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Avery Dennison Sampling Department Coordinator in Fletcher, North Carolina

Company Description

Why Join  Avery Dennison Smartrac?  We have shifts that provide the work life balance you are looking for!!!

  • Awesome benefit package – Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and 401K

  • Great working condition – Temperature and humidity controlled, clean room environment with no need for noise protection. We even have Satellite Radio on our production floor.

  • Monthly Bonuses…did I say bonuses…YEAH. We win, YOU win!!!

  • We even celebrate our success with events like…steak dinners, ice cream socials, BBQ parties, pizza, custom t-shirts, and the list goes on!

What you need for success?

  • Coachable – We need to teach you, which means you must be open to that

  • Positive Attitude – We want you to enjoy working here, positivity breeds positivity

  • Aptitude – We will teach you, but you must be able to retain the knowledge

Work Environment

  • Supportive Avery Dennison Smartrac Team

  • Working overtime based on business needs is required

  • Moderate noise level

About Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison Corporation (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 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2021 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description


The Sample Department Coordinator processes requests for samples made by the Global Product Development (GPD) and Product Line Management (PLM) teams and coordinates all the internal activities that need to happen to ensure a prompt turnaround and delivery of samples with the expected high level of quality. This position will be the main point of contact from Fletcher with the GPD and PLM teams as well as with Customer Service, Operations and Shipping teams.  


  • Ensure timely and accurate fulfillment of all sample requests

  • Act as the main point of contact from Fletcher to the Global Product Development (GPD) and Product Line Management (PLM) teams

  • Process sample requests, consolidate artwork, literature and create a production schedule for sample requests

  • Understand the details of each sample request and define the process steps needed in order to fulfill the needs

  • Provide lead times to the GPD/PLM teams

  • Update and ensure accuracy of Sample Department Inventory

  • Schedule samples to be run at the manufacturing lines and provide clear instructions to the Operations team

  • Ensure that samples portray a professional first impression of Avery Dennison

  • Coordinate the reception of raw materials and manage inventories according to sample requests

  • Run end of day, weekly, and monthly tracking reports

  • Enter orders into the ERP system

  • Coordinates the requests to create new part numbers in SAP as needed

  • Maintain safe, clean, organized department

  • Understands and implements those ISO 9000 procedures that relate to the role and responsibilities of the Sample Coordinator

  • May perform lab testing as part of customer service duties

  • May assist in complaint entry and testing.

  • Follow all policies, procedures, and management systems

  • Perform all duties in full compliance of all laws, safety and environmental regulations

Team Lead Responsibilities:

  • Provide clear direction to the Operations team regarding the samples to be ran on a daily basis

  • Evaluate cost effective methods for the production of the samples by keeping a continuous improvement mindset

  • Plan and organize the workload of assigned staff members.

  • Meet frequently with Global Product Development and Product Line Managers to understand sampling requirements as well as provide feedback about status with samples

Essential Skills and Abilities:

  • Work in a collaborative team environment

  • Show initiative, eagerness and a drive to gain knowledge and advance with Smartrac Avery Dennison

  • High degree of organization and ability to manage multiple priorities, while adapting as needed based on business demands

  • Resourcefulness, accuracy, problem solving, attention to detail and a strong sense of urgency.

  • Display a strong work ethic and commitment

  • Ability to promote the company’s goals of continuous improvement through engagement

  • Effectively communicate with our employees, contractors and outside vendors.

  • Good attendance and punctuality is a must.

  • Display honesty, integrity and ethics

  • Possess mechanical aptitude, including measuring in millimeters and basic math skills

  • Basic computer skills are required


Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience

  • Associate Degree is preferred

  • 2 years of previous experience in a customer facing role

  • 1 year of previous team lead or supervisory experience

  • 2 year of previous experience in a technical role 

  • Previous RFID experience is preferred

Additional Information

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/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Reasonable Accommodations Notice

If you require accommodations to view or apply for a job, alternative methods are available to submit an application. Please contact (440)534-6080 or Jacqueline.Williams@averydennison.com to discuss reasonable accommodations.

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