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POLYONE CORP Production Operator in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Avient Corporation (formerly PolyOne Corporation), with 2019 revenues of $2.9 billion, provides specialized and sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world. Examples include: Barrier technologies that preserve the shelf-life and quality of food, beverages, medicine and other perishable goods through high-performance materials that require less plastic Light-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials like metal, glass and wood, which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes of transportation Breakthrough technologies that minimize wastewater and improve the recyclability of materials and packaging across a spectrum of end uses Avient employs approximately 9,100 associates and is certified ACC Responsible Care and a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste. For more information, visit WHY AVIENT: At Avient, we strive for a culture of trust and engagement. Our associates are leading company initiatives such as Lead by Women, HYPE and Pride 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 on hiring, promotion, development, compensation or advancement are based solely on a person's qualifications, abilities, experience and performance. Job Summary PolyOne is seeking a 2nd shift Production Operator for its Minneapolis, MN. location. The Production Operator will work from verbal/written instructions for the operation of extruder and blending equipment. The Production Operator may be required to operate multiple extruders simultaneously. The Production Operator operates as a team player to assist in meeting or exceeding customer expectations. Other duties may be assigned Essential Functions Mix and/or blend materials to be used in production Setup of extruder, water bath, pelletizer, classifier, weighing and packing equipment Select proper feeds, speeds and temperatures from material history in computer system and process order Seal, stencil and/or label containers of finished product and move to designated area Run mixers and or hoppers as assigned Transfer blended material into specified containers Use appropriate handling equipment to load machines and move finished material Use production orders and formula sheets. Monitor operation of blenders, feeders and extruding equipment Maintain 5S Cleanliness of work area Ensure participation and cooperation in company implemented ESHA programs. Follow all company safety rules Accurately maintain necessary logs, data, or reports Other duties as assigned Education and Experience High school diploma (or GED) preferred, educational requirements may be offset with proven success in a substantially similar role and requisite years of business experience. 1+ years related experience and/or training Basic mathematical skills Accuracy and attention to detail Computer knowledge Experience with blending equipment and twin screw extruders SAP experience a plus Competencies 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 curr