2nd Shift Process Technician

  • 224 Industrial Rd, Fitchburg, MA 01420, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science 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 more than 32,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

The Fastener Solutions business unit of Avery Dennison is a worldwide manufacturer of plastic fastening systems used in the automotive, apparel, retail, industrial and packaging industries. Our three-shift injection molding and extrusion operation is located in Fitchburg, MA. Fastener Solutions is ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 certified.

Job Description

Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate and maintain all processing and material handling equipment within the plastic extrusion process.

  • Follow process procedures or instructions from Team Leaders. 

  • Actively and constructively partner with line inspectors and line packers to ensure quality and productivity goals are met on each shift.

  • Monitor meters, gauges, valves, flow ratios, temperatures, pressures, and related controls and guidelines to ensure adherence to production specifications.

  • Set-up machines require a high level of precision and the interaction of multiple variables.

  • Load raw materials, determine and manage machine controls and unload finished products.

  • Perform routine tests and check products for multiple characteristics using standard measuring devices.

  • Monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical processes or other control procedures.

  • Document and escalate any malfunctions or abnormalities of equipment.

  • Maintain production records and logs of equipment and product performance.

  • Order lengths may be of short, medium or long duration requiring frequent change in set up and variation in cycle, adjusts set up and process operations accordingly.

  • Continuously review current processes and search out improvement methods to improve product/process quality and reduce waste or rework in the process.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Minimum of three years of experience in extrusion and/or injection  molding 

  • Possess or acquire within specified timing any licensures necessary to perform job.

  • Adaptive, flexible, self-directed and able to handle ambiguity.

  • Regard safety as a core value; must serve as a 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Strong detail orientation and be able to follow written and oral instruction.

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


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

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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