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Coating Operator - 3rd Shift

Avery Dennison Fort Wayne, IN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
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

As a coating operator, you will be assigned to work on a coating line. You may work in one or more work stations, including the face unwind, liner unwind, die, main console/winder and quality lab. You may be proficient on more than one coating asset in a given location. You will be responsible for leading machine set ups and changeovers, problem-solving, coordinating preventative maintenance (PMs) and making decisions on machine adjustments. You will work a Monday through Friday schedule on 3rd shift.

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

In this important role, you will also be responsible for:

  • Loading raw material into the machine and unloading finished product.
  • Determining and controlling the machine cycle, varying and modifying as necessary.
  • Performing tests and checking product routinely for multiple characteristics, using standard measuring devices and making some judgments against not-readily-measurable standards.
  • Meeting production schedules and program production sequences for optimal productivity.
  • Following standard operating procedures and specifications or instructions of higher-level technical personnel.
  • Monitoring meters, gauges, valves, flow ratios, temperatures, pressures and related controls and guidelines to ensure adherence to production/process specifications.
  • Maintaining production records and logs of equipment and product performance.
  • Following all health, safety and housekeeping procedures, policies and practices and consistently working in a safe manner with regard to self, co-workers and manufacturing systems.
  • Supporting safety, quality and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Teamwork: Assisting and supporting other team members in meeting department and site goals. Participating and sharing in performing all tasks necessary to run the facility. Contributing and participating in team decision making. Providing support in project work and other special requests.
  • Perform all other functions, as necessary.

What we will be looking for in you:

  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred.
  • You will regard safety as a core value; serve as role model for other employees and encourage adherence to safety practices, policies and procedures.
  • You will need to 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.
  • You must be able and willing to work overtime, including short-notice requests.
  • You will be required show proficiency with computer applications.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

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/DisabledAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Avery Dennison


Fort Wayne, IN