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Avery Dennison Regional Manager, Procurement Operations in Mentor, Ohio

Company Description

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 32,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

The Regional Manager, Procurement Operations is responsible for building and maintaining systems and processes for supplier engagement that facilitate efficient and effective Procurement.

The Regional Manager, Procurement Operations will work collaboratively within Procurement and with IT, Finance, Operations and Supply Chain to build and maintain supplier engagement processes.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In coordination with IT and Finance, build and/or maintain efficient, standard processes to exchange pricing information with suppliers

  • In coordination with Supply Chain, Product Compliance and Sustainability, maintain efficient, standard methods to exchange and report information with suppliers on capacity and compliance

  • Review supplier performance in aggregate and coordinate efforts between other functions and Procurement Manages to ensure Quality Planning, Problem Solving and Corrective Actions are complete

  • Continuously assess and report supply and cost risk by site, supplier and/or product category

  • Optimize and implement the purchase of resins for EFP

  • Monitor/report NA index pricing agreements and input cost changes to inflation/deflation forecasts

  • Improve procurement processes and apply latest thinking in the areas of strategic sourcing, cost modeling, supplier relationship development, and total cost of ownership

  • Ensure data is accurate in systems that reflect current and projected supplier information (e.g. pricing, payment terms, contacts, etc.)

  • Analyze suppliers and markets to identify trends, industry dynamics, opportunities for marketplace advantage, and new ideas for products, processes and services.

  • Gather information about competitors’ materials, technologies, supply base, sourcing strategies, etc. to benchmark competitors’ costs, service, etc.

Qualifications

Avery Dennison has a long history of being a market leader. Your history is important to us. It should include the following:

Education:

  • B.S. degree in Supply Chain Management or a related field

Skills:

  • 5+ Years working in procurement at a manufacturing company

  • Analytical and presentation skills, with ability to communicate efficiently, persuasively and credibly with suppliers, colleagues and senior management

  • Excellent oral and written communication

  • Expertise in negotiations

  • Presentation skills, with ability to communicate persuasively and credibly with suppliers, colleagues and senior management

  • Demonstrated success leading cross-functional projects

  • High level of maturity, flexibility and leadership capability

  • Manufacturing acumen, with ability to develop, communicate and reinforce CTQs

  • Technical aptitude, exemplified by education/training in Chemistry, other Engineering discipline or related work experience

  • Execution (Focus, prioritization, follow-up, discipline)

  • Financial acumen

  • Familiarity with Supply Chain Management principles

  • Strong values and integrity, keeping with Avery Dennison’s Code of Conduct

Additional information

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

Additional Information

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.

If you require accommodations to view or apply for a job, alternative methods are available to submit an application. Please contact 440.534.6080 or jacqueline.williams@averydennison.com to discuss reasonable accommodations.

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

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