Avery Dennison Senior Manager, Information Technology in Mentor, Ohio

Company Description

Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global leader in pressure-sensitive and functional materials and labeling solutions for the retail apparel market. The company's applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and more than 25,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers in the consumer packaging, graphical display, logistics, apparel, industrial and healthcare industries. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company reported sales of $6.1 billion in 2016. Learn more at www.averydennison.com

Job Description

As a member of an international IT Organization the successful candidate will be the IT lead on the current Oracle EBS implementation, responsible for the implementation in North America and Latin America. The IT lead is part of the project management office and will interact with the business stakeholders.


  • IT lead on the North America and Latin America Oracle EBS implementation

  • Part of the project management office, which leads the design, development and implementations

  • Coordinate all IT activities between the different internal parties and external vendors

  • Good functional business understanding, to ensure that functional requirements are mapped into standard Oracle functionality

  • Capable to manage a big and diverse team

  • Manage Integrations, conversions, extensions

  • Go-live planning and cut over

  • When to use which tool and how

  • Manage technical problems & troubleshooting

  • Environment Management

  • Sizing & Performance

  • Weekly tracking and communication of technical workstream status during leadership and program status meetings

  • Drive continuous improvement of our IT practices, procedures and supporting tools

  • Identify and present opportunities for technical solutions and process improvement


  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally with a major in IT, Business Administration or Computer Science is required

  • A Masters degree would be an advantage but not a must

  • At least 5 years+ of fundamental experience as an Oracle technical lead, ideally within a manufacturing industry

  • Experience as an IT lead in EBS implementations

  • Experience in Project Management

  • Ability to plan strategically, as well as translate into implementation plan for the organization

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, ability to create sophisticated solutions to complex requirements

  • Ability of seeing the whole picture and delivering results in a partnering and collaborative style

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to travel up to 40% (travel will increase when the implementation moves to South America in 2020)

Additional Information

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