Career Opportunities

If you are interested in applying for any of these open positions, please forward your resume to DSSCareers@PolyOne.com and specify the position of interest within the subject line of your email. If you are interested in other career opportunities within PolyOne, please visit our website at  www.polyone.com.

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Human Resources Department

Location:AVON LAKE, OH
Department:Supply Chain & Logistics
Listing Date:2013-09-13
Position:Sourcing Specialist

Overview

GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position has the responsibility for supporting all N. American sourcing (primarily polyolefins, PET, and regrind/reprocess administration) activities within PolyOne inclusive of maintenance of SAP and Oracle pricing tables (contracting function) and overall supplier pricing accuracy.  Other position responsibilities include support of category managers and global category lead in the execution of category level strategies inclusive of supplier transaction level issue resolution and overall supplier performance measurement.  Provides miscellaneous administrative support to the entire team

 

Responsibilities

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Provide analytical and process improvement support to corporate sourcing group up to and including data analysis, internal reporting, and overall process improvement recommendations

 Collect from sourcing managers, raw material pricing for maintenance and updating raw material pricing information in Oracle and SAP

 Communicate specified information to PolyOne associates

 Create correspondence, spreadsheets, presentations, e-mails, documents, etc. as required

 Source and process orders for delivery of raw materials   to various PolyOne locations

 Provide coaching and guidance to purchasing agents at PolyOne plant locations on the purchasing process

 Contacts suppliers to negotiate purchases, coordinate changes in material specifications, and resolve vendor/invoice issues.

 Communicates all Supply Chain Management processes, policies and procedures to suppliers/contractors, and helps maintain the integrity of these items.

 Procure materials and supplies in concert with overall business strategies for efficient inventory management.

 Aids in supplier pre qualification, negotiation, selection, debriefing, and performance/quality monitoring and feedback activities.

 Observes all social, legal, and environmental standards and laws, including codes of ethical practice; throughout the management of the global supply chain.

 Supports PolyOne category management implementation activities with duties assigned by category sourcing manager.

 Resolution of transaction level supplier performance issues in conjunction with plant and warehouse level personnel.

 Communicate with suppliers and internal customers regarding status of orders; work with both parties to resolve issues

 Partner with Accounts Payable and other Ariba users to troubleshoot and resolve vendor invoice issues

 Assist Sourcing Managers with managing, testing, reporting, and updating for all sourcing systems, including Oracle, SAP, Ariba, and Champs

 Support other sourcing related projects and tasks as assigned

 Other administrative duties as assigned supporting sourcing and logistics teams.

Skill Requirements

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

 Required Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Bachelors degree in Business or Technical area or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated analytical, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • PC skills.
  • SAP skills
  • Ability to work directly with supplier representatives to resolve issues
  • Specific experience utilizing Microsoft Excel, Access, pivot tables, crystal reporting, and V lookups

 Required Length & Type of Experience:

  • 2 years of experience in a purchasing or accounting environment.
  • Must have prior experience with computerized purchase order/inventory systems.

Required Certification, Licenses, Registration:

  • N/A

 PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

The characteristics listed below are representative of the physical and environmental demands required by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Requires standing and sitting for prolonged periods of time, talking and listening. 
  • Typically work is in an office environment where the noise level is low to moderate.
  • Some travel will be required to supplier plant locations

 CORE COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

All individuals are expected to meet the standards of performance outlined in the PolyOne Core Competencies listed below as applied to the position.  

 Principled - Acts in the best interests of the company; demonstrates behavior aligned with the PolyOne Code of Business Conduct; values and respects others; is reliable, consistent and a good role model.

  • Achieving Results With a Sense of Urgency- Demonstrates high levels of initiative and a sense of urgency and responsiveness; consistently achieves measurable results; takes accountability for actions.
  • Adaptability - Reacts positively to change; demonstrates flexibility and adaptability; proactively pursues continual learning and improvement.
  • Interpersonal Skills- Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; listens effectively and clarifies information as needed; works well with others in a team environment across the organization knowing who to engage to achieve results.
  • Problem Solving Skills- Effectively identifies problems by framing issues, leveraging data and ultimately developing and implementing solutions.
  • Continuous Improvement & Process Focus -  Actively engages in continually identifying ways to improve himself/herself as well as the business and utilizes tools and processes to ensure consistent, reliable, high quality results.

 LEADERSHIP COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS (IF APPLICABLE): 

  • Achieving Results
  • Continual Learning
  • Leading/Driving Change
  • Courageous Decision Making
  • Vision and Purpose
  • Business Acumen
  • Intellectual Rigor
  • Partnering
  • Motivating & Developing Others

  NOTE:  The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification.  This description of duties is not intended to be all-inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility.

 

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

Location:NON-SPECIFIED LOCATION
Department:Technical
Position:Packaging Support Engineer (Central US)

Overview

Job Summary

Provide the technical field service support required to maintain our existing packaging business and provide technical sales support by participating and/or leading various new product and process development projects.  

The candidate must have the technical capability, business acumen and professionalism to directly interact with all levels of our customer’s organization.  Travel can reach over 50% with reoccurring customer visits or unexpected and immediate customer support requirements.

Position can be home based. Midwest location preferred

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties

Packaging field Support:

  • Provide customer on-site technical support for existing and new business opportunities.
  • Collect customer related data including customer contacts and application capabilities.
  • Partner with sales representative and provide technical sales support that is in line with the company’s growth strategy.
  • Partner with producing plant’s quality leadership to ensure customer expectations are being met and quality issues are quickly resolved.
  • Lead the technical support on customer qualifications/trials.  Document results and provide feedback to sales and manufacturing.
  • Work with and train our customers on the proper processing techniques for the products in which we sell.
  • Provide new development opportunities/ideas feedback from customers. 

Product and process development:

  • Lead and/or participate on project teams that follow a formal stage gate process.
  • Utilize project management application to track project milestones, tasks and time.
  • Assist our design and engineering teams to develop solutions, remains functional and cost competitive.
  • Assist marketing to perform the necessary market research and development of the project’s value proposition.
  • Establish a capital plan including both the company and customer investments.
  • Establish manufacturing process estimates the fed into a cost model and a price quote generation process.

Support manufacturing as new products are moved to commercialization.

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience

  • Minimum BSME, BSCE, or BS in Polymer Science
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in the packaging or polymer industry
  • Preferred experience in rigid packaging
  • Preferred experience in thermoforming and extrusion technologies 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong project management skills
  • Extensive knowledge of polymers utilized in the rigid packaging
  • Broad experience in sheet extrusion technologies
  • Working knowledge of the thermoforming process
  • Ability to translate processing and end use performance requirements to manufacturing
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to interact with customers and suppliers
  • High level of proficiency in computer skills, e.g., word processing, Excel, Power Point
  • Strong multi-tasking capability 

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

Location:NON-SPECIFIED LOCATION
Department:Sales
Position:Account Manager (Minnesota)

Overview

  • Develop and acquire sales for PolyOne Designed Structures and Solutions, with new and existing customers.  Gather customer, market and product data, develop sales plans, expand current accounts, establish new customers, and work with customers to resolve issues.  Work with internal functional areas to ensure quality product production, timeliness of delivery and resolution of issues. 

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties

May include most or all of the following duties: 

  • Sales of PolyOne products assigned to job to new or existing customers
  • Develop strategic business partnerships; create and negotiate long term business relationships
  • Seek, create and develop new business opportunities to build sales; recommend and negotiate best pricing levels for Spartech products sold
  • Develop and execute account specific sales and marketing strategies
  • Ensure customer service needs are met, and troubleshoot problems reported by customers, providing liaison between them and PolyOne technical groups when handling complaints or problems
  • Participate in sales forecasting and strategic planning; research, develop and maintain long & short range sales & marketing plans
  • Gather and report market trends and intelligence to aid management in understanding and acting upon customer, consumer and industry insights
  • Adapt knowledge of customer strategies to PolyOne strategy to optimize sales potential
  • Negotiate, individually or as a member of a team, sales contracts and agreements.
  • Aid in working capital management, specifically with respect to inventory levels and receivables, as requested by Accounting.
  • Serve effectively as the customer’s advocate within PolyOne, while supporting PolyOne's objectives.
  • Understand and promote all of PolyOne's products within existing customer base.
  • Effectively communicate and champion PolyOne's goals and values to customers.  Initiate and coordinate multi-level functional communications between customer and PolyOne personnel.
  • Maintain a good, practical knowledge of the markets in which our customers compete.  Become a resource for customers to stimulate, aid and enhance product development activities.
  • Regular attendance
  • Other duties, as assigned 

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, technical discipline, business or related, or equivalent
  • Minimum five years sales experience, preferably for manufacturing firm.
  • Specific sales and industry experience with products similar to those sold within area of sales responsibility strongly preferred
  • Experience researching market and products, sales forecasting and establishing sales plans required.
  • Experience using software system associated with sales function a plus
  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required.  Experience using PowerPoint preferred.
  • May require one to two years experience negotiating sales contracts for company products similar to PolyOne’s

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

  • Knowledge of effective sales techniques, market and product research methods, and sales forecasting and planning required.
  • Knowledge of specifics of products being sold, production and delivery methods and capabilities, and required sales/financial reporting.
  • Able to effectively negotiate contracts and sales agreements directly with customer, including large customers for multi-year contracts with values of multi-million dollars, if required.
  • Solid verbal and written communications skills; ability to give effective presentations, and be understood by internal and external interfaces. 
  • Ability to effectively work in team environment across multi-functional disciplines. 
  • Able to effectively interface with all types and levels of internal and external individuals, and resolve customer issues, balancing needs of customer with business objectives of Company
  • Good planning and organization skills; self starter with solid problem solving ability
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.  Knowledge of PowerPoint preferred.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, including percentages, discounts, etc.
  • Ability to travel, up to 75%, as required. 

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

 

Location:NON-SPECIFIED LOCATION
Department:Sales
Listing Date:2012-08-23
Position:Account Manager(s) (U.S. Mountain States, Southern U.S., and Western U.S.)

Overview

Job Summary

- Develop and acquire sales for PolyOne DSS Packaging Solutions, with new and existing customers. Gather customer, market and product data, develop sales plans, expand current accounts, establish new customers, and work with customers to resolve issues. Work with internal functional areas to ensure quality product production, timeliness of delivery and resolution of issues.

 

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties
May include most or all of the following duties:

- Sales of PolyOne DSS Packaging Solutions products assigned to job to new or existing customers
- Develop strategic business partnerships; create and negotiate long term business relationships
- Seek, create and develop new business opportunities to build sales; recommend and negotiate best pricing levels for PolyOne products sold
- Develop and execute account specific sales and marketing strategies
- Ensure customer service needs are met, and troubleshoot problems reported by customers, providing liaison between them and PolyOne technical groups when handling complaints or problems
- Participate in sales forecasting and strategic planning; research, develop and maintain long & short range sales & marketing plans
- Gather and report market trends and intelligence to aid management in understanding and acting upon customer, consumer and industry insights
- Adapt knowledge of customer strategies to Polyone's strategy to optimize sales potential
- Negotiate, individually or as a member of a team, sales contracts and agreements.
- Aid in working capital management, specifically with respect to inventory levels and receivables, as requested by Accounting.
- Serve effectively as the customer's advocate within PolyOne DSS Packaging Solutions, while supporting PolyOne's objectives.
- Understand and promote all of PolyOne's products within existing customer base.
- Effectively communicate and champion PolyOne's goals and values to customers. Initiate and coordinate multi-level functional communications between customer and PolyOne personnel.
- Maintain a good, practical knowledge of the markets in which our customers compete. Become a resource for customers to stimulate, aid and enhance product development activities.
- Regular attendance
- Other duties, as assigned

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience

- Bachelor's degree in marketing, technical discipline, business or related, or equivalent
- Specific sales and industry experience with products similar to those sold within area of sales responsibility preferred
- Experience researching market and products, sales forecasting and establishing sales plans required.
- Experience using software system associated with sales function a plus
- Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required. Experience using PowerPoint preferred.
- One to two years experience negotiating sales contracts for company products similar to Spartech's is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

- Knowledge of effective sales techniques, market and product research methods, and sales forecasting and planning required.
- Knowledge of specifics of products being sold, production and delivery methods and capabilities, and required sales/financial reporting.
- Able to effectively negotiate contracts and sales agreements directly with customer, including large customers for multi-year contracts with values of multi-million dollars, if required.
- Solid verbal and written communications skills; ability to give effective presentations, and be understood by internal and external interfaces.
- Ability to effectively work in team environment across multi-functional disciplines.
- Able to effectively interface with all types and levels of internal and external individuals, and resolve customer issues, balancing needs of customer with business objectives of Company
- Good planning and organization skills; self starter with solid problem solving ability
- Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Knowledge of PowerPoint preferred.
- Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, including percentages, discounts, etc.
- Ability to travel, up to 75%, as required. 

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

 

Location:GREENVILLE, OH
Department:Administration
Listing Date:2013-09-13
Position:Administrative Assistant

Overview

Assist facility Manager, management team and employees with performance of various administrative or other duties, such as receptionist, data entry, reporting, time/payroll info submission, document creation and filing, facility meetings, presentations and events, and other tasks, as required.

Responsibilities

Duties can include some or all of the following:

  • Receptionist duties including answering telephone and greeting and directing visitors
  • Process paperwork, including invoices, purchase orders, etc.
  • Data entry into office system(s); update system information; create, run and distribute reports
  • Creation of correspondence, spreadsheets, presentations, e-mails, documents, etc. as required
  • Assist Manager, as necessary, including interface with outside contacts, schedule maintenance, meeting and conference call set-up, travel arrangements, etc.
  • Create and maintain documents and files, including those related to Human Resources, Finance and/or other functions or departments, as needed
  • Arrange schedules, set up meetings, arrange for travel, company events, etc. as required
  • Assist with employee communications
  • Purchase of office supplies and other items and working with vendor(s); contacting vendors for maintenance of office equipment and environs
  • Administrative office support of operations functions, as needed
  • Regular attendance
  • Mail sorting and distribution
  • Regular attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

 Duties can also include:

  • Gather, review and enter time into attendance system
  • Assist with gathering of safety data, summarization and communication to appropriate individuals
  • Set up training for safety, and other required training, and maintain training records
  • Record of Worker’s Compensation information, and assist in submitting reports
  • Enter P.O. for supplies, submit to vendor for e.g. office, lab, production, maintenance supplies, and run required reports; reconcile billing
  • ERP system entry to close (cost) completed batches; Close out production packets after production has completed
  • Assist new hires with on boarding and conduct orientation; work with terminated employees to communicate benefits and other pertinent information
  • Arranging for shipping

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience

  • High School degree or equivalent
  • Minimum one to two years of office administrative experience, preferably in production environment
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; familiar with PowerPoint
  • Experience using production software preferred
  • Effectively communicate with all levels and types of internal and external individuals
  • Ability to work successfully in fast paced, team environment
  • Good organization skills and able to manage multiple tasks while meeting deadlines
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, including percentages
  • Good basic writing skills

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

Location:GREENVILLE, OH
Department:Technical
Listing Date:2013-09-13
Position:Maintenance Technician

Overview

Perform maintenance on equipment within the facility.  Knowledge of testing equipment at all stages and following operating procedures and manuals.  Be able to trouble shoot and solve problems in electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, gravity and plumbing. 

Essentially the maintenance tech is expected to perform maintenance throughout the facilities.  They are working with electrical low voltage up to 480 volts – 3 phases, Hydraulic and Pneumatic repair, Plumbing repairs to pumps, threading pipe, soldering copper, changing out grinder blades, belts, welding, fabrication of steel, scissor lift and forklift operation.  Performing work in confined spaces and high areas. Reports to the Maintenance Manager, Maintenance GL, and Production Manager.

Responsibilities

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Read maintenance manuals, procedures, measurement devices and interpret blue prints.
  • General housekeeping of the area.
  • Uphold ISO/IMS standards.
  • Understand and perform all machine specific lockout/tag out procedures.
  • Understand process control.
  • Understand and perform all permit required functions.
  • Infrastructure and preventive / predictive maintenance.
  • Emergency and shut down process.
  • Troubleshoot and solve problems of all aspects of equipment.
  • Hoist & Crane operation.
  • Confined Space procedures.
  • Arc Flash and Hot Work process.
  • Fire and Loss prevention process.
  • Perform all preventative maintenance on grinders including changing the blades on a regular basis.
  • Greasing and oiling of all machines.
  • Maintain sufficient blade stock by coordinating with vendor who sharpens blades and Maintenance Manager who orders new blades.
  • DOT Waste management and chemical compliance.
  • Individuals may be required to train other employees.
  • Communicate effectively with associated personnel in all phases of the operation and processes, both written and oral.
  • Completes projects with minimal guidance showing a proactive attitude to minimizing equipment down time and lost production capability.
  • Operates forklift and hydraulic working platform as needed.
  • Contributes to upkeep and updating of required paperwork such as records, maintenance logs, documents, manuals, drawings, PM logs, etc.
  • Supports the vision, mission and guiding principles of the company.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skill Requirements

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Technical School Degree a plus
  • Possess average math and reading skills.  Must be able to operate a calculator and scale
  • 5+ years in the following areas
    • Process Improvement
    • Problem solving techniques
    • PLC troubleshooting and repair
    • Mechanical
    • Maintenance
    •  Industrial Operations
    • Electrical

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

Location:GREENVILLE, OH
Department:Manufacturing
Listing Date:2013-09-13
Position:Process Engineer

Overview

Drives process optimization, root cause analysis and troubleshooting through the collection and analysis of data to enhance material/labor utilization output rates, set up times, and product quality. This position will coordinate both long and short term project identification and execution in order to achieve a facility’s goals and objectives.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties

  • Ownership of plant’s primary processes (e.g., extrusion, thermoforming, mixing, etc.) in support of company and plant goals and objectives
  • Optimizes process performance through the use of Operational Excellence tools and techniques
  • Contributes to the customer complaint process via root cause analysis, documentation, trials, and confirmation of effectiveness
  • Identifies and recommends improvements to the Preventative Maintenance program
  • Collects and maintains primary process operating conditions for specific products to ensure repeatability
  • Collaborates with Operations Management to define goals, objectives, and projects related to yield improvement, material utilization, labor optimization, conversion cost enhancement and product quality
  • Trains operational, process, and quality staff on key engineering topics on an as needed basis
  • Leads projects through the use of standard project management tools and procedures
  • Engages with customers and commercial representative to enhance customer satisfaction
  • Plans, designs, and executes empirical Design of Experiments (DOE) on critical to quality “Y” variables
  • Ensures compliance to all ISO/IMS and Operational Excellence policies and procedures
  • Regular attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience

  • BS Degree in Engineering or Physical Sciences or equivalent
  • Minimum five years professional operations or engineering experience, with 3 years preferred experience in plastics related Industry
  • Operational Excellence training, and/or certifications (Lean, Six Sigma, ISO), strongly preferred
  • Experience using ERP or other manufacturing enterprise systems

 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Outstanding leadership characteristics and drive for data driven results
  • Knowledge of key production processes (extrusion, thermoforming, etc.) and polymer behavior
  • Analytical and mathematical skills necessary to collect, interpret, and act on process trials and activities
  • Solid skills In Operational Excellence EX-6.2-01-1

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

Location:GREENVILLE, OH
Department:Manufacturing
Listing Date:2013-09-13
Position:Production Scheduler

Overview

Job Summary

Plan and prepare production schedules, and prepare production/operation and inventory reports.

 

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties

  • Develop production planning and scheduling to establish lead times and meet customer orders on appropriate lines, and communicate to production and other affected functions for execution.
  • Request and plan material arrivals with purchasing department to meet production needs
  • Maintain traceability of the material through the production process and monitor the purchasing process
  • Work with customer with possible scheduling conflicts and review/revise schedule to meet customer demands
  • Coordinate with Sales and Procurement departments on customer requirements (materials, finishes, lead times, etc.)
  • Gather and maintain master data information, including production, inventory and other pertinent operations data, and distribute reports
  • Check material availability and stock levels, and print orders for pick lists and production
  • Address production scheduling, through discussion or meetings, with plant manager, production supervision, shipping and materials department, sales and Customer Service
  • Prepare and distribute early and late notices
  • Set up material formulas and routing (production) information on all orders
  • Regular attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

Duties can also include:

  • Tally and detail batch orders for each production line for at least 24 hours; change batch numbers and re-tally orders, as required.
  • Coordinate and/or conduct periodic physical inventory

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Associates or bachelor’s degree in manufacturing, business or similar discipline, or equivalent, preferred.
  • Minimum three years manufacturing and production line experience
  • Minimum three years experience with production planning and scheduling
  • Experience working with function specific manufacturing software preferred
  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook in business setting

 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Familiar with and ability to perform, production and material planning and scheduling, and meet customer demand and company capability

Familiar with scheduling methods, standards, procedures, etc., and ability to successfully apply them to job

Familiarity with materials used in production preferred

Ability to work well in team environment, balance multiple production and business elements, while meeting established goals

Ability to successfully communicate, both verbally and in writing, with all levels and types of internal and external individuals.

Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

Ability to understand and utilize ERP or other system, preferably Oracle

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Ability to perform mathematical calculations, including percentages, ratios, proportions, volume, etc.

 

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

Location:GREENVILLE, OH
Department:Manufacturing
Listing Date:2013-09-13
Position:Production Supervisor

Overview

 Job Summary

Responsible for all supervisory phases of production within scope of responsibility. Review schedule and other factors affecting production to ensure quantity, schedule, quality, safety and cost objectives are met.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties

  • Duties may include most or all of the following: 
  • Direct and coordinate activities of employees on production line, to ensure on-time product output that meets production targets and standards. 
  • Review processing schedules and production orders to make recommendations concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, and duty assignments. 
  • Review operations and confer with direct supervisor, management, technical and/or administrative staff to coordinate production objectives and resolve production or processing problems. 
  • Review reports to track and analyze production, material, quality control, maintenance, and other operational indicators, to detect and resolve production problems. 
  • Provide guidance and basic training to new and existing employees on operation of equipment, LEAN manufacturing, continuous improvement programs, quality standards, company policies and procedures, and establish vehicle(s) for ongoing communications. 
  • Identify and implement work practices, policies, and procedures to establish and support a safe work environment. Conduct safety audits, and train and involve employees in programs, such as Safety tool box talks etc. 
  • Participate in hire, resolution of employee relations issues, and termination of staff, as applicable. Evaluate performance and work with each employee to improve performance. 
  • Prepare and maintain production reports and personnel records, if required; ensure entry of resource, uptime or other required information into manufacturing, ERP or other system application. 
  • May need to train new and existing employees on operation of equipment, safety and quality standards, company policies and procedures, etc. 
  • Regular attendance 
  • Other duties, as assigned

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience

  • High school graduate, Associates degree in manufacturing, business, or applicable discipline, or equivalent, preferred.
  • Minimum six years experience working on production line with products similar to PolyOne’s on production line supervised by this job. At least two years experience in leading or supervising production line employees.
  • Minimum one year labor relations experience; experience with supervision over union production employees a plus
  • Experience working with polystyrene, polyethylene, polypropylene, ABS, PVC and/or other materials related to production associated with job preferred.
  • Experience with production of extruded sheet, roll stock, color, specialty compounds, and/or packaging processes related to production associated with job preferred.
  • Experience working with ERP system, manufacturing or similar software applications preferred (such as Oracle).
  • Experience working in ISO compliant environment, and implementing required standards.

 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Solid abilities in production and employee supervision; ability to build and lead team and achieve production targets
  • Understand and assist in all phases of production line(s) supervised. Ability to evaluate manufacturing operation, and identify and implement effective actions to improve production output, reduce costs, enhance employee performance, etc.
  • Knowledge of applicable materials, products, processes and technologies, as they apply to job and location.
  • Familiarity with ERP, manufacturing or other software applications (such as Oracle, where applicable). Familiarity with ISO standards.
  • Ability to read and interpret manufacturing instructions, drawings, schematics, blue prints, etc. Ability to perform basic mathematical functions, and calculate figures, percentages, discounts, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize and plan work effectively, and develop and execute project plans
  • Effectively interface with all levels and types of internal and external customers, verbally and in writing. Ability to effectively document and enter production status, procedures and other job-related information.
  • Ability to effectively resolve problems, utilizing good judgment and creativity.
  • Ability to work in, build, and maintain a strong team environment.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

 

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

Location:GREENVILLE, OH
Department:Manufacturing
Listing Date:2013-09-13
Position:Sr Production Operator

Overview

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position involves having the Sr. Operator maintain production throughput within the cell. The Sr. Operator will assist in the running of all equipment and performs associated quality testing, general operations and cleaning processes.   Major aspects of the job include preparation processes where the Sr. Operator will spend 1-2 hours. 

The Sr.  Operator is responsible for producing an extruded sheet respecting the criteria set by PolyOne customers and/or standard specifications.  The Operator will also manage material being used in order to generate the least amount of return regrind at the end of the run.

Responsibilities

ESSENTION JOB DUTIES:

  • Can run all lines, no supervision required.
  • Can run different materials with minimal scrap time.
  • Complete knowledge of extruder, process temperatures, and troubleshooting.
  • Helps other operators make decisions when troubleshooting problems.
  • Has things ready for set up and always communicates with the set up team.
  • Requires minimal supervision and starting to show ability to manage shift if needed.
  • Keeps area clean with good attendance and attitude.
  • Desire to excel as an Operator and/or advance.
  • Shows good intention of being long term employee.
  • Quality conscious (good quality record).
  • Shows interest in running other lines.
  • Follows good safety practices.
  • Be able to perform all necessary set-ups for a machine.
  • Works well with others and assists maintenance.
  • Upholds the ISO/IMS standards.
  • Uphold the standards necessary to maintain our ISO 14001 certification and to maintain good environmental practices.

Able to accomplish additional duties or tasks as required:

  • Fill out the necessary paperwork that relates to the equipment, production, and inventory.
  • Cutting scrap using a safety knife to cut defective rolls into smaller pieces for grinding.
  • Operate forklift.
  • Use a variety of hand tools.
  • Use a bander.
  • Prepare skids for new sheet stock.
  • Individuals may be required to train other employees.
  • Individuals will assist in writing procedures for training and procedural compliance.
  • Individuals will record changes to set-up books and process program as necessary.
  • Communicate effectively with associated personnel in all phases of the operation and processes, both written and oral.
  • Perform additional duties assigned by the Production Supervisor or Shift Leader.

Skill Requirements

Required Education:

  • Requires a High School diploma or GED equivalency

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to read/comprehend written and oral instructions in English; read and comprehend safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and product recipes/materials.
  • Possess average math and reading skills.  Must be able to operate a calculator and scale.  Must be able to read a tape measure in 1/16” increments and micrometer in 1/1000 increments.
  • Individuals must possess good hand-eye coordination, reading and reading measurements.
  • Individuals must be a self-starter and team oriented. 
  • Individuals must be conscious of all safety aspects affecting the manufacturing operations.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Basic understanding of the extruders.
  • Able to answer questions from the hopper person and assistant operator.
  • Individuals will focus on PolyOne vision and goals and consider the best interest of PolyOne, its employees, customers, and patrons while performing job duties.  Employees will demonstrate professionalism and positively promote PolyOne at all times. 

Required Length & Type of Experience:

  • 1-2 years proven experience in an industrial operations environment required. Experience in a plastic extrusion, colorants and additives or related manufacturing environment is preferred.

Required Certification, Licenses, Registration:

May require obtainment of a Fork Lift Operator's License

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

Location:LA MIRADA, CA
Department:Human Resources
Position:Human Resources Manager

Overview

Perform a variety of Human Resources responsibilities including administration of benefits, employee relations, recruiting, hiring, terminations, HRIS, and general Human Resources functions along with companywide projects.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties 

  • Provide guidance with policy interpretation and application, employee relations issues, benefits and compensation issues, etc.
  • Work with management staff to understand recruiting requirements, and location considerations. 
  • Interview and recommend candidates to hiring staff perform pre-employment and offer process.  Additionally, lead termination process, including exit interviewing, outplacement, pay and benefit continuation, etc.
  • Assist HR Director with policy establishment and change, create policy documentation, review proposed changes with HR management staff, and implement policies, as approved.
  • Assist legal counsel in responding to charges and litigation, including record attainment, documentation, employee responses, etc.
  • Administration of all benefits including answering daily questions, enrollments, terminations, claim issues, etc.
  • Review benefit reports and reconcile discrepancies. 
  • Work with Director of HR to plan and organize company events and activities, including employee recognition programs, etc.
  • Lead HRIS Administrator companywide.
  • Assist with special projects which are companywide specifically in the HRIS arena, as needed.
  • (May supervise entry level HR staff)
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Communications, Business or similar field, or equivalent.
  • Minimum six years experience in Human Resources. 
  • Experience using HR specific software and Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint in business setting. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of Human Resources related regulations, protocols and policies.
  • Knowledge of recruiting methods and interviewing techniques.
  • Ability to effectively apply appropriate HR principles and practices in all phases of job
  • Ability to resolve problems, utilizing good judgment and creativity with applicable policies and practices suitable to the particular situation, location, people involved, etc. 
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels and types of internal and external customers, and appropriately resolve most employee relations issues. 
  • Ability to author professional business reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals, and create and give effective presentations.
  • Ability to prioritize and plan work effectively, and manage multiple tasks while meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as, interest, commissions, percentages, discounts, etc.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Ability to travel as required.
  • Knowledge of Human Resources software functionality preferred.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism, tact and diplomacy, even in difficult situations.

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents. 

We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

 

Location:LA MIRADA, CA
Department:EH&S
Listing Date:2013-09-13
Position:Environmental Health and Safety Leader

Overview

Responsible for EHS compliance for single plant.  Create, implement and manage policies and activities relating to all matters of safety, environment, DOT, and worker’s compensation

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties

 Ensure site compliance with all relevant environmental and safety related federal and state laws and local     ordinances pertaining to safety and environment

  • Coordinates and/or delivers all EHS training activities for the plant
  • Serve as the EHS representative for the plant
  • Develops and implements effective programs for protecting site environment to include but not limited to air, water, soil, natural resources, and property
  • Develops and implements effective programs for maintaining, enhancing, and fostering a “zero incident” safety culture
    • Conducts environmental and chemical sampling as required or oversees outsourcing of such
    • Leads environmental and safety committees and teams and facilitates their activities
  • Stays abreast of current (EPA, OSHA) and emerging laws, regulations and trends in environment and safety
  • Develops, conducts and coordinates the facility annual training plan for EHS topics
  • Prepare, conduct, and coordinate effective training classes and programs for EHS matters (examples include, but not limited to: EHS Supervisory training, new hire EHS, fork truck training and license program, emergency response team training. First Aid, CPR, AED, etc.)
  • Supports Worker’s Compensation Administration efforts along with Corporate WC Manager
  • Maintain plant Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) books, OSHA 300 logs, EHS related files and associated paperwork (manifests, permits, etc)
  • Prepare the monthly and biweekly safety call presentations
  • General purchasing and/or requisition of safety supplies
  • Implement and maintain Health and Safety Management System and associated initiatives
  • Oversee and participates with teams of persons to investigate all accidents and assist in the implementation of corrective actions
  • Arrange for annual medical monitoring (as necessary) yearly eye and hearing examinations 
  • Communication of safety performance
  • Disability management-return to work programs 
  • Ensure first aid management through first aid and follow up to injuries, OSHA record keeping medical records, administering works compensation and pre-employment physical examinations
  • Comply with the written environmental (ISO 14001) and quality TS 16949 policies
  • Regular attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience

Minimum Bachelors degree in Environmental, Health and Safety, Safety Science, Occupational Health, Industrial or Occupational Hygiene or other science or engineering disciplines (environmental, chemical, mechanical, manufacturing, etc.) [OR}  Associate degree or better plus 7-10 years equivalent manufacturing experience in safety/environmental certifications (i.e., 40 hour OSHA training, Incident Management Commander training; Haz-Com)

  • At least 3-5 years experience of professional EHS work in production environment with familiarity with basic OSHA, DOT, EPA, and Worker’s Compensation regulations
  • Minimum one year experience developing and presenting training in EHS area

 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

 Solid knowledge of relevant environmental and safety related federal and state laws and local ordinances pertaining to safety and environment

  • Knowledge of current EPA, OSHA and other related regulations and emerging laws and trends
  • Ability to develop and conduct effective EHS related training for production environment
  • Ability to conduct safety audits, and implement appropriate changes to correct or comply with regulations/standards
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents along with perform basic mathematical calculations (percentages, proportions, area, etc.)
  • Ability to influence across functional organizations and businesses, resolve problems in a timely manner, and develop alternate solutions when necessary
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are required to effectively communicate with all levels and types of internal and external individuals including ability to write reports, policy, procedures, and correspondences
  • Computer literate in Microsoft products:  PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Possess leadership skills that are capable of generating cooperation and progress across different functions within the organization 
  • Must be goal oriented and give emphasis to meeting target dates in a timely manner
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Ability to physically access all areas of the plant with reasonable accommodations.

 

 

 

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

Location:MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO
Department:Marketing
Position:Director of Marketing

Overview

Lead the development of marketing strategies to find the best methods to sell products to the target market. 

 

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties 

  • Lead development of market specific strategies to grow the DSS-Packaging business
  • Understand market needs and work with technology to develop new products
  • Identify opportunities to grow current products in markets and work with sales to achieve success
  • Work with project development to introduce new technologies in markets
  • Lead development of market specific promotions, trade shows, advertising and literature to support products
  • Train sales on needs of markets and opportunities
  • Understand competitive products and market trends of specific markets
  • Design, implement, and facilitate annual marketing strategies for the Packaging Division.
  • Facilitate development and execution of marketing plans.
  • Translate business unit objectives and strategies to prepare brand portfolio objectives, plans, and strategies to facilitate the growth of the business unit.
  • Plan and administer the marketing operations budget
  • Develop promotional materials, which include marketing print and collateral copies.
  • Assist in customer demonstrations, presentations, displays, etc.
  • Developing and delivering insightful strategies and presentations to the executive committee and business segment where appropriate.
  • Translating  business  unit  objectives  and  strategies  to  develop  brand  portfolio objectives,  strategies  and  plans  to  facilitate  business  unit  growth.
  • Regular attendance
  • Other duties, as assigned

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in related technical discipline, business or related degree or equivalent; MBA or equivalent preferred
  • 10 or more years plastic business and marketing experience
  • 10 or more years commercial business and  marketing experience (marketing, sales, market development)
  • Preferred sales management or prior management experience 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

  • Demonstrated market development skills, preferably in plastics and similar materials
  • Understanding of chemicals/plastics industry and markets; ability to develop and execute marketing plans and strategies
  • Ability to collaborate and lead teams; ability to work with others and cross functional boundaries
  • Solid analytical and critical thinking skills; good organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills; ability to effectively interface with all levels and types of internal and external employees and business associates
  • Ability to work with others across functional boundaries
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word.
  • Ability to travel as required by job
  • Detailed-oriented with ability to oversee projects from origin through execution.
  • Willingness to learn and flourish in a high growth, dynamic, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Self-starter, entrepreneurial with hands on approach towards business.

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

 

Location:MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO
Department:Technical
Position:Senior Development Engineer (2 positions)

Overview

 Conceptualize, develop, trial and commercialize new, and modified, compounds for proprietary sheet and packaging markets.  Locate and match technical performance attributes of products to new application opportunities identified by Sales and Marketing.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties 

  • Conceive, identify and develop new technologies and products, applicable to customer needs, PolyOne DSS capabilities and in support of Company business objectives
  • Manage and carry out new product investigative and development programs.
  • Match new business opportunities with existing product technology.
  • Carry out raw material qualifications with existing product technology.
  • Maintain current awareness of appropriate advances in polymer, and process, science and technology.
  • Resolve complex technical issues, and develop effective, creative solutions to problems for which known or customary solutions do not apply
  • Provide technical assistance to customers.
  • Support manufacturing as new technologies are moved to commercialization.
  • Provide all levels of technical insight in assessment of external technology offerings.
  • Assist sales in capturing new business opportunities.
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations, both internal and external, to promote new product developments at PolyOne Designed Structures and Solutions LLC.
  • Regular attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience 

  • PhD in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, or related or equivalent
  • With PhD, minimum five years experience in polymer or materials science, chemical engineering, chemistry or related , preferably with PolyOne or related products      or
  • MS in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science or related or equivalent
  • With MS degree, ten years experience in Polymer or Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or related, preferably with PolyOne or related products
  • Minimum of five years experience in plastics compounding and/or processing
  • Preferred experience with processing high performance materials and blends
  • Experience with management of projects in technology environment, of varying complexity and technological level 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

  • Strong knowledge of high performance materials and blends related to PolyOne Designed Structures and Solution products
  • Extensive knowledge of polymers, fillers, reinforcing agents, thermal and UV stabilizers
  • Broad experience in sheet extrusion technologies
  • Ability to formulate and carry out creative, effective solutions to non-standard technological and project issues and problems
  • Working knowledge of compounding technologies and machine operations
  • Ability to translate processing and end use performance requirements to compound formulation and sheet production
  • Expertise in physical testing of materials
  • Ability to perform at all required levels without appreciable supervisory oversight
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with all levels and types of internal and external individuals, including customers and suppliers.
  • Ability to work in, develop and support a team environment
  • High level of proficiency in computer skills, e.g., word processing, Excel, Power Point and Oracle
  • Strong multi-tasking capability and analytical skills

 

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

 

Location:MUNCIE, IN
Department:Manufacturing
Position:Plant Engineer

Overview

Job Summary 

Oversee Capital Appropriation Spending for the plant including the project management of approved projects. Responsible for the management of plant engineering projects, insuring all steps are approved and complete.

 

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties

Duties include most or all of the following:

  • Provide cost effective engineering and maintenance solutions that support the goals and continuous improvement objectives of the company.
  • Work with, or direct maintenance department employees, as appropriate, with management of installations of systems and equipment and other projects; prioritize projects, as appropriate; improve safety of all mechanical and electrical equipment/systems.
  • Provides input to department heads with regards to decisions for deleting, adding, changing or upgrading existing equipment.
  • Plan, budget, draft CAR and supporting documentation and coordinate all capital projects.
  • Plan, budget, and coordinate in-house and contractual maintenance activities.
  • Provide designs for planned installations and construction, and acquire necessary government/local permits and approvals prior to commencement of project implementation.  Plan material and other requirements and manage parts inventory for various tasks.
  • Purchase, or request purchase of, materials , equipment and services related to projects and installations
  • Review energy utilization, and recommend, request  and assist with energy purchases for the plant (i.e. electricity, natural gas and fuel oil)
  • Eliminate or control hazardous conditions resulting from human error, equipment and machine operations which may lead to human injury and/or property damage.
  • Regular attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES COULD INCLUDE:

  • Manage and/or direct subordinate employees in maintenance department, including employment, discipline and performance appraisal, when required
  • Interface with design engineering staff to ensure new tooling meets the needs of the production floor.
  • Interface with quality staff to ensure finished goods meet the needs of our customers.
  • Select and manage outside contractors for capital or tooling related projects as needed.

 

 

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience 

  • Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, electrical maintenance or related/applicable technical discipline or equivalent
  • Minimum five years maintenance engineering experience in industrial process environments. 
  • Minimum two years experience in at least two of the following major engineering disciplines in production environment; mechanical, electrical, chemical, environmental, and industrial engineering.
  • Minimum two years experience in leading or supervising employees, preferably in maintenance and/or other production function

 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

  • Working knowledge of plant electrical systems AC/DC and schematics.   Working knowledge of mechanical workings, pneumatics, hydraulics, rigging and bearings, in production environment preferred.
  • Proficiency in use of  mechanical desktop software like AutoCad desirable  
  • Ability to evaluate plant engineering and maintenance issues and provide effective and cost sensitive recommendations for resolution.  Ability to effectively implement approved solutions.
  • Able to establish, manage and report budgets and other financial data.
  • Ability to plan and lead project management efforts, including training and leading team members
  • Able to work with Preventative Maintenance programs
  • Solid familiarity with ISO, Lean, and safety standards and regulations, and ability to effectively apply them to all aspects of maintenance, equipment, processes and other production related issues.
  • Ability to write effective evaluations, proposals, reports, correspondence, and procedures. 
  • Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels and types of internal and external individuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, including computing rates, ratio, volume, and percents; ability to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, with Oracle/SAP experience desirable

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

 

Location:NEWARK
Department:Technical
Position:Technology/Quality Manager

Overview

Job Summary

 Plans, coordinates and direct quality control programs designed to ensure continuous established standards.  Provides leadership to Quality Engineers and Technicians.

 

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties 

  • Develop and optimize production processes in cooperation with other production and management personnel, minimizing defects, cost and customer complaints, and improving quality capability.  Identify opportunities for improvement and spearhead appropriate changes.
  • Develop and implement sustainable quality management system to ensure conformity of purchased material and final products to quality standards, including SQF and ISO, Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, and other associated practices and programs.
  • Create and implement inspection criteria and procedures and perform inspections; conduct training in quality concepts and tools, and make changes to correct issues, as necessary
  • Maintain Integrated Management System/Quality Information Database, control records and documentation, including work instructions, procedures, records and documentation.  Conduct training classes for Quality and IMS.
  • Establish internal and external quality performance metrics, evaluate performance, and make changes, when appropriate.  Develop, analyze and report statistical data on performance results.  Conduct quality management review meetings.
  • Nurture strong customer relationships, determine quality expectations and establish/apply quality standards.  Quickly investigate and resolve complaints regarding quality or technical issues. 
  • Conduct and oversee internal, external and third party quality audits.  Ensure facilities are in compliance with quality standards and procedures
  • Participate in Operational Excellence Program, and conduct Management Review of Quality
  • Regular attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

Duties include:

  • Supervise the work of Lab Technician(s) in inspection and testing activities; develop new and revised test methods, train personnel, and ensure continuous controls over products
  • Maintain calibration equipment and make purchases as necessary

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience 

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical or related engineering discipline, quality management, or related field or equivalent
  • Experience with setting up and/or administering practices and programs for Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma standards and applications.  Experience conducting internal quality audit and responding to external quality audits preferred.
  • Minimum five years experience with thermoplastic processing preferred
  • Ten years of operations experience preferred.  Minimum of five years quality experience in production, preferably in environment similar to PolyOne's, with at least four in a quality leadership role
  • Experience using ERP or other manufacturing system; experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; PowerPoint preferred

 Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

  • Working knowledge of manufacturing and quality processes and procedures, including Operational Excellence Principles, and how to effectively integrate them and achieve optimal production results.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to build and lead quality team to attain objectives and performance.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels and types of internal and external individuals.  Strong technical writing skills and ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to perform and apply mathematical calculations to such tasks as frequency distributions, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlations, techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business and technical periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, financial reports, legal documents,, and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. 

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

 

Location:NEWARK
Department:EH&S
Position:EH&S Lead

Overview

Responsible for EHS compliance for single plant.  Create, implement and manage policies and activities relating to all matters of safety, environment, DOT, and worker’s compensation

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties 

  • Ensure site compliance with all relevant environmental and safety related federal and state laws and local     ordinances pertaining to safety and environment
  • Coordinates and/or delivers all EHS training activities for the plant
  • Serve as the EHS representative for the plant
  • Develops and implements effective programs for protecting site environment to include but not limited to air, water, soil, natural resources, and property
  • Develops and implements effective programs for maintaining, enhancing, and fostering a “zero incident” safety culture
    • Conducts environmental and chemical sampling as required or oversees outsourcing of such
    • Leads environmental and safety committees and teams and facilitates their activities
  • Stays abreast of current (EPA, OSHA) and emerging laws, regulations and trends in environment and safety
  • Develops, conducts and coordinates the facility annual training plan for EHS topics
  • Prepare, conduct, and coordinate effective training classes and programs for EHS matters (examples include, but not limited to: EHS Supervisory training, new hire EHS, fork truck training and license program, emergency response team training. First Aid, CPR, AED, etc.)
  • Supports Worker’s Compensation Administration efforts along with Corporate WC Manager
  • Maintain plant Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) books, OSHA 300 logs, EHS related files and associated paperwork (manifests, permits, etc)
  • Prepare the monthly and biweekly safety call presentations
  • General purchasing and/or requisition of safety supplies
  • Implement and maintain Health and Safety Management System and associated initiatives
  • Oversee and participates with teams of persons to investigate all accidents and assist in the implementation of corrective actions
  • Arrange for annual medical monitoring (as necessary) yearly eye and hearing examinations 
  • Communication of safety performance
  • Disability management-return to work programs 
  • Ensure first aid management through first aid and follow up to injuries, OSHA record keeping medical records, administering works compensation and pre-employment physical examinations
  • Comply with the written environmental (ISO 14001) and quality TS 16949 policies
  • Regular attendance

Other duties as assigned

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience

Minimum Bachelors degree in Environmental, Health and Safety, Safety Science, Occupational Health, Industrial or Occupational Hygiene or other science or engineering disciplines (environmental, chemical, mechanical, manufacturing, etc.) [OR}  Associate degree or better plus 7-10 years equivalent manufacturing experience in safety/environmental certifications (i.e., 40 hour OSHA training, Incident Management Commander training; Haz-Com)

  • At least 3-5 years experience of professional EHS work in production environment with familiarity with basic OSHA, DOT, EPA, and Worker’s Compensation regulations
  • Minimum one year experience developing and presenting training in EHS area

 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

 Solid knowledge of relevant environmental and safety related federal and state laws and local ordinances pertaining to safety and environment

  • Knowledge of current EPA, OSHA and other related regulations and emerging laws and trends
  • Ability to develop and conduct effective EHS related training for production environment
  • Ability to conduct safety audits, and implement appropriate changes to correct or comply with regulations/standards
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents along with perform basic mathematical calculations (percentages, proportions, area, etc.)
  • Ability to influence across functional organizations and businesses, resolve problems in a timely manner, and develop alternate solutions when necessary
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are required to effectively communicate with all levels and types of internal and external individuals including ability to write reports, policy, procedures, and correspondences
  • Computer literate in Microsoft products:  PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Possess leadership skills that are capable of generating cooperation and progress across different functions within the organization 
  • Must be goal oriented and give emphasis to meeting target dates in a timely manner
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

Ability to physically access all areas of the plant with reasonable accommodations.

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

Location:RIPON, WI
Department:Manufacturing
Listing Date:2013-08-27
Position:Production Supervisor
Job Type:Full-Time
Education Level:High School or equivalent

Overview

Responsible for all supervisory phases of production within scope of responsibility. Review schedule and other factors affecting production to ensure quantity, schedule, quality, safety and cost objectives are met.

Responsibilities

- Direct and coordinate activities of employees on production line, to ensure on-time product output that meets production targets and standards.
- Review processing schedules and production orders to make recommendations concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, and duty assignments.
- Review operations and confer with direct supervisor, management, technical and/or administrative staff to coordinate production objectives and resolve production or processing problems.
- Review reports to track and analyze production, material, quality control, maintenance, and other operational indicators, to detect and resolve production problems.
- Provide guidance and basic training to new and existing employees on operation of equipment, LEAN manufacturing, continuous improvement programs, quality standards, company policies and procedures, and establish vehicle(s) for ongoing communications.
- Identify and implement work practices, policies, and procedures to establish and support a safe work environment. Conduct safety audits, and train and involve employees in programs, such as Safety tool box talks etc.
- Participate in hire, resolution of employee relations issues, and termination of staff, as applicable. Evaluate performance and work with each employee to improve performance.
- Prepare and maintain production reports and personnel records, if required; ensure entry of resource, uptime or other required information into manufacturing, ERP or other system application.
- May train new and existing employees on operation of equipment, safety and quality standards, company policies and procedures, etc.

Skill Requirements

- Solid abilities in production and employee supervision; ability to build and lead team and achieve production targets
- Understand and assist in all phases of production line(s) supervised. Ability to evaluate manufacturing operation, and identify and implement effective actions to improve production output, reduce costs, enhance employee performance, etc.
- Knowledge of applicable materials, products, processes and technologies, as they apply to job and location.
- Familiarity with ERP, manufacturing or other software applications (such as Oracle, where applicable). Familiarity with ISO standards.
- Ability to read and interpret manufacturing instructions, drawings, schematics, blue prints, etc. Ability to perform basic mathematical functions, and calculate figures, percentages, discounts, etc.
- Ability to prioritize and plan work effectively, and develop and execute project plans
- Effectively interface with all levels and types of internal and external customers, verbally and in writing. Ability to effectively document and enter production status, procedures and other job-related information.
- Ability to effectively resolve problems, utilizing good judgment and creativity.
- Ability to work in, build, and maintain a strong team environment.
- Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Education & Experience

 High school graduate.  Associates degree in manufacturing, business, or applicable discipline, or equivalent, preferred.

  • Minimum six years experience working on production line with similar products.  At least two years experience in leading or supervising production line employees.
  • Minimum one year labor relations experience; experience with supervision over union production employees a plus
  • Experience working with polystyrene, polyethylene, polypropylene, ABS, PVC and/or other materials related to production associated with job preferred.
  • Experience with production of extruded sheet, rollstock, color, specialty compounds, and/or packaging processes related to production associated with job preferred.
  • Experience working with ERP system, manufacturing or similar software applications preferred (such as Oracle).
  • Experience working in ISO compliant environment, and implementing required standards.

 

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

Location:RIPON, WI
Department:Manufacturing
Position:Quality Manager

Overview

Job Summary 

Plans, coordinates and direct quality control programs designed to ensure continuous established standards.  Provides leadership to Quality Engineers and Technicians.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties 

  • Develop and optimize production processes in cooperation with other production and management personnel, minimizing defects, cost and customer complaints, and improving quality capability.  Identify opportunities for improvement and spearhead appropriate changes.
  • Develop and implement sustainable quality management system to ensure conformity of purchased material and final products to quality standards, including SQF and ISO, Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, and other associated practices and programs.
  • Create and implement inspection criteria and procedures and perform inspections; conduct training in quality concepts and tools, and make changes to correct issues, as necessary
  • Apply SQF/Food Standards, ISO standards and procedures to all applicable areas of quality and associated functions.  Stay abreast of updates and changes, modify procedures and work instructions, maintain document and data control, and communicate guidelines to all affected personnel
  • Maintain Integrated Management System/Quality Information Database, control records and documentation, including work instructions, procedures, records and documentation.  Conduct training classes for Quality and IMS.
  • Establish internal and external quality performance metrics, evaluate performance, and make changes, when appropriate.  Develop, analyze and report statistical data on performance results.  Conduct quality management review meetings.
  • Nurture strong customer relationships, determine quality expectations and establish/apply quality standards.  Quickly investigate and resolve complaints regarding quality or technical issues. 
  • Conduct and oversee internal, external and third party quality audits.  Ensure facilities are in compliance with quality standards and procedures
  • Participate in Operational Excellence Program, and conduct Management Review of Quality
  • Regular attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

Duties include:

  • Supervise the work of Lab Technician(s) in inspection and testing activities; develop new and revised test methods, train personnel, and ensure continuous controls over products
  • Maintain calibration equipment and make purchases as necessary

 

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience 

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical or related engineering discipline, quality management, or related field or equivalent
  • Experience with setting up and/or administering practices and programs for Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and SQF/ISO standards and applications.  Experience conducting internal quality audit and responding to external quality audits preferred.
  • Minimum five years experience with thermoplastic processing preferred
  • Ten years of operations experience preferred.  Minimum of five years quality experience in production, preferably in environment similar to Spartech’s, with at least four in a quality leadership role
  • Experience using ERP or other manufacturing system; experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; PowerPoint preferred

 Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

  • Working knowledge of manufacturing and quality processes and procedures, including Operational Excellence Principles, and how to effectively integrate them and achieve optimal production results.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to build and lead quality team to attain objectives and performance.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels and types of internal and external individuals.  Strong technical writing skills and ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to perform and apply mathematical calculations to such tasks as frequency distributions, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlations, techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business and technical periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, financial reports, legal documents,, and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. 

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents. 

We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

 

Location:STAMFORD, CT
Department:Human Resources
Position:Human Resources Manager

Overview

Job Summary

Perform a variety of Human Resources responsibilities including administration of benefits, employee relations, recruiting, hiring, terminations, HRIS, and general Human Resources functions along with companywide projects.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties 

  • Provide guidance with policy interpretation and application, employee relations issues, benefits and compensation issues, etc.
  • Work with management staff to understand recruiting requirements, and location considerations. 
  • Interview and recommend candidates to hiring staff perform pre-employment and offer process.  Additionally, lead termination process, including exit interviewing, outplacement, pay and benefit continuation, etc.
  • Assist HR Director with policy establishment and change, create policy documentation, review proposed changes with HR management staff, and implement policies, as approved.
  • Assist legal counsel in responding to charges and litigation, including record attainment, documentation, employee responses, etc.
  • Administration of all benefits including answering daily questions, enrollments, terminations, claim issues, etc.
  • Review benefit reports and reconcile discrepancies. 
  • Work with Director of HR to plan and organize company events and activities, including employee recognition programs, etc.
  • Lead HRIS Administrator companywide.
  • Assist with special projects which are companywide specifically in the HRIS arena, as needed.
  • (May supervise entry level HR staff)
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Skill Requirements

  • Education & Experience 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Communications, Business or similar field, or equivalent.
    • Minimum six years experience in Human Resources. 
    • Experience using HR specific software and Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint in business setting. 

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Knowledge of Human Resources related regulations, protocols and policies.
    • Knowledge of recruiting methods and interviewing techniques.
    • Ability to effectively apply appropriate HR principles and practices in all phases of job
    • Ability to resolve problems, utilizing good judgment and creativity with applicable policies and practices suitable to the particular situation, location, people involved, etc. 
    • Ability to effectively interface with all levels and types of internal and external customers, and appropriately resolve most employee relations issues. 
    • Ability to author professional business reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals, and create and give effective presentations.
    • Ability to prioritize and plan work effectively, and manage multiple tasks while meeting deadlines.
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as, interest, commissions, percentages, discounts, etc.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
    • Ability to travel as required.
    • Knowledge of Human Resources software functionality preferred.
    • Ability to maintain professionalism, tact and diplomacy, even in difficult situations
    • Knowledge of Human Resources software functionality preferred.
    • Ability to maintain professionalism, tact and diplomacy, even in difficult situations. 

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents. 

We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

 

Location:STAMFORD, CT
Department:Manufacturing
Position:Manager, Process Engineering

Overview

Provide leadership to the Business Unit Process Engineers in pursuit of minimizing to eliminating process variability in production in support of improving the Overall Equipment Effectiveness Uptime Percentage.  Responsible for leading the process engineering team and developing their skills in support of the overall OEE objective.  

Responsibilities

  • Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Ensure process engineering is performed as required, and work with team and others in manufacturing to implement process engineering plans and changes/improvements.
  • Identify resources needed, assign individual responsibilities, and provide leadership and development opportunities to team.
  • Utilize any and all manufacturing tools, such as Lean, Six- Sigma, Theory of Constraints, etc., to pursue objective of improving the plants’ OEE.
  • Prepare for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.
  • Participate in quarterly Process reviews with head of Operations department.
  • Develop capabilities and skills of Process Engineer Group
  • Regular attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical, industrial, manufacturing, quality or other related engineering discipline, or related or equivalent.
  • Minimum ten years production experience; minimum six years experience with process engineering in Extrusion of Compounding, or production environment similar to PolyOne’s
  • Minimum three years prior supervisory experience, preferably over process engineering team
  • Experience using ERP or similar system desired, preferably Oracle
  • Experience with ERP system
  • Six Sigma/Lean Certified
  • Minimum one year of design of Experiment and Statistical Analysis experience

 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

  • Solid understanding of process engineering methods, procedures, standards, etc. , preferably in manufacturing environment similar to PolyOne’s
  • Understanding of cost impact of process variability on financial performance.
  • Understanding of how to control process cost proliferation parameters.
  • Skill in building, developing and leading process engineering team; solid supervisory skills
  • Ability to effectively apply technical expertise, innovation, original thinking, and creativity  to successfully resolve issue or problem and support/improve operation excellence initiatives
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels and types of internal and external individuals and groups.  Ability to develop and conduct presentations.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating manuals and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, as well as business periodicals, journals, and government regulations.
  • Skilled in technical writing, documentation, correspondence, etc.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels and types of internal and external individuals, including speaking effectively before groups of employees.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations, including percentages, ratios, volumes, etc.
  • Competent in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project and Access.
  • Ability to travel up to 60% of time

 

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

 

Location:ST. LOUIS, MO
Department:Finance
Position:Financial Analyst

Overview

Provide leadership to segment finance/accounting team to encourage cross-functional participation and staff development.  Responsible for strategic and financial analysis support to management through providing analyses of segment operating results, sales by product type and end market, customer profitability and other analyses on an as needed basis. This individual will also have an important role in completion of the Company’s annual plan and monthly forecast update process. 

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties

  • Plan and manage the monthly forecast and annual budget process, including information requirements, timetables; coordinate with the cost functions to establish consistent forecasts and annual budget information and analysis.  Develop value-added analyses of the projections for executive management.
  • Develop an environment of continuous work process efficiencies and improvements across all areas of responsibility.
  • Coordinate finance/accounting policies, procedures and financial information and analysis requirements with the sales/marketing and operations groups.
  • Perform analysis and provide regular reporting of variances against annual plan and forecasts including completion of “Monthly Reporting Package”.
  • Manage and administer OFA.  Act as the finance and planning liaison for all ERP system enhancements.
  • Develop improved tactical and strategic business planning and forecasting models using Microsoft Excel, Business Objects and OFA.
  • Assist Finance Leadership and Executive Leadership Team in developing longer-range strategic business models and analysis.
  • Conduct all Customer Segmentation Analysis.
  • Provide analyses to support management in understanding key drivers and trends of operating results.
  • Provide support for the annual and quarterly financial statements.
  • Complete monthly Covenant Model update.
  • Complete tracking of company and segment KPIs and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Provide basic finance and ERP systems training for new hires.
  • Provide other Ad-hoc financial analysis support.

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required and MBA, CPA and/or CMA are preferred.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years experience is preferred.  Plastic industry experience is a plus.
  • Minimum 4 years experience performing financial reporting and analysis.
  • Experience with ERP and finance systems, preferably Oracle.
  • Prior leadership in finance area, including project management. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to create budgets, forecasts, strategies and priorities based on goals and objectives.
  • Solid understanding of manufacturing, accounting, financial analysis and reporting.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels and types of internal and external individuals, and establish solid professional relationships.
  • Strong modeling skills are required. Writing macros to make models easy to use and providing a clean audit trail for model assumptions is a critical requirement.
  • Ability to present analyses and assumptions in an organized and professional manner.
  • Experience working with Oracle Systems or similar ERP system and Business Objects preferred.
  • Advanced level experience with Microsoft Windows: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, work ethic, and ability to follow through.
  • Excellent mathematical, problem solving and organizational skills are required.
  • A good understanding of corporate finance, balance sheets, income statements, and cash flows is required.

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents. 

We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

 

Location:ST. LOUIS, MO
Department:Finance
Position:Manager, Finance

Overview

The Manager, Finance, is a critical role on the Business Unit Team. This broad-ranging position is responsible for the integrity of profitability in the business, as well as all of its financial planning and reporting. This position exists to guide the decision making processes and positively impact the financial results of the business.

Responsibilities

 * Partners with the Finance Director to provide leadership to ensure the profitability of business activities with Pricing, Purchasing, Credit and other key functional areas to create accurate and timely reporting of business results. This includes leading the preparation of monthly/quarterly reporting and business review packages for senior business leaders.

* Clearly communicates results, issues, trends and all other relevant financial issues to Management, including Executive staff.

* Guides the general manager and business team leaders in decision making and actions, on a day-to-day as well as on a forecasting/planning basis.

* Completes annual and longer-range plans for the business.

* Develops, introduces and implements financial tools that drive key business metrics (margin management, freight costs, contract terms, inventory management, etc.).

* Acts as a liaison between business team and Corporate Finance functions, including leading implementation of new or revised reporting requirements.

* Special projects as assigned

Skill Requirements

This position interacts regularly with the Business Unit Executive Management team.

Typically reports to Director, Finance or equivalent. This position may supervise 1 to 2 Finance Analysts.

Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Finance or a related field

 

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

Location:ST. LOUIS, MO
Department:Information Technology
Listing Date:2012-09-21
Position:Help Desk Analyst

Overview

Responsible for resolving inbound technical support requests from multiple PolyOne Designed Structures and Solutions locations, accurately logging and tracking all calls, providing accurate and professional resolution on all supported issues, performing timely follow-up calls and accurately resolving all assigned "trouble" tickets. The Help Desk Analyst also installs, configures and supports new and upgraded computer/laptops and printers and assist with the operation and maintenance of the Company's network(s). Create and manage sites and services on the PolyOne DSS SharePoint site.

 

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties

- Answer Help Desk calls and e-mails from local and non-local Company locations
- Log tickets, resolve user issues and problems and escalates issues as necessary
- Administration/development of PolyOne DSS SharePoint site
- Creation of Windows AD and Oracle accounts
- Repair and image computes, as needed
- Test and research problems/resolutions with hardware and software
- Provide cell phone support
- After hours call support as required.
- User account - creation/password reset/enabling -disabling accounts in Active Directory and Oracle.
- Call software and hardware vendors to request service regarding defective products.
- Log and track calls using problem management database, and maintain history records and related problem documentation.
- Regular attendance
- Other duties as assigned

Skill Requirements

Education & Experience

- Associates degree in Computer Science or related computer discipline, or equivalent
- Minimum four years desk top support or related relevant experience
- Experience investigating hardware and software solutions, determining best course of action and putting solution into place

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

- Knowledge of Windows 2K/XP, Internet connectivity and a demonstrated knowledge of networking
- Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office suites and products
- Solid software and hardware troubleshooting
- Knowledge of creating/enabling-disabling/password resets in Active Directory
- Advanced knowledge of printer setup and configuration for both local and network printers
- Knowledge of Windows 2K/XP, Internet connectivity and a demonstrated knowledge of networking.
- Ability to research, analyze and apply technical solutions to user hardware and software
- Ability to troubleshoot Printing issues.
- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, customer-oriented technical environment.
- Excellent written communication skills for composing internal and external e-mails - Answer, evaluate, and prioritize incoming telephone, voice mail, e-mail and in-person requests for assistance from users experiencing problems with hardware, software, networking, and other computer-related technologies.
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Excellent customer service, conflict resolution and problem determination/resolution skills - Interview user to collect information about the problem and lead the user through diagnostic procedures to determine the source of error.
- Excellent research skills, self-directed and self-motivated.

 

Other

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), is a global leader offering a comprehensive array of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has employees worldwide located in more than 80 manufacturing and distribution facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

 We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit www.polyone.com.

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to: dsscareers@polyone.com

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

 

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