Avery Dennison Production Operator in Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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.
We are hiring for production operators to work in our Quakertown, Pennsylvania location. We offer competitive wages, paid vacation, holidays and 401k company match. We currently have multiple openings across a variety of shifts.
General Operations Responsibilities:
Health and Safety: Consistently work in a safe manner with regard to self, co-workers and manufacturing systems. Perform general housekeeping tasks and waste removal within department / group and assist other areas, as required.
Enterprise Lean Sigma (ELS): 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. Support safety, quality and continuous improvement initiatives.
Teamwork: Assist and support other team members in meeting department and site goals. Participate and share in performing all tasks necessary to run the facility. Contribute and participate in team decision making. Provide support in project work and other special requests.
Tend manual, automatic or semiautomatic machines and related equipment in a continuous production / processing operation.
Follow production / process specifications or instructions of higher level technical personnel and monitor meters, gauges, valves, flow ratios, temperatures, pressures and related controls and guidelines to ensure adherence to production / process specifications.
Set up machine, requiring a high level of precision and the interaction of multiple variables.
Load raw material into machine, determine and control the machine cycle, varying and modifying as necessary. Unload finished product.
Check work using prescribed gauges, jigs and fixtures to measure close tolerances. Some machines may be numerically controlled.
Perform tests and check product routinely for multiple characteristics using standard measuring devices and making some judgments against standards that are not readily measurable.
Report any malfunctions or abnormalities and make minor adjustments and repairs to equipment.
Maintain production records and logs of equipment and product performance.
May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.
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.
Practice all health and safety procedures, policies and practices.
Attend all required safety training.
Understands and implements those ISO9000 procedures that relate to the role and responsibilities of a production operator.
Any other duties necessary to complete mixing, packaging and labeling in the Ink department.
- High school diploma or equivalent required.
Skills / Experience:
0-2 years of previous experience.
Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Good ability to anticipate and troubleshoot problems..
Good experience with, or ability to learn, multiple functions within facility.
Able to work in fast-paced environment with a highly participative work system.
Good interpersonal skills, mathematical aptitude, mechanical / technical aptitude and logical problem solving skills necessary.
Able to work independently in a safe and timely manner.
Must be motivated toward productivity improvements, safety and quality awareness.
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.
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