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Avery Dennison Compounder - 7p-7a - Bldg. 5 - $22.25/hr in Painesville, Ohio

Company Description

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

As a Compounder, you will be responsible for handling chemicals and preparing adhesives for the coating process. This position will be working a 12 hour night shift (7pm-7am) on 2-2-3 schedule.

Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Review and follow compounding schedule per requirements.

  • Drive tow motor and stage materials for adhesive batches.

  • Load raw materials and set up machines, requiring a high level of precision. Adjust setup and process operations accordingly.

  • Accurately compound adhesive and lacquer batches, by ensuring adherence to production / process specifications or instructions.

  • Perform tests and checks product routinely for multiple characteristics using standard measuring devices.

  • Monitor and verify quality in accordance with established procedure.

  • Keep compounding area clean.

  • Accurately completed batch sheet report and other production records or logs.

  • Follow instructions of supervisor and lead compounder.

  • Perform general maintenance (PM’s) and safety checklists as required to ensure effective operations.

  • Responsible for labeling, handling, management and transport of hazardous waste and hazardous materials.

  • Participate in continuous improvement activities and problem-solving sessions.

  • Communicate effectively with team members and staff.

  • Perform duties in a team-based environment.


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

  • 1-3 years of experience in a Compounding, Coating, or other similar chemical manufacturing position preferred.

  • Attested skill working with people to achieve objectives and building a teamwork atmosphere required.

  • Must demonstrate learning agility and capability to cross-train on multiple machines.

  • Solid math skills

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

  • Strong detail orientation - 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.

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

  • Demonstrated record of embracing and contributing to daily ELS processes and tools- MDI, standard work, etc. Leads and helps in change movements, Standard Work and waste reduction efforts

  • 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 record of flexibility and dependability in order to support production and customer focus. Must be able and willing to work a reasonable amount of overtime, including short-notice requests.

  • Proficiency with computer applications, especially strong MFG Pro transactional skills.

  • Must be willing to work 12 hour shift

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