Avery Dennison R&D Product Development Engineer in Mentor, Ohio
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.
Avery Dennison is seeking a New Product Development Engineer, Graphics Division, to join the Labels and Graphics Materials Group North America Research and Development team in Mentor, Ohio, suburb of Cleveland OH. In this role, the successful candidate will bring passion and determination to product development and innovation. As an Avery Dennison R&D Product Development Engineer, you will join a dynamic and cross-functional team to help develop new and innovative products for our graphics division. Leading major new product development from concept to commercialization resulting in the launch of new and innovative Graphics products while collaborating with the marketing, operations, supply chain, and quality teams.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead technical projects while being accountable to delivering product attributes on time and budget, while using good project management tools
Present information and effectively communicate with divisions, cross-functionally and cross-regionally. Present findings to cross-functional teams and leadership.
Deliver results in the areas of statistical data analysis, lean thinking and problem solving, creativity and the ability to collaborate and drive results across boundaries with speed.
Ideate and develop mastery through market research, design and execution of experiments, benchmarking, test method development linked to performance in manufacturing and customer and end-user processes, analysis of suppliers and markets to identify trends and opportunities for marketplace advantage, as well as new product development, processes and services.
Act as a team role model of Avery Dennison’s Values and positively influence team members to partner together to achieve individual and business goals.
Partner with the Graphics marketing team to translate customer requirements into product attributes
Bachelor’s degree with 7+ years industry experience or Masters degree with 5+ years industry experience, or PhD with 3+ years industry experience. Degree in Polymer Science/Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering
Demonstrated management/leadership skills preferred
Strong project and time management skills, with global projects strongly preferred
Ability to interface effectively with cross-functional and cross-regional groups to define and execute overall requirements,
Strong technical background, scientific and engineering knowledge with emphasis on analytical skills, problem solving, and statistical data analysis
Familiarity of different pressure sensitive adhesive formulations including emulsions, solvents and hotmelts is preferred.
Familiarity with different types of coatings, casting and lamination processes.
Familiarity with the Graphics industry and graphics applications, especially in the automotive aftermarket, signage and fleet applications is preferred.
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
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