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Maintenance Technician- Die Setter



fitchburg, ma, usa
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 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 $20-$28 per hour (plus partial shift differential of $0.90), 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

1st Shift Maintenance Technician- Die Setter is responsible for repairs, troubleshooting as well as changing over 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. The shift for this position is 8:00 AM- 5:00 pm and location is Fitchburg, MA, overtime is required based on business needs.

Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Troubleshoot Manufacturing equipment when breakdown and failure occurs.
  • Install, Maintain, repair and adjust mechanical & 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, fittings, and related equipment.
  • Set up programs and repair automated machinery and equipment i.e robots, autobaggers, packagers, winders and etc
  • Maintain water, cooling, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment / systems.
  • Escalate information at shift change, reporting all problems to Team Leader and/or Maintenance Supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Document all safety checks (crane, forklift), LOTO and Hot Work Permit
  • Train other mechanics on proper repair techniques, equipment systems operation and safety.
  • Complete all other duties or tasks that may be assigned or required of the position.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • 0-2 years previous experience preferred.
  • Ability to work with measuring tools (verniers / tape measurer)
  • Flexibility with working hours and overtime

Additional Information

Physical Requirements

Bending, squatting, pushing, pulling, visual acuity, climbing stairs and ladders, driving a fork truck and lifting up to 50 pounds
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