Process Technician
PolyOne Corporation - McHenry, IL

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PolyOne Corporation, with 2012 revenues of $3.0 billion, is a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. The company is dedicated to serving customers in diverse industries around the globe, by creating value through collaboration, innovation and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Headquartered in Ohio, USA, PolyOne has operations in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia as well as joint ventures in North America and South America. PolyOne serves more than 10,000 customers across the globe and offers more than 35,000 polymer solutions. The company has more than 4,000 employees worldwide located in more than 40 manufacturing and warehouse facilities, over a dozen labs and technical centers, and sales and service locations on four continents.

We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). For more information about PolyOne visit .

The Technician position will work in the business unit or corporate technology group. The Technician will complete compounding and molding testing on specific assigned projects and have a high degree of proficiency with materials processing on equipment such as Master Brabenders, Single Screw, Twin Screw and Injection Molding equipment.

Job Duties:
  • Work with a professional technical staff in projects related to product development, process development or application development depending on the work area of the job.
  • Laboratory work involving new experiments and sample preparation.
  • Processes material using Master Brabenders, Single-Screw, Twin-Screw,Injection Molding Machines and testing equipment.
  • Accurately measures, records and reports of data.
  • Follow safety and housekeeping procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3 or more years experience in Extrusion preferrably in a Technical/R&D setting
  • Must be self motivated
  • Must posses basic analytical and techinical skills
  • Must posses basic MS Office Suite skills (Outlook, Excel, & Word
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English (verbally/written)
  • Be able to work on a team and at times with little supervision managing time and stress effectively
Physical Demands: The characteristics listed below are representative of the physical 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. Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate a wide variety of small hand tools, scales, spatula, barrel cart, hand trucks, fork lift, utility knife, and mixer/blender machinery and computer equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the individual 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 individual must frequently lift and/or move 55 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus and the ability to differentiate color. Work Environment: The characteristics listed below are representative of the work environment typically encountered by an individual while performing the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. 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. Work is inside and the typical noise level is loud. Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The individual is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.

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PolyOne Corporation 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.

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