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Avery Dennison Maintenance Technician in Syracuse, New York

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides branding and information labeling solutions, including pressure-sensitive materials, radio-frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, and a variety of converted products and solutions. The company designs and manufactures a wide range of labeling and functional materials that enhance branded packaging, carry or display information that connects the physical and the digital, and improve customers’ product performance. The company serves an array of industries worldwide, including home and personal care, apparel, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2022 were $9.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

SUMMARY:  Performs a wide range of activities to include service and repair of all machines, equipment and structures in and around the site.

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 assists 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. Support safety, quality, and continuous improvement initiatives.

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.

Set-Up, Trouble Shooting and Preventative Maintenance

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.  

Examines mechanical equipment to diagnose trouble. 

Locates and diagnoses failures, replaces defective components, and performs basic troubleshooting using standard equipment, detailed drawings, diagrams, sketches, specifications, prints, manuals, and verbal and/or written instructions. 

Assures correct positioning of production machines. 

Performs preventative maintenance on equipment. 

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

Installs functional and structural parts in devices or equipment. Prepares new machines and production equipment for operation. 

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

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.

Disassembles machines and repairs or replaces broken parts. 

Adjusts functional parts of mechanical devices as necessary. 

Cleans and lubricates parts.

Inspects completed repairs.

Record Keeping, Inventory & Housekeeping

Orders replacement parts. Requisition new parts and equipment.

Prepares reports and keeps records. 

Report shift metrics to capture the performance and/or areas for improvement. (Breakdown – Downtime) (Part Availability)

Maintains appropriate maintenance and repair logs.

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

Identify label and stage parts for the equipment. 

May repair electrical equipment. 

Electrical & Electromechanical Focus

Perform Mechanical duties above plus:

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.

Understands and implements those ISO 9000 procedures that relate to the role and responsibilities of position.

May perform repairs and maintenance in plant or office facilities.

May paint structures, perform masonry work, repair plumbing fixtures and woodwork. 

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

Perform or supervises janitorial services and grounds maintenance such as landscaping, lawn care and snow removal


High School Diploma


Additional Information

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