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Avery Dennison 2nd Shift Production Operator **$1500 Sign-on Bonus and $20.13/hr + $2.00 Shift Differential!** in Kent, Washington

Company Description

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

We are hiring for production operators to work in our Kent, WA location. We offer competitive wages, paid vacation, holidays and 401k company match. This is a 2nd shift position 2pm-10pm.

Starting pay is $20.13 with a shift differential of $2.00 when working an off shift

$1500 Sign-on bonus after 120 days of employment


General Operations Responsibilities:

  • Health and Safety: Consistently work in a safe manner with regard to self, co-workers and manufacturing systems. Perform general housekeeping tasks and waste removal within department / group and assist other areas, as required.

  • Enterprise Lean Sigma (ELS): Continuously review current processes and search out improvement methods to improve product / process quality and reduce waste, rework and unnecessary work that adds no value to the work or process. Support safety, quality and continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Teamwork: Assist and support other team members in meeting department and site goals. Participate and share in performing all tasks necessary to run the facility. Contribute and participate in team decision making. Provide support in project work and other special requests.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Tend manual, automatic or semiautomatic machines and related equipment in a continuous production / processing operation.

  • Follow production / process specifications or instructions of higher level technical personnel and monitor meters, gauges, valves, flow ratios, temperatures, pressures and related controls and guidelines to ensure adherence to production / process specifications.

  • Set up machine, requiring a high level of precision and the interaction of multiple variables.

  • Load raw material into machine, determine and control the machine cycle, varying and modifying as necessary. Unload finished product.

  • Check work using prescribed gauges, jigs and fixtures to measure close tolerances. Some machines may be numerically controlled.

  • Perform tests and check product routinely for multiple characteristics using standard measuring devices and making some judgments against standards that are not readily measurable.

  • Report any malfunctions or abnormalities and make minor adjustments and repairs to equipment.

  • Maintain production records and logs of equipment and product performance.

  • May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.

  • Jobs may be of short, medium or long duration, requiring frequent change in set up and variation in cycle.

  • Adjusts set up and process operations accordingly.

  • Practice all health and safety procedures, policies and practices.

  • Attend all required safety training.

  • Understands and implements those ISO9000 procedures that relate to the role and responsibilities of a production operator.

  • Any other duties necessary to complete mixing, packaging and labeling in the Ink department.





  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) or 3+ years of relevant manufacturing work experience.

Skills / Experience:

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Good ability to anticipate and troubleshoot problems..

  • Good experience with, or ability to learn, multiple functions within facility.

  • Able to work in fast-paced environment with a highly participative work system.

  • Good interpersonal skills, mathematical aptitude, mechanical / technical aptitude and logical problem solving skills necessary.

  • Able to work independently in a safe and timely manner.

  • Must be motivated toward productivity improvements, safety and quality awareness.

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