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Manufacturing Chemical Operator - 2:45pm - 11:00pm



Other Engineering
mill hall, pa, usa
Posted on Friday, June 28, 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 Chemical Technician II is responsible for supporting operations by staging and moving manufacturing materials around the site via forklift, pallet jack, or hand. Performing production floor support activities such as stocking materials, obtaining samples, changing filters, labeling, and packaging finished materials. Preparing tanks to receive production batches, performing compounding/transferring operations, and loading/unloading bulk materials. Performs housekeeping tasks. Works under the direction and supervision of more experienced operations team members. This role will be on 2nd Shift, 2:45pm - 11:00pm

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Activities and duties may vary depending on site-specific needs and daily work assignments. Essential functions may include, but are not limited to:

  • Moves manufacturing materials as required, including by hand.
  • Prepares packaging, obtains samples, changes filters, labels, and loads drums, totes, and tankers with finished product.
  • Prepares tanks to receive production batches by transferring material or performing water rinsing to meet schedule requirements.
  • Follows standard operating procedures including entering variables and monitoring transfers for compounding/blending materials making adjustments as needed
  • Records data and maintains paperwork and spreadsheets associated with assigned work, judging for accuracy and completeness of data.
  • Follows safety procedures when handling materials and operating equipment.
  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment by performing assigned housekeeping tasks.
  • Follows verification process to ensure the highest quality standards are met.
  • Obtains assistance from higher-level production personnel if problems arise or normal instructions are insufficient.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) or 3+ years of relevant manufacturing work experience.
  • This job may require the periodic use of a respirator. Proper fit of the respirator requires the employee to be clean-shaven.
  • 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 be able to actively contribute in a team-based environment, and encourage open communication and positive interaction with peers and management to effectively reach a common goal.
  • Must have a strong service and quality focus, be able to address issues effectively when problems arise, and take initiative to understand root cause then communicate/educate the team in a timely manner.
  • 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 a record of flexibility and dependability in order to support production and customer focus.
  • Must have a strong detail orientation and be able to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Must be able and willing to work overtime, including short-notice requests.
  • Ability to stand on feet for several hours
  • Mechanical aptitude

Preferred Requirements:

  • Associate certificate/2 years of college or equivalent experience preferred.
  • EHS & Quality training desired, hazardous materials training desired.
  • Forklift and Yard Truck experience desired.
  • 1-2 years of chemical manufacturing or applicable experience is strongly preferred.

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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