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Avery Dennison Maintenance Electrician - Bldg 7 in Painesville, Ohio

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (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 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

Avery Dennison has an opening for a Maintenance Electrician at our Painesville, Ohio plant supporting our Reflective and Digital Inks businesses. Avery Dennison offers paid vacation, paid holidays, a 401k with a company match along with comprehensive health insurance.

As Maintenance Electrician you will be part of a team responsible for the repair and upkeep of equipment and our Painesville facility. Activities include both planned and predictive maintenance and breakdown repair. You will primarily work a day shift, Monday through Friday 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. schedule. Some flexibility will be required for weekend or off-shift breakdown work.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Locate and diagnose failures, replace defective components, and perform basic troubleshooting using standard equipment, detailed drawings, diagrams, sketches, specifications, prints, manuals, and verbal and/or written instructions.

  • Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as pneumatic tools, motors, conveyor systems and production machines and equipment using testing instruments, hand and power tools and precision-measuring instruments.

  • Performs a wide variety of functions such as installation, maintenance, and repair of equipment for generating, distributing, and utilizing electrical energy. Uses instruments to test circuits and replaces or installs new power, light, electronic and control circuits.

  • Troubleshoots electrical malfunctions, inspects circuits and wiring for shielding and grounding, and tests electrical equipment for safety and efficiency.

  • Repairs complex electrical equipment, including motors, switches, switchboards, electrical mechanisms, automated machines, controls, panels, relays, circuit breakers, communication systems and alarms.

  • Performs complex wiring assignments.

  • Installs Measures, cuts, bonds, threads, assembles and installs electrical conduit.

  • Works from schematics, drawings, layouts, or other specifications to locate and diagnose trouble in the electrical system or equipment.

  • Improvises acceptable fixes to get equipment running promptly.

  • Assists engineers in diagnosing problems and suggesting corrective action.

  • Cleans and lubricates parts.

  • Inspects completed repairs.

  • Properly inspect and maintain shop equipment, in accordance with OSHA regulations.

  • Prepare new machines and production equipment for operation.

  • Follow a strict preventive maintenance schedule to lessen exposure to downtime related repairs and maintenance.

  • Orders replacement parts. Requisition new parts and equipment.

  • Maintains appropriate maintenance and repair logs.

  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe shop and production floor.

  • Consistently work in a safe manner with regard to self, co-workers, and manufacturing systems.

  • Perform general housekeeping tasks and waste removal within the department/group and assist other areas as required.

  • Continuously review current processes and search out improvement methods to improve product/process quality and reduce waste, rework, and unnecessary work that adds no value to the work or process.

  • Assist and support other team members in meeting department and site goals.

  • Contribute and participate in team decision making. Provide support in project work and other special requests.

  • Provide support to the production team to produce superior quality materials that meet/exceed client needs. This role supports the needs of manufacturing and facilities to ensure both are in top working order.

  • Paint structures, perform masonry work, repair plumbing fixtures and woodwork.

  • Repair, assist in repairing or oversee contracted personnel on heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems.

  • Perform or supervise janitorial services and grounds maintenance such as landscaping, lawn care and snow removal.


  • Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance, Machine Repair, Automated Mfg, or Journeyman’s card preferred

  • Minimum of 5-8 yrs. verifiable overall maintenance experience preferred

  • (Electrical) 3-5 years experience as an Industrial Electrician or related electrical experience preferred

  • Knowledge, Understanding, & Formal Training in:

  • Plant utility systems maintenance & operations

  • Industrial machine repair/reliability techniques

  • Skills required for machine tool functions

  • Ability to work from prints/technical drawing

  • 3-phase & control power & basic input & output electrical devices.

  • (Electrical) Knowledge of relay logic, AC/DC drives and PLC systems.

  • (Electrical) Working knowledge of methods and procedures used in performing evaluations on all electrical apparatus using ammeters, meggers (high voltage resistance test devices), temperature gauges etc.

  • Understanding of technical & non-technical documents related to design & operational characteristics of machine mechanical and electrical systems.

  • Effective communication skills, written and verbal

  • Self-motivated.

  • Computer skills.

  • Must be able to support a 24x7 operation

  • Ability to interface with both technical and non-technical personnel in the writing of specifications, maintenance, design, and repair of critical process rolls and roll related equipment.

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

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

  • 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 have a strong detail orientation and be able to follow written and oral instruction.

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

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


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