Production Associate
Vonore, TN 
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Posted 5 days ago
Job Description

Great opportunity for full time summer work as a Production Associate! Starting at $16.00 per hour working Monday through Thursday with occasional Fridays.

Job Summary

Avient's seasonal associate opportunities will support peak production times by infusing talented resources in our production departments. Associates will support the set up and operation of equipment which blends / mixes / packages / transports liquid or dry chemicals that comprise our customer products. It is critical to ensure the highest quality product at the lowest possible costs while meeting customer specifications and delivery requirements in accordance with Avient Corporation policies and procedures and this role will help to ensure this..

Essential Functions

  • Weighs ingredients to meet recipe specification and inserts into machinery, or ensures the correct ingredients are delivered to the work area and inserts pre-blended materials into machinery.
  • Supports Production Operators as they run machinery to mix, extrude, or handle materials according to operating procedures.
  • Examines materials visually or physically to ensure conformance with established standards.
  • Refers issues / problems to Lead or Shift Supervisor for disposition.
  • Supports all required machine cleaning.
  • Participates in training, retraining and continual improvement processes and methods.
  • Follows and complies with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintains departmental housekeeping standards.
  • Separates customer orders. Pulls and stages orders. Repacks material if required to meet customer specifications.
  • As required, makes boxes, packs, labels and locates materials.
  • Ensures all products are properly labeled.
  • May perform functions/transactions in designated system
  • Participates in cycle counting. Enters and verifies information. Researches and makes adjustments as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Computer proficiency
  • Strong math, measurement, and reading skills
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with others in a team environment
  • Abilities in prioritization, multi-tasking and problem solving while maintaining strong attention to detail

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment ranges from normal office noise levels to loud.

Avient Corporation (NYSE: AVNT), with 2021 revenues of $4.6 to $4.7 billion, provides specialized and sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world. Avient employs approximately 8,400 associates and is certified ACC Responsible Care, a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste and certified Great Place to Work.

At Avient, we strive for a culture of trust and engagement. Our associates are leading company initiatives such as Lead by Women, HYPE (Harnessing Young Professionals), Pride at Avient and Embrace to advance diversity in professional and personal development. We also provide our associates with robust development programs such as Avient 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.

At Avient, we believe diversity of ideas and backgrounds gives us the creativity to be successful in a rapidly changing world. In support of this, we stress equality of opportunity for all qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws. Decisions in hiring, promotion, development, compensation and advancement are based upon non-discriminatory factors such as, for example, qualifications, abilities, experience, and performance.

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


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.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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