Avery Dennison R&D Technologist in Mentor, Ohio
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 over 50 countries. Reported sales in 2019 were $7.1 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
Avery Dennison is seeking a Technologist to join the Label and Graphics Materials Group North America team in Mentor, Ohio supporting the R&D Specialty and Durables product development team. In this role, the successful candidate will bring passion and determination to product development and complete work with perseverance and a sense of urgency leading cross-functional project teams to meet business needs for incremental revenue, cost reduction, business continuity, and quality in a leading company where individual and team success are recognized and rewarded.
Crucial duties and responsibilities:
Lead project systems and processes for trial creation, experimental raw materials, and raw material specification creation and revisions for the Specialty & Durables product development team projects.
Proficiency in the project systems to thereby improve the company’s capacity for effective and efficient project management and technical expertise. Identify and share innovative ways to improve the systems and processes.
Lead the rapid and detailed execution of low technical complexity business continuation and cost out cross-functional projects
Responsible for all aspects of the execution of assigned projects including developing detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, budget and status reports
Conduct project meetings to ensure cross-functional teams meet or exceed anticipated project benefits timely, within budget, and with a high level of quality
Identify and resolve issues proactively and balancing schedule, scope, and cost constraints creatively
Handle interpersonal dynamics within project teams to build consensus, determine changes to project plans, and hold team members accountable for delivery on commitments
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business or Scientific Field is required.
1 - 3 years project management or technical experience.
Good facilitation, relationship building, communication and problem solving skills
Good project management skills with knowledge of Project Management tracking software
Detail oriented; strong analytical and organizational skills
Comfort and confidence in interacting with / presenting to all levels in an organization
Good business acuity
Ability to influence effectively without authority
Propensity for identifying issues proactively, making decisions with incomplete information, and driving action
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.
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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