Production Operator ()

Polyone Corporation
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Production Operator

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 .

Under the direction of the Shift Leader and Production Supervisor/Manager, the Production Operator is responsible for the set up and operation of equipment which blends/mixes/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.

* 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 mixing or packaging 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 projects/duties as assigned or needed.

Required Skill:

* 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.

* Must have mathematical skill to add, subtract, multiply and divide and the 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.

Required Education & Experience:

* US High School diploma or GED equivalency

* Six (6) months to one (1) year of industrial experience

To submit your resume and salary history you must apply to

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.