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Avery Dennison Material Handler - 2nd Shift in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Company Description

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 and solutions, 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. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2022 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

The material handler is responsible for the movement of material throughout the site. This may include loading / unloading of trailers and movement of raw materials, work in process (WIP) and finished goods. You will work 2nd shift, Monday through Friday.

Activities and duties may vary, dependent upon site-specific needs. Essential functions may include, but are not limited to:

  • Move material to / from raw, WIP, Finishing, Shipping, Receiving and manufacturing areas.

  • Unload / load trucks / tankers with incoming / outgoing materials.

  • Verify materials against Receiving / Shipping documents.

  • Complete appropriate transactions to document the movement of material within the Inventory Management System.

  • Support inventory accuracy: Complete warehouse and departmental cycle counts and correct discrepancies. Help manage winding drum and rack inventories.

  • Raw / Finishing warehouse: Pick up and transfer material racks, pallets and other consumable supplies to / from production areas, as required.

  • Condense warehouse space and maintain good housekeeping.

  • Perform all assignments, duties and tasks in a safe manner following standard procedures and practices. Encourage others to do so. Correct and / or report all unsafe conditions immediately.

  • Perform duties to continuously improve quality and productivity.

  • Maintain a safe, clean work area.

  • Assist in equipment maintenance activities, as directed.

  • Communicate and coordinate necessary information to appropriate department / shift employees to ensure effective operations.

  • Lead in the recycling of pallets, cardboard and scrap materials.

  • Support all 5S housekeeping activities.

  • Perform other duties, as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent or 3+ years fo relevant manufacuring expereince. 

  • Be able to follow written and oral instruction.

  • Regard safety as a core value; must serve as role model for other employees and encourage adherence to safety practices, policies and procedures.

  • Have strong service and quality focus; address issues effectively when problems arise and take initiative to understand root cause, then communicate / educate team in a timely manner.

  • Be able to actively contribute in a team-based environment; encourage open communication and positive interaction with peers and management to effectively reach a common goal.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in essential tasks of the job and a willingness to learn and share knowledge; must take initiative to cross-train and sustain acquired skills.

  • Have demonstrated record of flexibility and dependability in order to support production and customer focus.

  • Be able and willing to work overtime, including short-notice requests.

  • Demonstrate proficiency with computer applications, especially strong MFGPro transactional skills.

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.

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

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