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Jr. Process Technician



fitchburg, ma, usa
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 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.

At Avery Dennison, some of the great benefits we provide are:

  • Competitive starting wage: Range of $18-$25 per hour (plus $1.75 per hour shift differential), with potential for higher compensation based on experience and qualifications
  • Health & Wellness benefits starting on day 1 of employment
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401K eligibility
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program eligibility / Health Advocate
  • Paid vacation, sick time, and holidays

Job Description

The Fastener Solutions Division 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 Division is ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 certified.

The successful candidate will ensure that equipment is functioning and operating at top efficiency and quality. This position is a technical role, responsibilities to include equipment start-ups, monitoring / adjusting machine parameters, assisting in changeovers and handling process and equipment issues. We are looking for candidates aspiring to develop skills in troubleshooting, diagnosis, and corrective action. This role will need to be continually learning and absorbing knowledge from established/senior process technicians and applying what they learn. 3rd shift: 11PM-7AM

Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Start up, shut down, and restart machines per production schedule

  • Adjust injection & extrusion molding machine processes to optimize equipment performance and part quality.

  • Identify, diagnose and troubleshoot process-related problems to maintain desired efficiency levels

  • Assist in changeovers of machines (mold and material)

  • Perform general housekeeping within the department/group and assist other areas as required

  • Back up other areas of the production floor (Material Handling, Inspecting and Packing) as needed


  • HS diploma or GED required. A preferred candidate will have additional targeted technical education in plastics materials or in manufacturing machine processing

  • Problem-solving and analytical skills are a plus.

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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