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I have been working at OMNOVA Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEORecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Finally Omnova is making changes that make sense, the reduction of the "Global Footprint" is the right direction for the contracting business segments. Supporting the new up and coming potential business in the Engineering Surfaces market is also another step in the right direction.
It took 3 years to recognize the over sized footprint, the spend on IT is outweighed by the spend on office supplies....not kidding either.
Advice to Management
Spend the savings from Calhoun on the plants that need the updated capacity and that have the potential to add additional contribution margin.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Declined OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks – interviewed at OMNOVA Solutions (Mogadore, OH) in May 2012.
Applied through a school advisor at akron u and was contacted by the HR team within days for an interview. The HR was very friendly and made everything to make me feel comfortable. The first 10 minutes was about the company and what they do. The second half was about the resume - hitting every point in depth. So the main trick is to know your resume!
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Reasons for Declining
Received another offer out of state
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OMNOVA Solutions manufactures performance chemicals and decorative surfaces. The chemicals segment, representing more than half of the company's sales, produces emulsion polymers and specialty chemicals to makers of paper, carpet, and textiles. The decorative products segment makes vinyl- and paper-based wall coverings, coated fabrics, laminates, and films. Major customers include Patrick Industries, Steelcase, Shaw, and Verso. OMNOVA operates about 15 manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America. GAMCO Investors owns about a 10% stake in OMNOVA, while ...