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Finishing Assistant - 2nd shift



Mt Juliet, TN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 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:

  • 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 Machine Finishing Assistant has responsibility for functions occurring within the finishing department. You will be responsible for participating in machine set ups and changeovers, problem-solving, and making decisions on machine adjustments. In this role, you will work 2nd shift, 3:45pm - 12:00am.

Starting hourly rate: $18.99/hr plus $2/hr shift differential

Your primary responsibilities and essential functions of this position include:

  • Maintain a clean, safe work area and adhere to all safety policies. Consistently working in a safe manner with regard to self, co-workers and manufacturing systems.

  • Manufacture products to required product specifications for the assets in the Finishing Department.

  • Run orders per product specifications and standard practices.

  • Assist in routine set-up and changeover of machines.

  • Accurately capture and record necessary operating data, including downtime causes and performance-to-plan.

  • Inspect general appearance of finished product.

  • Perform duties to continuously improve quality and productivity.

  • Perform 5S duties and audits.

  • Assist in equipment maintenance activities as directed.

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

  • Participate in group problem-solving teams and continuous improvement activities.

  • Perform all other duties assigned by Supervisor


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

  • Able to follow written and oral instruction.

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

  • Strong service and quality focus; address issues effectively when problems arise.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Demonstrated record of flexibility and dependability in order to support production and customer focus.

  • Able and willing to work overtime, including short-notice requests.

  • Proficiency with computer applications, especially strong MFG Pro transactional skills.

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.

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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