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Avery Dennison Sustainability Project Engineer in Dedham, Massachusetts

Company Description

About Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison (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 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

About Avery Dennison RBIS

Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions (RBIS) is a global leader in providing physical and digital labeling solutions that enable brands and retailers to address challenges and opportunities from source through to store, and in consumer engagement. RBIS provides end-to-end solutions in predominantly the apparel and footwear industry and is a $1.7 billion division of Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY). Its products include tickets, tags, woven and fabric labels, heat transfers, software, printers and consumables. The Intelligent Labels division that sits within RBIS is the world’s largest UHF RFID partner, with over 1750 patents and applications worldwide serving multiple industries across retail and industrial segments. RBIS serves the global marketplace with operations in 50 countries, across six continents. For more information, visit www.averydennison.com/RBIS.

Job Description

The role will report into the RBIS Sr. Manager for Sustainability whilst partnering with global functional and regional business leaders. This position will coordinate, align and proactively implement sustainability initiatives encompassing the full value chain of the company’s products and solutions, and our 2030 sustainability goals. A deep understanding of sustainability and hands-on experience in working cross functional organization is required.

Primary Responsibilites:

  • Partner with Sr Manager to develop roadmap to deliver specific 2030 sustainability goals

  • Collaborate with the internal AD organisation to to deliver the roadmap

  • Develop tools to embed sustainability goal into organisational habits and culture

  • Identify external partner network for specific sustainability goals

  • Research and supervise appropriate and relevant sustainability issues

  • Partner with the PLM and Innovation in developing products and carrying out the roadmap of having a portfolio of sustainable products in each category segment

  • Develop internal SOP to report out against sustainability goal

  • Support Sr Manager to develop and deliver knowledge building tools within the organisation


  • Bachelor’s degree in Sustainability, Environmental Science, Environmental Policy, Industrial Ecology, Anthropology or related field.

  • 3-5 years of experience working in sustainability in a corporate setting

  • Excellent understanding of generalist sustainability concepts, including social and environmental standards (Science Based Targets Initiative, Sustainable Apparel Coalition Higg, Carbon Disclosure Project, Global Reporting Initiative, etc.)

  • Deep subject matter expertise on one sustainability concept (eg GHG, product LCA)

  • Strong knowledge of social and environmental trends.

  • Excellent organizational and people skills, project management skills, with an ability to openly convey information to team members in a timely, concise manner.

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills for high-level interaction with other functions and brands.

  • Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills, including communicating and marketing sustainable efforts.

  • Highly analytical, can synthesize information and offer recommendations/solutions.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with others.

  • Strong leadership skills. Ability to lead, contribute, and influence others in a team-based organization

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with cross-functional business teams within our global network and with external parties.

  • Ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with stakeholders of multiple levels, within and outside the company.

  • Ability to travel globally up to 25% of the year.

  • Willingness to learn new skills.

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