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Avery Dennison Maintenance & Engineering Manager in Fairport, Ohio

Company Description

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 34,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

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

  • Health & Wellness benefits starting on day 1 of employment

  • Paid parental leave

  • 401K eligibility

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program eligibility / Health Advocate

  • Paid vacation and Paid holidays

Job Description

We are looking for a Maintenance and Engineering Manager to join our Graphics’ team in Painesville Township, OH. In this position, you will lead a team and report into the Plant Manager.

Your primary responsibilities and essential functions of this position include:

  • Lead, develop, and challenge process engineering, project engineering and maintenance teams to drive  process improvements, process reliability, technology advancement, and support facility continuous improvement utilizing the site OGSM as guidance for site priorities. 

  • Safety: Promote safety as the most important value in the organization by contributing through training, project management and other EHS responsibilities.

  • Lead project planning, communication, and execution to achieve time, cost, and results targets.

  • Manage/control cost center and capital project portfolio to achieve targeted results.

  • Lead team prioritization to ensure process engineering and maintenance technicians are focused on the most impactful initiatives in a fast paced manufacturing environment.

  • Apply rigorous observation and analytical tools to identify and execute projects focused on safety, quality, operating cost, productivity, and fulfillment of customer expectations.

  • Facilitate/collaborate with cross-functionally to ensure process improvements and project/maintenance objectives are aligned with division and plant objectives.

  • Collaboration with site functions which include EHS, Quality, Operations, Finance, and HR while collaboration with divisional functions including Div. EHS, Div. Quality, Divisional and Corporate Engineering, Graphics Div. R&D, Graphics Commercial, and Legal functions. 

  • Set guidance and expectations for maintenance and engineering to appropriately assess, select, and manage external contractors for project and service requirements.

  • Assist Maintenance Team Manager with management of work order system, spare parts, tools, and supply inventory to minimize unplanned downtime and operating cost.

  • Assist Maintenance Team Manager in the development and support of maintenance technicians.

  • Assist Sr. Engineers in the development and support of process engineers and process technicians.

  • Provide direct "hands on" assistance or knowledge to process engineers and maintenance technicians as needed.

  • Member of plant leadership team with leadership responsibilities both within primary function and beyond.

  • Provide training, mentoring, performance planning, and feedback to develop direct reports and others.


  • Bachelors in Chemical, Mechanical Engineering preferred, other engineering degrees will be considered.

  • 5+ years experience in process engineering / plant maintenance / engineering leadership role (preferred).

  • Experience with a TPM program implementation or managing a TPM program (preferred.)

  • Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems (including automation control, AC and DC drives, mechanical drives and systems, PLCs, sensors, and motor controls) and facilities systems (required).

  • Exposure to Six Sigma or Lean Methodologies (Black Belt or Green Belt certification preferred).

  • Demonstrated leadership skills, ability to influence and motivate others to excel.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and projects concurrently in a dynamic factory environment.

  • Ability to work with others in a team environment. Actively promote collaboration & teamwork and resolve conflicts.

  • Strong organization and computer skills - MS Office, MS Project, Google, AODocs, MINITAB, AutoCAD, Agility, Rockwell RS software.

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.

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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