Avery Dennison Jr. Process Technician in Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science 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 more than 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2022 were $9.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
ABOUT AVERY DENNISON FAS
The Fastener Solutions Division of Avery Dennison is a worldwide manufacturer of plastic fastening systems used in the automotive, apparel, retail, industrial and packaging industries. Our three-shift injection molding and extrusion operation is located in Fitchburg, MA. The Fastener Solutions Division is ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 certified.
The successful candidate will ensure that equipment is functioning and operating at top efficiency and quality. This position is a technical role, responsibilities to include equipment start-ups, monitoring / adjusting machine parameters, assisting in changeovers and handling process and equipment issues. We are looking for candidates aspiring to develop skills in troubleshooting, diagnosis, and corrective action. This role will need to be continually learning and absorbing knowledge from established/senior process technicians and applying what they learn.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:
Activities may include, but are not limited to:
Start up, shut down, and restart machines per production schedule
Adjust injection & extrusion molding machine processes to optimize equipment performance and part quality.
Document and monitor critical process parameters
Identify, diagnose and troubleshoot process-related problems to maintain desired efficiency levels
Escalate appropriate information to Senior Process Technicians and their shift’s Team Leader as needed
Assist in changeovers of machines (mold and material)
Adhere to quality (TS16949) standards and safety standards
Consistently work in a safe manner with regard to self, co-workers, and manufacturing equipment
Perform general housekeeping within the department/group and assist other areas as required
Back up other areas of the production floor (Material Handling, Inspecting and Packing) as needed
HS diploma or GED required. A preferred candidate will have additional targeted technical education in plastics materials or in manufacturing machine processing
Problem-solving and analytical skills are a plus.
All 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