Avery Dennison Operations Leadership Development Program in Mentor, Ohio
Avery Dennison Corporation (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 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
What we are looking for
Avery Dennison’s North America Operations Leadership Development Program (OLDP) has a single business focus to build talent for our rapidly growing organization. With a concentrated blend of experiential on-the-job learning and classroom and virtual training, the OLDP serves as the talent pipeline for leadership roles throughout the organization.
We are looking for agile problem solvers who enjoy working in a dynamic and collaborative environment to be our next Operations Associate. OLDP Associates receive in-depth exposure to multiple areas/divisions of our business by rotating through two different assignments over the course of 30 months. We are only considering individuals who are excited about relocating multiple times between OH, IN, PA, and GA during and after graduating from the program.
The OLDP Associate will typically rotate through some of the following roles/functions:
Process and Quality Engineering
Operations Team Leadership
Enterprise Lean Sigma
What you will be doing
The primary roles and responsibilities of this LDP position will be:
Lean and Six Sigma: Lead and conduct problem solving efforts and propose resolutions utilizing these tools
Product Development: Continually improve and optimize current products through variability reduction. Provide support for new products as they arise by interacting with marketing business teams
Process Improvement: Initiate and support new equipment and process upgrades to minimize scrap, increase productivity and improve quality. Assure improvements are sustained
Ensure Quality: Plan, develop, enhance and implement control systems to ensure product, material, process and procedural compliance with quality standards
Maintain Performance Standards: Provide on-machine expertise to operators and other staff personnel to ensure manufacturing capability and capacity are meeting delivery and performance targets
Project Management: Develop project timelines, assign responsibilities, and drive execution of tasks to deliver goals
What sets us apart
Avery Dennison’s Leadership Development Program (LDP) 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 are on-boarded with other LDP associates from the various tracks, you quickly develop a community with new, current, and recently graduated LDPs all willing to focus and commit to make sure you have what it takes to succeed.
In addition, a core component of the curriculum is the mentoring program. Paired with another leader within the organization, the program focuses on the transition from college to corporate, leveraging strengths and defining your career path.
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:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a focus on Chemical, Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, Computer or Automation. Expected graduation date should be December 2019 (to start in January 2020) or May 2020 (to start in June 2020)
Previous internship or co-op experience required
Leadership experience via student organizations, athletics, intramural sports, volunteerism or similar activities
Flexibility and willingness to relocate multiple times between OH, IL IN, PA, and GA during and after graduating from the program
Ability to travel up to 20 percent of the time
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
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