Avery Dennison Operations Co-Op in Mentor, Ohio
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 and solutions, 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. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2021 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
What we are looking for
We are seeking innovators, collaborators, and problem solvers. Our co-ops and interns do not shy away from a challenge, and are looking for a chance to create a real impact with our company. Avery Dennison’s Co-Op & Internship Program has a single business focus to cultivate future talent for our rapidly growing organization. With a concentrated blend of experiential on-the-job learning, a dynamic environment, access to business leaders, and a supportive team of co-workers, peers, and supervisors, the Co-Op and Internship Program will provide you the opportunity to sharpen your skills and collaborate on a number of strategic projects.
We’re seeking an Operations Co-Op to join our business in North America . You will be responsible for completing an assignment focused on process improvement initiatives and collaborating with the plant’s leadership team in one of our state of the art facilities. After a successful semester an Operations Interns and Co-Ops will get hands-on experience in manufacturing. Our co-op and internship program serves as a talent pipeline for our Early Careers Program in Operations and throughout the organization.
We are considering individuals who are excited about working in any of the following states for their time with us and possibly post college graduation OH, IN, PA, and GA.
What you will be doing
Identify and support process improvement opportunities
Build project plans and lead/support projects to completion
Assist plant leadership team and help implement plant initiatives
Support cross-functional teams with special projects as required
What sets us apart
Avery Dennison’s co-op and internship Program is unlike any other with its emphasis on networking, community and support. From Day 1, networking is encouraged, promoted and expected within the program. As you could be on-boarded with other co-ops, interns and Early Careers Program associates from various tracks, you quickly develop a community of individuals all committed to make sure you have what it takes to succeed.
A core component of the curriculum is the peer mentoring program. Paired with an Early Careers Associate or program graduate within the organization, the program focuses on the transition from college to corporate, leveraging strengths and defining your early career path.
In addition as an organization that values diversity and inclusion, we welcome our co-ops and interns to take an active role in our Employee Resource Groups(ERG’s). ERG’s are a group of employees that help advance and promote diversity, cultural awareness and an inclusive work environment. Some of our ERG’s are Black Employee Resource Group (BERG), Elevate(Women’s Leadership Development), NEO Chinese Association, Unite(LGBT+), Veteran Employee Resource Group (VERG) and Voz Latina.
Co-ops and Internships at Avery Dennison are paid and relocation assistance is available to those that qualify.
What you will need to bring to the program
Avery Dennison has a long history of being an industry leader. Your history is important to us. It should include the following:
- Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a focus on Chemical, Mechanical, Industrial.
Previous internship/co-op experience or relevant work experience
Experience via student organizations, such as Engineers without Borders, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Chemical Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers etc.
Volunteerism or similar activities
*Must have reliable transportation to and from work
Equal Opportunity Statement
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. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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