Hollingsworth and Vose Company (H&V) is an exciting, family owned businesses providing advanced materials to the filtration and battery markets – we help provide clean air, clean water and clean energy around the world. With over 2,000 employees, operation in 6 countries and serving customers across the globe, H&V is a market leader and innovator with an incredible track record.
H&V is seeking production workers.
The Production Mill Worker is an entry level, production position in our West Groton, MA paper mill. Upon successful completion of a 120 day probationary period, the Mill Worker will become a utility employee in the union bargaining unit. Production Mill Workers operate, assist, and support paper machine operations. This involves working with high speed, continuous process equipment and forklift operation.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for supporting the safe and efficient operation of the Paper Machine and rewinder, assisting in materials movement, labeling and packaging, collecting and removing broke/scrap materials, performing cleaning and housekeeping tasks in the general Mill area and other tasks as assigned by crew leaders and Supervision.
General knowledge of safe practices and safe performance of all duties, including proper use of PPE, proper operation of fork trucks and attachments, strict adherence to all safe practices and guidelines and general safe conduct at all times in the Mill.
And other related duties as assigned or required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or GED preferred.
Work experience in an industrial environment preferred.
Familiarity with computers and able to conduct work tasks on computer systems.
Successful candidates will be team players with good communication skills (English), good math and mechanical skills, safe working records, and the ability to work effectively with others.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT:
Candidates must be able to perform typical physical aspects of the job, including standing, walking, lifting (up to 50 lbs.), sitting, bending, reaching.
Acceptable hearing and eyesight required.
Requires working 12 hour rotating shifts.
Position involves working in Mill and Warehouse environments.
Hollingsworth & Vose is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.