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Avery Dennison Risk Manager in Mentor, Ohio

Company Description

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.

At Avery Dennison, some of the great benefits we provide are:

  • Health & Wellness benefits starting on day 1 of employment

  • Paid parental leave

  • 401K eligibility

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Employee Assistance Program eligibility / Health Advocate

  • Paid vacation and Paid holidays

Job Description

We are excited to look for a Risk Manager to join our Avery Dennison Risk Department! As a Risk Manager, you will play an integral role as part of the Risk Management team, providing leadership in insurance and risk management reporting to the Director, Risk Management.

Job Location: flexible in Northeast Ohio area within reasonable commuting distance to our office located in Mentor, OH; candidates have the option to be on a hybrid model.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage the following insurance programs including all renewal items, claims and insurance recovery process for:

  • Global Casualty (Workers’ Compensation/Employer’s Liability, Auto Liability, and General Liability)

  • Umbrella/Excess

  • Product Recall/Withdrawal

  • Cyber

  • Provide support to the business units as needed for these programs (i.e. coverage questions, certificates of insurance).

  • Collaborate with the business units, leadership, EHS and our insurance carrier on loss control initiatives that help protect the company’s assets and earning potential.

  • Partner with the business units, HR, and EHS on claims management and return-to-work initiatives.

  • Lead the vendor relationships for the lines of coverage above, ensuring they provide outstanding service while meeting specified servicing results.

  • Coordinate the department’s annual operating plan, including preparation of monthly and quarterly variance reports as part of the annual budget process.

  • Partner with HR and EHS in managing the security/workplace violence program.

  • Continuously identify areas of improvement for our programs as well as cost-saving initiatives.

  • Manage the departments Risk Management Information System and intranet portal.

  • Work with the Director in supporting the company’s semiannual Enterprise Risk Management process.

  • Work with the Director in supporting Avery Dennison’s captive insurance company.

  • Assist in M&A due diligence and insurance-related needs.

  • Perform other related duties requiring a high degree of judgment and discernment in handling critical and confidential matters, as assigned.

  • Work to improve the department's visibility and value we add to the company.


Bachelor’s degree in Risk Management, Business, Accounting, Finance or related field. MBA or legal background is a plus.

  • 6 years or more experience working either in a corporate risk management environment with global risks or at an insurance broker/consultant working on large, complex, global accounts, with 3+ years supervisory or lead experience preferred

  • ARM Certification or similar insurance certification a plus or willingness to acquire certification.

  • Pay attention to details; has outstanding analytical and organizational skills.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence, empower and collaborate with others to quickly achieve results.

  • Ability to effectively plan, coordinate, direct and control projects.

  • Ability to effectively present complex topics in a concise manner.

  • Up to 15% travel may be required.

  • Self-motivated, teammate with a high energy, positive outlook and professional demeanor who takes initiative to drive valuable results.

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)534-6000 or NA.TA.Operations@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