Avery Dennison HR Specialist, HR Transactional Services in Mentor, Ohio

Company Description

Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing 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 approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2017 were $6.6 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

This position is open to remote working arrangements. The expectation is to come onsite to an Avery Dennison location once in a while.

The HR Transactional Specialist will be the Subject Matter Expert working closely with HR, HRIS, Payroll and Benefits to provide transactional support associated with all employee & contractor life cycle system related activities. Work towards continuous improvement, standardization and simplification of HR transactional processes associated with the employee and contractor life cycle.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform PeopleSoft HRMS data entry for the U.S. & Canada.

  • Develop and maintain strong relations with BU customers by adhering to service level agreements and driving continuous improvement.

  • Fulfill report requests for HR Systems.

  • Deliver training and support for end users of PeopleSoft & SilkRoad.

  • Monitor and disposition transactions related to leave administration. Work with HR, Benefits, and Payroll to resolve any issues in a timely manner.

  • Partner with HR Centers of Excellence to provide support for onboarding, relocation, and merit cycle.

  • Work closely with the Corporate HRIS Team/IT to make recommendations, gather requirements, and test future enhancements and improvements to the HR Systems.

  • Facilitate periodic audits of PeopleSoft HRMS data to ensure data accuracy.

  • Support documentation requirements for SOX compliance.

  • Ensure the consistency to policy and process guidelines that drive standardization and simplification.

  • Research root cause of issues and assist with resolution efforts.


  • Minimum 3 years experience in HR

  • Associate degree preferred

  • Strong knowledge of PeopleSoft HR System and state/federal laws associated with the HR Employee Life Cycle is desired

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated, work with minimal guidance and able to work under pressure

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills

  • Enjoys working with technology as it relates to applications

  • Proficiency in MS Excel and Google (Mail/Drive, Sheets, Forms)

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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