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Production Technician



Longford, Ireland
Posted on Monday, June 17, 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.

Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer.
Please let us know if we can support you with reasonable accommodations throughout the application process by contacting our team via [email protected].

Job Description

In this role, you will ensure adherence to production/process specifications, report any malfunctions or abnormalities, and make minor adjustments and repairs to equipment.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Complies with all Safety related procedures
    • Report damage, incident, near misses
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation, output, quality, and performance of the relevant production line and line support team
    • Hour-by-hour follow-up and response to or escalation of line malfunctions
    • Efficient and effective problem-solving and escalating if necessary
    • Report irregularities and problems to the team leader
  • Operate and monitor the production activities and equipment uptime and target outputs
  • Responsible for all batch documentation and cGMP of each production run
  • Participate effectively in reviewing and implementing accurate Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
  • Report variance or deviation from Standard Operating Procedures to the Supervisor
  • Perform running, weekly, monthly and annual maintenance
  • Maintains Production line areas in a clean and orderly manner at all times
  • Coaching and training of team members guaranteeing standard work (safety, quality, traceability, service, production)
  • Responsible for the timely set up of machines and supporting the update of set-up procedures for improved turnaround times
  • Actively participate in Lean programs with a focus on line efficiency and waste reduction
    • 5S in the work area

Additional duties and responsibilities:

  • Any other activities as requested by Manager/Supervisor


  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent required.
  • Willingness to work on 2 or 3 cycle shifts rota.
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Skilled in anticipating and troubleshooting problems.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Team environment experience.
  • Possesses solid interpersonal skills
  • Possesses mathematical and mechanical/ technical skills.
  • Must be motivated towards productivity improvements, safety, and quality awareness.
  • Skilled in working independently in a safe and timely manner.
  • Previous experience in a similar role is an advantage
  • Experience working in the Medical Device Industry is desirable

Additional Information

We not only embrace change… we drive it. We work hard, push hard, and take brave risks. Our culture is innovative and collaborative - where bold ideas turn into action. We grow strong talent through stretch opportunities only restricted by your interests. We are committed to workplace diversity, both for employees and for the business. We are a force for good, imbedded in industries and communities worldwide. We are challenging ourselves and others to reach higher and think bigger to improve the quality of all life. Avery Dennison is a great place to work for everyone. We offer:

  • Workplace Flexibility
  • Structured learning and development
  • Mentoring program
  • Competitive total rewards

We look forward to receiving your application.

We do not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates.

Please note due to the Christmas break we will be reviewing applications in January 2024 onwards.