Finishing Line Slitter/Packer

  • 7542 N Natchez Ave, Niles, IL 60714, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at

Job Description

The Finishing Operator has responsibility for functions occurring within the finishing center operations. The Finishing Operator may be assigned to duties that include packaging slit rolls to customer specifications, operating the manual packaging line, cutting cores, banding, etc . This requires the understanding of Avery Dennison standard packaging practices, and the Exact program packing requirements. This position may be required to rotate. This posting is for 1st shift position. 

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

Order and verify materials per order
Run orders per product specifications and standard practices. 
Perform routine set-up and changeover of machine 
Accurately capture and record necessary operating data, including downtime causes and performance-to-plan. 
Inspect general appearance of finished product
Label and package finished goods for shipment per customer specifications, quality requirements, and standard practices
Keep area supplied with necessary packaging materials
Perform duties to continuously improve quality and productivity
Maintain a clean, safe work area
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
Follow all appropriate procedures to the accumulation, labeling, solid waste compacting, on-site transportation, storage and inspection of materials designated as hazardous waste per Environmental Control Instructions
Participate in group problem-solving teams and continuous improvement activities.
Perform all other duties assigned by Supervisor


High school diploma or equivalent required.
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.
Must be able to obtain Lift Truck Operator’s license.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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

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