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Corvallis, OR, USA

SUMMARY:

Participates in research and development activities linked to new product development initiatives using established mathematical and scientific techniques.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.  Lead product or process development projects.

  • Work directly with customers and Division Sales & Marketing to develop 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 Initiatives (MIPs).
  • Benchmark competitor grades and technologies.
  • Patent novel inventions.

2.  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.
  • Influence scientists and managers at multiple locations.
  • 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 Atrium knowledge management system.

3.  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.

4.  Carry out functions that must comply with ITAR standards, therefore must be a U.S. Citizen or holder or Green card. (Location specific)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • BS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science plus three years relevant work experience OR MS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science plus two years relevant work experience OR Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science.
  • Strong leadership, project management, time management and communication skills.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred.
  • Effective team participant in product or process development programs.
  • Basic knowledge of how to run a patent search for education, FTO or prior art purposes.

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.

 

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 Mill Worker is an entry level, production position in our West Groton, MA paper mill. Upon successful completion of a 100 day probationary period, the Mill Worker will become a utility employee in the union bargaining unit. Production Mill Workers 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.
  • 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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East Walpole, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

The Electrical Engineering Manager will have the responsibility for overseeing the engineering and design of industrial process electrical distribution systems, including overseeing installation, assisting with commissioning, and start-up of new electrical distribution components or systems.  All electrical engineers will report to the Electrical Engineering Manager.  As the Manager of the group, the development of the electrical engineering staff and assigning projects to the staff is expected.  The administration and management of capital projects is required as well as providing input in the development and execution of the company wide capital program.  Assisting mill staff in diagnosing and rectifying operational problems with existing electrical infrastructure 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 and International sites should be anticipated.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leadership and oversight of projects assigned to the electrical engineering group.  This may include managing the project schedule, cost, scope, and objectives.
  • Development and training of the Electrical Engineers.
  • Setting of company standards for the electrical distribution system.
  • Effective execution and completion of assigned tasks as an Electrical Engineer 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 policies and practices.
  • Conduct training of operations and maintenance personnel as needed.
  • 10.  Assist mill maintenance and production departments in troubleshooting and correction of equipment and electrical problems
  • 11.  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 or MS in Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the electrical distribution industry and/or an industrial consulting engineering design firm with relevant hands on experience, including project management experience.  Electrical distribution in the paper industry preferred.
  • International project experience desirable.
  • Professional engineering license preferred.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate preferred.

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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East Walpole, MA, USA

Hollingsworth & Vose (H&V), a global manufacturer of advanced materials for filtration, battery separator, and industrial applications. H&V products are utilized in Transportation, Indoor Air Quality, Industrial & Manufacturing, Heavy Equipment, Energy generation & Storage, Aerospace and Home Furnishings. 

SUMMARY:  

Responsible for the short-term and long-term strategy and profitable growth of the Automotive Energy Storage market segment. The position is accountable to understand, communicate and influence market growth trends and to manage the global matrix cross-functional teams that develop, manufacture, supply and sell H&V products to customers. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Lead market research. Develop a global view of markets, trends, threats and opportunities. Understand markets and value chains beyond individual customers.

2. Develop and communicate global market growth strategy; ownership of long range planning for the market segment.

3. Lead field-marketing, develop deep understanding of how and why customers use our product.

4. Generates global and regional market data – market size, customers, competition, shares, growth rates, supply/demand, etc.  

5. Support and guide sales force in business development to execute strategy in each region.  Develop compelling value propositions and selling tools to help sales force articulate H&V offerings.

6. Create meaningful and actionable segmentation to optimize positioning in target markets.

7. Develop global pricing/profitability strategies and guidelines.

8. Analyze and document competitive and regulatory environment and recommend appropriate actions and strategies.

9. Work closely with product management, sales, operations and R&D in developing product commercialization plans.  Lead new product development and product launches.

10. Participate on committees/tradeshow boards as necessary to influence growth opportunities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

1. A minimum of a BA or BS in a technical or business discipline; MBA preferred.

2. A minimum of 3 years business to business marketing to industrial or technical markets.  Automotive industry experience a plus.

3. Experience in primary and secondary market research methodologies; pricing, segmentation, positioning, marketing communication and strategy development required.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

1. Experience in industrial marketing, sales, and business development, preferably chemicals, non-wovens, specialty papers

2. Successful track record of improving profitability, and driving a global product offering

3. Clear understanding of the commercial side of business, and strong financial acumen

4. Strong leadership skills

5. Demonstrated ability to create, communicate, and implement strategic plans and tactics 

6. Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills

7. Proficient in PowerPoint, Excel and Word

 

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 Maintenance & Reliability Manager will be responsible for providing direction, and leadership for our site’s mechanical maintenance shop and personnel, and provide oversight of the parts storeroom. Supervises and schedules technical support for mechanical maintenance, projects and modifications and emergency response for the support of machinery, process equipment and associated buildings.  Additionally he/she will supervise the maintenance staff as well as hourly maintenance employees and provide backup supervision for hourly electrical employees.  This position is expected to lead mechanical installations and maintenance functions in a way that the level and quality of service enables high manufacturing effectiveness.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop organizational model for maintaining the assets – Planned Maintenance, Preventative, Predictive, Operator Performed Maintenance, Operator Assisted Maintenance.
  • Design and lead the work process for plant and equipment maintenance.
  • Establish performance monitoring system of maintenance initiatives.
  • Develop Standard work practices for processing work requests into work orders.
  • Periodically review PPM program initiatives for value and improve PPM results using targeted maintenance strategies.
  • Create and Participate in Plant Maintenance Audits.
  • Demonstrate accountability for the expenditures of the Maintenance Budget (AOP).
  • Optimize the utilization of PMC system for data collection and utilization / drive utilization of the system for data driven decisions.
  • Lead the planning for non-capital short term and long term maintenance outage schedules.
  • Lead the creation of a job plan Library / Archive with BOM’s.
  • Drive emergency work requests to less than 5% or all work requests.
  • Design and lead the work process for improved equipment reliability.
  • Prepare documentation for Reliability Centered Maintenance Reviews.
  • Participate in RCM reviews.
  • Maintain Critical Spares List and spare parts.
  • Demonstrate accountability for stores / maintenance parts management in compliance with budget initiatives.
  • Use PMC or develop a stores monitoring (measuring), trending and reporting system tied to work orders.
  • Insure competencies are in place for Maintenance or Non-Maintenance Technician Electrical, Mechanical, and instrumentation work.
  • Insure adequate maintenance trouble shooting skills are in place and used.
  • Lead and actively participate in Root Cause Analyses.
  • Provide assistance and data to the organization for equipment reliability detractors.
  • And other related duties as assigned or required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS in Engineering, preferably Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Paper Science or equivalent experiance.
  • 5+ (five) years of prior experience, including employment in a process‐related industrial facility.
  • 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 team leader and player.
  • Must interact well and coordinate efforts with mill operations, engineering, maintenance, and boiler staff.
  • Working knowledge of computers and application of (including MS Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, others).  

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work involves planning and scheduling work, and having the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.
  • Work involves planning and scheduling work, and having the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.Have the ability to occasionally lift objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Have the ability to regularly climb roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs and walk elevated catwalks during a shift.
  • Have the stamina to stand and flexibility to stretch/reach, bend/stoop, squat, kneel repetitively during the work day.
  • Could be required to raise or lower objects from one level to another.
  • Requires physical ability to safely function outside the facility in a winter environment which includes significant snowfall & ice formation.
  • Requires physical ability to operate inside a manufacturing environment that includes hot ambient temperatures and high humidity.
  • Occasional overtime and/or working on weekends or recognized Holidays is required, when circumstances dictate (i.e. shutdowns, breakdowns, work related travel, etc.).
  • Occasional travel may be required.

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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West Groton, MA, USA

SUMMARY:

This position will be responsible for all controls design and programming for new processes and equipment as well as maintaining, trouble shooting, repairing and improving existing systems.   

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leadership for troubleshooting and maintaining plant equipment of all processes and development of safety procedures for the installation, repair and maintenance of mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Leadership for development and implementation of the operation and programming Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's) and process data management systems.
  • Leadership for Development of Capital Project preparation, drive process capability improvements, contractor management and project execution.
  • Assist in the development of technician’s skills through training plans that provide a framework of various levels of training and experience.
  • Understands and knows the appropriate tools and diagnostic equipment to repair, install, replace, and test electrical circuits and equipment.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair electrical controls industrial motor control centers, programmable logic and controllers.
  • Ability to read commercial electrical blueprints and apply NEC through the full range of commercial and industrial maintenance work.
  • Develop and implement controls based preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Understands how to isolate defects in wiring, switches, motors and other electrical equipment.  

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline is desired.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a mechanical or electrical discipline.
  • Experience in maintaining departmental budgets and management systems.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities with minimal supervision.
  • Training in Six Sigma techniques and statistical analysis tools highly desirable 
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office programs (excel, word, access, power point).
  • Skilled in leading people with good verbal and written communication skills.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT: 

  • This position will require time spent on the machines troubleshooting systems.  Including climbing stairs, stooping, kneeling and bending.  Occasional lifting of items roughly 25 lbs.
  • Frequent periods with extended times working at a desk and on a computer.
  • Must have the ability to work in an industrial environment safely and will little supervision.

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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West Groton, MA, USA

COMPANY BACKGROUND:

Hollingsworth & Vose is a global manufacturer of advanced materials used in filtration, battery, and industrial applications.  Family-owned for seven generations, the company's origins go back to 1728. Evolving continuously since that time, H&V now operates manufacturing and research & development facilities in the Americas, Europe, China and India.  Today, H&V’s advanced materials contribute to a cleaner world through their use in products that provide clean air, clean liquids and energy storage.  H&V’s  materials can be found in filters for clean rooms, hospitals, computers, commercial buildings, homes, cars, trucks and heavy duty equipment, and also in batteries used mainly in telecom and hybrid vehicle applications. 

ASSOCIATE OPPORTUNITY: 

This opportunity is in H&V’s Battery Technology group, which focuses on developing next generation battery separator materials used in advanced lead acid batteries for industrial and automotive applications.  Outlined in the Addendum are representative projects which can be undertaken within a six-month time frame.  These projects focus on materials and/or test method development, and are designed to deliver value to the organization by moving a major project forward or furthering our understanding of a key performance factor.  The associate will complete one or more projects which will add skills, experience and exposure in an industry setting to their resume.

SUMMARY:

Provide assistance to the Battery Technology organization in the testing, analysis, and reporting of new material development in conjunction with product development efforts undertaken at the laboratory, pilot plant facilities and paper machines. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Execute laboratory tests.
    • Prepare fibrous/chemical mixtures and produce handsheets of experimental prototypes.
    • Perform physical and chemical testing on raw materials, and new product prototypes according to specified test procedures.
    • Record and summarize test data and observations from product and raw material testing.
    • Format computer spreadsheets and provide other computerized documentation of lab experiments and results.
    • Maintain laboratory notebook.
  2. Participate in product trials.
    • Assist in the construction of small test devices for new applications.
    • Monitor checkpoints and collect samples and data.
    • Review and modify test methods to ensure accurate and useful data.
    • Stand in for supervisors on mill trials when necessary.
    • Formulate standardized reports.
  3. Interface internally.
    • Influence other technicians and scientists at working location.
  4. Carries out functions that must comply with ITAR standards, therefore must be U.S. citizen or holder of Green card. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree candidate in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Materials Science. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in math and science, with mechanical or chemical aptitude.
  • Conscientious, detail-oriented and accurate. 
  • Strong observation skills.
  • Experience in a laboratory environment a plus. 

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.

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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Easton, NY, USA

SUMMARY:

The Maintenance & Engineering Manager will be responsible for providing overall direction, leadership, and support for our facility, maintenance, and engineering programs so that the plant’s long range and annual operating plans are achieved.  This position will have responsibility for the engineering and design of capital projects for the Mill and managing the activities and effectiveness of the Maintenance and Facilities Departments. 

Engineering: 

Lead and support the capital and engineering programs, including Energy and Sustainability improvements.  (50%) 

Facilities: 

Lead and support the plant facilities and infrastructure programs.  (25%) 

Maintenance: 

Lead and support the plant’s maintenance & reliability programs.  (25%) 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure regulatory compliance in all matters associated with plant’s facilities, engineering, and maintenance work.  This includes dams, hydro and solar electrical generating equipment.
  • Demonstrate personal value and establish standards of excellence for safety and environmental stewardship.
  • Work with the Site HSE Manager to consistently improve Maintenance and Engineering safety and environmental performance.
  • Demonstrate work practices and standards that are consistent with expected H & V cultural values and Guiding Principles.
  • Leadership for the development and implementation of safety procedures for the installation, repair and maintenance of mechanical, electrical, and control systems for all Technicians and contractors.
  • Responsible for evaluating energy efficiency, calculating energy and demand savings associated with energy efficient measures, and implementing engineered solutions to continuously improve.
  • Command an understanding of engineered solutions for hydro and solar-powered electrical generation to reduce mill’s dependency on fossil fuels.
  • Identify cost effective energy efficiency opportunities through ISO 50001 methodology and capable of implementing and reporting on sustainable solutions to energy savings.
  • The desire to continue learning about energy efficiency and to gain expertise in the evaluation field.
  • Develop and implement organizational model for maintaining the assets.
  • Design and oversee the work process for plant and equipment maintenance.
  • Establish performance monitoring system of maintenance and engineering initiatives.
  • Demonstrate accountability for the expenditures of the Maintenance Budget (AOP).
  • Design and oversee the work process for improved equipment reliability.
  • Prepare documentation for Reliability Centered Maintenance Reviews and Lead RCM reviews.
  • Insure competencies are in place for Maintenance Technician Electrical, Mechanical, Controls, and instrumentation work.
  • Annual review of maintenance and engineering personnel performance and growth plans.
  • Lead and support maintenance manager with reliability initiatives and efforts to continually improve assets.
  • Lead and support engineering manager and design of all capital projects for the Plant.
  • Provide Project Management technical leadership for all phases of capital project engineering and design activity to include requirements documentation, development of alternative solutions to meet project goals including presentation to management as needed; perform engineering design, configuration and system integration or overseeing this work performed by others including preparation of engineering requisitions for purchase. 
  • 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, project team leadership/coordination, and administration of assigned projects.
  • Leadership for the development and implementation for safe electrical and process control maintenance practices and Engineering design for all installed equipment and for all new equipment installations.
  • Provide shop floor support and leadership for Electrical, Instrumentation, and Process Control initiatives.
  • And other related duties as assigned or required. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum 7 (seven) years of prior experience, including employment in a process‐related industrial facility and/or an industrial consulting engineering design firm with relevant experience and skills.
  • Experience working in a Pulp and Paper related field is preferred.
  • Must have strong Project Management Skills and Competencies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple priorities, and establish and meet financial and scheduling constraints.
  • Must be highly motivated and have the ability to work both independently and within a team and as a team leader.
  • Must interact well and coordinate efforts with plant operations, engineering, and maintenance staff.
  • Ability to effectively manage project teams made up of internal and external resources.
  • 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). 
  • Experience executing and leading electrical, instrumentation, and process control field service work. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • May be required to sit for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to remain on feet for continuous periods of time.
  • Ability to climb ladders & work in overhead areas such as a warehouse environment.
  • May be required to walk considerable distances in the facility during the course of work.
  • Could be required to raise or lower objects from one level to another.
  • Could require infrequent exertion of force up to 50 of pounds.
  • Regularly required to bend forward by bending at the waist or by bending legs and spine. May be required to work in a confined space; to crawl and move about on hands and knees.
  • Requires color determination vision.
  • Ability to clearly communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Require the ability to distinguish differences in quality of odors with the nose.
  • Requires physical ability to safely function outside the facility in a winter environment which includes significant snowfall & ice formation.
  • Requires physical ability to operate inside a manufacturing environment that includes hot ambient temperatures and high humidity.
  • Occasional overtime and/or working on weekends or recognized Holidays is required, when circumstances dictate (i.e. shutdowns, breakdowns, work related travel, etc.);
  • Occasional air travel may be required with in  the US and internationally;
  • Professional engineering license / certification is desirable.

The position is based in Easton, NY 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 Business  Systems Analyst– Sales, Shipments Planning position partners with HR leaders and their customers to analyze and improve work processes by leveraging information technological systems and services. The BSA will implement TIPS phase I modules (Sales, Plant and Trim (SPT), in KT, HF, SZ, and MY.  The BSA in this position will drive the implementation, support and continuous development of the SPT modules. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gathering and facilitating alignment on global business requirements and priorities for the purpose of selecting of HR and Payroll IT applications,
  • Provide technical and functional support for vendor selection process.
  • Key functional architect for the integration of HR systems with other enterprise systems, services, and suppliers.
  • Production Support for HR IT systems, including researching and resolving problems; supporting scheduled activities; and recommending solutions or alternate methods to meet requirements.
  • Recommend process improvements, innovative solutions, policy changes and/or major variations from established policy that must be approved by appropriate leadership prior to implementation.
  • Develop specifications, assist in development, maintain and support a variety of reports or queries using appropriate reporting tools.
  • Assist HR team with the development of user procedures, guidelines and documentation for HR IT systems.
  • Develop and provide training on new HR IT systems, processes and functionality.
  • Maintain awareness of current trends in HRMS. Participate in local user group meetings/conferences.
  • Ensure all HR IT systems meet the data privacy requirements of H&V locations.
  • Provide training to IT and HR professionals and company managers on the proper use and protection of personal data.
  • Perform all work in a safe manner.
  • And other related duties as assigned or required. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • At least five years of proven results oriented work experience in IT or HR functions.
  • At least three years experience in a leading or key contributor role in selection, implementation, and support of cloud based HRIS.
  • One to two years of successful experience leading IT projects.
  • Certification in project management preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Proven decision making skills and the ability to defend those decisions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

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

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 Business Systems Analyst – Core Business Systems position partners with Finance and Procurement leaders and their customers to analyze and improve work processes by leveraging information technological systems and services. The BSA will work on requirements definition, vendor selection and implementation for our Finance, Procurement, Project Accounting systems.  In addition, they will provide support for the existing Oracle E-Business Suite applications used in these business processes.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gathering and facilitating alignment on global business requirements and priorities for the purpose of selecting of Finance, Procurement, Project Accounting applications.
  • Provide technical and functional support for vendor selection process.
  • Key functional architect for the integration of Finance and Procurement systems with other enterprise systems, services, and suppliers.
  • Production Support for Finance and Procurement IT systems, including researching and resolving problems; supporting scheduled activities; and recommending solutions or alternate methods to meet requirements.
  • Recommend process improvements, innovative solutions, policy changes and/or major variations from established policy that must be approved by appropriate leadership prior to implementation.
  • Develop specifications, assist in development, maintain and support a variety of reports or queries using appropriate reporting tools.
  • Assist Finance and Procurement teams with the development of user procedures, guidelines and documentation for IT systems.
  • Develop and provide training on new IT systems, processes and functionality.
  • Maintain awareness of current trends in Finance and Procurement systems. Participate in local user group meetings/conferences.
  • Ensure all IT systems meet the data privacy requirements of H&V locations.
  • Perform all work in a safe manner.
  • And other related duties as assigned or required.

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • At least five years of proven results oriented work experience in IT or Finance/Procurement functions.
  • At least three years experience in a leading or key contributor role in selection, implementation, and support of cloud based IT systems.
  • One to two years of successful experience leading IT projects.
  • Certification in project management preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Proven decision making skills and the ability to defend those decisions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:

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

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

POSITION SUMMARY:   

The Corporate Human Resources Partner will have the responsibility to partner with the business leader in R&D, Finance, IT, Legal and HR to define and implement programs and processes for Human Resources.  The outcome of these programs and process should be to build strong capability and high levels of engagement and performance within the corporate groups.  The HR Partner will have HR responsibility for activities within the corporate groups such as talent acquisition, talent development, talent mobility, benefits and salary administration, employee relations, performance management and employee record keeping.  S/he will also take on coordination and leadership for our global Associates program and our US Intern program.  The HR Partner will collaborate with HR Directors and others in NA, EMEA and APAC to ensure corporate employees are compliant with both local HR practices and legislation and with broader H&V practices.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Partners with the regional HR Directors to support them in hiring great talent for the corporate teams in their region.
  • Support corporate business leaders in planning their organization design to ensure each department is optimized for performance.
  • Lead conversations and processes (such as our performance management process) with business leaders to assess the capability of the talent within their organizations, make and execute plans to address performance issues and develop their talent.
  • In partnership with our Director of Total Rewards, assess, develop and deploy rewards strategies to attract, engage and retain the best talent possible.
  • In partnership with our Director of Organizational Effectiveness, create and deploy meaningful supervisory and management development programs for the corporate teams.
  • Support business leaders with workforce planning, taking into consideration cost and employee demographics, then manage that plan through execution.
  • Supported by our Internal Communication Specialist, take a lead role in ensuring our employees in corporate departments are well informed and highly engaged in the vision, mission and values of H&V.
  • Take a lead role in the deployment and action planning for our employee engagement survey and follow up work for the corporate functions.
  • Supports the broader business in the planning for and hiring of Associates, and manages the rotational assignments of these Associates.
  • Support H&V’s US intern program.
  • Respond to daily policy and practices questions from management, line supervisors, and employees.
  • Provide resources and training to the corporate department leadership teams in interpreting company policies as they affect employees.
  • Investigate and document alleged policy violations in an expedient, fair, and confidential manner, consulting legal counsel when necessary.
  • Ensure accurate record keeping and compliance for HR data as it affects all corporate employees.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field. PHR/SPHR certification preferred.
  • 5-8 years Human Resources experience with specific Human Resources training. Manufacturing environment and corporate groups experience strongly preferred.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC.:

  • Proven experience in working with senior leadership to achieve talent outcomes.
  • Excellent skills related to written/verbal communication, team leadership, coaching, entrepreneurship, results orientation, strategic thinking, and influencing / persuasiveness.
  • Ability to effectively interact with and influence all levels and functions within the company, elected officials, non-governmental organizations, and community leaders / representatives.
  • Ability to research and present meaningful benchmarking and best practices to ensure H&V remains externally focused as we develop more HR processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement strategic plans and tactics.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to deal with crisis and emergency situations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Power Point, Excel and Word) and HR systems.

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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Floyd, VA, USA

SUMMARY:

Floyd Technology team is seeking a candidate with strong skills and interests for developing advanced synthetic materials and testing capabilities for the filtration industry.  This self-motivated candidate should be creative, display strong interpersonal skills (e.g. team-working mindset, ease of communication, ability to listen and convey ideas, independent worker) and prioritize safe working practices.

FUNCTION & DUTIES:

  • Focus on creating synthetic fiber media with differentiated properties for the filtration industry
  • Drive advanced materials development programs supported by cross-functional teams from conceptual ideas to full-scale production and commercialization
  • Design and test advanced fiber media from pilot scale to full-scale setting, using lean six-sigma protocols
  • Utilize/upgrade on-site testing capability and methods for characterizing nonwoven materials
  • Perform competitive intelligence and market survey reviews
  • Complete IP landscape reviews and generate new IP
  • Train HV workforce to expand the company’s expertise in the candidate’s area of expertise
  • 10% travel time (other H&V sites, customers and vendors, conferences, committees, training, etc.)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Project management with frequent team updates
  • Active collaboration with Technician workforce
  • Presentation for various internal audiences
  • Write technical reports, preparation of training materials and Standard Operating Protocols
  • Compliance with safety guidelines and support of Environmental Health Safety initiative

EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D. or Master of Science
  • 3+ years of professional experience
  • Field: Materials Science & Engineering; Chemistry (polymer), fiber science and engineering disciplines.  Others could be considered

SKILLS:  

  • Preferred proficiency in: knowledge of air filtration science; polymeric fiber or membrane formation; polymer chemistry; characterization and testing techniques
  • Familiarity with six sigma and lean practices and/or other statistical analysis tools
  • Software:  Microsoft Office applications (needed); Minitab; Modeling programs (optional)

The position is based in Floyd, VA 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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