Avery Dennison Compounding Operator - B Shift - Building 7 in Painesville, Ohio

Company Description

Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing 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 approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2017 were $6.6 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

The Compounding Operator will work in a high-volume Compounding department to support production at our Reflective Solutions facility. In this operation, this role will compound organics using a variety of materials to support production at multiple coating lines. This position is available for B shift (4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.).

The Compounding operator may be expected to work additional overtime to meet production demands.

This posting is for the Reflective Solutions Coating/Compounding department and is subject to shift alignment. All interested individuals are encouraged to apply, with those currently in the Reflective Solutions Coating/Compounding department receiving first consideration.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Practice all environmental, health and safety procedures, practices and policies.

  • Review and follow compounding schedule per requirements.

  • Stage materials for base compounding.

  • Load raw materials and set up machines, requiring a high level of precision.

  • Adjust setup and process operations accordingly.

  • Accurately compound raw material batches while 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 complete batch sheet report and other production records or logs.

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

  • Responsible for labeling, handling, and transporting of hazardous and non-hazardous materials and waste.

  • Communicate effectively with team members and staff.

  • Understand and implement all quality standard procedures related to role and responsibilities in assigned areas.


Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Must demonstrate learning ability and capability to operate multiple pieces of equipment.

  • Solid math skills required.

  • Strong attention to 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 / educate team in a timely manner.

  • Must be able to actively contribute in a team-based, collaborative 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 demonstrate the willingness and ability to train others in the processes, if and when required.

  • Must have demonstrated 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.

  • Proficiency with computer applications; strong Oracle transactional skills.

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

Preferred Requirements:

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

  • Previous forklift experience and certification.

  • Experience reading scales and working with pumps and flow meters.

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