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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. 

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Current Open Positions

West Groton, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops, promotes, and implements effective communications with all internal customers (manufacturing, shipping, laboratory personnel).  
  • Installs conduit and wiring per N.E.C. and building codes for new installations of equipment, power systems, and control systems.
  • Connects, tests, and calibrates machinery, controls, and instrumentation as required by the process.
  • Tests, calibrates, diagnoses, and repairs power distribution, machine operation, and instrumentation.  Diagnose and repair process system malfunctions.
  • Maintains an efficient, clean shop and insures the work area is left in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Receives work instructions from supervision.
  • Observes and inspects conditions of products to ensure compliance with quality standards.
  • Complies with safety, environmental, and quality requirements established by external and internal regulations.
  • Adheres to general and key job related ISO quality system procedures as defined through company Quality documents.
  • Assists Process Control Technician when needed.
  • Lays out and designs simple electrical circuitry.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Massachusetts electrician license required Journeyman or higher
  • Proficiency in reading wiring diagrams and blueprints, and the use of mathematics for calculation of electrical installation and trouble shooting.
  • Experience in PLC/IO and variable frequency drives desirable.
  • Demonstrated skills in the installation, calibration and testing of industrial electrical and electronic equipment, including programmable controllers and electronic drives desirable.
  • Experience in instrumentation desirable.
  • Must be willing and able to be trained in plants systems to improve needed knowledge 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

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

 

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

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West Groton, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

The Environmental Manager is responsible for coordinating and enabling site compliance activities in the areas of air, water, chemical and waste management. They provide environmental services and support for H&V two MA manufacturing sites that ensure sound business practices and environmental compliance. This includes managing the Waste Water Treatment Plant as well as monitoring the MA H&V owned dams and landfills. They accurately interpret applicable rules, regulations, laws and policies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide leadership and direct support to coordinate and implement facility environmental programs, projects, and other compliance activities.   
  • Develop and implement strategies and programs targeted at continuous improvement in environmental and sustainability performance, culture, and cost reduction.
  • Compile and track environmental metrics. This includes samplings, analysis, testing, and recordkeeping.
  • Manages the operation of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and its personnel.
  • Tracks environmental obligations for the West Groton and East Walpole sites and prepares documentation for submittal to regulatory agencies as required (reporting, permitting, correspondence, etc.).
  • Conducts compliance inspections to evaluate and if needed correct performance.
  • Communicates requirements, delivers guidance and provides environmental training to site personnel.
  • Develops and maintains compliance calendar in order to track environmental obligations and compliance.
  • Identify methods to reduce air emissions, waste to landfill, wastewater discharges, and chemical usage.
  • Monitors governmental and non-governmental organizations for new rules, regulations, laws and policies applicable to the specific area.
  • Interface with regulatory agencies, as needed, on compliance and enforcement issues.
  • Defines and assesses procedural, compliance and financial impacts of applicable new rules, regulations, laws and policies.
  • Works with internal and external environmental auditors during formal audit processes to ensure prompt follow-through and appropriate protocol changes based on audit findings.
  • Attends public hearings, public meetings and other forums if required.
  • Oversees monitoring and management of company owned MA landfills and dams.
  • Ability to work in fast paced working environment with multiple projects and stakeholders.
  • Other related duties as assigned or required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, Environmental Science or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 year’s experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing a robust environmental management program.
  • Certification as a Toxic Use Reduction (TUR) Planner. 
  • Landfill management experience.
  • Experience with Combined Heat & Power (CHP) a plus.
  • WWTP operator license 4M or higher or have capability to obtain it.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, influencing/persuasiveness, results orientation, strategic thinking, cross-functional team development, and creativity.
  • Strong working knowledge of state and federal rules associated with site assessment, remediation and regulatory reporting.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of OSHA safety rules and policies.
  • Computer skills; including MS Office Suite and Oracle.
  • Have the ability to coach and interact with others in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work involves exposure to environments with high levels of heat, noise, and industrial equipment.
  • Have the ability to frequently sit at a computer workstation for long periods of time.
  • Have the ability to walk and stand extensively wearing the appropriate PPE.
  • Have the ability to occasionally lift objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Have the ability to regularly climb ladders, stepladders, stairs, and walk on elevated surfaces during a shift.
  • Have the stamina to stand and flexibility to stretch/reach repetitively during the work day.
  • Have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

 

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

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Corvallis, OR, USA

SUMMARY:

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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West Groton, MA, USA

SUMMARY: 

Process’s  payroll data for transmission to ADP, maintains timekeeping system, payroll reporting for Federal and Corporate purposes, ensures accuracy of payroll and assists Human Resources in special projects.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creates and calculates timesheets for payroll processing.
  • Analyze payroll data for timely payroll reporting.
  • Answers payroll related questions clearly and professionally.
  • Assists Human Resources with special projects.
  • Records data concerning transfer of employees for cost accounting records.
  • Uses payroll information to track vacation, absences and payroll deductions.
  • Establishes and maintains permanent files.
  • Other related duties as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma required.
  • Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • The ability to identify, understand, and give priority to satisfying the needs of internal and external customers.
  •  The ability to respond positively and appropriately when confronted with the need to change.
  • Attention to detail is critical to this position.
  • Ability to enter data efficiently and accurately.
  • Knowledge of MS Office including Word and Excel. 
  • Two years’ experience in Krono’s payroll.
  • Knowledge of modern office procedures and methods including telephone communications, office systems, and record keeping.

The position is based in West Groton, MA.

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

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West Groton, MA, USA

SUMMARY:
The Production Worker 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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