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Machine Operator (Reflective Floater)



Painesville, OH, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 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 34,000 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:

  • Health & Wellness benefits starting on day 1 of employment
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401K eligibility
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program eligibility / Health Advocate
  • Paid vacation and Paid holidays

Job Description

The Reflective Floater is assigned to work on a variety of tasks throughout the Reflective plant including but not limited to Material Handling, R1, R2, Finishing, Metalizer, Inks and Shipping/Receiving as the primary responsibility. The Reflective Floater will support the team in providing flexibility across all areas of the operation to meet production and customer demand.

This is a Continuous operation role on the off shift (2-2-3 schedule) 6:45 PM to 7:00 AM

Starting Hiring Rate: $24.16/hr plus $2/hr shift differential

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential functions may include, but are not limited to:

  • Support material handling, R1, R2, Finishing, Metalizer, Inks and Shipping as the primary responsibility, which include (but are not limited to) training/learning the equipment and operating the line

  • Float on a daily basis to fill vacant positions across the plant to ensure operation is able to run at scheduled capacity.

  • Serve as a trainer for other employees in the department.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Perform all duties associated with the OTM III roles within the departments stated above:

  • Load raw material into the machine and unload the product.

  • Determine and control the machine cycle varying and modifying as necessary.

  • 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 optimal productivity.

  • Follow standard operating procedures and specifications or instructions and guidelines to ensure adherence to production/process specifications.

  • Report any malfunctions or abnormalities and make minor adjustments and repairs to equipment.

  • Maintain production records and logs of equipment and product performance.

  • Follow all health, safety, and housekeeping procedures, policies and practices and consistently work in a safe manner with regard to self, co-workers, and manufacturing systems.

  • Attend, participate, log and track all required training.

  • Understand and implement the quality standard procedures that relate to the role and responsibilities of each work cell & department.

  • Perform general housekeeping tasks and waste removal within the department/group and assists other areas as required.

  • Continuously review current processes and search out improvement methods to improve product/process quality and reduce waste, rework, and unnecessary work that adds no value to the work or process.

  • Support safety, quality, and continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Teamwork: Assist and support other team members in meeting department and site goals. Participate and share in performing all tasks necessary to run the facility. Contribute and participate in team decision making. Provide support in project work and other special requests.

  • Perform all other functions as necessary.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) or 3+ years of relevant manufacturing work experience.

  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.

  • Must regard safety as a core value; must serve as a role model for other employees and encourage adherence to safety practices, policies and procedures.

  • Must have strong service and quality focus; address issues effectively when problems arise and take initiative to understand the root cause, then communicate / educate the team in a timely manner.

  • Must be able to actively contribute in a team based, collaborative environment; encourage open communication and positive interaction with peers and management to effectively reach a common goal.

  • Must demonstrate proficiency in essential tasks of the job and a willingness to learn and share knowledge; must take initiative to cross-train and sustain acquired skills.

  • Must complete OJT signoff sheets for each department

  • Must have demonstrated record of flexibility and dependability in order to support production and customer focus.

  • Must be able and willing to work overtime, including short-notice requests.

  • Must demonstrate proficiency with computer applications, especially strong MFG Pro transactional skills.

  • Previous forklift experience and certification, 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.

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