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Technical Service Representative

Research and Development/Technical
20000887 Requisition #
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Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field of study, engineering or chemistry or minimum of 5+ years of equivalent work experience in a manufacturing environment providing direct customer technical assistance. Requires strong working knowledge of plastics processing including troubleshooting and preliminary design assistance.
  • Develops and grows an understanding and knowledge of Avient’s products
  • Individuals in this position must have the ability to actively listen to customers and their opportunities, efficiently troubleshoot problems and implement solutions in a timely and customer focused manner.
  • Must have the ability to ask probing questions to truly understand product and market opportunities and to convey these customer technical requirements back to the internal organization in order to develop an approach and to implement a project which will be successful.
  • Able to handle large quantities of work and multi-tasking with effective prioritization skills
  • Active team player who will effectively work across all functions within Avient
  • Computer skills
  • Demonstrated analytical, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and persuasion skills that will ensure the inclusion of Avient products into the design and function of identified customer products
  • Three year minimum of related experience in a plastic processing environment
  • Experience with direct customer interaction



  • Each position at Avient focuses on eight Core Competencies as a Leader of Self.  Additionally, management positions focus on Leadership Competencies as a Leader of Others and/or a Leader of the Business.  These competencies are designed to drive behavior that will ultimately help our associates excel at their current roles, while supporting individual and career development.


Physical Demands


  • The characteristics listed below are representative of the physical and environmental demands required by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Requires standing and sitting for prolonged periods of time, talking and listening.
  • Must be able to walk and use hands.
  • Work varies from an office environment where the noise level is low to moderate to a manufacturing environment where the noise level is potentially loud.
  • Position will require travel to customer and equipment supplier site locations.



Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace.  Avient 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 federal, state and local law. #LI-KF1

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