OMNOVA Solutions Inc.

  • HR Co-Op

    Job Locations US-OH-Beachwood
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    Human Resources (HR)
  • Who is OMNOVA Solutions?

    OMNOVA Solutions is a specialty chemicals and functional surfaces company, whose technologies enhance the performance of a wide variety of well-known products across the globe. We are proud to offer "The Science in Better Brands."

    What are we looking for?

    In 2019, OMNOVA Solutions will be making its first ever application to be recognized in the North Coast 99, a program that honors 99 best places to work for top talent in Northeast Ohio. The program was developed and is sponsored by the ERC, a leading HR training, consulting and resource organization. We are creating a co-op opportunity for someone to manage and document the process culminating OMNOVA’s application for North Coast 99 recognition.


    Your tasks and responsibilities...

    The application process for the North Coast 99 program requires learning a great deal about our organization. Through implementing surveys, gathering information about our employees’ perceptions and attitudes, and gathering and organizing additional data, you as the project manager will learn a great deal about our company and how the HR department works.

    During the Co-Op, you will:

    • Understand how OMNOVA is organized, and how the HR function is organized to support the corporate mission
    • Gain an in depth, practical appreciate for our corporate Values and why they are important to our culture
    • Develop first-hand knowledge and experience in managing a North Coast 99 application
    • Learn the process for gathering and organizing employee data, to include developing proficiency in using an Infor HRIS
    • Develop profound collaboration and communication skills while interacting with OMNVOA leadership and employees at all levels of the organization

    Who you are...

    This full time (40 hours), paid co-op opportunity is available to seniors in an HR major. You must be in good academic standing and have the recommendation of one professor within the department of your major. The position is located in Beachwood, Ohio, and will run from January to the end of the semester in early May, 2019. If interested in this HR Co-Op opportunity, complete an online application by visiting our OMNOVA Careers website. After completing your application, send your resume, letter of recommendation from one professor in the department of your major, and a letter of intent to


    The letter of intent should address the following questions:

    1. What interests you in this Co-Op opportunity with OMNOVA?
    2. What skills/traits distinguish you from other applicants?
    3. What are looking to get out of this opportunity?
    4. OMNOVA Values are Safety, Agility, Integrity & Accountability. Which of these values do you find appealing and explain how you will live them out in your Co-Op experience.


    Why OMNOVA?

    The science of better careers. Come formulate yours.

    Bring your ingredients for success and together we’ll create a unique plan for your development and career growth. We recognize that without our talented employees and their passion and curiosity (which really are the backbone of our organization), we would not be where we are today. Click here to learn more about why you should join OMNOVA.


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