Avery Dennison is hiring a

Machine Operator - 1st Shift, 7AM-3:30PM, M-F ($21.58/hr. starting rate)

Mount Prospect, United States

Avery Dennison Reflective Solutions is looking for an embossing technician to join our manufacturing team at our Mt. Prospect, IL plant. 

Why Avery Dennison? 

  • A Values based culture with a focus on team, safety, respect and caring for one another.

  • Awarded a 100% score by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for the 2023-2024 Corporate Equality Index for best places to work for LGBTQ+ equality.

  • Reflective Solutions Chicago area sites awarded a 2020 Leadership Excellence Award  for Diversity.

  • Strong focus on sustainability, including Reflective Solutions Chicago area sites being 100% landfill free.

  • Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) open to all full time employees.  An ERG provides support and personal connection for its members in a manner that promotes diversity, cultural awareness and an inclusive work environment. 

The Embossing technician is responsible for setting up and operating the embosser, according to standard operating procedures. In this role, you will work 1st Shift, Mon-Fri (7AM-3:30PM). Overtime opportunities are regularly available, depending on the needs of the business.

This posting is for the Mount Prospect Embossing department and is subject to shift alignment. All interested individuals are encouraged to apply, with those currently in the Mount Prospect Embossing department receiving first consideration.

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

  • Perform the Six Sigma starting procedures.

  • Read photometric samples.

  • Wash and lubricate belts.

  • Create shop packets.

  • Maintain a safe, clean, efficient and productive workplace.

  • Maintain utilization and minimize downtime, within departmental guidelines.

  • Make decisions regarding quality issues.

  • Utilize continuous monitoring devices and other measuring equipment regularly.

  • Maintain accurate paperwork for the production lot, including Q.C. data and inventory information.

  • Perform additional duties, as assigned.

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

  • Have general knowledge and ability to work with computers and programs (Excel, Word, Email, MFGPRO).

  • Able to work with others in a team environment.

  • Basic reading, writing and mathematical skills are required.

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

  • 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.

  • Have a strong service and quality focus, be able to address issues effectively when problems arise and take initiative to understand the root cause. Communicate / educate the team in a timely manner.

  • 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.

  • Have demonstrated a record of flexibility and dependability in order to support production and customer focus.

  • Have a strong detail orientation and be able to follow written and oral instruction.

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

  • Able to lift 50 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

If you do not meet the preferred qualifications listed below, you may be considered for a temporary position with potential for full-time in the future based on performance and role availability.

  • 3+ years experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Prior experience working off-shift hours

  • Desire to work overtime

  • Safety conscious

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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If you require accommodations to view or apply for a job, alternative methods are available to submit an application. Please contact (440) 534-6000 or NA.TA.Operations@averydennison.com to discuss reasonable accommodations.

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