • Strong knowledge of SDG reporting protocols, including Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
  • Experience leading sustainability projects and facilitating global networks.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Computer skills including MS Office, database inquiries and ability to learn new software.
  • Demonstrated success building positive relationships with vendors, contractors, and employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong ability to network, self-starter, ability to take initiative, excellent project management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, good conflict management skills
  • Ability to strategically multi-task while also being clear and focused on execution.
  • Ability to communicate difficult concepts with a focus on simplicity to garner support and agreement from others.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Normal office environment much of the time but will require working around large equipment in an industrial setting both indoors and outdoors.
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment such as ear plugs, safety glasses, safety shoes and respiratory protection.
  • Must be able to walk and stand on concrete floors for considerable periods of time, climb stairs, cross platforms and traverse uneven ground outdoors.
  • Minimal travel as required by business needs (<10% of the 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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Production WorkerWest Groton, MA

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Production Worker will be responsible for operating, assisting, and supporting paper machine operations. This involves working with high speed, continuous process equipment and forklift operation. Once trained, the employees will be assigned to an entry-level position or utility position. Upon successful completion of a 90-day probationary period, they will become members of the USW Local 0880 bargaining unit.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for supporting the safe and efficient operation of the Paper Machine and reminder, 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/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • Work experience in an industrial environment preferred. Paper Mill experience a plus.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

  • Computer skills and able to conduct work tasks on computer systems are preferred.

CORE COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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 ENVIRONMENTS:

  • Candidates must be able to perform typical physical aspects of the job, including standing, walking, lifting (up to 50 lbs.), sitting, bending, reaching.
  • Ability to use PPE as required to perform work safely.
  • Acceptable hearing and eyesight required.
  • Requires working 12-hour shifts rotating shifts including alternating weekends.
  • 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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