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Avery Dennison Molder/Packer - 3rd Shift in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

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 employs more than 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2021 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

The Fastener Solutions business unit of Avery Dennison is a worldwide manufacturer of plastic fastening systems used in the automotive, apparel, retail, industrial and packaging industries. Our three-shift injection molding and extrusion operation is located in Fitchburg, MA. The Fastener Solutions business unit is ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 certified.

Job Description

Molder/Packer ensures proper labeling, packaging and quality of product. Checks product and packaging quality on a regular basis, informs the supervisor of problems or trends. Packages product as it comes from injection/extrusion machines and systems. Cleans and maintains the work area. Grinds as needed during the shift. Add water to specific plastic bags and properly heat seal. Other related duties as assigned, for example may perform rework tasks. Your work hours will be from 11:00PM - 7:00am; occasional overtime as needed.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate molding/extrusion machines for maximum production and quality. 

  • Unjams and resets secondary equipment as necessary, following proper safety procedures. Makes boxes for outgoing products. 

  • Visually inspect products. Informs Team Leader or Process Technician of recurring problems with equipment. 

  • Ensure good housekeeping to include grinding excess material, sweeping floor and organizing packaging material needed at the workstation.

  • Verifies counts, weights, and quality of product being packed. 

  • Adds water as required to ensure proper packaging of certain products. 

  • Heat seals as needed. Segregates bad products and informs Team Leader/Process Technician of any quality trends or concerns. Keeps track of machine problems in the paperwork/forms provided. 

  • Follows established work instructions, policies and procedures. Covers breaks as needed throughout the shift. 

  • Support safety efforts on the shift. Support housekeeping for the Production floor as required.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or (GED); or one to three month of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is 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.

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

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