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Avery Dennison Controls Automation Engineer in Greenfield, 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 2021 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

At Avery Dennison, some of the great benefits we provide are:

  • Health & Wellness benefits starting on day 1 of employment

  • Paid parental leave

  • 401K matching

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Employee Assistance Program / Health Advocate

  • Paid vacation and Paid holidays

Job Description

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

  • Wonderware HMI and historian experience is a plus

  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and other drives/controls trouble-shooting support to the manufacturing site.

  • Provide production support to a skilled maintenance team.

  • Perform effective root cause problem solving to solve process issues associated with equipment and/or machine performance.

  • Perform a wide variety of functions such as installation, maintenance, and repair of equipment for generating, distributing, and utilizing electrical energy. Uses instruments to test circuits and replaces or installs new power, light, electronic and control circuits.

  • Fix electrical malfunctions, inspects circuits and wiring for shielding and grounding, and tests electrical equipment for safety and efficiency.

  • Repair sophisticated electrical equipment, including motors, switches, switchboards, electrical mechanisms, automated machines, controls, panels, relays, circuit breakers, communication systems and alarms.

  • Work from schematics, drawings, layouts, or other specifications to locate and diagnose trouble in the electrical system or equipment.

  • Draft and update electrical schematics and drawings.

  • Drive standardization of drive and controls systems and SCADA systems throughout the division; assess gaps against standard methodologies and develop plans to close gaps.

  • Collaborate with the Maintenance and Engineering teams to ensure equipment reliability.

  • Identify safety issues, support safety initiatives, and recommend and implement effective solutions.

  • Provides support for technology upgrade projects to improve product quality and manufacturing efficiency.

  • Conduct training of employees for accurate machine adjustments and operations


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering required

  • 2+ years of experience in controls or electrical engineering function in a manufacturing environment (Relevant co-op and internship experience will be considered)

  • Expertise in automation, drive and control systems

  • PLCs: Allen Bradley ControlLogix (required),

  • Drives: AB Powerflex, Siemens S120

  • HMI software; FactoryTalk Studio, RSView 32, Wonderware (AVEVA)

  • Data collection systems including Wonderware Historian

  • Knowledge of Safety PLC and associated hardware

  • Knowledgeable with National Electric Code

  • High-energy, self-directed, self-starter

  • Ability to complete multiple projects with minimal direction

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills among all levels of the organization

  • Hands-on experience working through symptoms and get to root cause

  • Experience in fixing equipment and process issues

  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot PLC ladder logic and make system edits as needed

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD

NOTE: A detailed listing of the physical requirements may be obtained from the local Human Resource contact or the site Occupational Health Nurse.

Salary Range: $74,400-$124,000



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.

If you require accommodations to view or apply for a job, alternative methods are available to submit an application. Please contact (440)534-6000 or NA.TA.Operations@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