Production Operator

4 days left

Employer
PolyOne
Location
Norwalk, Ohio
Posted
May 08, 2024
Closes
May 23, 2024
Ref
2757296437
Position Type
Skilled Trade / Labor
Specialty
Other
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Please feel free to attend our walk-in interview hours every Thursday from 2pm-4pm. You will have the opportunity to meet directly with a manager to interview.

Work Hours: 7pm-7:30am

General Summary:

Position is responsible for the set up and operation of equipment which blends/mixes/packages/transports liquid or dry chemicals that comprise our customer products. Position ensures the highest quality product at the lowest possible costs while meeting customer specifications and delivery requirements in accordance with Avient Corporation policies and procedures.

Essential duties and Responsibilities:

• Sets up, starts and runs all machinery, checking all controls for adherence to operating/safety procedures and ISO standards.
• Weighs ingredients to meet recipe specification and inserts into machinery, or ensures the correct ingredients are delivered to the work area and inserts pre-blended materials into machinery.
• Monitors production and equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation. Troubleshoots equipment and processing issues.
• Operates machinery to mix, extrude/discharge or handle materials according to operating procedures.
• Examines materials visually or physically to ensure conformance with established standards.
• May take samples of materials to lab for evaluation and instructions on any batch adjustments if needed.
• Refers issues/problems to Production Lead or Production/Shift Supervisor for disposition.
• Performs all required machine cleaning.
• Completes and maintains all required system inputs/transactions. Responsible for data integrity.
• Documents work completed as required including logs, data reports, procedures, etc.
• Participates in training, retraining and continual improvement processes and methods.
• Follows and complies with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintains departmental housekeeping standards.
• Other duties as assigned.

Physical/Environ. Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk and/or hear. Occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 55 pounds and occasionally handle up to 250 pounds. Specific vision abilities may require close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Requires the use of safety equipment as dictated by the work area such as safety glasses and shoes, dust mask, hard hat, respirator, face shield, hearing protection, chemical suit, gloves, aprons, etc. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with the exception of high noise areas. Proper personal safety equipment needs to be used while performing this job and that equipment is dictated by the plant safety guidelines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, dust, fumes, airborne particles, chemical dust, and risk of electric shock, vibration, non-hazardous chemical agents and outside weather conditions. Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. Depending on the location of work the employee may be exposed to a magnetic field from a rare earth magnet.

Competencies:

Personal Skills - Manual Dexterity
Personal Skills - Quantitative Skills
Personal Skills - Reading/Comprehension
Software Skills - Microsoft Office
Software Skills - Microsoft Word
Software Skills - Internet
Software Skills - Microsoft Excel
Personal Skills - Conflict Resolution Skills
High School Diploma or GED
Cross Functional - Plastics Industry
Manufacturing - Colorant
Manufacturing - Mixing
Manufacturing - Extrusion
Manufacturing - Blending
Manufacturing - Industrial Operations
Manufacturing - Mechanical
Cross Functional - Problem Solving Techniques

Education and Experience
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Cross Functional - Problem Solving Techniques
  • Manufacturing - Industrial Operations

WHY AVIENT:

At Avient, we strive for a culture of trust and engagement. Our associates are leading company initiatives such as Lead by Women, HYPE (Harnessing Young Professionals), Pride at Avient and Embrace to advance diversity in professional and personal development. We also provide our associates with robust development programs such as Avient Academy, Lean Six Sigma, and various leadership workshops to allow for career growth in a variety of ways. With workplace flexibility, health and wellness programs, casual dress days, and paid time off for community service, we are committed to building upon our positive momentum.

ABOUT AVIENT:

Avient Corporation provides specialized and sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world.

Examples include:
  • Dyneema , the world's strongest fiber , enables unmatched levels of performance and protection for end-use applications, including ballistic personal protection, marine and sustainable infrastructure and outdoor sports
  • Unique technologies that improve the recyclability of products and enable recycled content to be incorporated, thus advancing a more circular economy
  • Light-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials like metal, glass and wood, which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes of transportation and reduce carbon footprint
  • Sustainable infrastructure solutions that increase energy efficiency, renewable energy, natural resource conservation and fiber optic / 5G network accessibility

Avient employs approximately 10,000 associates and is certified ACC Responsible Care , a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste and certified Great Place to Work . For more information, visit .

WHY AVIENT:

Avient Corporation is a world-class sustainable organization built on innovation, collaboration, and employee development. We are committed to providing a supportive and dynamic work environment where our diverse associates can grow and succeed, as well as positively impacting our planet and the communities we serve. Our Great Place to Work culture, values, and benefits make Avient an employer of choice for top talent.

We believe diversity of ideas and backgrounds gives us the creativity to be successful in a rapidly changing world. In support of this, we stress equality of opportunity for all qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws. Decisions on hiring, promotion, development, compensation, or advancement are based solely on a person's qualifications, abilities, experience, and performance.

Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace. Avient is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran's status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law.

Environmental, Health, Safety, & Security (EH&S) Requirements:
  • Avient integrates EHS&S into all aspects of our operations. Each position at Avient is responsible for complying with all applicable EHS&S requirements. Additionally, employees and management are responsible for reporting all EHS&S incidents immediately to ensure we keep EHS&S a priority within the organization.
  • Security includes physical security and cyber security.

Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace. Avient is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran's status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law.