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Avery Dennison Operator in Training in Oak Harbor, Ohio

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 is a leader in pressure-sensitive overlaminate products for the label and flexible packaging markets. Our Oak Harbor, Ohio facility currently has 170 team members, but we are still looking for individuals interested in onsite training and development to join our team!  At Avery Dennison, our culture is the foundation of everything we do, and employees pride themselves on integrity, diversity, teamwork and excellence. These are a few of our core values that shape and support our business and people as we grow. 

We offer: 

  • Onsite training 

  • Paid vacations, holidays and personal time

  •  401(k) savings plan with a company contribution plus a match

  •  Paid short term disability and parental leave

  •  Medical, dental and vision benefits available

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Operate machinery, including high-speed coating lines, slitters and rewinders.

  • Inspect general appearance of raw material, work in process and finished product.

  • Sort, label and package finished goods for shipment per customer specifications, quality requirements and standard practices.

  • Operate powered industrial equipment, including fork truck

  • Participate in problem-solving and continuous improvement activities.

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

  • Perform 5S duties and audits.

  • Assist in equipment maintenance activities, as directed.

  • Load raw material into the machine and unload the finished product.

  • Determine and control the machine cycle, varying and modifying as necessary.

  • Perform tests and check products routinely for multiple characteristics. Use standard measuring devices and make judgments against standards that are not readily measurable.

  • Meet production schedules and program production sequences for optimal productivity.

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

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

  • Follow all health, safety and housekeeping procedures, policies and practices. Consistently work in a safe manner with regard to self, co-workers and manufacturing systems.

  • Attend and participate in all required training.

  • 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.

  • Perform all other functions, as necessary.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Previous manufacturing experience is a plus.

  • Many shift options: 8 hour shifts and 12 hours weekday or weekend shifts (great for those in college and families looking to reduce childcare needs)

  • Oral and written English language literate.

  • Physical requirements: While performing the duties of this job, employee regularly stands and moves around the  machine; uses hand and fingers to feel objects, tools, or controls;  reaches with hands and arms above the shoulder and below the waist; stoops, kneels or crouches; occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds 48 inches high.

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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/DisabledAll 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