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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 billion 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.



At PolyOne, we strive for a culture of trust and engagement. Our associates are leading company initiatives such as Lead by Women and Pride at PolyOne to advance diversity in professional and personal development. We also provide our associates with robust development programs such as PolyOne Academy, Lean Six Sigma, and various leadership workshops to allow for career growth in a variety of ways. With workplace flexibility, health and wellness programs, casual dress days, and paid time off for community service, we are committed to building upon our positive momentum.


Job Summary

Position is an entry-level position within the manufacturing area, primarily responsible for performing pellet production and packaging duties within the production department. Ensures the highest quality product at the lowest possible cost and meets customer specifications and delivery requirements in accordance with PolyOne policies and procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Obtains the correct documentation for the batch. Ensures the correct ingredients are delivered to the work area.

  • May be required to obtain the correct ingredients for mixing and weigh out the ingredients to meet the recipe specifications.

  • Sets up and starts any production or packaging machinery, checking all controls for adherence to operating/safety procedures.

  • Notifies appropriate personnel of any issues, problems or concerns in a timely manner.

  • Safely and neatly processes, batch off, screen, cut up, package and/or skid material to correct size/container according to customer specifications.

  • Accurately supplies/supports Production Operators with appropriate materials/functions to efficiently keep all equipment operational.

  • Performs all required machine cleaning.

  • Completes and maintains required paperwork and/or documents.

  • Follows and complies with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintains departmental housekeeping standards.

  • Other duties as assigned.


In addition to the PolyOne Competencies required for all jobs, the following qualifications are required for this job:

  • High School Diploma or GED Completed

  • Experience-Cross Functional Problem Solving Techniques

  • 1 Year Certifications-Manufacturing

  • Fork Lift Operators License Completed

  • Experience-Manufacturing

  • Industrial Operations

  • 1 Year Personal Skills

  • Quantitative Skills Intermediate

  • Conflict Resolution Skills Intermediate

  • Manual Dexterity Intermediate

  • Reading/Comprehension Intermediate

  • Information Technology Training Courses

  • IT Security Education Training Complete


Physical/Environmental 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. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.


Reports to: Production Manager, Shift Leader.
The employee agrees that the company is entitled at any time to adjust this job description according to amended operational conditions and to transfer the employee to another acceptable position.


We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan.  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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