Avient Corporation is seeking applicants for Production Associates in Birmingham, Alabama.  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. 




  • Follows and complies with all safety, work rules and regulations. 
  • Maintains departmental housekeeping standards.
  • Sets up and starts all secondary operations within the manufacturing area.
  • Checks all controls for adherence to operating/safety procedures.
  • Refers issues/problems to Lead/Supervisor for disposition.
  • Accurately supplies/supports Production Operators with appropriate materials/functions to efficiently keep all equipment operational.
  • Performs all required machine cleaning.
  • Examines materials visually or physically to ensure conformance with established standards.
  • Completes and maintains required paperwork and/or documents.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED equivalency. 
  • Six (6) months to one (1) year of industrial/manufacturing experience, with experience in a pultrusion manufacturing facility preferred.
  • Comprehend safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and product recipes/material identifications.
  • Must have mathematical skill to add, subtract, multiply, and divide as well as the ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate one-on-one and in small group situations.
  • Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate a wide variety of small hand tools, scales, hand trucks, fork lift, utility knife, and mixer/secondary machinery and computer equipment.
  • Demonstrate ability to rapidly learn the operation and set up of industrial machinery per operating procedures while following training and plant procedures.
  • Computer literacy.


Avient offers a competitive salary, incentive, and benefit plan to eligible associates. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts, and 401(k).



Equal Opportunity Employer

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