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Avery Dennison Junior Maintenance Technician in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Company Description

Avery Dennison (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 employs more than 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at

Job Description

Our Fitchburg, MA Fastener Solutions facility has immediate openings for an entry-level maintenance technician in our extrusion and injection molding operation. In this role, you will be offered paid vacation, paid holidays, 401k with a company match, comprehensive health insurance, and many other benefits. We operate eight hour shifts Monday - Friday; occasional weekends as required.

Fastener Solutions has a strong culture of caring and support! We celebrate our wins and are a force for good within our local community. If you're looking for a collaborative culture where ambitious ideas turn into action, this is the place for you. Our employees from around the globe are passionate about the art of the possible, and motivated to continuously improve. It’s the passion behind our people that sets our workforce apart. And the reason why, at Avery Dennison, great people get even better every single day.

The 1st Shift Jr. Maintenance Technician is responsible for changeovers, repairs, troubleshooting machinery and mechanical equipment such as injection molding machines, extruders, auxiliary and assembly equipment. Conducts preventative maintenance tasks to equipment. This position reports into the Maintenance Manager and is directed by the 1st Shift Team Leader. The shift for this position is 7:00 am - 3:00 pm, overtime is required based on business needs.

Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks

  • Troubleshoot and repair Manufacturing equipment when breakdown and failure occurs.

  • Install, maintain Installs maintain, repair and adjust electrical systems for production equipment.

  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears and other parts of the machinery.

  • Mold changes and machine setups

  • Repair and replace gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.

  • Install, program and/or repair automated machinery and equipment such as robots or other secondary equipment with programmable controllers.

  • Document all repairs and work daily.

  • Assemble, install and maintain pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

  • Disseminate information at shift change, reporting all problems to Team Leader and/or Maintenance Supervisor in a timely manner.

  • Responsible for the care and maintenance of molding equipment

  • Back up to Process Technician in shut down and start up of machines

  • Observe proper safety guidelines during the performance of all assigned duties and tasks.

  • Keep work area neat, clean and organized.

  • Health & Safety: 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 and assist other areas as required.

  • 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. Provide support in project work and other special requests.

  • ELS: Support safety, quality, and continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Complete all other duties or tasks that may be assigned or required of the position.


High School Diploma, GED required, or relevant work experience. Vocational training preferred.

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