Avery Dennison Sr. Process Engineer in Mentor, Ohio
Avery Dennison Corporation (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 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
As Sr. Process Engineer, you will be responsible for reducing product and process variation through the use of Six Sigma / statistical tools and the implementation or improvement of existing procedures and process controls.
In this critical role, you will also be responsible for:
Be a business partner to the site leadership team
Identify & analyze production problems using Six Sigma methodologies to control & improve manufacturing processes.
Loss reduction & continuous improvement in coating line productivity & product quality through the use of problem solving, Six Sigma & project management skills.
Continually improve & optimize current products through variation reduction.
Provide support for new product development and material changes as they arise by interacting with and being a member of Marketing and R&D teams.
Develop control strategies for sustaining all continuous improvement projects.
Initiate, manage & participate in safety, quality, cost & process improvement projects.
Provide ongoing process evaluation—including trials & capability studies.
Implementation of new equipment & operating procedures.
Mentoring other process engineers and operations personnel.
Developing and implementing technical training.
Participating, leading and sponsoring various task teams.
Assisting in the development of long-term strategies.
What we will be looking for in you:
Experience with statistical analysis, statistical process controls, SPC, DOE, FMEA, and MSE.
Ability to develop, implement, monitor, measure, and control functional improvement plans.
Problem solving, decision analysis, situation appraisal skills.
Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple concurrent priorities.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to influence others.
Approachable, effective in giving/receiving feedback.
Strong presentation and facilitation skills.
Strong PC skills – MS Office, Lotus Notes, MINITAB, QSI and QIS experience a plus.
Previous ISO 9001-2000 experience with implementation, improvement, and sustainment.
Previous Six Sigma exposure/experience. Green Belt / Black Belt certification a plus.
Experience with Controls, instrumentation, PLC knowledge also a plus.
Previous experience with Pressure Sensitive Adhesives / web based processes.
- BS Degree in engineering required.
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