Finishing Line Slitter/Packer - Temp to Hire - 2nd Shift, 2pm - 10:30pm

  • Full-time

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

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 Finishing line slitter/packer is responsible 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 an understanding of Avery Dennison's standard packaging practices and the Exact program packing requirements. This position may be required to rotate. You will work 2nd shift, 2pm - 10:30pm. 

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.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • 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 the general appearance of the finished product
  • Label and package finished goods for shipment per customer specifications, quality requirements, and standard practices
  • Keep the 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 for 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 the Supervisor


Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) or 3+ years of relevant manufacturing work experience.
  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred 
  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
  • 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/educate the 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 a 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

If you do not meet the preferred qualifications listed below, you may be considered for a temporary position with the 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

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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