Avery Dennison RFID New Product Development Engineer in Fletcher, North Carolina
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 SMARTRAC:
Built on a legacy of innovation and materials science, Avery Dennison has embarked on a new era of opportunity. This is an opportunity to take the functional and traditional label and enable it with digital technologies that can give every item a unique digital identity and digital life.
This “intelligence applied” technology has the capability to enable a world of connected everything. A world where the 'who, what and where' of every physical, become points of irrefutable fact and absolute visibility. Provenance, authenticity, sourcing, history, real-time location; guaranteed for businesses and consumers throughout the entire supply chain and all the way to the home. At its most simple, a company with a legacy in “making labels” becomes a category-leading technology company making the Internet of Things a positive, transformative, world-wide reality for all of us. The label has always told us something about the product. Now it can tell us everything.
In February 2020, Avery Dennison acquired Smartrac, a leading manufacturer of RFID products. Combined with the Intelligent Labels business, we will leverage our deep industry knowledge and know-how in technology and innovation, R&D, quality and service to drive RFID and technology adoption across multiple industries. And we want you to be part of our journey!
As a member of the RFID Technical Team, this role is responsible for working with our global and local operations to ensure seamless implementations to new RFID products and processes.
Support the qualification of new products and processes for RFID technology
Conduct product testing and data analysis. Performs tests according to strict test processes to ensure new products meet requirements for release
Oversees testing of multiple thousands of products per week to meet development schedules
Provides timely and accurately detailed test reports and analysis
Actively participates in product review and discussion of test results and other data
Regularly collaborates with cross functional teams located both locally, and remotely in the US and EU
Establish robust processes with the product development team to ensure new products and processes are properly validated and documented
Arrange, execute, and observe while participating in the qualification trials
Identify key process parameters and document to ensure manufacturing consistency
Work with the Global Quality team to identify root causes and corrective actions, and assist with corrective action deployment
Transition best practices, lessons learned, and SOPs to other RFID sites.
Avery Dennison has a long history of being a market leader. Your history is important to us. It should include the following:
- Bachelor’s Degree required; Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related Bachelor's of Science Degree
Engineering experience preferred
Experience in RFID or semiconductor manufacturing preferred
Project management experience required
Knowledge of six sigma and lean manufacturing preferred
Working knowledge of printing and converting technologies preferred
Experience with system hardware/software setup and integration
Experience with RF or microwave frequency or antenna theory is preferred
Proven leadership skills – able to influence and motivate others
High Energy, passion for excellence, bias for action
Excellent time management skills
Attention to details, ability to consistently follow detailed procedures and provide accurate and complete reports
Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to effectively present complex topics in a concise manner
Effective interpersonal skills dealing with people at various levels and in a variety of functions
Solid understanding of business issues, metrics, and customer value.
Fluent in English
Global travel will be required, up to 15%
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.
We do not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates using their personal email addresses.
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