Production Operator

Expiring today

Employer
PolyOne
Location
Winchester, Virginia
Posted
May 08, 2024
Closes
May 21, 2024
Ref
2757297871
Position Type
Skilled Trade / Labor
Specialty
Other
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
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 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.

Job Summary

Avient is seeking a Production Operator for third shift for its Winchester Virginia location. The Production Operator will work from verbal/written instructions for the operation of extruder and blending equipment. The Production Operator may be required to operate multiple extruders simultaneously. The Production Operator operates as a team player to assist in meeting or exceeding customer expectations. Other duties may be assigned.
Essential Functions
  • Mix and/or blend materials to be used in production
  • Setup of extruder, water bath, pelletizer, classifier, weighing and packing equipment
  • Select proper feeds, speeds and temperatures from material history in computer system and process order
  • Seal, stencil and/or label containers of finished product and move to designated area
  • Run mixers and or hoppers as assigned
  • Transfer blended material into specified containers
  • Use appropriate handling equipment to load machines and move finished material
  • Use production orders and formula sheets. Monitor operation of blenders, feeders and extruding equipment
  • Maintain 5S Cleanliness of work area
  • Ensure participation and cooperation in company implemented ESHA programs. Follow all company safety rules
  • Accurately maintain necessary logs, data, or reports
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience
  • High school diploma (or GED) preferred, educational requirements may be offset with proven success in a substantially similar role and requisite years of business experience.
  • 1+ years related experience and/or training
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Computer knowledge
  • Experience with blending equipment and twin-screw extruders
  • SAP experience a plus

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.