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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 Maintenance Technician for the Avon Lake, Ohio Specialty Engineered Materials facility.


This position is on a night shift with typical hours of 2:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday.  We also have the occasional opportunity to work overtime with 10 or 12 hour shifts or weekends so flexibility is a must.

Job Summary 

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the manufacturing plant and assumes responsibility for maintaining the physical assets of the property. This position will be responsible for a wide variety of general building maintenance, maintaining site services and manufacturing equipment repairs and services.

Essential Functions 
* Completes projects with minimal guidance showing a proactive attitude to minimizing equipment down time and lost production capability.

* Troubleshoots mechanical devices in operation. Dismantles and examines devices to gain access to and remove defective parts. Adjusts, repairs or replaces defective parts.

* Sets up and operates shop machinery such as lathe, drill press, grinders, band saws, cutting torch, welder. etc. Uses hand tools and pneumatic tools to modify or repair parts and equipment.

* Installs new or repairs/modifies hydraulic and pneumatic equipment as needed.

* Troubleshoots electrical controls including PLC’s, motors and variable speed drives systems.  Ability to work on power systems 480VAC and below.

* Improves reliability and uptime of all equipment. Takes a proactive approach to equipment issues with a preventive maintenance mentality.

* Operates forklift and hydraulic working platform as needed.

* Researches supplies, parts and tools needed to complete work orders.

* Assists in identifying and maintaining an accurate inventory of parts.

* 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.

* Follows applicable Safety, Health and Environmental rules and guidelines while performing job duties.

* Maintains departmental housekeeping.

* Other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience 
• High School Diploma or equivalent.  Associate’s degree (A.A.) or Licensed Journeyman in lieu of degree or commensurate experience preferred. 
• Proven expertise in troubleshooting controls systems, electric components, pneumatic, instrumentation and mechanical devices. Proven expertise in industrial electrical, including design, sizing, installation and component level troubleshooting. 
• Experience in other fields of maintenance such as plumbing, refrigeration, carpentry, welding, forklift repair, etc. Competent PC (MS Office and Windows) computer skills desired. 

Additional Qualifications 
• Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize and adjust to rapid changes 
• Computer experience 

• Each position at PolyOne focuses on 12 competencies in the areas of Personal and Strategic Skills as well Thought Rigor and demonstrating an Action Bias. Each position ties to specific competencies and levels of proficiency which help individuals excel at their current role as well as chart their growth path with the company through our Career Planning process. 

Physical Demands 
• 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. 
• Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. 

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. #LI-ST1

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