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Avery Dennison Sr Design Engineer in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Company Description

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, 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 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2021 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

The Sr. Design Engineer will be a major contributor to our New Product Development Team. We are seeking an individual with strong design experience who can create precision plastic components, test fixtures, electro and pneumatic mechanisms and machinery for worldwide distribution. The ideal candidate will have a successful track record in the design and development of high volume plastic products used preferably in the automotive, industrial and general retail industries. Experience in rapid prototyping processes as well as in the use of solid modeling computer aided design software is required.

This role will be flexible on remote working , however needs to be available onsite to support lab, production and projects specific actions and during the initial weeks for training.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Design, analysis, prototype, and qualify new products through project management process

  • Plan, schedule, and implement multiple product development projects simultaneously, while meeting timeline for the work you're doing

  • Collaborate with Business Development and Sales functions to identify and develop new product solutions that meet identified market needs (CTQ’s & VOC)

  • Diagnose/solve customer problems related to existing and new product testing and deployment

  • Collaborate with Operations & Quality functions to ensure quality standards of high volume manufacturing

  • Supports business process management methodologies such as ISO/IATF-16949. Knowledge in PPAP’s and APQP procedures a plus

  • Identify/lead external resources for design, development, & prototyping

  • Help to identify, qualify, and develop high quality suppliers


  • 5 to 10 years experience in the engineering design of plastic components and mechanisms

  • Solid modeling proficiency (Preferably SolidWorks)

  • Injection molding tooling and process comprehension

  • Material knowledge (plasitcs)

  • Proven communication, problem solving, listening and negotiation skills

  • ISO9001/IATF16949 or similar quality system process experience

  • Proficient in spreadsheet, word processing and presentation software (Google based)

  • Lean Sigma experiences a plus

  • Focus on automotive plastic components: channels, brackets, custom parts a plus

  • Ability to travel (10-20%) on a global basis


  • Bachelor's degree (BS) in Mechanical Engineering, Plastic or a related field required. Masters degree preferred.



Additional Information

Who we are!

  • Our Story:

Avery dennison is everywhere you look:

  • We not only embrace change… we drive it.

  • Our culture is innovative and collaborative - where bold ideas turn into action.

  • We are committed to workplace diversity, both for employees and for the business.

  • We are a force for good, embedded in industries and communities worldwide.

  • We are challenging ourselves and others to reach higher and think bigger to improve the quality of all life.

Avery Dennison is a great place to work for everyone.

We offer:

  • Structured learning and development

  • Mentoring program

  • Competitive total rewards

  • Commitment to Sustainability

At Avery Dennison we do what we love and we love what we do.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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.

If you require accommodations to view or apply for a job, alternative methods are available to submit an application. Please contact 440.534.6080 or jacqueline.williams@averydennison.com to discuss reasonable accommodations.

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