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 of 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 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.

Open Positions

Scientist, Liquid FiltrationFloyd, VA

Brief Summary of Role Responsibilities :

Participates in research and development activities linked to new product and material initiatives, using established scientific techniques. Primary area of responsibility will be in material development for liquid filtration and bio-separation, including the documentation and assessment of the results.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain a safe working environment in and around the laboratory;
  • Have good verbal and written command of English & presentation skills;
  • Be willing and able to conduct experimental work and analysis and have a ‘hands-on’ attitude;
  • Ensure all local laws and regulations regarding chemical consumption, production and transportation are met including compliance with safety guidelines and support of Environmental Health Safety initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain laboratory policies and procedures;
  • Determine project goals in consultation with the global Technology team;
  • Support the selection and onboarding of new team members and be able to work as part of a team;
  • Understanding the requirements associated with maintaining a good laboratory environment; Ensure that laboratory procedures and documentation comply and comply with all safety regulations;
  • Fundamental understanding of environmental regulatory agencies and requirements (e.g. OSHA, TSCA, Reach);
  • Familiar with the use of Typical laboratory instrumentation e.g., DSC, FTIR, spectrophotometer for determining protein and bacterial concentrations;
  • Responsible for the selection and maintenance of laboratory test equipment;
  • Responsible for inventory and the ordering laboratory consumables;
  • Support the activities of fellow Scientists and Technicians, whilst developing their technical and personal skillset to the maximum;
  • Drive and support potential prototype technology design;
  • Responsible for the technology transfer of promising technology candidates to the Technology Development team;
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance in the specific areas of polymer chemistry and media development. Be self motivated and updated in polymer technology and analytic laboratory techniques
  • Review patent landscape and be able to identify new patent opportunities
  • Active collaboration with Technician workforce;
  • Presentation to various internal audiences;
  • Write-up of technical reports, and preparation of training materials, Standard Operating Procedures;
  • 10% travel time (other HV sites, customers and vendors, conferences, committees, training etc.);
  • Drive advanced materials development programs supported by cross-functional teams from conceptual ideas to full-scale production and commercialization
  • Perform competitive intelligence and market survey reviews;
  • Project management with frequent team updates;
  • Involvement in intense interaction with customers, including providing technical support and validation
  • Strive for continuous improvements in product, process and add value to customers
  • Conduct Safety and Quality audits and report NCs; provide solutions to prevent future occurances.

Necessary Education & Experience

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science, Material Science or related field, OR
  • MS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer or Material Science, with atleast three years relevant work experience.

Specific Knowledge, Skills & Certifications

  • Safety focus
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Be willing and able to conduct experimental work and analysis and have a ‘hands-on’ attitude.
  • Dealing with ambiguity, ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrates scientific acumen.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred.
  • Exhibits integrity, courage and candor.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership, project management, time management and communication skills.

Physical Requirements & Environment

  1. The successful applicant must be able to work at the location of the company in Floyd, VA.
  2. Occasional international travel may be required, especially to Europe and/or China.
  3. Work requires repetitive motion of arms/hands, standing for prolonged period, performing frequent bending and twisting motions, lifting of light weight objects up to 10 pounds.
  4. Steady hands and dexterity to perform tasks repeatedly and accurately.
  5. Work performed in laboratory environment with potential exposure to hazardous materials.
  6. Work performed in production area with potential exposure to large equipment /machinery and loud noises.
  7. Work performed in office area with potential long hours in front of computer.

 
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Technology TechnicianFloyd, VA

SUMMARY:

Provide assistance to the Technology organization, with regard to product / process development efforts, via: (1) Trials on pilot equipment; (2) Trials on full scale manufacturing equipment; (3) Laboratory experimentation; and (4) Testing, analysis, and reporting.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Execute pilot trials

    • Understanding of and ability to operate pilot production equipment
    • Experience with process controls and exacting SOPs
    • 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; proficiency of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
    • Review and modify test methods to ensure accurate and useful data
    • Assist in the scale-up to full production capabilities
    • Maintain laboratory notebook
  2. Participate in Production Trials

    • Assist in execution of machine trials for product development
    • Monitor checkpoints; collect samples and data
    • Train on specialized equipment; operate and maintain this equipment
    • Formulate standardized reports
  3. Interface

    • Ability to interact both internally and externally, adhering to all company guidelines and principles
    • Influence other technicians and scientists at more than current site location
  4. Carries out functions that must comply with ITAR standards; therefore must be U.S. citizen or possess a Green card

 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Associates degree or equivalent experience in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Materials Science. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  2. 2+ years’ experience in a production setting
  3. Demonstrated proficiency in math and science
  4. Computer skills: Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  5. Strong verbal and written communication skills
  6. Conscientious, detail-oriented, and accurate
  7. Independent, self-starter that works with minimal supervision

 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  1. Lifting of light weight objects (<40 lbs).
  2. Steady hands and dexterity to perform tasks repeatedly and accurately.
  3. Perform tasks that require constant state of alertness.
  4. Work performed in laboratory environment where PPE may be required – gloves, googles, etc.
  5. Work performed in production areas where PPE may be required for protection from equipment/machinery noise.

 
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Advanced R&D TechnicianEaston, NY

SUMMARY:

The Advanced R&D Technician provides assistance to Technology (Research & Development) staff in the testing, analysis, and reporting of new material development in conjunction with product development efforts undertaken in the laboratory, pilot plant facilities and production machines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Extensive hands-on experimental work in lab environment
  • Prepare fibrous/chemical mixtures in the laboratory and produce handsheets of experimental prototypes
  • Perform physical, analytical 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. Formats computer spreadsheet and provides other computerized documentation of lab experiments and result
  • Proficiency with computer & software for data analysis & reporting using software such MS office (Excel, Powerpoint) and Minitiab
  • Should be comfortable with safely handling laboratory chemicals and materials including sulfuric acid and lead
  • Build lead acid battery prototypes in the lab. Disassemble the prototypes after testing
  • Good computer skills are required. This role will monitor battery testing using different testing software
  • Reviews and modifies test methods to ensure accurate and useful data
  • Assist in the construction of small test devices for new applications
  • Assists with pilot & production machine trials, monitoring checkpoints and collecting samples and data
  • Carries out pilot paper machine trials for product development
  • Fills in for supervisors on mill trials when necessary
  • Formulates standardized reports, as required
  • Maintains laboratory notebook
  • Receives training on specialized equipment and may be responsible to operate and maintain the equipment
  • Provide technical service using expertise on specialized equipment
  • Instructs others on test procedures, methods and techniques used for laboratory studies
  • Assists in the development of new test procedures and protocols used in testing prototype products and raw materials
  • For battery testing, some basic electrical knowledge desirable

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Engineering Associates Degree
  • 2-5 years of experience in a laboratory environment preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in math and science, with mechanical aptitude

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work requires repetitive motion of arms/hands, standing for prolonged period, performing frequent bending and twisting motions, which may potentially result in musculoskeletal stresses
  • Steady hands and dexterity to perform tasks repeatedly and accurately
  • Six Sigma green belt certification is preferred
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs
  • 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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Business Systems Analyst East Walpole, MA

SUMMARY:
The Business Systems Analyst (BSA) – Core finance position partners with finance leaders and their customers to analyze and improve work processes by leveraging information technology systems and services. The BSA will work on requirements definition, vendor selection and implementation for our finance systems. In addition, they will lead the enhancement of existing data warehouses and provide support for Oracle E-Business Suite (GL, AP, AR, FA) and the Tieto TIPS Costing applications used in the finance business processes. This position will involve up to 25% domestic and international travel.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop strong partnerships with finance business owners in order to understand the strategic direction, business process, and business needs and translate them into value-added information technology deliverables.
  • Gather and facilitate alignment on global business requirements and priorities for the purpose of selecting of finance applications,
  • Provide technical and functional support for vendor selection process.
  • Key functional architect for the integration of finance systems with other enterprise systems, services, and suppliers.
  • Production support for finance IT systems, including researching and resolving problems; supporting scheduled activities; and recommending solutions or alternate methods to meet requirements.
  • Recommend process improvements, innovative solutions, policy changes and/or major variations from established policy that must be approved by appropriate leadership prior to implementation.
  • Develop specifications, assist in development, maintain and support a variety of reports or queries using appropriate reporting tools.
  • Work closely with IT developers to create, verify and deliver solutions that have been defined.
  • Assist finance teams with the development of user procedures, guidelines and documentation for IT systems.
  • Ensure all IT systems meet the data privacy requirements of H&V locations.
    Perform testing activities, including test plan creation and data and test execution.
    Perform all work in a safe manner.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • At least five years of proven results oriented work experience in IT and/or finance functions.
  • At least three years experience in a leading or key contributor role in selection, implementation, and support of IT systems. Cloud based system experience preferred.
    Excellent communications skills.
  • Proven decision making skills and the ability to defend those decisions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Must be able to lift and move 20 lbs
  • Must be able to travel to all H&V locations globally.

APPROVALS:
Department Manager: Mary Griffin
Solutions Delivery Manager

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Electrical & Controls EngineerFloyd, VA

Responsibilities

  • Leadership for troubleshooting and maintaining plant equipment of all processes.
  • Leadership for development of safety procedures for the installation, repair and maintenance of mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Leadership for development and implementation of the operation and programming Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s).
  • Leadership for Development of Capital Projects preparation and execution.
  • Develop Electrical/Instrumentation Technicians’ skills through training plans that provide a framework of various levels of training and experience to be used as a mechanism for incremental advancement in responsibility and duties.

Expectations:
Leadership for Troubleshooting and Maintaining Plant Equipment

  • Knowledge of the proper use of appropriate tools and diagnostic equipment to support and direct repairs, installations, replacement, and testing of electrical circuits and equipment.
  • Ability to read commercial electrical blueprints and apply applicable Codes and Standards through the full range of commercial and industrial maintenance work.
  • Ability to direct the installation and maintenance of motors, lighting fixtures, circuit breakers, and transformers.
  • Develop and implement electrical and mechanical preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and identify defects in wiring, switches, motors and other electrical equipment and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • Knowledge of Reliability Centered Maintenance.

Leadership of Safety for Installation, Repair and Maintenance of Electrical Systems

  • Develop and implement procedures for electrical safe practices for training new and existing Technicians.
  • Train Technicians in Basics of Electrical Safety that meet regulatory requirements.
  • Specify electrical systems and components and direct installation of wiring, testing and commissioning.

Leadership for Development and Management of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s)

  • Ability to write and interpret PLC logic.
  • Ability to develop Graphic Interfaces.
  • Analyze and improve all systems drawing, design, software
  • Must have knowledge in all Siemens Programming and Design Software, STEP7 and TIA Portal Software, PLC Hardware, G120 Drives and S120 Servo Drive Systems.
  • Ability to integrate data historian with existing and future processes.
  • Ability to analyze and improve all system drawings using software like AutoCAD or other.
  • Knowledge of Rockwell Software and Allen Bradley Hardware is a plus.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Electrical Controls within a manufacturing environment
  • Thorough knowledge of Siemens drives and Siemens PLC Platforms required
  • Effective Communication, Planning, and Organizational Skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Strong Safety Orientation
  • Knowledgeable of Manufacturing Processes
  • Effective Leadership Skills
  • Excellent Problem Solving/Troubleshooting Skills

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Human Resources Generalist Floyd, VA

SUMMARY:
Responsible for the Human Resources Generalist functions at the Floyd, VA site. This includes recruiting and onboarding, administration of policies, and all activities that affect positive, plant-wide associate relations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Associate Relations
    1. Act as a liaison and trusted advisor to H&V associates and management in our Floyd, VA location.
    2. Partner with Managers to resolve associate issues and provide guidance related to associate conflict resolutions as needed.
    3. Advise, guide and support employees in areas of policy, procedure, and associate relations. Investigate associate issues and recommend appropriate action.
    4. Verify Company policies are administered fairly and consistently throughout the area of responsibility.
    5. Closely collaborate and effectively communicate within the department and with other HR colleagues.
  • Recruitment
    1. Responsible for the recruitment process by proactively and continually sourcing, interviewing, developing and maintaining an effective candidate pipeline and network of talent to fill Plant positions.
    2. Involved in all aspects of the hiring process: sourcing of applicants, participating in interviews and recruiting events, processing pre-employment screenings, conducting new hire orientations, and managing benefit enrollments.
  • HRIS Administration
    1. Responsible for all onboarding aspects of the HRIS system for HR. Includes inputting new hires and maintaining the upkeep of all employee data.
    2. Entering terminations and facilitating offboarding as needed.
    3. Provide support to managers and Corporate Payroll in preparing weekly payroll runs and helping resolve payroll issues locally
    4. Once HRIS Payroll and Recruitment modules have been implemented, will assist with manager HRIS training and become SME for the site for Workday.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Maintain associate files, track AAP data, and retain records for required retention periods.
  • With support from HR Manager, will create standard work for HR within the Plant.
  • Participate in HR Project teams as assigned.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 3 – 5 years of Human Resources experience.
  • PHR or SHRM-CP Certification preferred.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines including associate relations, performance management, succession management, engagement, workforce planning, diversity, and federal and state respective employment laws.
  • Workday experience strongly preferred.
  • Must be able to be a self-starter and work independently.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and sensitivity with associate information and issues.

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Senior Commodity ManagerEast Walpole, MA

SUMMARY:
The Senior Commodity Manager is responsible for developing, establishing, and executing optimal commodity & sourcing strategies. This leader will establish & enhance Supplier relationships through skillful negotiating and relationship development to drive sourcing & supplier initiatives to meet or exceed product quality, service & deliver sustainable cost reductions, and reduce risk in the Supply Chain. Responsible for collaborating with internal stakeholders globally and aligning on optimal sourcing strategies to develop and implement a Commodity Strategy for the assigned category.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Strategically manage raw materials spend; ensure quality, sourcing and commodity strategies are in place, competitively priced and compliant with any laws/regulations and working capital levels meet or exceed corporate objectives.
    1. Identify raw material sourcing strategies, negotiate pricing and delivery to ensure uninterrupted flow of raw material to H&V facilities through effective supply base management.
    2. Develop and execute strategies to leverage purchases globally
    3. Gather information, analyze data, prepare and lead negotiations as well as deliver recommendations
    4. Lead supplier identification, approval, contract/pricing negotiations and vendor relations
  • Identify cost savings opportunities and manage cost reduction activities to achieve 5% annual cost reduction goal with supply chain leadership, utilizing a formal strategic sourcing process.
    1. Utilize strategic sourcing and total cost analysis strategies to drive suppliers and spend including online auctions to effectively manage the commodities.
    2. Identify alternate suppliers, coordinate qualification trails and supplier workshops with key suppliers.
    3. Gain supplier involvement in supplier management to drive continuous improvement and productivity.
  • Develop and manage commodity buyers/commodity managers
  • Influence and cooperate with people of different levels inside/ outside the company and to interact with team to reach team goals and business objectives
    1. Collect and analyze market and supplier data, develop sourcing options for review and concurrence by the applicable business unit, and implement approved strategies timely to capture savings and value to the business.
    2. Ability to take full responsibility for decisions & results even when all elements are not under individual direct control
    3. Lead cross-functional team(s) in the identification of alternative products and suppliers, facilitate qualification trials, and conduct supplier management to drive continuous improvement.
  • Develop implementation plans and drive proposed system and process improvements in procurement and sourcing initiatives for efficiency
  • Other related duties as assigned or required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS/BA degree required. MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of seven (10+) years experience in raw material sourcing and procurement, preferably in engineered papers and nonwovens related industry.
  • Excellent background in supplier management, commodity strategy development/execution, contract negotiations and manufacturing operations.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

  • Thorough knowledge of suppliers globally and global sourcing strategies; including low cost country sourcing experience, good knowledge of energy and logistic markets.
  • Initiative and drive
  • Ability to deliver time-pressured projects on-time and on-quality
  • Excellent financial acumen, ability to analyze budgets, international exchange rates, and financial ramifications of contracts and the ability to measure success and show results in bottom line.
  • Excellent organization capabilities and project management skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment
  • Strong written, oral, and analytical skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset

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:

  • Safety Focus – The ability and propensity to take the practical actions necessary to ensure that workplace accidents, injuries, and illnesses are minimized.
  • 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.

LEADERSHIP-SPECIFIC COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

As a leader, the person that assumes this role must also possess the following personal attributes necessary for success within H&V in order to meet our business objectives:

  • Developing Others – Give quality time and planned commitment to direct reports, providing processes and opportunities for them to understand their strengths & limitations in relation to a range of high quality and relevant competencies.
  • Managing Performance – The ability to manage the contribution and performance of individuals and teams to ensure that objectives are achieved and standards met.
  • Creating and Communicating a Vision – The ability to provide vision, goals, and direction and to inspire, motivate, and empower others to achieve these objectives.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Scientist, MicrobiologyWest Groton, MA

BRIEF SUMMARY OF ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Participates in research and development activities linked to new product and material initiatives, using established scientific techniques. Primary area of responsibility will be in conducting Microbiological analysis associated with Bacterial Challenge Studies, membrane/protein binding studies and the validation of membrane filters, membrane/protein binding studies and the validation of membrane filters, including the documentation and assessment of the results.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain a safe working environment in and around the laboratory;
  • Have good verbal and written command of English & presentation skills;
  • Be willing and able to conduct experimental work and analysis and have a ‘hands-on’ attitude;
  • Develop and maintain laboratory policies and procedures;
  • Determine project goals in consultation with the global Technology team;
  • Support the selection and onboarding of new team members and be able to work as part of a team;
  • Understanding the requirements associated with maintaining a good laboratory environment;  Ensure that laboratory procedures and documentation comply and comply with all safety regulations;
  • Fundamental understanding of environmental regulatory agencies and requirements (e.g. OSHA, TSCA, Reach);
  • The use of proper sterile/aseptic) techniques;
  • Familiar with the use of Autoclaves, Incubators and typical microbiology laboratory equipment;
  • Maintaining bacterial cultures;
  • Enumeration and identification (typing) of bacteria;
  • Familiar with the use of  Typical laboratory instrumentation e.g., a spectrophotometer for determining protein and bacterial concentrations;
  • Responsible for cleaning, maintaining, calibrating devices and equipment.
  • Responsible for maintaining a sanitary laboratory including hoods, autoclave, incubators and other associated equipment;
  • Responsible for the selection and maintenance of laboratory test equipment;
  • Responsible for inventory and the ordering laboratory consumables;
  • Guide and provide practical support for completion of proof of concept experimental evaluations;
  • Support the activities of fellow Scientists and Technicians, whilst developing their technical and personal skillset to the maximum;
  • Drive and support potential prototype technology design;
  • Responsible for the technology transfer of promising technology candidates to the Technology Development team;
  • Presentation to  various internal audiences;
  • Write-up of technical reports, and preparation of training materials, Standard Operating Procedures;
  • 10% travel time (other HV sites, customers and vendors, conferences, committees, training etc.);
  • Project management with frequent team updates;

NECESSARY EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • M.S in Microbiology, molecular biology, bioengineering, biomedical or chemical engineering  or related field, OR
  • B.S degree in Microbiology or related field with atleast two (2) years relevant work experience.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Safety focus
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Dealing with ambiguity, ability to work independently
  • Demonstrates scientific acumen.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred.
  • Exhibits integrity, courage and candor.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership, project management, time management and communication skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & ENVIRONMENT

  1. The successful applicant must be able to work at the location of the company in West Groton, MA.
  2. Occasional international travel may be required, especially to Europe and/or China.
  3. Work requires repetitive motion of arms/hands, standing for prolonged period, performing frequent bending and twisting motions, lifting of light weight objects up to 10 pounds.
  4. Steady hands and dexterity to perform tasks repeatedly and accurately.
  5. Work performed in laboratory environment with potential exposure to hazardous materials.
  6. Work performed in production area with potential exposure to large equipment /machinery and loud noises.
  7. Work performed in office area with potential long hours in front of computer.

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