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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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East Walpole, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

The Administrative Receptionist performs multiple functions for various departments while also handling all reception and switchboard responsibilities in a fast-paced environment. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Open/Close visitor area in preparation for beginning or end of day
  • Greet, badge, and guide visitors graciously and professionally
  • Field all incoming calls in a professional and prompt manner
  • Responsible for domestic and international daily mailings
  • Run reports and source data as requested by various departments within the organization
  • Prepare daily meeting schedules
  • Order office supplies for various departments
  • Maintain up to date and accurate reports and company information
  • Provide companywide organizational and administrative support  

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 5+ years of administrative experience in a fast-pace office environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on customer service and professionalism
  • Strong dependable work ethic; must be punctual, a team player, and able to take direction
  • Fast and efficient problem-solver able to make independent decisions with a strong awareness of financial impact
  • Must be extremely detail oriented with the ability to discern and exercise confidentiality
  • Ability to cover for vacations & illnesses (full-day) doctors appointments, meetings, etc.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Oracle, EasyLobby, and UPS WorldShip  experience preferred 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • The physical aspects of this position require sitting, walking, speaking, bending, lifting, use of stairs and standing in an office setting.
  • The hours for this position are weekdays from 12:30PM – 5:00PM

The position is based in East Walpole, MA and will deliver a competitive compensation package.

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

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East Walpole, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

The Benefits Coordinator will be responsible for administrative support for the benefits and wellness function as well as supporting the rest of the Corporate Human Resources Department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Benefits Administrative Support: 
    • Responsible for administration and communication of Defined Benefit (pension) and Defined Contribution (401k) plans.  Including enrollment, DC fund transfers, DB pension plan payments, and assisting in plan audits, non-discrimination testing, and 5500 preparation.
    • Responsible for accurate and timely calculation and processing of union and non-union pension payments for normal, early, and disability retirements as well as processing deferred vested pensions.
    • Responsible for all 401(k) administration on vendor’s portal
    • Administers and tracks leaves of absence, life/AD&D, long and short-term disability programs.
    • Field first level benefit inquiries from employees and field locations in the U.S.
    • Assists with the open enrollment process
    • Perform data entry related to benefits enrollment and changes and compensation adjustments.
    • Conduct on-going analyses of benefit plan expenses, pay premiums, and monitor benefits budget.
    • Prepare required mailings and filings (e.g. SAR, Benefit Statements, ACA and AFN, etc.).
    • Generates, maintains, and updates all confidential human resource files and reports, including employee personnel files

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Combination of three to five years education and experience in Human Resources Management or Business Administration.  Previous Benefit, 401K, or pension  experience preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent administrative skills including ability to process large volumes of paperwork and prioritize multiple projects and tasks
  • Excellent skills in Word and Excel; PowerPoint and Oracle HRMS experience helpful
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner
  • Strong planning and organizational skills. 
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to handle pressure

The position is based in East Walpole, MA and will deliver a competitive compensation package.

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

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East Walpole, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

The Client Service Representative interfaces with Clients pre and post-sale. In addition, this person develops and maintains positive relations and coordinates with H&V team members to ensure Client requests are handled correctly and in a timely manner.

The Client Service Representative has the ability to substantially affect the relationship between our Clients by providing World Class Service through advocacy, relationship building, problem resolution, and finding growth opportunities.  This person will also serve as the resolution specialist and address complex Client issues while maintaining data files for various Finished Goods programs.  As such, this individual must maintain a professional demeanor at all times.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interface with: Clients, Sales teams, Shippers, Forwarders, and other necessary contacts to assist with order resolution and to obtain information required to resolve issues.
  • Communicate customer feedback to appropriate production personnel, manufacturing, and sales.
  • Establishes productive, successful professional relationships with staff and assigned client accounts through consistent, credible, and pro-active engagement
  • Receive and process orders, edit, and enter data including proper documentation, appropriate conversion, product specifications, payment terms, delivery terms, etc.
  • Obtain scheduled manufacturing and shipping dates; track orders to completion to ensure on-time delivery and communicate changes when necessary.
  • Quality check orders to ensure information is accurate. Provide customer order acknowledgements and communicate any discrepancies to eliminate delays.
  • Provide follow up documentation required by Clients.
  • Maintain order files and consignment orders for billing purposes.
  • Review/reconcile any electronic order exceptions.
  • Communicate/coordinate all shipping requirements, freight terms, and payment arrangements to necessary departments and distribution locations.
  • Coordinate shipping arrangements with freight forwarders, carriers, brokers, and shipping department.
  • Ensure all customer instructions have been followed and required documentation has been issued to the appropriate parties, including banking as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Client oriented.  Must possess understanding that the primary function of client service is 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 as well as Clients.
  • Strong commitment to take responsibility for actions and outcomes and overcome obstacles.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Intermediate/advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent math skills and high accuracy.
  • Ability to logically organize and accurately document activities.
  • Possible travel (10-20%).
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position is located in a normal office environment and poses no hazards or potential exposures on a regular basis.

 

The position is based in East Walpole, MA and will deliver a competitive compensation package.

 

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

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East Walpole, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for ensuring the cost effective and efficient procurement of raw materials to our manufacturing facilities, along with leading the businesses in identifying, managing, and prioritizing cost out in direct material programs utilizing Strategic Sourcing, Supply Base Management and Total Cost Analysis strategies in attaining their Operating Plans.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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. 
  • Identify alternate suppliers, coordinate qualification trails and supplier workshops with key suppliers. 
  • Utilize strategic sourcing and total cost analysis strategies to drive suppliers and spend including online auctions to effectively manage the commodities.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gain supplier involvement in supplier management to drive continuous improvement and productivity.
  • Lead cross-functional team(s) in the identification of alternative products and suppliers, facilitate qualification trials, and conduct supplier management to drive continuous improvement.
  • And other related duties as assigned or required.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS/BA degree required.  MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of seven (7) 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.
  • 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.
  • Ability to have 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.

 

The position is based in East Walpole, MA and will deliver a competitive compensation package.

 

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

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West Groton, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

The Facility & Plant Engineering Manager will be responsible for providing overall direction, leadership, and support for our facility and engineering programs to achieve the plant’s long range and annual operating plans.  This position will have responsibility for the engineering and design of capital projects for the plant, the wastewater treatment plant & landfill operations, and the overall site infrastructure and grounds. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and support the planning, design and implementation of facilities and operational capital and engineering programs, including Energy and Sustainability improvements. 
  • Lead and direct the overall effectiveness of the plant WWTP including optimizing efficiency, staffing, investment and reporting obligations.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance in all matters associated with plant, facilities, engineering, WWTP and landfill operations.
  • Responsible for the upkeep of site infrastructure including grounds, dams, landfill, and the implementation of workplace environment improvements.
  • Demonstrate work practices and standards that are consistent with expected H & V cultural values and Guiding Principles.
  • Responsible for evaluating energy efficiency, calculating energy and demand savings associated with energy efficient measures, and implementing engineered solutions to continuously improve.
  • Support the maintenance manager, process engineers and operations team with reliability initiatives and efforts to continually improve assets.
  • Lead the development of the annual capital project program for new equipment and major repairs through the management of assigned capital projects and project leaders.
  • Responsible for effective project management (capital & expense projects), including scope, engineering design, project documentation, project installation/deployment & commissioning, validation, and closeout.
  • And other related duties as assigned or required.
  • Manage project costs, schedule and scope as it relates to quality and overall stakeholder requirements.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS in Engineering, preferably Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Civil, Environmental, or Paper Science.
  • 5 years of relevant experience, including employment in a process‐related industrial facility and/or an industrial consulting engineering design firm.
  • Must have strong Project Management Skills and Competencies and project Controls Skills such as estimating, scheduling and cost reporting.
  • Investigate and stay abreast of new technologies and display leadership to conceptualize projects, including identifying the technologies to be used for new applications and extensions of existing architecture.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple priorities, and establish and meet financial and schedule constraints;
  • Must be highly motivated and have the ability to work both independently and as a collaborative team leader and member.
  • Demonstrated experience managing teams consisting of internal staff and external contractors, supervising engineering and construction activities, and preparing turnover documentation.
  • Ability to effectively work on projects remotely through the use of remote project management tools and routine site visits;
  • Working knowledge of computers and application of software to develop and communicate engineering solutions (including MS Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint and Exchange, AutoCad, others). 

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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