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Avery Dennison Finishing Operator, 3p - 11p, Building 7 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 employed more than 32,000 employees in more than 50 countries in 2020. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

Job Description

The Finishing Lead Operator has responsibility for functions occurring within the finishing center operations. The Lead Operator is required to step in to fill the gaps in staffing and support the team with safety, quality and staffing moves. The Finishing Lead Operator may be assigned to duties that include packaging slit rolls to customer specifications, operating the manual packaging line, cutting cores, banding, etc while supporting & leading the team . This requires the understanding of Avery Dennison standard packaging practices. This role in the finishing operations include the operation of slitting, rewinding, and/or automated packaging equipment. This position may be required to rotate. This position is for the B shift scheduled Monday through Friday 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Overtime may be required per business needs.

  • Support and model all Finishing activities within the team: safety, quality, productivity, teamwork & staffing needs

  • Supports and priorities activities to meet daily targets and goals

  • Assist team/facility manager with work assignments, scheduling assets and obtaining OT coverage

  • Provides objective performance feedback to Team/Facility Manager for incorporation into performance reviews and development

  • Assists with communication of department goals and priorities

  • Coaches and shares best practices with all team members to drive results across the organization

  • Serve as a mentor to new employees and ensure they are receiving required training

  • Proactively communicates with the Plant Leadership Team regarding employee and operational challenges/ concerns.

  • Keep area supplied with necessary packaging materials

  • Perform duties to continuously improve quality and productivity

  • Communicate daily shift reports as/when needed

  • Adjusting staffing as needed to achieve production targets of the assets

  • S3, S4, Lever, Rewinder, sheeter, etc

  • Order and verify materials per order

  • Run orders per product specifications and standard practices.

  • Perform routine set-up and changeover of machine

  • Accurately capture and record necessary operating data, including downtime causes and performance-to-plan.

  • Inspect general appearance of finished product

  • Label and package finished goods for shipment per customer specifications, quality requirements, and standard practices

  • Maintain a clean, safe work area

  • Perform 5S duties and audits

  • Assist in equipment maintenance activities as directed

  • Required to run machines as part of the team to meet targets

  • Provides support to supply assets with supplies (boxes, cores, etc.)

  • Follow all appropriate procedures to the accumulation, labeling, solid waste compacting, on-site transportation, storage and inspection of materials designated as hazardous waste per Environmental Control Instructions

  • Participate in group problem-solving teams and continuous improvement activities.

  • Incorporates Avery Dennison Values and helps the Plant Leadership Team drive a positive culture at the site.

  • Perform all other duties assigned by Supervisor



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

  • Must have a strong detail orientation and 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 the root cause, then communicate / educate the 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 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.

  • Must be able to obtain Lift Truck Operator’s license.

  • Ability to lift up to 60 pounds.


Additional Information

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.

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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