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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

East Walpole, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

Support Supply Chain sourcing projects that allow H&V to purchase high quality products and services at market prices. Manage day to day purchase order activity and provide support to mills/R&D to locate sources of raw materials/services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support corporate Supply Chain team with management of raw materials
  • Develop strategies to gather spend data, consolidate supply base, and leverage opportunities to improve H&V’s position in indirect spend
  • Negotiate with supply base to generate savings and improve the quality of supplied products and services
  • Work with H&V mills to aggregate forecast information for key raw material requirements and communicate to supply base in a timely manner
  • Identify potential sources of high quality products and services at market prices
  • Develop Requests for Quotations and Requests for Information
  • Monitor and ensure day-to-day availability of raw materials at East Walpole location. Lead contact for East Walpole purchasing
  • Build, execute, and track sourcing project plans designed to reduce costs or improve availability
  • Conduct post bid follow up activities/analysis and communicate bid results
  • Adjust corporate contracts/purchase orders upon change in pricing
  • Map current state end to end procurement process and look for opportunities to standardize
  • Help to develop innovative solutions, approaches, methodologies that address present and future supply chain requirements.
  • Maintain scorecard of results and metrics

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, Operations, General Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management
  • Experience in purchasing/commodity management of 3-5 years
  • Computer hardware and software knowledge -Microsoft office suite—Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, SharePoint

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • The physical aspects of the position include walking, talking, sitting, standing, and sight.
  • The position operates in a normal office environment which may include an occasional visit to a mill or supplier location

 

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:

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.  This position is a Non-Exempt Union position after 120 days of hire.

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:

  • 2 years experience as a journeyman electrician in an industrial plant.  
  • Experience in PLC/IO and variable frequency drives.
  • Demonstrated skills in the installation, calibration and testing of industrial electrical and electronic equipment, including programmable controllers and electronic drives.
  • Proficiency in reading wiring diagrams and blueprints, and the use of mathematics for calculation of electrical installation and trouble shooting.
  • 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.

The position is based in West Groton, MA and will deliver a competitive compensation package. 

 

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

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Corvallis, OR, USA

SUMMARY:

This position will safely fabricate, troubleshoot, rebuild, and repair plant equipment to maximize safety, quality, and uptime. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.
  • Maintains skills in protecting the safety and health of self and others while conducting the work.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • Supports the operating principles of the Glass Fiber Maintenance department.
  • Develops, promotes, and implements effective communications with all internal customers (manufacturing, shipping, laboratory personnel) to assure the quality and quantity of maintenance.
  • Interprets and applies blueprints and sketches for general equipment fabrication needs.  Modifies and updates prints as necessary, and maintains integrity of blueprint system per company standards.
  • Fabricates, troubleshoots, maintains, repairs, and rebuilds key process equipment in a way that ensures equipment is safe to operate and maximizes equipment’s useful life.
  • Receives work instructions from supervision.
  • Observes and inspects conditions of products, equipment and tools, to ensure compliance with quality standards.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • State of Oregon Journeyman Millwright Card (or equivalent) required.
  • 5 years of industrial mechanic experience.  Demonstrated skills in all of the following:  gas cutting and welding, SMAW welding, MIG welding, TIF welding, pipe threading and fitting, machine tool operation, proper hoisting, lifting and rigging procedures, pump and blower rebuilding, lubrication, large bearing setup procedures, shaft alignment practices, blueprint reading.
  • Expert-level skills in 2 or more of the following:  hydraulic systems, water treatment and purification systems, waste water systems, casting and curing refractory, precious metal fabrication techniques, natural gas/air mixing and delivery systems, instrument calibration, gas/diesel/electric vehicle systems and mechanical power transmission.

The position is based in Corvallis, OR and will deliver a competitive compensation package. 

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

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East Walpole, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

The Process Control Engineer will have the responsibility for engineering and design of industrial process control systems, including overseeing installation, assisting with commissioning, and start-up of new process control components or systems.  The administration and management of assigned capital projects is required.  Assisting mill staff in diagnosing and rectifying operational problems with existing process control systems hardware and software may also be required.  Travel and on-site support during project construction, commissioning, start-up, and operational improvement stages to US domestic sites should be anticipated. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Management and execution of small to intermediate size ($20K to $500K) assigned projects.  This may include managing the schedule, cost, scope, and project objectives.
  • Effective execution and completion of assigned tasks as a process control member of a team executing a larger project.
  • Administration of assigned projects including the preparation of capital project requests, project status reporting, participating in and or conducting project meetings, coordination of construction activities, and project close-out reporting.
  • Responsible for all stages of capital project engineering and design activity to include the development of alternative solutions to meet project objectives for presentation to management.
  • Oversee construction work performed by mill maintenance and/or outside contractors during installation, commissioning, and start-up of assigned projects.
  • Ensure adherence of established H&V safety & security policies and practices.
  • Assist mill maintenance and production departments in troubleshooting and correction of equipment and process problems.
  • Conduct training of operations and maintenance personnel as needed.
  • It is essential that the person have access to ITAR and other export controlled information.  The candidate should be either a US citizen or green card holder.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS in Engineering, preferably Electrical.
  • 0 – 3 years experience in a process-related industry facility and/or an industrial consulting engineering design firm with relevant hands on experience.
  • Some training in the development of process control loops and programming is desired.  Applicant should be willing to learn code to be able to program control loops using Allen Bradley PLC’s, Intellution/Wonderware HMI, and ABB QCS Systems.
  • Experience with Windows Server OS, virtualization software & industrial network configurations or other industrial control software is desirable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • The position will be working in and around the operating floors so all the typical restrictions that would apply to our production personnel would apply. 
  • Person needs to be able to walk up and down stairs and work in tight or confined areas.
  • Often person is working with live electrical circuits and must be able to wear the necessary PPE to prevent injury.
  • Person must be able to hear with ear plugs, see well enough with safety glasses to work in a production environment, speak clearly to be understood by hourly employees for training and to provide direction, walk and stand on concrete floors for a considerable period of time, climb stairs and ladders, and work with a computer screen for long periods of 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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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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