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Avery Dennison Coating Operator in Painesville, Ohio

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience. Serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive — we employ approximately 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

The Coating Operator is assigned to work on a coating line and may work in one or more workstations including the face unwind, liner unwind, die, main console/winder, quality lab and backup team leader. Individuals in this role may be proficient on more than one coating asset in a given location. Responsibilities may include leading machine set ups and changeovers, problem-solving, coordinating PM's, and making decisions on machine adjustments.

This role is on a continuous operations schedule with hours from 6:45PM to 7:00AM.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Willing to lead the team and act as a backup Team Leader when Team Leader is absent.

  • Flexible to work alternate schedules or overtime for training purposes and to provide coverage for the Team Leader during vacations or other absences.

  • Works effectively with team and management to create a professional and positive work environment.  Effectively communicates to team and management.

  • Ensures compliance with all environmental, health and safety procedures, policies, & practices.

  • Monitors and adjusts process conditions in order to manufacture a quality product in a safe and efficient manner according to required specifications. 

  • Surface any malfunctions or abnormalities on equipment.

  • Assist Team Leader in maintaining production records, equipment logs, and product performance documents.

  • Willing to work on special projects or assignments. 

  • Facilitate employee training and provide training recommendations to the production Team Leader and Manager.

  • Demonstrates compliance with current quality standard requirements.  Works with team to follow Standard Operating Conditions, job specifications, and other related instructions.

  • Participates in group problem-solving teams and other continuous improvement activities.  Supports ELS initiatives to improve manufacturing performance of work cell.

  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to manufacture new products.

  • Identifies and resolves / escalates safety issues.  Makes recommendations for safety improvements.

  • Accountable for performing daily production maintenance according to established guidelines. 

  • Works with maintenance department to minimize unplanned down-time and get machine back up and running.

  • Must be willing to work overtime.

  • Other tasks as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) or 3+ years of relevant manufacturing work experience required.

  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred

  • Must be able to follow written and oral instruction.

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

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

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

  • Must demonstrate proficiency with computer applications, especially strong MFG Pro transactional 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.

Reasonable Accommodations Notice

If you require accommodations to view or apply for a job, alternative methods are available to submit an application. Please email: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