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Production Operator- Third Shift

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL), is an award-winning workplace because of the value we place on our people and their contributions through, recognition programs, competitive pay, community involvement, and opportunities to grow professionally and personally. We have a proven track record of promoting from within by providing professional development opportunities. We are a $3 billon world-class, global provider of polymer solutions with our materials used in everyday products ranging from sports equipment to medical devices to electronics and more. With approximately 6,000 global associates and 70+ facilities around the world, we collaborate closely with our customers to deliver innovative products and services. If you like to be challenged in a fast-paced, team environment and to work with top, innovative talent, then PolyOne is the ideal company for you to build a career.
PolyOne has an excellent opportunity for a Production Operator for the Avon Lake, Ohio Specialty Engineered Materials facility.
While working on the manufacturing team you will be given an opportunity to develop your skills through our training programs. You start at an entry-level position to learn the basics of our manufacturing processes, and then have the chance to progress and become a machine operator. You will have opportunities to cross-train and develop new skillsets for a successful career at PolyOne.
This positions is on a night shift with typical hours of 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Monday through Friday. We also have the occasional opportunity to work overtime with 10 or 12 hour shifts so flexibility is a must.
Job Summary
Under the direction of the Shift Leader and Production Supervisor, the Production Operator is responsible for the set up and operation of equipment which blends/mixes/extrudes/packages/transports the liquid or dry chemicals that comprise our customer products. The Production Operator ensures the highest quality product at the lowest possible costs while meeting customer specifications and delivery requirements in accordance with PolyOne Corporation policies and procedures.
Essential Functions
Demonstrates & meets qualification on blending, packaging, weighing operations & fork lift.
Demonstrates team work in all phases of operation.
Sets up and starts all machines, checking all controls for adherence to procedures.
Weighs ingredients to meet recipe specification and inserts into machinery.
Monitors production and equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation. Troubleshoots equipment and processing issues.
Operates machinery to mix, discharge or handle materials according to operating procedures.
Examines materials visually or physically to ensure conformance with established standards.
May take samples of materials to lab for evaluations and instructions.
Refers issues/problems to lead/supervisor for disposition.
Performs all required machine cleaning
Completes and maintains all required computer inputs. Responsible for data integrity.
Documents work completed as required including logs, data reports, procedures, etc.
Participates in training, retraining and continual improvement processes and methods.
Maintains departmental housekeeping standards.
Supports the vision, mission and guiding principles of the company.
Follows all rules, laws and procedures related to HS&E, ISO and other regulations.
Other duties as assigned.
Requirements:
Education and Experience
US High School diploma or GED equivalency
Six (6) months to one (1) year of industrial/manufacturing experience
Additional Qualifications
Must have mathematical skill to add, subtract, multiply and divide and to apply these skill to weights, measures of volume and distance.
Must effectively communicate in writing and verbally in English.
Competency in computer and PC software including email, internet, and MS office.
Must have manual dexterity for hand tools of various types.
Must be able to drive fork lift.
Must have problem solving skills and some mechanical aptitude.
Competencies
Achieving Results with Urgency
Communication Skills
Continuous Improvement
Customer Centric
Principled
Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk and/or hear. Occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 55 pounds and occasionally handle up to 250 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Requires the use of safety equipment as dictated by the work area such as safety glasses and shoes, dust mask, hard hat, respirator, face shield, hearing protection, chemical suit, gloves, aprons, etc. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with the exception of high noise areas. Proper personal safety equipment needs to be used while performing this job and that equipment is dictated by the plant safety guidelines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, dust, fumes, airborne particles, chemical dust, and risk of electric shock, vibration, non-hazardous chemical agents and outside weather conditions. Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration.
We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan to eligible employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k).
PolyOne Corporation is a drug free workplace. PolyOne is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran's status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable state and local law

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