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Avery Dennison Maintenance Technician - B Shift (3-11PM) in Lowell, Indiana

Company Description

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 32,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

We are looking for our next Maintenance Technician for our plant in Lowell, Indiana. The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the repair and upkeep of equipment and facility. Activities include both planned, predictive maintenance, and breakdown repair.

You will work 3PM-11PM.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to plant safety by strictly adhering to plant safety rules and industry best practices.

  • Diagnose equipment breakdowns to identify root cause through the utilization of mechanical, electrical and controls technical skill sets.

  • Locate and diagnose failures, replace defective components, and perform basic troubleshooting using standard equipment, detailed drawings, diagrams, sketches, specifications, prints, manuals, and verbal and/or written instructions.

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

  • Some knowledge of PLC’s, AC drives, DC drives, controllers for speed, temperature, and pressure.

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

  • Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as pneumatic, motors, and production machines and equipment.

  • Performs a wide variety of functions such as installation, maintenance, and repair of equipment.

  • Implement technical improvement opportunities through the application of mechanical and electrical skill sets to help the plant achieve safety, service, and cost goals.

  • Communication and teamwork, within our team and the other functional groups, is an integral part of the role and will be expected.

  • Properly inspect and maintain shop equipment, in accordance with OSHA regulations.

  • Follow a strict preventive maintenance schedule to lessen exposure to downtime related repairs and maintenance.

  • Orders replacement parts and opens requisition for new parts and equipment.

  • Report shift metrics to capture the performance and/or areas for improvement.

  • Maintains appropriate maintenance and repair logs.

  • Consistently work in a safe manner with regard to self, co-workers, and manufacturing systems.

  • Assist and support other team members in meeting department and site goals.

  • Contribute and participate in team decision making. Provide support in project work and other special requests.​​​​


  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution required.

  • Formal training and certification in technical skill sets relevant to industrial maintenance and/or electrical experienced preferred.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years verifiable overall maintenance experience preferred.

  • Knowledge, Understanding, & Formal Training in:

  • Plant utility systems maintenance & operations

  • Industrial machine repair/reliability techniques

  • Skills required for machine tool functions

  • Ability to work from prints/technical drawing

  • 3-phase & control power & basic input & output electrical devices.

  • (Electrical) Knowledge of relay logic and DC drives.

  • (Electrical) Working knowledge of methods and procedures used in performing evaluations on all electrical apparatus using ammeters, meggers (high voltage resistance test devices), temperature gauges etc.

  • Understanding/knowledge of PLC’s, AC drives, DC drives, controllers for speed, temperature, and pressure.

  • Understanding of technical & non-technical documents related to design & operational characteristics of machine mechanical and electrical systems.

  • Basic knowledge of electrical equipment

  • Effective communication skills, written and verbal.

  • Self-motivated.

  • Computer skills.

  • Ability to interface with both technical and non-technical personnel in the writing of specifications, maintenance, design, and repair of critical process rolls and roll related equipment.

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

  • Must 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.

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

  • Must 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.

  • Must have demonstrated a record of flexibility and dependability in order to support production and customer focus.

  • Must have a strong detail orientation and be able to follow written and oral instruction.

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

  • Must be able to lift / push / pull up to 50 lbs.

Additional Information

Additional InformationAll 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 Accommodation NoticeIf 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