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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Construction & Architecture
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      July 22,2022
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    Production Operator

    Avient Corporation (NYSE: AVNT), with expected 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. Examples include:

    • Barrier technologies that preserve the shelf-life and quality of food, beverages, medicine and other perishable goods through high-performance materials
    • Light-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials 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 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®. For more information, visit

    Department: Production - Fiber-Line (location Drachten - on-site position)

    Fiber-Line is an international player in synthetic fibers. Fiber-Line processes the fibers into finished products that you will find all over the world. We develop many products to measure, using different processes and machines. Fiber-Line has five production locations: Hickory, Hatfield, Shanghai, Leek (UK) and Leeuwarden. Starting in September 2022, we will move from Leeuwarden to Drachten. At our new location Fiber-Line wants to and can grow into the global market leader in tailor-made and coated synthetic fibers.

    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 (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 on hiring, promotion, development, compensation or advancement are based solely on a person’s qualifications, abilities, experience and performance.

    Job Summary and Essential Functions

    As a production operator you are an important associate within Fiber-Line. You ensure that our yarns are actually processed into finished products. The processing is done on different machines, including machines for coating, twisting and over-winding yarn. During your shift, you are responsible for the machines. You ensure that all planned orders are processed on those machines. For this you set up the equipment properly, make sure it is operated correctly and check the yarn during and after the process. You make sure that the machines run as much as possible, which requires good planning. We work in 3 shifts. For a week you will work morning, afternoon or night shifts. You will work from Monday to Friday. Your team consists of 5 colleagues. You demonstrates teamwork in all phases of operation and follow all rules, laws and procedures related to HS&E, ISO and other regulations.

    QUALIFICATIONS Education, experience and competencies

    • Availability 40 hours per week (on site)
    • Dutch or English are mandatory
    • You are flexible and eager to learn

    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.


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