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Avery Dennison Jr. Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description


Our Fitchburg, MA Fastener Solutions facility has immediate openings for an entry-level Maintenance Technician in our extrusion and injection molding operation. In this role, you will be offered paid vacation, paid holidays, 401k with a company match, comprehensive health insurance, and many other benefits. We operate eight hour shifts Monday - Friday; occasional weekends as required.

Fastener Solutions has a strong culture of caring and support! We celebrate our wins and are a force for good within our local community. If you're looking for a collaborative culture where ambitious ideas turn into action, this is the place for you. Our employees from around the globe are passionate about the art of the possible, and motivated to continuously improve. It’s the passion behind our people that sets our workforce apart. And the reason why, at Avery Dennison, great people get even better every single day.

The 2nd Shift Maintenance Technician is responsible for changeovers, repairs, troubleshooting machinery and mechanical equipment such as injection molding machines, extruders, auxiliary and assembly equipment. Conducts preventative maintenance tasks to equipment. This position reports into Maintenance Manager and is directed by 2nd Shift Leader. The shift for this position is 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm, overtime is required based on business needs.


Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Mold changes and machine setups

  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks

  • Troubleshoot and repair Manufacturing equipment when breakdown and failure occurs.

  • Document all repairs and work daily.

  • Disseminate information at shift change, reporting all problems to Team Leader and/or Maintenance Supervisor in a timely manner.

  • Responsible for the care and maintenance of molding lab equipment

  • Train other mechanics on proper repair techniques, equipment systems operation and safety.

  • Installs maintain, repair and adjust electrical systems for production equipment.

  • Observe proper safety guidelines during the performance of all assigned duties and tasks.

  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears and other parts of the machinery.

  • Assemble, install and maintain pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

  • Repair and replace gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.

  • Install, program and/or repair automated machinery and equipment such as robots or other secondary equipment with programmable controllers.

  • Back up to Process Technician

  • Keep work area neat, clean and organized.

  • Complete all other duties or tasks that may be assigned or required of the position.


This is an entry-level Maintenance position.

  • Mechanically inclined individual

  • Confirmed skill working with people to achieve objectives in teamwork environment with a strong knack for interpersonal communication.

  • Able to work when kneeling, bending, twisting or standing for long periods of time.

  • Able to lift heavy items up to 50lbs using crane assists

  • Experience with welding and machining tools would be a plus.

  • Experience in electrical, PLC, hydraulic, and pneumatic troubleshooting would be preferred.

  • Experience reading electrical and hydraulic schematic drawings also a strong benefit.

  • Eagerness to learn & grow within the organization.

  • Flexibility with working hours

  • Availability to work overtime


  • High School Diploma, GED required, or relevant work experience. Vocational training preferred.

Additional Information

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/DisabledAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled