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Avery Dennison Production Scheduler in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

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 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2021 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at

At Avery Dennison, some of the great benefits we provide are:

  • Relocation Assistance

  • Health & Wellness benefits starting on day 1 of employment

  • Paid parental leave

  • 401K matching

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Employee Assistance Program / Health Advocate

  • Paid vacation and Paid holidays

Job Description

The Fastener Solutions Division 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. The Fastener Solutions Division is ISO/TS 16949 certified.

Your Responsibilities

The Production Scheduler takes full responsibility for assisting in the daily decision-making regarding specific SKU’s in injection molding and extrusion molding. This role is responsible for supporting the total materials management of their respective area including planning, scheduling, capacity management, procurement, logistics, and inventory control. Optimizing inventory position, meeting customer timely delivery expectations and maintaining a favorable cost basis, are all key components for this position.

Activities will include, but are not limited to:


  • Prepare operational schedules and coordinate manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meet specifications. Develops a production schedule to meet our Customer requirements while maintaining inventory goals.

  • Maintains and develops Production spreadsheets to facilitate both scheduling and purchasing.

  • Responsible for Production daily and monthly reports. Responsible for developing, maintaining, and reporting production and financial information to increase productivity and efficiency

  • Assist in the development of policies, guidelines, and procedures to ensure quality and cost control.

  • Supervise inventory and analyze requirements in order to develop strategies to achieve accurate delivery times and order fill rates.

  • Maintain appropriate records and prepare reports.

  • Collaborate with manufacturing, engineering, customer, vendor, and subcontractor representatives to ensure requirements are met.

  • Implement lean concepts and constant improvements regarding supply chain, materials management, and logistics systems and processes.


  • Analyze and plan material requirements by determining quantity and date materials are needed to ensure optimal inventory levels.

  • Arranges timely deliveries of all materials & supplies required for Manufacturing to meet scheduled production.

  • Expedites materials and serves as liaison between Suppliers & users.

  • Purchases items within authorized limits & places requisitions for items above.

  • Keeps Manager informed of all Supplier issues related to Service, Performance or Quality.

  • Coordinate all order transactions for expense related purchases to insure supplier payments are made based on agreed terms.

  • Audit invoices to ensure that accurate charges have been applied.

  • Maintain appropriate records and prepare reports.


  • High school degree or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.

  • 1 - 3 years Production or Supply Chain related experience.

  • Good analytical, mathematical, organizational, verbal and written communication skills and diligent.

  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional groups and supply chain to define and complete overall requirements.

  • Understanding of ERP systems, G-Suite, Word, Excel (including Macros, Lookup & Pivot Tables), PowerPoint, Access, Visual Basic.

  • Understanding of MFG/PRO a plus.


Additional Information

Avery Dennison is an equal employment opportunity provider.

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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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