Avery Dennison IT Director - Digital Development and Transformation in Dallas, Texas
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 and solutions, 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. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2021 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
We are looking for an experienced technology guru who can drive technology transformation and continue to help us build a digital business. The ideal candidate must be highly passionate about harnessing the power of tech to serve business goals, immersed in technological advancements, opportunities, and challenges, with endless curiosity on how they impact the business. Key responsibilities are leading a global team involved in delivering Azure One IoT platform, Digital solutions, connected factory, connected printers, Printing label development and transforming legacy application to cloud-enabled, driving agile culture, and supporting IT strategies.
This individual will be responsible for representing, promoting, and advancing technology capabilities, executing strategic direction, and driving digital solution execution, resulting in growth across all digital platforms including microservices API, Data monetization, AI, and connected machine (IoT), printing technology etc. Other responsibilities will include execution of digital journey for Retail Branding Informations Solutions (RBIS) and have the ability to work with cross-functional teams including programming, sales, marketing, operations, build internal systems and processes for consistently producing high level, differentiated customer, factory, product and employee experiences and measuring success, and be a tireless watchdog for quality and accuracy.
WHAT YOU’LL BRING
Focused on user experience, Lean Thinking, and the ability to lead complex ideation across functions. This is a critical capability that RBIS needs to drive digital maturity across the business
Appreciate the mix of strategic thinking and turning developments into deployments
Motivated to keep learning and to forget the obsolete
Energized by working both independently and interdependently and cross functions
Motivated to work agile and being open to the change
Deep understanding of how to set up and manage a successful release and rollout of digital products together with relevant stakeholders
Extensive experience in planning of digital product rollouts
Extensive knowledge of planning management and building integrated and structured frameworks
Deep understanding of change management techniques and digital transformation practices
Experience of working with iterative, agile product development and deployment teams, including key events and artifacts
Experience in handling complex environment with multiple products launches happening across different markets simultaneously
Represent and promote the agency’s development and technology capabilities as well as proposed technology solutions in new business presentations and client meetings
Assume overall accountability of the development of digital products/ solutions from planning to inception
Ensure the delivery of impactful, innovative digital products/solutions in budget and on time by collaborating with members of the development, UX, project management, strategy, account service and creative
Serve as a key player and a visionary along with other leaders in the advancement of capabilities and offerings that are designed to develop and grow brands in the digital age
Develop, mentor, inspire and manage all the members of the team
Participate in new business activities by proposing solutions
Serve as the lead expert in explaining complex technical solutions in a simple yet impactful manner, and in presenting trade-offs to internal teams and clients through clearly articulated evidence
Lead and strengthen technology partner relationships
- Bachelor’s Degree, ideally in Computer Science
10-15 years + years of experience leading software engineering and Agile digital development.
Experience with Project Methodologies (Agile design thinking, cultural transformation, etc.)
Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.
Professional written, presentation and spoken communication skills in English
Travel up to 30%
Attractive salary package
Modern, and safe work environment
Structured learning and development
A growing, and welcoming team with good spirit!
Who we are! - Our Story:
Each of us, Every day! Eight Values (https://www.averydennison.com/en/home/about-us/values.html) . One Team!
We understand diversity and equal opportunities as enrichment for our future-oriented work at Avery Dennison. With us, teams are balanced and diverse. Because each of us is unique, and we appreciate bringing together different personalities and talents.
Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer. You are interested in knowing more about our Diversity & Inclusion approach? Please go to averydennison.com/en/home/about-us/diversity-and-inclusion.html
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