Avient Corporation (formerly PolyOne Corporation), with 2020 revenues of $3.8 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 .
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.
Avient's Talent Acquisition team is growing and we are looking to hire a versatile Corporate Recruiter who has strong experience collaborating with multiple facilities, recommending creative sourcing strategies and collaborating with hiring teams to help meet business goals. The Corporate Recruiter serves as a talent acquisition expert for the manufacturing workforce. This position requires the ability and aptitude to independently conduct high volume searches for Avient's plant openings in both the hourly and professional levels. This role requires the use of advanced search/sourcing methods, the ability to work cross functionally, and the ability to interact with and communicate effectively with Plant leadership and HR partners.
Develops recruiting strategies and performs full cycle recruiting for the company's positions with a focus on, but not limited to, plant floor level openings.
Leverages leading edge recruiting sources and tools to proactively identify candidates.
Partners with hiring managers and HR managers to develop proactive strategies to address talent gaps.
Develops an understanding of business requirements, organization plans and candidate qualifications by establishing partnerships with assigned business units.
Develops a fundamental knowledge of business units, including customers, competitors, products, markets and key business metrics in order to assist with and advise on talent placement.
Conducts phone and/or in person interviews and refers qualified candidates to hiring managers.
Presents employment offers by selling organization values, strengths, and opportunities.
Works collaboratively with the HR team to identify bottlenecks in the hiring to on-boarding process, propose solutions, implement and communicate the successful solutions more broadly.
Maintains relationships with business networks and professional organizations to gain knowledge and obtain referrals.
Researches current recruiting best practices, methods and processes to proactively recommend process changes.
Maintains thorough documentation of requisition status, candidates considered and selection decisions. Develops expertise in company's Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to maximize its benefits.
Develops a solid understanding of Avient's HR policies, programs and procedures.
Contributes to special projects and initiatives as required.
Other duties/projects as assigned.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field preferred.
Minimum 3 years experience in Human Resources with emphasis on full cycle recruiting.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to drive change/process management.
Strong interpersonal and time management skills.
Self-starter with high sense of urgency and drive for results in attaining staffing goals.
Strong knowledge of systems including social network recruiting platforms, specifically Taleo, Indeed, and the LinkedIn Recruiter platform.
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.
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.
Typical work is in an office environment where the noise level is low to moderate.
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-BS1
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.