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Avery Dennison R&D Lab Coater Technician (Temporary) in Mill Hall, Pennsylvania

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 30,000 employees in over 50 countries. Reported sales in 2019 were $7.1 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

Avery Dennison, Mill Hall is looking for a skilled technician to set up, maintain and operate machinery within an ever changing R&D environment. We are looking for reliable, mechanically inclined, and safety minded individuals that are open to constantly evolving material coating and testing techniques.

R&D Lab CoaterTechnician Responsibilities

  • Safety

  • Complete all site safety training

  • Participate in safety culture

  • Create and review existing standard operating procedures

  • Conduct risk based assessments of tasks

  • Follow all site safety imperatives

  • Introduce safety enhancements

  • Utilize task specific and general personal protective equipment (PPE)

  • Constant improvement

  • Organize tools and machinery for efficient use

  • Implement safety improvements

  • Reduce scrap

  • Reduce cleaning and setup time

  • Effectively communicate with chemists, engineers, and project managers to develop trial plans

  • Obtain assistance from supervisor or higher level personnel if problems arise or normal instructions are insufficient

  • Effectively utilize organization and logistics to plan coating trials

  • Operate lab coater and peripheral equipment in a safe and efficient manner

  • Clean dies

  • Clean rolls

  • Clean oven/curing chamber

  • Die setup

  • Create high quality finished rolls

  • Package and ship rolls to end users

  • Maintain Lab Coater Integrity

  • Perform various preventative maintenance tasks

  • Design and install equipment upgrades

  • Alleviate machine mechanical failures when needed

  • Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle

  • Control and adjust machine settings

  • Participate in material testing for other research groups

  • Lab Testing

  • Communicate issues that might or have occured

  • Check output to spot any mistakes or flaws

  • Record all machine settings and outcomes of coating trials

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivelant

  • Technical degree preferred (preferably in material processing/ engineering technology)

  • Can consistently pass drug screening

  • Mechanically inclined or skilled

  • Good scientific knowledge (Understands and uses basic scientific principles to incorporate new techniques when needed)

  • Understanding of computer systems, such as Google Docs, Sheets, Calendar, Drive, Slides

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills

  • Good verbal and written skills

  • Knowledgeable on how to make accurate mathematical computations

  • Skilled in interfacing effectively with cross-functional groups to define and execute overall requirements

  • Flexible schedule to cover unexpected workflow

  • An 8 hour shift is expected. Hours are flexible between 7 am and 6 pm based on additional personnel present in laboratory

  • Self motivated with strong time management abilities

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics and manuals

  • Effective teamwork and communication 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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