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Avery Dennison Technical Manager in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Company Description

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 32,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

ABOUT AVERY DENNISON Fastener Solutions

The Fastener Solutions business unit 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 business unit is ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 certified.

Job Description

About your role

Avery Dennison is seeking a Technical Manager to lead, develop, and drive the engineering team to improve process reliability, technology advancement, and support improvement projects for our Fastener Solutions business in Fitchburg, MA. With mentorship and leadership from the Director of WW Ops, you will lead a team of process engineers sought at providing support and efficiency improvements to the site.

Your responsibilities will include:

Activities may include, but are not limited to:

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

  • Lead, develop, and coach the technical team including toolroom supervisor, maintenance supervisor and manufacturing engineering team to improve process reliability, technology advancement, and support continuous improvement projects.

  • Collaborate with other plants/divisions to identify and implement operational best practices.

  • Lead capital project planning, communication, and execution to achieve time, cost, and results targets. Examples include scoping, purchase and validation of new equipment such as injection molding machines, automation, material handling systems.

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

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

  • Lead/facilitate/collaborate with other functions to ensure project objectives are aligned with division and plant objectives.

  • Assess, select, and manage external contractors for project and service requirements.

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

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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering field

  • 8+ years experience in plant operation/engineering

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

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

  • Adept in a team environment. Actively promote collaboration & partnership and resolve disagreements.

  • Ability and willingness to adjust schedule to support 24/7 operations.

  • Strong organization and computer skills - Google,

  • Solid modeling experience (Preferably SolidWorks or Unigraphics/NX) is preferred

  • Results driven with a focus on consistent improvement. Organized and logical with ability to prioritize and sort complex problems moving to root cause and final resolution.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical or mechanical engineering.

  • 5+ years of experience in leadership role

  • Experience in Six Sigma or Lean Methodologies (Blackbelt/Greenbelt).

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical or mechanical engineering.

  • Leadership experience and ability in lieu of degree may be considered.

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.

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

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