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Avery Dennison Extrusion Operator - 6:45p-7:00a - Building 18 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 and solutions, 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. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2021 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

The extrusion operator performs all the tasks associated with operating the bulk roll films extruder following the standard operating procedures. You will work a 12-hour shift from 6:45 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. on a 3-1-3 schedule (night shift).

The role is being posted for the Engineered Films Plants, which means candidates must be open to working in either the Concord Building 18 or Painesville Building 3E facility, depending on business needs. Although the role is posted as a night shift from 6:45 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. as the regular shift, new hires must be available to train on day shift from 6:45 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. for at least the first 90 days.  

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

  • Operate and maintain all processing and material handling equipment within the film extrusion process.

  • Follow process procedures or instructions from line operators and team leaders.

  • Monitor meters, gauges, valves, flow ratios, temperatures, pressures and related controls and guidelines to ensure adherence to production specifications.

  • Set up machines requiring high level of precision and the interaction of multiple variables.

  • Load raw materials, determine and manage machine controls and unload finished product.

  • Perform routine tests and check product for multiple characteristics using standard measuring devices, including calibrated measuring tapes.

  • Monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.

  • Surface any malfunctions or abnormalities of equipment.

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

  • Jobs may be of short, medium or long duration requiring frequent change in set up and variation in cycle. Adjusts set up and process operations accordingly.

  • Continuously review current processes and search out improvement methods to improve product/process quality and reduce waste or rework in the process.



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

  • Possess or acquire within specified timing any licenses necessary to perform job.

  • Adaptive, flexible and able to handle ambiguity.

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

  • Actively contribute in a team-based environment, encourage open communication and positive interaction with peers and management to effectively reach common goals.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Demonstrated record of flexibility and dependability in order to support production and customer focus.

  • Strong detail orientation and be able to follow written and oral instruction.

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

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 call: 440.534.6080 or email: 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