Avery Dennison Engineering Project Coordinator in Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides branding and information labeling solutions, including pressure-sensitive materials, radio-frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, and a variety of converted products and solutions. The company designs and manufactures a wide range of labeling and functional materials that enhance branded packaging, carry or display information that connects the physical and the digital, and improve customers’ product performance. The company serves an array of industries worldwide, including home and personal care, apparel, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2022 were $9.0 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
Flexible work arrangements
Employee Assistance Program eligibility / Health Advocate
Paid vacation and Paid holidays
Avery Dennison is a global leader in pressure-sensitive adhesives and materials, labels, tags, retail systems and specialty chemicals. 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/IATF 16949 certified.
The successful candidate will be a contributor to the Fastener Research and Development Team. We are seeking an individual with strong project management skills who can support internal and external projects which include custom designed plastic components for worldwide distribution in the automotive market. The ideal candidate will have a successful track record of organization and execution of e projects and working directly with customers, suppliers and key partners. Experience in project management processes and software is a requirement.
Your responsibilities will include:
Activities may include, but are not limited to:
Support the planning, scheduling, and execution of multiple product development projects and meeting deadlines for results
Support all aspects of the projects through phases of the new product development process using standard project management techniques
Collaborate with all internal functions (Operations, Quality, etc) functions to ensure quality standards of high volume manufacturing
Supports business process management methodologies such as ISO9001/IATF16949 or equivalent. Familiarity with PPAP’s and APQP process a plus
Support internal and external resources for design, development, & prototyping
Collaborate with Business Development and Sales functions to identify and develop new product solutions that meet identified market needs (CTQ’s & VOC)
Diagnose and address customer problems related to existing and new products
Help to identify, qualify, and develop high quality suppliers
Design and/or improve on internal project management processes
What we will be looking for in you:
0-5 years experience in engineering design process
Strong communication, problem solving, listening and negotiation skills
Injection molding tooling and process comprehension
ISO9001/IATF16949 or similar quality system process experience
Proficient in spreadsheet, word processing and presentation software (Google based)
Familiarity with project management software (Smartsheets)
Lean Sigma experiences a plus
Manufacturing and/or Material knowledge (plastics)
Focus on automotive plastic components: channels, brackets, custom parts a plus
Ability to travel (5-10%) on a global basis
Bachelor's degree (BS) in Engineering, Plastics, project management or a related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
Project Management qualifications, formal study or certification a plus
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