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Coating Technician - Nights



Painesville, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience. Serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive — we employ approximately 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

As a Coating Line Operator you will be assigned to work on a coating line and may work in one or more work stations including the face unwind, liner unwind, main console/winder, and PMA lab. You may be on more than one coating asset in a given location. You may be responsible for leading daily operation of the coater including normal operation, machine set ups and changeovers, problem-solving, coordinating PM's, making decisions on machine adjustments. You will also provide direction and assign job tasks to other operations assigned to your machine.

This role will be a Night Shift position, 7PM-7AM, 2-2-3.

$26.35/hour - $2/hr shift differential

In this important role you will also be responsible for:

  • Ensure compliance with all environmental, health and safety procedures, policies, and practices.
  • Maintain a safe working environment for all employees. Identify and raise safety issues immediately. Support safety improvement initiatives.
  • Load raw material into machine and unload finished product.
  • Perform tests and check product routinely for multiple characteristics using standard measuring devices and making some judgments against not readily measurable standards.
  • Meet production schedules and program production sequences for efficient productivity.
  • Follow operating procedures and 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.
  • Maintain accurate production records and logs of equipment and product performance.
  • Participate in group problem-solving teams and other continuous improvement activities. Support ELS initiatives to improve manufacturing performance (efficiency, scrap reduction, safety, ISO work instructions, ELS
  • Lead shift turnover discussions, communicate daily priorities to the team, and assist in keeping MDI boards up to date. Collaboration and support other team members in meeting department and site goals. Participate and share in performing all tasks vital to run the facility. Contribute and participate in team decision making. Provide support in project work and other special requests. Train other employees on line tech responsibilities as requested.
  • Accountable for daily production maintenance, preventative maintenance and housekeeping tasks according to established standards.
  • Perform all other duties assigned by Supervisor.


  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) or 3+ years of relevant manufacturing work experience.
  • Regard safety as a core value; must be willing and able to work safely; must always wear PPE.
  • Demonstrate a strong quality and service focus.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to read and comprehend documents related to product manufacturing.
  • Able to work both individually and in a team-based environment.
  • Able to work during the designated hours and accept a reasonable amount of overtime (including weekends).
  • Demonstrated initiative, integrity, and judgment skills
  • Demonstrate record of accepting and contributing to daily ELS processes and tools - MDI, standard work, 5S, etc.
  • Positive demeanor, a strong work ethic, and demonstrated reliability.
  • Proficiency with computer applications, especially strong ERP system transactional skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance periodically through the shift.


  • 2 years of experience in skilled labor position with demonstrated mechanical skill

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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