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Shipping and Receiving Coordinator



Mentor, OH, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 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
  • Annual uniform allotment
  • Safety shoe reimbursement program
  • Prescription safety eyeglass program

Job Description

The Material Coordinator is responsible for the movement of material throughout the site. This may include loading/unloading of trailers and movement of raw materials, work in process, and finished goods.

This role is on B Shift, 1PM - 9PM, M-F.

Starting hiring rate: $24.79/hr

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Activities and duties may vary dependent upon site specific needs. Essential functions may include, but are not limited to:

  • Schedule Shipment arrangements in the most efficient and economical manner.

  • Communicate in a professional manner with all business units both internal and external.

  • Move material to/from raw, WIP, Finished, Shipping, Receiving, and manufacturing areas.

  • Unload/load trucks/tankers with incoming/outgoing materials. - Verify materials against receiving/shipping documents.

  • Complete appropriate transactions to document the movement of material within the Inventory Management System.

  • Support inventory accuracy:

    • Complete/Support warehouse and departmental cycles counts and correct discrepancies

  • Raw/Finishing warehouse:

    • Pick up and transfer material racks, pallets, and other consumable supplies to/from production areas as required.

    • Condense warehouse space and maintain good housekeeping

  • Perform all assignments, duties, and tasks in a safe manner following standard procedures and practices. Encourage others to do so. Correct and/or report all unsafe conditions immediately.

  • Perform duties to continuously improve quality and productivity.

  • Maintain a safe, clean work area.

  • Assist in equipment maintenance activities as directed.

  • Communicate and coordinate necessary information to appropriate department/shift employees to ensure effective operations.

  • Lead in the recycling of pallets, cardboard, and scrap materials.

  • Support all 5S housekeeping activities.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


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

  • Must be able to follow written and oral instruction.

  • Must regard safety as a core value; must serve as 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 root cause, then communicate / education team in a timely manner.

  • Must be able to actively contribute in a team based 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 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.

Preferred Requirements:

  • 3-5+ year’s previous material handling experience.

  • Solid interpersonal skills, mathematical aptitude, mechanical/technical aptitude and logical problem solving skills.

  • Skilled in working independently in a safe and timely manner necessary.

  • Be motivated towards productivity, safety and quality improvements

  • Experience leading continuous improvement efforts and knowledgeable about ELS Operating Principles preferred.

  • Adaptive, flexible, able to handle ambiguity.

  • Experience working in a team environment.

NOTE: The physical requirements of this role may vary by location. A detailed listing of the physical requirements may be obtained from the local Human Resource contact or the site Occupational Health Nurse.

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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