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

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

Careers

Benefits

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

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

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

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

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

Customer Experience Specialist East Walpole, MA

POSITION SUMMARY:  Customer Experience Specialist

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

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

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

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

CORE COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • Client oriented. Must possess understanding that the primary function is customer’s satisfaction and must be motivated to go beyond normal job responsibilities to achieve.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and interact with all levels of management This includes strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to logically organize and accurately document activities.

 LEADERSHIP SPECIFIC COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS

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

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENTS  

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

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Operations Manager East Walpole, MA

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Operations Manager is responsible for the day-to-day safe and efficient operation of the East Walpole Plant, and eight direct reports.  The Operations Manager provides operational leadership to the East Walpole team to drive a continuous improvement culture that delivers results in the key areas of safety, service, quality, and cost to achieve business objectives and goals.

 ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Is responsible for safety leadership, culture, and results for East Walpole operations.
  • Plans and directs production activities and establishes production priorities for products in accordance with effective operations and cost factors.
  • Coordinates production and improvement activities with procurement, maintenance/engineering, and quality control to optimize production and utilization of employees, machines, and equipment.
  • Participant in union grievance process, negotiations, and disciplinary actions. Ensure compliance with labor agreements and work with union representatives and supervisors to resolve questions about contract interpretation.
  • Provides input and develops Capital Expenditure projects/plans.
  • Reviews and analyzes production, quality control, maintenance, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications and operating or production problems and to improve product quality.
  • Coordinates with scheduling to revise production schedules and priorities as a result of equipment failure or operating problems.
  • Consults with maintenance and engineering personnel relative to modification of machines and equipment to improve production and quality of products.
  • Ensures compliance through teamwork for all Standard Operating Procedures within the Plant.
  • Manages teamwork between Supervisors, Superintendents, QC Department, and Process Engineers in promoting quality, efficiency, and improvements.
  • Ensures adherence to safety regulations, company policy, rules of conduct, governmental regulations, and good housekeeping procedures.
  • Provides leadership to Supervisors and Superintendents in their efforts to effectively establish the priorities for the day and implement the action plans to address those priorities.
  • Promotes growth and leadership to direct reports.
  • Is a member of the Joint Labor-Management Committee & the EW Operations Leadership Team
  • Other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE)

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; and/or minimum of five to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong papermaking background preferred.
  • Strong demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Flexible and positive attitude towards change and change leadership.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills as well as good listening skills.
  • Ability to handle constant changes and multiple priorities efficiently and effectively.
  • Proficient in Lean Manufacturing Principles & Concepts

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Physical Demands:  While performing duties of this job, the employee is often required to stand, walk, sit, smell, talk, use hands to lift, carry, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop.  The employee is often required to lift to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Occasionally required to climb stairs, kneel, or crouch.

Work Environment:  Regularly exposed to hot and/or humid conditions; wet and/or slippery areas, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. Work near moving and/or vibrating mechanical parts. The noise level ranges from quiet conditions to very loud noise.

 

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Site Manager West Groton, MA

SUMMARY: 

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

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Staff Cost Accountant Floyd, VA

POSITION SUMMARY:

Seeking a Staff Cost Accountant to provide financial support to the plants in Floyd, VA.  This role will partner with the on-site Operations teams and analyze operating results while ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the cost accounting and perpetual inventory systems.  The Staff Accountant will report to the Dry Laid Controller.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Operations Management to provide analysis and reporting that will drive operational excellence.
  • Ensure the integrity of the cost accounting and perpetual inventory systems through thorough review, account reconciliations, and reporting.
  • Provide support in the monthly closing process, including journal entries, allocations of operating expenses, preparation of reports and analysis of manufacturing variances.
  • Provide analysis of inventory adjustments and support physical inventory counts.
  • Support the general ledger reconciliation process. Ensure all balance sheet accounts are reconciled timely along with proposed corrective actions.
  • Prepare weekly/monthly sales & operational reports for plant management including sales, yield, expenses, variances to plan, profitability, inventory, and energy.
  • Identify cost savings opportunities and provide support in analysis and execution.
  • Support year-end audit and Annual Operating Plan processes.
  • Assist in special analytical projects as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 3-5 years’ experience, preferably cost accounting in manufacturing.
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Experience with Oracle and PowerBI are a plus.
  • Strong financial acumen, including GAAP knowledge and financial statement analytics.
  • Ability to make logical assumptions, identify risks and opportunities, and highlight performance drivers/trends.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and independent thinker who is goal oriented and has an innate curiosity to learn.

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R&D Technician Floyd, 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:

Execute pilot trials

    1. Understanding of / ability to operate pilot production equipment
    2. Experience with process controls and exacting SOPs
    3. Perform physical and chemical testing on raw materials, and new product prototypes according to specified test procedures
    4. Record and summarize test data and observations from product and raw material testing; proficiency of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
    5. Review and modify test methods to ensure accurate and useful data
    6. Assist in the scale-up to full production capabilities
    7. Maintain laboratory notebook

Participate in Production Trials

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

Interface

    1. Ability to interact both internally and externally, adhering to all company guidelines and principles
    2. 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 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 strongly preferred.
  2. 2+ years’ experience in a production setting
  3. Ability to handle and process elastomeric strands is preferred
  4. Six Sigma Green Belt preferred
  5. High degree of mechanical aptitude
  6. Demonstrated proficiency in math and science
  7. Excellent computer skills: Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  8. Strong verbal and written communication skills
  9. Conscientious, detail-oriented, and accurate
  10. Strong observation skills
  11. Independent, self-starter that works with minimal supervision

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  1. Potential musculoskeletal stresses from repetitive motion of arms/hands, standing for prolonged periods, performing frequent bending and twisting motions, lifting of light weight objects.
  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 with potential exposure to hazardous materials.
  5. Work performed in production area with potential exposure to large equipment/machinery and loud noises.

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Site Manager Hawkinsville, GA

POSITION SUMMARY:

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Potential musculoskeletal stresses from repetitive motion of arms/hands, standing for prolonged periods, performing frequent bending, and twisting motions, lifting of light weight objects.
  • Steady hands and dexterity to perform tasks repeatedly and accurately.
  • Perform tasks that require constant state of alertness.
  • Work performed in laboratory environment with potential exposure to hazardous materials.
  • Work performed in production area with potential exposure to large equipment/machinery and loud noises.

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R&D Associate - ADP Floyd, VA

The Associate Development Program (ADP) is a two-year rotational program beginning July 2024 designed to bring high potential early career talent into the organization, expose participants to a curriculum of continuous development and create a pipeline of transformative professionals and future leaders. The program is structured to provide rich development opportunities and real-world experiences, in different locations, so participants gain a holistic view of the organization. The goal is for the Associate to transition into a specific role at one location at the end of the 2 years based on the experience and skill set the individual has developed over the course of the program.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The R&D Associate 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 or process improvements in media manufacturing for air filtration, liquid filtration, and bio-separation, including the documentation and assessment of the results.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive and support potential prototype technology and product design.
  • Determine project goals in consultation with the local & global Technology teams.
  • Understanding the requirements associated with maintaining a good laboratory environment. Ensure that laboratory procedures and documentation comply and comply with all safety regulations.
  • Presentation to various internal audiences.
  • Support the activities of fellow Scientists and Technicians, whilst developing their technical and personal skillset to the maximum.
  • Technology transfer of promising concepts 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 Technology workforce.
  • Collaboration with cross-functional team (Technology, Operations, and other functions of H&V)
  • 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.
  • Conduct Safety, Quality audits and report NCs; provide solutions to prevent future occurrences.
  • Write-up 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.
  • Interaction with customers, including providing technical support and validation as needed.
  • Strive for continuous improvements in product, process and add value to customers.

QUALIFICATIONS (EXPERIENCE):

  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Detail oriented, self-starter, who can manage through ambiguity and demonstrate results.
  • Demonstrated success of working independently and collaboratively with a diverse and/or global group
  • Knowledge of analytical laboratory techniques
  • Be willing and able to conduct experimental work and analysis and have a ‘hands-on’ attitude.
  • Must possess high ethical standards and able to maintain confidentiality of all data and files.
  • Strong Computer skills in MS Office such as Word, Excel, and Power Point; Familiarity with product development life cycle is a plus.

 EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer or Material Science, with equivalent years of relevant work experience.

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Advanced Scientist Corvallis, OR or Hawkinsville, GA

POSITION SUMMARY:

Leads research and development activities linked to new product and process development initiatives using established mathematical and scientific techniques.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead product and process development projects:
  • Work directly with customers (fiber users) and Division Sales & Marketing to develop and commercialize 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 Programs (MIPs).
  • Benchmark competitor grades and technologies.
  • Patent novel inventions.
  • Able to run a patent search for education, FTO or prior art purposes and work with Legal Counsel on the filing of I.P.
  • 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.
  • Organize and coordinate trials for new product and new process technologies. Strong interaction with operation process team required.
  • Influence scientists, managers and operation at multiple locations.
  • May 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 Insight (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.
  • 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 of Green card (if applicable).

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

BS degree in Chemistry, Chemical or mechanical Engineering, or Materials Science plus three years relevant work experience OR MS degree in Chemistry, Chemical or mechanical Engineering, or Materials Science plus two years relevant work experience OR D. in Chemistry, Chemical or mechanical Engineering, or Materials Science.

  • Strong leadership, project management, time management and communication skills.
  • Some statistical competencies preferred (green or black belt).
  • Effective team participant in product or process development programs.
  • This position is related to microglass fibre making: some knowledge in fiberizing process and glass chemistry would be preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Potential musculoskeletal stresses from repetitive motion of arms/hands, standing for prolonged periods, performing frequent bending and twisting motions, lifting of light weight objects.
  • Steady hands and dexterity to perform tasks repeatedly and accurately.
  • Perform tasks that require constant state of alertness.
  • Work performed in laboratory environment with potential exposure to hazardous materials.
  • Work performed in production area with potential exposure to large equipment/machinery and loud noises.

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HRIS ManagerEast Walpole, MA

The HRIS Manager will plan, prioritize and execute on initiatives, with focus on configurations to improve functionality and reporting, while responding to ad hoc requests from all levels of the organization.

Position Responsibilities

  • Maintain and support our primary system of record, Workday.
  • Oversee and direct integrations between Workday and other HR software.
  • Leads end to end configuration, testing and deployment of current and new business processes in Workday & ADP.
  • Assist payroll with administration and maintenance of ADP Workforce now and ADP Workforce Manager
  • Identify areas of opportunity to improve existing technology processes, functionality, and workflow, and maximize technological capabilities to reduce manual processes.
  • Responsible for program managing semi-annual release updates as well as weekly enhancements.
  • Works with HR and appropriate internal and external partners to define procedures for HR processes that involve systems (benefits, compensation, performance, onboarding, etc.)
  • Collaborate with IT to integrate HR systems with other business systems.
  • Be a global thought partner with our stakeholders to maintain data integrity; develop tools and audit processes to ensure accurate and timely data.
  • Strong understanding of broad Human Resource systems and data flow.
  • Understands Workday security domains and how to maintain security on business processes.
  • Manage and analyze the process of Workday releases, interact directly with technology vendors (consultants) to take advantage of the features offered in the technology applications.
  • Provides training, demos, and documentation to HR Team and organizational leaders.
  • Ensure HRIS system compliance with federal and state regulations, data security and privacy requirements

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 6+ years of HRIS technical experience implementing and supporting HR technology solutions.
  • 4+ years of experience in HR with deep understanding of the Workday platform (system design, complex configurations, dashboard development, business processes, job profiles, compensation plans reporting, security, etc.)
  • Experience implementing Workday Recruiter
  • Proven skill in managing inter-system data transfers and integrations
  • ADP-WFN experience Required.
  • Oracle experience preferred.
  • Ability to effectively present technical and functional information in a manner that is understandable to all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

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Sustainability ManagerEast Walpole, MA

SUMMARY:

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

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

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

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

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

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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Account ManagerCorporate

The Account Manager must have a detailed understanding for the dynamics of their territory and for the strategic direction of their individual accounts. Combining territory and customer prioritization, the Account Manager must be able to create and communicate a strategy that translates into opportunity identification and ultimately volume and margin growth for H&V. On the customer level, the Account Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining multilevel, cross-functional relationships in all parts of their customer’s organization. This role will work closely with various tools (CRM) and functions to document market, client, and competitive behaviors, and ensure customer satisfaction.

Account Manager

The Account Manager must have a detailed understanding for the dynamics of their territory and for the strategic direction of their individual accounts. Combining territory and customer prioritization, the Account Manager must be able to create and communicate a strategy that translates into opportunity identification and ultimately volume and margin growth for H&V. On the customer level, the Account Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining multilevel, cross-functional relationships in all parts of their customer’s organization. This role will work closely with various tools (CRM) and functions to document market, client, and competitive behaviors, and ensure customer satisfaction.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Driven to win – Strong drive to close new business
  • Highly motivated by personal and customer success
  • Creative problem solver – Finds a way to “Yes”, both internally and with customer base
  • Strong executive presence
  • Able to build strong positive personal relationships up to and including C-suite
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully negotiate complex business deals/agreements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Able to break complex technical data down into easily relatable, value based content
  • Constantly mines new and existing customers for growth. Actively manages opportunity pipeline to consistently achieve sales targets
  • Finds a way to accelerate opportunity closure – Moves deals faster than “The speed of gravity”
  • Able to distil territory/customer base into a defined and executable success strategy
  • Effectively engages available resources to support new business growth
  • Manages sales as a process, not a series of discrete activities.
  • Strong time management and follow-through skills
  • Driven to meet or exceed short and long terms sales goals
  • Leads the development, socialization and execution of territory and customer strategies. Supports global account strategies when needed
  • Builds positive relationships with key internal and external decision makers and influencers across all organizational levels
  • Manages the opportunity identification and closure process in order to achieve success. This includes the consistent use of CRM solutions
  • Proactively assess, clarifies, and validates customer needs.Helps lead the organization to make any improvements needed to meet these needs
  • Responsible for elaborating accurate sales forecasts and annual sales budget
  • Leverage internal data, tools, and insights to direct resources (people, capital, new product development) to those customers/opportunities with the greatest revenue and profitability impact for H&V
  • Coordinate with support functions on inventory management, payment terms/credit performance and price negotiations, as required
  • Responsible for communication, negotiation, and execution of customer contracts/pricing. This includes regular contract review where necessary
  • Actively uses CRM to document all relevant commercial activities including but not limited to customer visit/call reporting, opportunity tracking, and contact management

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited university (or a high school diploma / GED) with at least 3 years of experience in sales
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Skilled negotiator – strong quantitative abilities – detail oriented
  • Technical competence
  • Motivated, goal oriented and high level of initiative – carries out responsibilities with minimal direction

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Salesforce.com or equivalent CRM tool
  • Proficient with Windows Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), and Microsoft TEAMS

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel at least 50% of the time
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

 

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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Lead Production SupervisorCorvallis, OR

SUMMARY:

Supervises the Production Shift Supervisors and coordinates the activities of a production crew in a way that ensures consistent application of contracts, policy and procedure, so that production schedules are met, worker safety and quality/productivity are maximized, and a work environment that enhances participation in achieving plant goals is obtained.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works as the liaison between upper management and Production Shift Supervisors to assure the continued smooth and safe operation of the production facility that permits the production of high-quality, low-cost glass fiber according to the production plan.
  • Manages the activities of the Production Shift Supervisors and the hourly Crew Leaders so that commonality and consistency is developed in the areas of industrial and labor relations, safety, work performance, training, housekeeping, process stability and reporting.
  • Work in conjunction with management to determine schedules of hours, days, and weeks during which members of the Production Shift Supervisors and hourly staff shall work in conformance with company policies.
  • Work with Production Shift Supervisors and Crew Leaders to assure that they properly apply and adhere to labor agreement provisions, as well as take the lead role in the handling of employee grievances.
  • Works with the Plant Superintendent and the Senior Process Engineer to carryout modifications and training so that production is manufactured in accordance with established procedures and work instructions in order to meet specifications.
  • Participates in decisions regarding hiring, discipline, suspension, and discharge of hourly Glass Plant production employees.
  • Works closely with HR to insure that employee records, vacancies, payroll, vacation and management procedures are maintained.
  • Reviews process and QC data on an ongoing basis to verify conformance to specifications, and oversees setup and adjustments of processes.
  • Applies company policies, administers applicable provisions of labor agreements, and ensures compliance with work, safety, quality, and environmental regulations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (continued)

  • Determines schedules of hours, days, and weeks during which members of the group shall work in conformance with company policies.
  • Arranges for necessary supplies, facilities, and tools and equipment (personal protective equipment, etc.) to enable the work to be performed.
  • Performs all functions inherent to supervisory/managerial jobs.
  • Adheres to general and key job responsibilities as defined in Hollingsworth & Vose ISO 9001 based Business Management System documentation.

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work involves occasional exposure to environments with high levels of heat, noise and dust.
  • Have the ability to interact at all times of the day with employees, contractors, agency representatives and members of the community in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of high stress.
  • Have the ability to frequently sit at a computer, potentially for extended periods of time.
  • Have the ability to walk regularly throughout the facility while wearing the appropriate PPE: steel toed boots, hearing protection, safety eyewear and respiratory protection.
  • Have the ability to occasionally lift objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Have the ability to occasional climb roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs and walk elevated catwalks.
  • Have the stamina to stand and flexibility to stretch/reach, bend/stoop, squat and kneel repetitively during the work day.
  • Must be able to occasionally work evenings, nights and weekend shifts and occasional extended hours to meet the mills supervisor staffing, meeting and training 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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Production Supervisor Corvallis, OR

SUMMARY:

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work involves occasional exposure to environments with high levels of heat, noise and dust.
  • Have the ability to interact at all times of the day with employees, contractors, agency representatives and members of the community in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of high stress.
  • Have the ability to frequently sit at a computer, potentially for extended periods of time.
  • Have the ability to walk regularly throughout the facility while wearing the appropriate PPE: steel toed boots, hearing protection, safety eyewear and respiratory protection.
  • Have the ability to occasionally lift objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Have the ability to occasional climb roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs and walk elevated catwalks.
  • Have the stamina to stand and flexibility to stretch/reach, bend/stoop, squat and kneel repetitively during the work day.
  • Must be able to work evenings, nights and weekend shifts and occasional extended hours to meet the mills supervisor staffing, meeting and training requirements.

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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Production WorkerWest Groton, MA

POSITION SUMMARY:

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for supporting the safe and efficient operation of the Paper Machine and reminder, assisting in materials movement, labeling and packaging, collecting and removing broke/scrap materials, performing cleaning and housekeeping tasks in the general Mill area and other tasks as assigned by crew leaders and Supervision.
  • General knowledge of safe practices and safe performance of all duties, including proper use of PPE, proper operation of fork trucks and attachments, strict adherence to all safe practices and guidelines and general safe conduct at all times in the Mill.
  • And other related duties as assigned or required.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

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

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

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

CORE COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Successful candidates will be team players with good communication skills (English), good math and mechanical skills, safe working records, and the ability to work effectively with others.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENTS:

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

Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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