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Avery Dennison Project Manager in Dallas, Texas

Company Description

About Avery Dennison Corporation:

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 www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

The Project Manager is responsible for supporting cross-functional, agile teams.  This role will work closely with internal stakeholders including Sales, Marketing, and IT as well as external partners. Primary responsibilities include project planning and documentation, meeting facilitation, follow-up, communication, and leadership updates. The Project Manager is responsible for the overall delivery of the project plan and will work with various levels of the organization to ensure timelines are met, risks are mitigated, and the overall success and customer satisfaction of the project.

Your Responsibilities

• Lead the rapid & flawless execution of high-profile, cross-functional project

• Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects 

• Work with management teams to translate strategic objectives into executable projects, and to develop plans for achieving stated objectives

• Provide executives with project risk assessments and summary level project status reports

• Strategize with the project team to forecast problems, assess potential risks and solutions, and plan alternatives

• Develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, forecasts, and status reports

• Conduct project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis

• Partner with Information Technology to coordinate timings of technology implementation to support the business case

• Help infuse process discipline (such as agile methodology) into the organization thereby enhancing the company's capacity for effective & efficient project management

• Leverage methods & tools to: accelerate project timelines, encourage cross-functional collaboration, and build quality into projects

• Identify & resolve issues proactively and balance schedule, scope, and cost constraints creatively

• Manage interpersonal dynamics within global project teams (e.g., building consensus among sub-project owners, negotiating any changes to the project plan, and holding team members accountable for delivery on commitments made)

• Ensure teams meet or exceed anticipated project benefits on-time, within budget, and with the desired level of quality

• Work effectively with internal and external clients, third party vendors, Avery Dennison global offices, and senior management in accomplishing project objectives

• Lead strategic change management planning and execution


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business or related.

  • 3+ years project management or related experience 

  • PMI Certified

  • Experience managing cross-functional projects

  • Good facilitation, customer service, relationship building and communication skills

  • Strong project management skills with knowledge of Project Management tracking software (e.g. Smartsheets, Jira, Google Sheets)

  • Detail oriented; strong analytical skills & organizational skills

  • Problem management skills

  • Comfort and confidence in interacting with / presenting to all levels in an organization

  • Good business acumen

  • Ability to influence effectively without authority

  • Propensity for identifying issues proactively, making decisions with incomplete information, and acting expediently

  • Willingness to work flexible hours to support global time zones

  • Ability to utilize virtual meeting facilitation tools, i.e. Google Meet, Mural/Miro, Workboard

  • Passion for working in fast-paced environment

  • Apparel industry experience preferred, but not required

  • Agile certification or scrum master certification preferred

  • 30-40% travel

  • Hybrid position - in office 3+ days a week

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.

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