At Hollingsworth & Vose we take pride in being a globally recognized leader in our field. We know that our reputation has been earned by the outstanding efforts our employees who help us continually exceed our customers’ expectations. We reward those efforts by providing our employees and their families with a competitive benefit and compensation program.

Benefits

We offer benefit programs that provide financial stability and quality care at the most reasonable cost to both the employee and the 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 Hollingsworth & Vose’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 Hollingsworth & Vose 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.

Open Positions

Advanced Scientist, Glass R&DCorvallis, Oregon

SUMMARY:
Leads research and development (R&D) activities for glass fiber processing, fiberization and product development. Leads new product / process development initiatives using sound scientific and project management techniques. Leads product development from lab scale to production scale.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Fiber product and process development responsibilities
    • Provide expert microglass fiber chemistry and processing guidance to the R&D group to develop new materials and processes for fiber production.
    • For product design, understand and utilize all aspects of glass fiber chemistry and processing.
    • Lead fiber materials testing activities, including characterization, chemistry, and morphology.
    • Develop test plans and protocols for fiber technology development and evaluation.
    • Perform glass chemistry and fiberization trials for glass micro-fiber manufacturing, including engineering processing and characterization.
    • Product development and testing will include effects on downstream processes for battery separator and filtration products.
  • Lead product or process development projects.
    • Work directly with Technology product developers, Operations, and other glass plant personnel to develop new materials and processes for fiber production.
    • As needed for project, design new equipment using CAD software such as solidworks.
    • 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 Six Sigma tools and Stage Gate process for development projects.
    • Work with manufacturing, purchasing and technology on Margin Improvement Initiatives (MIPs).
    • Benchmark competitor grades and technologies.
    • Patent novel inventions.
  • 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 knowledge management system.
  • Understand the relevant end use application.
    • Assist the Division plants with technical service in the selection and troubleshooting of fiber 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.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Ph.D in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Glass Science plus 1-5 yrs of relevant experience OR MS in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Glass Science plus 2-7 years relevant R&D work experience OR BS degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Glass Science plus 5-10 years relevant work experience
  • CAD experience (Solidworks or other software) in designing glass making equipment preferred
  • Glass fiber manufacturing experience preferred
  • Strong leadership, project management, time management and communication skills
  • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred
  • Basic knowledge of how to run a patent search for education, FTO or prior art purposes

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Must be willing to work out of an office in Corvallis, OR
  • Must be able to work in a laboratory environment and a plant 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/ plant environment with potential exposure to hazardous materials
  • Work performed in production area with potential exposure to large equipment/machinery and loud noises
  • Able to lift 30 lbs

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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Global Marketing Manager, CleanroomEast Walpole, MA

TITLE:  Global Marketing Manager, Cleanroom

DEPARTMENT: Filtration Division

LOCATION:   East Walpole, MA or Shanghai (Suzhou), China

REPORTS TO:  Sr. Director, Global Marketing

DATE: July 6, 2021

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Global Marketing Manager is accountable for the global Cleanroom market strategy, and is responsible for its profitable growth.  The Global Marketing Manager is the “thought leader” for this market and an authority on the value chain from H&V to the end-user.  They are responsible for understanding the market trends and application, beyond frontline customers, & the broader competitive landscape, and for developing and executing strategies that position H&V as the filtration solutions leader in Cleanroom.  They work closely with customers along value chain, Sales, Product Management, and Technology to define product requirements and product positioning to ensure strong value propositions.  The Global Marketing Manager is responsible for supporting the global commercial teams to deliver the Division strategy.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Global Cleanroom segment growth (Revenue and profitability)
  • Own Global LRP (Long-Range-Plan) winning strategy for Cleanroom
    • “Thought Leader” for markets and applications
    • Develop and update market vision and strategy
    • Market trends
    • Market data (size, share, growth rates)
    • Segmentation mapping and analysis
    • Value chain mapping and analysis
    • Competitive analysis and benchmarking
    • Develop and update value proposition/MGAPs/resource plan
  • Identify and scope market opportunities, define CTQ’s, new product positioning, commercial launch plans and “sponsor” InnoHVision projects
  • Work with product manager and technology to develop and execute MGPPs
  • Develop and update “solutions guides” for Cleanroom describing market, application, portfolio of products, relative positioning, and value propositions, customer process
  • Support, train, and guide commercial team in business development to execute market strategy
  • Manage H&V’s presence in influential industry committees, standard committee, boards, professional societies and marketing communication efforts such as trade shows
  • Support in the development and execution of the Filtration Division AOP
  • Establish pricing strategy, and work with product manager on price guidance
  • Own IP strategy and work with product management and technology to develop, maintain and leverage IP for Cleanroom market growth

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of a BA or a BS (preferably in a technical discipline), MBA preferred
  • Experience in marketing to industrial or technical markets strongly preferred
  • Experience in filtration or cleanroom is a benefit
  • Experience in industrial sales, product management, or product development is a benefit

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

  • Pricing, segmentation, positioning, marketing communication, and strategy development
  • Sales and negotiation skills
  • Financial analytics and development of business cases for justification of investments
  • Superior written & verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in end-user outreach to generate “pull-through” demand
  • Proficient in PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and SFDC
  • Up to 50% travel required (significant international travel post-COVID)
  • Schedule flexibility for periodic calls with global team members in other time zones

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:

  • Critical thinking– The capability to think out-of-the-box, and to develop critical questions and to identify insights by asking “the 5 whys”.
  • Creativity and Innovation– The capacity to originate new or radical alternatives to traditional methods, approaches, and products.
  • Influence others without authority– The capability to encourage and motivate stake-holders to invest resource into this segment and gain alignment toward a common goal.
  • Outside-in thinking– The capability to balance outside-in and inside-out thinking (market solutions vs. products)
  • Take measured risks– The capability and comfort leve to handle ambiguity, make quantified analysis, and take measured risk when needed.
  • Focus on 1-2 critical items– The mentality to identify and focus on the top 1-2 priorities and push them forward in the midst of distractions
  • Achievement Motivation– The drive and determination to truly “win, reject average performance and set challenging goals for self and others at H&V to achieve major breakthroughs.

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Manufacturing Production WorkerCORVALLIS, OR, USA

Hollingsworth & Vose Company is a global technology manufacturing company with a vision of innovation since 1728. What a great story to tell! Still family-owned for 7 generations, H&V Company is a story of success, perseverance and has a great team of professionals leading the way.

Why is H&V a great place to work?

  • Be part of the Statewide, National and Global COVID-19 response.
    • H&V truly cares about their employees and employees families.
    • Competitive salary.
    • Great benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending, 401(k) and generous vacation policy.

The Manufacturing Production Woker collects, inspects, and packages glass fiber in a way that insures visual, weight, and packaging standards are met so that shipping and receiving can accurately fill customer orders.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operates hydraulic lift trucks to move the product after packaging.
  • Operates machinery and equipment that collects, compresses, and binds the product to facilitate handling and packaging.
  • Clears machine jams.
  • Inspects product for visual standard adherence prior to packaging.
  • Adjusts the quantity of product to meet weight standards.
  • Samples the collected product to meet testing requirements.
  • Packages the product and seals and labels the finished bale.
  • Records information such as weight, time, and bale number.
  • Receives work instructions from supervision.
  • Observes and inspects conditions of products to ensure compliance with quality standards.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • 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.
  • Complete and maintain internal lift truck operator certification.
  • Participates in line down day maintenance, and miscellaneous cleanup task.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 1 month related experience/training/education; any combination.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, log entries, and memos.
  • Ability to write log entries.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers and decimals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work involves exposure to environments with high levels of heat, noise and moving parts.
  • Have the ability to interact at all times of the day with employees in a professional and courteous manner despite occasional periods of stress.
  • Have the ability to occasionally sit at a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Have the ability to work throughout the facility while wearing the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE):  steel toed boots, hearing protection, and safety eyewear.
  • Have the ability to regularly lift and carry objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Have the ability to climb stairs.
  • Have the stamina to stand and flexibility to stretch/reach, bend/stoop, and 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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Quality EngineerCORVALLIS, OR, USA

Hollingsworth & Vose Company is a global technology manufacturing company with a vision of innovation since 1728. What a great story to tell! Still family-owned for 7 generations, H&V Company is a story of success, perseverance and has a great team of professionals leading the way.

Why is H&V a great place to work?

  • Be part of the Statewide, National and Global COVID-19 response.
    • H&V truly cares about their employees and employees families.
    • Competitive salary.
    • Great benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending, 401(k) and generous vacation policy.

The Quality Engineer will support the site Technical/Quality Manager in ensuring that product H&V provides is fit for use, consistent, and meets both external and internal customer requirements. The Quality Engineer will support manufacturing teams in completing thorough root cause investigations and implementing robust corrective actions when non-conformances occur utilizing sound engineering principles, Six Sigma methodology, and Lean manufacturing techniques.  The Quality Engineer will also analyze product quality data to assess process capability and identify opportunities for improvement.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist manufacturing teams in developing and maintaining robust PFMEAs, Control Plans and appropriate controls to support the production of consistent product from run to run.
  • Lead resolution of customer complaints by assisting manufacturing teams with use of appropriate tools to identify true root causes and implementing effective corrective actions.
  • Work with Technology, Manufacturing, and Commercial teams to establish appropriate production and quality control standards.
  • Interacts with customers to address their quality needs and concerns.
  • Review product quality data for capability, trends, and opportunities and works with manufacturing teams to identify and implement improvements as appropriate.
  • Establish a program that consistently reviews leading indicators impacting QC metrics and champion their improvements by analyzing data statistically and graphically.
  • Lead and accountable toward the overall health of the plant’s ISO system including review and maintenance of certain documentation and internal auditing as necessary.
    • Conduct customer specification reviews as needed.
    • Involved in the New Product Introduction process to ensure capability to manufacture new products.
    • Oversees lab equipment calibration program.
    • May supervise lab personnel.
    • Accountable to the completeness of 8Ds, in a timely manner, and prior to distribution to customers.
    •  Work in conjunction with site supply chain team to resolve Supplier corrective actions (SCAR) including occasional supplier audits as necessary.
    • Assist in the execution of ECR’s and the root cause of NCR’s.
    • Help drive Quality Improvements Plans (QIPs) and provide updates to senior leadership team as needed.
    • Represent site on monthly Quality Network calls and communicate any pertinent information to site lead team.
    • Foster and contribute actions toward employee engagement.
    • Other related duties as assigned or required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or minimum of 3 to 7 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Black belt certified or willingness to certify within first 3 years in role.
  • Multiple years’ experience working as a Quality Engineer utilizing common APQP tools such as PPAP, PFMEA, Control Plan, MSA, and Process Capability Analysis.
  • Sound mathematical and technical skills.
  • Strong leadership ability.
  • Flexible and positive attitude towards change.
  • Team player.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills as well as a good listener.
  • Good investigative and problem-solving skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to think logically and methodically.
  • Ability to handle constant changes and multiple priorities efficiently and effectively.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Suite and Minitab.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work involves occasional exposure to environments with high levels of heat, noise and moving parts.
  • Have the ability to interact at all times of the day with employees and customers in a professional and courteous manner despite occasional periods of stress.
  • Have the ability to frequently sit at a computer, potentially for extended periods of time.
  • Have the ability to walk occasionally throughout the facility while wearing the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE):  steel toed boots, hearing protection, and safety eyewear.
  • Have the ability to occasionally lift objects up to 25 lbs.
  • Have the ability to climb stairs.
  • Have the stamina to stand and flexibility to stretch/reach, bend/stoop, and 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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Production Operator - West Groton, MAWEST GROTON, MA, USA

Hollingsworth & Vose Company is a global technology manufacturing company with a vision of innovation since 1728. What a great story to tell! Still family-owned for 7 generations, H&V Company is a story of success, perseverance and has a great team of professionals leading the way.

Why is H&V a great place to work?

  • Be part of the Statewide, National and Global COVID-19 response.
  • H&V truly cares about their employees and employees families.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Great benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending, 401(k) and generous vacation policy.

The Production Operator is an entry level, production position in our West Groton, MA manufacturing plant. They 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 50 lbs.), sitting, bending, reaching.
  • Acceptable hearing and eyesight required.
  • Requires working 12 hour 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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Senior Technician, Process & ManagementWEST GROTON, MA, USA

Hollingsworth & Vose Company is a global technology manufacturing company with a vision of innovation since 1728. What a great story to tell! Still family-owned for 7 generations, H&V Company is a story of success, perseverance and has a great team of professionals leading the way.

Why is H&V a great place to work?

  • Be part of the Statewide, National and Global COVID-19 response.
    • H&V truly cares about their employees and employees families.
    • Competitive salary.
    • Great benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending, 401(k) and generous vacation policy.

The Senior Technician, Process & Managment will schedule, run and maintain a process line at the West Groton Technology Research Center. This position reports to the Scientist.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operate process line
  • Operates all pilot equipment located in lab, supports technology and manufacturing by running experimental trials as needed. Coordinate evaluations and/or modifications of equipment as needed to produce the desired product properties.
  • Work safely and ensure that all everyone working in the room observes all safety rules.
  • Ensure that the line equipment is properly maintained, work areas are clean and organized and that raw material stocks are replenished appropriately.
  • Support the development effort by producing material that meets the objectives of the trial and meets the needs of the Scientist for sample collection and information sharing.
  • Keep and maintain records of all trial runs including machine settings, material and time consumed and products produced.
  • Interface internally and externally.
  • Communicate plans and results effectively.
  • Provide technical reports and presentations to internal and external project stakeholders.
  • Understand the relevant end use application.
  • Assist Technology Scientists with the planning, media selection and process settings required to meet 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.
  • Drive the development of new & novel test methods that more effectively quantify the performance of our media in the end application.
  • Carry out functions that must comply with ITAR standards, therefore must be a U.S. Citizen or holder or Green card (if applicable).

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school degree or Associates degree plus three years relevant work experience OR equivalent.
  • Strong leadership, task management, time management and communication skills.
  • Effective team participant in product or process development programs.

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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Production Operator - Easton, NYEaston, NY, USA

Hollingsworth & Vose Company is a global technology manufacturing company with a history of technology and a vision of innovation since 1728.  What a great story to tell!  Still family-owned for 7 generations, H&V Company is a story of success, perseverance and has a great team of professionals leading the way.

H&V is seeking Production Operators for our manufacturing facility just outside of Saratoga Springs, NY.

Why is H&V a great place to work?

  • Be part of the Statewide, National and Global COVID-19 response.
  • H&V truly cares about their employees and employees families!
  • Competitive hourly rate, one of the best in the area.
  • Great benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement and Retirement.

The Production Operator will be mainly be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of our industrial paper manufacturing machines, preparing stock and resin and material finishing.

This position requires:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Basic math computation skills.
  • Previous experience working in an industrial manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Familiarity with computers and ability to conduct work tasks on computer systems.
  • Team player with good communication and mechanical skills.

Apply today!  We look forward to welcoming the next member of our dynamic team!

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 Operator - East Walpole, MAEAST WALPOLE, MA, USA

Hollingsworth & Vose Company is a global technology manufacturing company with a vision of innovation since 1728. What a great story to tell! Still family-owned for 7 generations, H&V Company is a story of success, perseverance and has a great team of professionals leading the way.

Why is H&V a great place to work?

  • Be part of the Statewide, National and Global COVID-19 response.
  • H&V truly cares about their employees and employees families.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Great benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending, 401(k) and generous vacation policy.

The Production Operator is an entry level, production position in our East Walpole, MA manufacturing plant. They 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.
  • 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 8.5 hour shifts plus occasional overtime.
  • 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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Human Resources ManagerFloyd, VA, USA

Hollingsworth & Vose Company is a global technology manufacturing company with a vision of innovation since 1728. What a great story to tell! Still family-owned for 7 generations, H&V Company is a story of success, perseverance and has a great team of professionals leading the way.

Why is H&V a great place to work?

  • Be part of the Statewide, National and Global COVID-19 response.
    • H&V truly cares about their employees and employees families.
    • Competitive salary.
    • Great benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending, 401(k) and generous vacation policy.

The HR Manager will champion and provide expertise in support of an employee-oriented high performance culture, emphasizing safety, quality, productivity, and empowerment.  Responsible for the development of processes and reporting metrics that support the achievement of the Company’s business goals. Reporting through corporate HR with a dotted line and trusted business partnership with the plant manager and the leadership team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In partnership with the America’s HR team; lead and support locally: Organizational Development, Leadership and Employee Development, Employee Relations, Recruitment and Retention, Performance Management, Employee Recognition.
  • Improve manager and employee performance by identifying and clarifying issues, evaluating potential solutions, implementing solutions, and coaching and counseling managers and employees.
  • Partner with plant leadership team to align current and future business needs into an overall integrated HR plan for the function, focusing on opportunities that contribute to the growth and competitiveness of the business.
  • Responsible for oversight of HR administrative functions including communications; benefits; wage and salary administration; hourly and non-exempt payroll; and all associated record keeping. Ensure legal compliance in all appropriate areas i.e. EEOC, FLSA, FMLA. Ensuring compliance with local and state employment laws. And workers comp administration.
  • Develop human resources solutions and solve employee related challenges by collecting and analyzing data, and recommending courses of action.
  • Partner in HR Functional Initiative work in support of our HR mission and vision.
  • Provide support in implementation of Workday HRIS.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BA/BS degree with 7-10 plus years HR Generalist experience, manufacturing environment required.
  • Excellent leadership, administrative, organizational, multi-tasking skills with the ability to handle the dynamics of a 24/7 operation.
  • Acute business acumen, understanding of organizational challenges, and success in implementing effective HR plans.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively build relationships and influence across a highly matrixed environment. Able to influence at all levels to achieve objectives (i.e. soliciting and reconciling feedback from multiple sources).
  • Well-versed in a variety of Human Resources concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Familiarity with safety matters including OSHA requirements.

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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MillwrightEast Walpole, MA, USA

Hollingsworth & Vose Company is a global technology manufacturing company with a vision of innovation since 1728. What a great story to tell! Still family-owned for 7 generations, H&V Company is a story of success, perseverance and has a great team of professionals leading the way.

Why is H&V a great place to work?

  • Be part of the Statewide, National and Global COVID-19 response.
    • H&V truly cares about their employees and employees families.
    • Competitive salary.
    • Great benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending, 401(k) and generous vacation policy.

The Millwright must have basic to intermediate level of Maintenance and Millwright skills and knowledge.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Have detailed knowledge of the installation and removal of bearings on various pieces of equipment
  • Have knowledge of pump and motor alignment, utilizing laser equipment
  • Have ability to rebuild a variety of pump models
  • Have detailed knowledge and experience with safety in an industrial environment, including lockout tag out procedures for industrial equipment
  • Develop knowledge of spare parts locations
  • Understand the parts, equipment, and tools needed for emergency equipment repairs
  • Have ability to safely use of oxyacetylene equipment during in an industrial environment a plus
  • Be able to safely perform general industrial welding tasks using stick, TIG, MIG is a plus
  • Have the ability to satisfactorily use standard shop maintenance equipment during repairs such as: drill press, bearing puller, bandsaw, arbor press, circular saw, reciprocating saw, chainsaw, porta-power, hydraulic lift, welding equipment, pneumatic equipment, hydraulic hose assembly, etc.
  • Have general carpentry skills
  • Have general abilities to thread pipe and install compression fittings, valves & tubing
  • Have a safe knowledge of lifting and rigging techniques
  • Have a good knowledge of measuring equipment
  • Attend professional training development courses required by the Maintenance Department supervision
  • Be able to work in a flexible team environment with minimal supervision
  • Be able to effectively communicate with peers and management
  • Able to develop working knowledge of computerized maintenance management system

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 5 years of industrial mechanic experience.
  • Prior metal fabrication experience a plus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Hours of work: Typically, Monday – Friday
    • 1st shift
    • Some weekend work required
  • Candidates will be evaluated periodically during the probationary period and will be required to effectively demonstrate any or all of the above skill levels to the satisfaction of the Maintenance Superintendent and/or the Plant Engineer
  • Will report to Maintenance Superintendent but will be subject to joint assignments in conjunction with the Electrical/Instrumentation Supervisor

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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Process EngineerFloyd, VA

Hollingsworth & Vose Company is a global technology manufacturing company with a vision of innovation since 1728. What a great story to tell! Still family-owned for 7 generations, H&V Company is a story of success, perseverance and has a great team of professionals leading the way.

Why is H&V a great place to work?

  • Be part of the Statewide, National and Global COVID-19 response.
    • H&V truly cares about their employees and employees families.
    • Competitive salary.
    • Great benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending, 401(k) and generous vacation policy.

The Process Engineer will lead and support planned projects/improvements and identify opportunities for continual process improvements for the H&V Operations.  Plan, develop and implement solutions for these improvements using sound engineering principles, Six Sigma methodology, and Lean manufacturing techniques

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leadership for development and continual improvement of manufacturing process systems, technologies, and practices with particular emphasis on extrusion processes by improving product quality, reducing variation, minimizing waste, reducing costs, improving reliability, increasing efficiency, increasing throughput, improving customer satisfaction, and increasing skills of employees
  • Leadership in the development and continual improvement of production equipment maintenance practices and procedures by monitoring KPI’s and being data driven
  • Leadership in management of process and project specific capital expenditures
  • Leadership of safety and environmental compliance and best practices within the process engineering function
  • Design, manage, and execute production trials and support R&D trials as needed
  • Other duties as required

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS degree or higher in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, or other technical discipline
  • Flexible, self-motivated, and team oriented
  • 3+ years of experience designing and optimizing manufacturing processes preferably in a continuous, nonwovens, or rolled goods manufacturing process
  • Plastics extrusion(meltblown or spunbond) experience preferred
  • Hands-on technical approach with operating teams, maintenance, and R&D
  • Data driven with experience in basic statistics and statistical process control
  • Familiarity with instrumentation and controls associated with manufacturing processes
  • Lean, six-sigma experience
  • 6S experience
  • Computer skills desirable, including Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, Minitab

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Position requires 50% of the responsibilities to be carried out on the manufacturing floor overseeing the processing and bonding of synthetic fibers, coating and lamination of non-woven substrates.
  • Some travel may be required.

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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Advanced/Lead Scientist, Wetlaid Liquid FiltrationWest Groton, MA

Hollingsworth & Vose Company is a global technology manufacturing company with a vision of innovation since 1728. What a great story to tell! Still family-owned for 7 generations, H&V Company is a story of success, perseverance and has a great team of professionals leading the way.

Why is H&V a great place to work?

  • Be part of the Statewide, National and Global COVID-19 response.
    • H&V truly cares about their employees and employees families.
    • Competitive salary.
    • Great benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending, 401(k) and generous vacation policy.

The Advanced/Lead Scientist, Wetlaid Liquid Filtration participates in research and development activities linked to new product and process development initiatives using established mathematical and scientific techniques.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science plus four years relevant work experience OR MS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science plus two years relevant work experience OR D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Fiber, Textile, Materials Science or related fields
  • 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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Project Engineer IICorvallis, OR

Hollingsworth & Vose Company is a global technology manufacturing company with a vision of innovation since 1728. What a great story to tell! Still family-owned for 7 generations, H&V Company is a story of success, perseverance and has a great team of professionals leading the way.

Why is H&V a great place to work?

  • Be part of the Statewide, National and Global COVID-19 response.
    • H&V truly cares about their employees and employees families.
    • Competitive salary.
    • Great benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending, 401(k) and generous vacation policy.

Under general direction, the Project Engineer II performs Intermediate to advanced professional engineering design & project management assignments; serves as a lead project engineer on strategic and somewhat complex projects; applies increasing engineering knowledge to the solution of design, maintenance, repair and improvement of facility and production equipment.   Completes engineering assignments requiring the use of judgment and initiative in developing solutions to problems, interpreting policies and determining work assignments.  Responsible for assisting in the planning of future system needs and developing, implementing and monitoring of those projects, from inception to completion. May oversee, coordinate and review the work of professional and technical personnel, and; performs related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads major furnace rebuilds once every two years.
  • Serves as lead project engineer and performs project management work on strategic engineering and construction projects.
  • Performs preliminary evaluation of proposed intermediate and more complex, mid- term projects.
  • Develops midsize and larger project proposals including scope, budget, schedule, and resources.
  • Develops and present funding requests.
  • Conducts research projects that may include a review of current literature, field investigations, pilot studies, contact with public agencies and computer search; analyzes and reports on data gathered, including cost/benefit ratios for alternative methodologies.  Provides technical advice to research and maintenance personnel.
  • Directs and coordinate various size project activities to meet project goals on schedule and within budget.
  • Provides technical advice to research and maintenance personnel.
  • Complies and engages 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.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor of Science in an engineering discipline.
  • 4-6 years’ experience in related work, preferably in a manufacturing or equipment related environment.
  • Oregon Professional Engineer registration desirable.

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 regularly climb roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs and walk elevated catwalks.
  • Have the stamina to stand and flexibility to stretch/reach, bend/stoop, and 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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TechnicianWest Groton, MA

Hollingsworth & Vose Company is a global technology manufacturing company with a vision of innovation since 1728. What a great story to tell! Still family-owned for 7 generations, H&V Company is a story of success, perseverance and has a great team of professionals leading the way.

Why is H&V a great place to work?

  • Be part of the Statewide, National and Global COVID-19 response.
    • H&V truly cares about their employees and employees families.
    • Competitive salary.
    • Great benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending, 401(k) and generous vacation policy.

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute laboratory tests.
  • Prepare fibrous/chemical mixtures and produce handsheets of experimental
  • Perform physical and chemical testing on raw materials, and new product prototypes according to specified test procedures.
  • Record and summarize test data and observations from product and raw material testing.
  • Review and modify test methods to ensure accurate and useful data.
  • Assist in the construction of small test devices for new applications.
  • Format computer spreadsheets and provide other computerized documentation of lab experiments and results.
  • Maintain laboratory notebook.
  • Effectively communicate results to Scientists and others describing the results obtained as well as other observations using data tables, graphs, and small reports
  • Participate in product trials.
  • Monitor checkpoints and collect samples and data.
  • Assist in execution of pilot paper machine trials for product development.
  • Train on specialized equipment; operate and maintain this equipment.
  • Formulate standardized reports.
  • Interface internally.
  • Influence other technicians and scientists at more than current site location.
  • Carries out functions that must comply with ITAR standards, therefore must be U.S. citizen or holder of Green card (Location specific).

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Associates degree or equivalent proficiency in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, (preferred) Mechanical Engineering or Material Science. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 2+ years’ experience in a laboratory environment.
  • Chemistry background with mechanical aptitude as applied to a lab and machinery environment.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in math and science, with mechanical or chemical aptitude.
  • Competency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Conscientious, detail-oriented and accurate.
  • Strong observation 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.
  • Ability to use the proper PPE where required.

 

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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PMO ManagerEast Walpole, MA

POSITION SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Director, Global Business Technology, this role is responsible for building and managing the day-to-day activities in the PMO including the intake processes and overall governance of the project portfolio. The PMO manager will provide guidance on PMO policies and processes, oversee the project management staff, manage key programs and projects, and collaborate with business partners to develop projects and programs.

It is essential that this person be able to establish rapport, credibility, trust, and respect throughout the organization, be viewed as a team player, well organized, demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills, and have the ability to work effectively, under pressure, and with tight deadlines.

ACCOUNTABILITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborating with other department leaders though an intake process to define, prioritize, and develop projects
  • Planning all aspects of project management, including setting deadlines, prioritizing tasks, and assigning team members to various deliverables
  • Managing strategic programs and projects and providing oversight to project managers across the organization
  • Establishing templates and guidelines to for use in all company projects and programs
  • Establishing and reporting monthly to project portfolio and governance committees on project health, financials, resourcing, and project intake status
  • Analyzing financial data, including project budgets, risks, and resource allocation
  • Providing financial reports and budget outlines as part of the project governance structures
  • Overseeing the development of all programs and projects and ensuring that team members are carrying out their tasks efficiently while upholding the company’s standards
  • Drafting new and improving existing project management office processes
  • Continuously evaluating projects to ensure they are meeting company standards, adhering to budgets, and meeting deadlines
  • Accurately documenting all project’s creation, development, and execution as well as documenting the project’s scope, budget, and justification
  • Providing guidance to business partners to develop / manage a roadmap for systems and projects
  • Developing the requirements for looking at technology vendors and evaluation of their capabilities
  • Assisting in the evaluation of all company software and providing recommendations aligned to the company’s Business Technology strategy
  • Ensuring all selected vendors comply with company data privacy and cybersecurity standards.
  • Evaluating vendors to implement selected IT platforms (System Integrators)
  • Coordinating with IT operations to evaluate all platforms and projects for new infrastructure , hardware, and / or network requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 10 years of IT project / program management experience
  • At least 5 years of supervisory experience
  • Excellent analytical, project management and organizational skills with the ability to make sound business judgments
  • A positive attitude, self-starter with ability to own projects and work autonomously
  • Strong collaborative skills as demonstrated by ability to work cross-functionally and collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to drive results
  • Energetic, resourceful self-starter with high integrity, strong presence and the ability to work effectively in a dynamic, transformational environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication capabilities

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Strong aptitude for critical thinking and analysis
  • Demonstrated experience turning data into actionable insights
  • Ability to balance diverse workload; strong attention to detail and delivery

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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Manager, Tax & Treasury East Walpole, MA

SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Reporting to and collaborating with the Treasurer to provide strategic support for tax research, tax compliance, as well as general treasury / cash management operations.

ACCEPTABLE MINIMUM LEVEL OF EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s

MINIMUM YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
7-10 years

OTHER MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required
7 or more years of professional experience in a field related to taxation, treasury, finance, and / or accounting with at least 4 or more years specifically in tax / treasury

  • Thorough understanding of tax regulations and requirements for a mid to large organization
  • Responsibility for all tax compliance, tax provision preparation and related annual tax footnote disclosures
  • Working knowledge of general accounting principles and financial management
  • Previously experience with managing banking relationship and bank covenant compliance is a plus.
  • Ability to interpret and work with financial data, perform advanced calculations and statistical analyses, and draw conclusions
  • Ability to read and understand financial statements, written financial policies and regulations, and other relevant documentation, particularly in relation to taxation
  • Excellent mathematical, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to communication clearly, concisely, and accurately, both verbal and in writing
  • Ability to set concrete goals, develop aligned strategy, and make data-informed decisions
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in Taxation or another relevant field preferred
  • Additional credentials related to accounting or finance (e.g., Certified Public Accountant) preferred
  • Experience with IRS and state tax audits preferred
  • Experience in managing Corporate taxation Form 1120 filings preferred
  • Experience with risk management / insurance is a plus
  • Knowledge of and/or direct experience with Oracle is a plus

SALARY INFORMATION
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off

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Supply Chain ManagerEast Walpole, MA

SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for coordinating with business divisions, plants, and customer service to drive improvements in order fulfillment processes associated with scheduling, shipping, sample center, and finished goods inventory. The Supply Chain Manager will be customer facing to integrate S&OP across organizations and standardize integration of customer forecasts into scheduling and inventory planning. This position reports to the Director of Capacity and Supply Planning

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive S&OP for the organization by integrating customer forecasts into short term production planning and inventory management
  • ‘Single Point of Contact’ for schedule change requests within schedule lock period
  • Oversight of multiple machine schedules to review opportunities for short term machine moves (< 3 months)
  • Work cross functionally to drive improved On Time Delivery (OTD) through process improvements
  • Managing Finished Goods Inventory to meet entitlement goals
  • Stocking Inventory Level Recommendations/Customer Liaison
  • Driving standard work/best practices across H&V’s business
  • Global Transportation and Warehousing; optimizing and reducing complexity

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS/BA degree required. MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in supply chain, preferably in engineered papers and nonwovens related industry.
  • Thorough knowledge of supply chain strategies and KPI’s including: Produce to Plan, Inventory Turns, Service Levels, Forecast Accuracy, Purchase Price Variance, On Time Delivery and In Full Delivery
  • Excellent financial acumen, attention to detail and good problem solving skills
  • Excellent organization capabilities and project management skills
  • Ability to combine, analyze and present data clearly and concisely Strong negotiation skills
  • Experience with customer facing communication
  • Experience driving change in organizations
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment
  • Ability to have the continuous improvement mindset

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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Waste Water Treatment Plant OperatorWest Groton, MA

POSITION 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.

DUTIES 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.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
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    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

  • Minimum of a Class 4-M Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator License, Class 5 license preferred
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    SCHEDULE:

  • 12-hour shifts, 6:30am – 6:30pm
  • Two week rotation = two days on/three days off one week, and three days on/two days off the second week
  • Seven days off every 2 weeks
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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.

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    Plant ManagerWest Groton, MA

    SUMMARY:

    Responsible for managing all day-to-day operations at the plant. All facets of the plant are included: manufacturing, EHS, human resources, engineering, materials, quality, and finance (dotted line). The efforts of these areas, in successful liaison with Sales, Customer Service, Supply Chain and Technology, must be led in an efficient and productive manner in order to provide exceptional customer satisfaction and meet company and plant specific goals.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Leadership and guidance for the hourly, supervisory and management of the plant, motivating all to achieve the goals of the individuals, plant, and company.
    • Lead the plant to a Continuous Improvement culture & organization for achieving excellence in EHS, productivity and customer satisfaction & delivery. Provide direction and support for continuous improvement in product and process to achieve key metric goals.
    • Ensure optimal utilization of manpower and machinery with continual improvements towards maximum productivity. Ensure existing systems are as efficient as possible.
    • Keep line of communications open between all teams and individuals in the plant. Keep the Lead Team/Corporate informed of plant status through verbal and written communication. Convey and support Corporate procedures and policies to the plant.
    • Operate the plant in a manner that will foster a trustworthy, open working environment based on H&V principles. Provide ownership for safety and continual training and development of staff at all levels. Personal involvement in a participative environmental is essential.
    • Contribute to the generation of the Annual Operating Plan, monitor the data to maintain budgets and meet the financial goals of the plan.

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

    • BA/BS with preference in engineering and/or papermaking. Advanced degree is a plus.
    • Prior process industry manufacturing experience; papermaking and Union experience preferred.
    • Increasingly responsible positions in Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain and site leadership.
    • The ability and propensity to respond positively and appropriately when confronted with the need to change.
    • Skills and demonstrated success in a six sigma/lean manufacturing system.
    • Success in high performance work system as well as previous experience in building strong operating teams.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Strong computer software skills.

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    Project ManagerEast Walpole, MA Corporate

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Reporting to the PMO Manager, Global Business Technology, this role is responsible for collaborating with business teams to engage and manage intake into the project portfolio, managing day-to-day projects including resourcing, timelines, issues, risks, cost, and quality, and ensuring successful delivery of business technology approved projects.

    It is essential that this person be able to establish rapport, credibility, trust, and respect throughout the organization, be viewed as a team player, well organized, demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills, and have the ability to work effectively, under pressure, and with tight deadlines.

    ACCOUNTABILITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Collaborating with other department leaders through an intake process to define, prioritize, and develop projects
    • Planning and executing all aspects of project management, including setting deadlines, prioritizing tasks, and assigning team members to various deliverables
    • Managing projects across the organization
    • Coordinating and emphasizing the use of standard PMO templates and guidelines for use in all company projects and programs
    • Providing input to all portfolio reviews and governance on project health, financials, resourcing, and project intake status
    • Analyzing financial data, including project budgets, risks, and resource allocation
    • Providing financial reports and budget outlines as part of the project governance structures
    • Ensuring project team members are carrying out their tasks efficiently while upholding the company’s PMO standards
    • Drafting new and improving existing project management office processes
    • Continuously evaluating projects to ensure they are meeting company standards, adhering to budgets, and meeting deadlines
    • Accurately documenting all project’s creation, development, and execution as well as documenting the project’s scope, budget, and justification
    • Providing guidance to business partners to develop / manage a roadmap for systems and projects
    • Developing the requirements for looking at technology vendors and evaluation of their capabilities
    • Assisting in the evaluation of all company software and providing recommendations aligned to the company’s Business Technology strategy
    • Ensuring all selected vendors comply with company data privacy and cybersecurity standards.
    • Evaluating vendors to implement selected IT platforms (System Integrators)
    • Coordinating with IT operations to evaluate all platforms and projects for new infrastructure , hardware, and / or network requirements

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of IT project / program management experience
    • Excellent analytical, project management and organizational skills with the ability to make sound business judgments
    • A positive attitude, self-starter with ability to own projects and work autonomously
    • Strong collaborative skills as demonstrated by ability to work cross-functionally and collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to drive results
    • Energetic, resourceful self-starter with high integrity, strong presence and the ability to work effectively in a dynamic, transformational environment
    • Excellent written and verbal communication capabilities

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
    • Strong aptitude for critical thinking and analysis
    • Demonstrated experience turning data into actionable insights
    • Ability to balance diverse workload; strong attention to detail and delivery

    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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    Director (or Manager), Global Product ManagementVarious

    POSITION SUMMARY:  

    The Global Product Manager is accountable for global product platform profitability, and is responsible for strategy, product development, and capacity management.  The Global Product Manager is the “thought leader” for the product platform and a specialist in platform capabilities, cost structure, and product performance.  They work closely with Technology and Operations on product optimization and are the Division lead for InnoHVision programs.  The Global Product Manager is responsible for supporting the global sales and marketing teams to deliver the Division strategy.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

    • Global P&L responsibility with a focus on gross margin
    • Own profitability for product lines
      • Establish pricing bands with Global Marketing
      • Analyze and manage costs
      • Reduce complexity and cost
      • Technology ROI
    • Develop and maintain product platform vision and strategy
    • Commercial leader for InnoHVision and ECR projects
    • Capacity management and asset strategy
    • Accountable for the LRP and AOP “Product Planning” (P&L, capacity, CAPEX)
    • Accountable for developing and maintaining the product platform IP strategy
    • Align MGPP strategies with Marketing and Technology priorities (MGAP, Tech Roadmaps)
    • Support Global Marketing in the development of product launch plans
    • Provide product grade recommendations and product technical support for sales and marketing
    • Support and guide sales force in business development to execute strategy
    • Maintain product literature (TDS, benchmarking) and provide source data for marketing communications and tradeshows
    • Keep current with applicable regulations and standards
    • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educations workshops, reviewing professional publications and participating in professional societies

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  

    • Minimum of a BA or a BS (preferably in a technical discipline), MBA preferred
    • Minimum 5 years in a technical function in production, development, product management
    • Experience in filtration or target segments a plus
    • Industrial sales, marketing, or R&D experience a plus

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

    • Pricing, segmentation, positioning, marketing communication and strategy development
    • Sales & negotiation skills
    • Superior written & verbal communication and presentation skills
    • Proficient in PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and SFDC
    • Up to 25% travel required

    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:

    • 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.

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