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3rd Shift Floor Inspector



fitchburg, ma, 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 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 $15-$20 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

Floor Inspector, plays a crucial role in ensuring the quality and integrity of our products on the manufacturing floor. Your primary responsibilities include conducting thorough inspections at various stages of production, maintaining compliance with quality standards, and facilitating effective communication between production teams. This position operates during the 3rd shift, Monday to Friday, from 11 PM to 7 AM, with occasional overtime and weekend work required.

Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform in-process and final quality checks according to work instructions.
  • Develop the shift's break coverage schedule and ensure break coverage.
  • Transfer finished, inspected product to the warehouse.
  • Conduct final checks on all rework skids.
  • Provide production counts regularly throughout the shift.
  • Facilitate effective communication between shifts.
  • Assist in the training of molder/packers.
  • Calculate UEE (Utilization, Efficiency, and Effectiveness) or other production reporting as required.
  • Utilize test equipment and methods for quality checks (e.g., optical comparator, calipers, vernier, tensile testing, application tests, moisture analysis).
  • Schedule machine operation in the absence of the Team Leader.
  • Review time slips of temporary employees in the absence of the Team Leader.
  • Provide coverage for machine operation, grinding, and housekeeping when needed.
  • Cover for the Team Leader during their absence.


  • High School Diploma or general education degree preferred (GED); or one to three month of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Preferred experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills are advantageous.
  • Proficient in reading, writing, and comprehending simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages, and to interpret bar graphs effectively.

Additional Information

Physical Requirements

Physical abilities will include visual acuity, ability to lift up to 40 lbs and operate Powered industrial vehicles (motorized pallet jack self-propelled).

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