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Avery Dennison Supply Chain Supervisor 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

Avery Dennison is seeking a Supply Chain Supervisor for our Medical business located in Mentor, OH. This position is referred to as the Service Materials and Logistics Supervisor internally.

In this role, you will ensure supervised department meets daily/annual goals by assessing and suggesting new procedures and processes to increase efficiency. You will analyze and plan material requirements for both direct and indirect materials to support manufacturing by figuring out the volume/timing of materials needed and ensuring efficient inventory levels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use planning systems and processes to make and execute machine and staffing capacity planning decisions. Review capacity to identify and communicate bottleneck areas and manage over/under capacity situations with the Operations Department.

  • Prepare shop work orders for materials and product processing and coordinate with schedulers to ensure that items are being processed according to specifications and time requirements.

  • Coordinate supply chain, material management, and logistics activities with internal/external customers.

  • Maintain stocking levels of Buy/Resell products according to customer demand.

  • Resolve match exceptions in a timely manner. Call out price variances to pricing administrators to avoid future discrepancies.

  • Review customer forecasts, hard demand, and trends in manufacturing, sales, distribution, general business conditions and other related areas as required.

  • Serve as a liaison to a business unit to ensure their supply chain, material management, and logistics needs are met. Act as a point for interpretation of related policies and procedures.

  • Furnish reports as needed to forecast estimates and schedules related to inventory, distribution, transportation, and/or production.

  • Work with other functions to find opportunities to improve the process efficiency and improvement plan.

  • Develop, recommend, and coordinate the implementation of new procedures.

  • Proactively communicate supply chain issues and provide alternatives.

  • Partner with Operations to achieve production goals.

  • Actively participate in training to expand technical skills and improve services provided.

  • Coordinate that materials are received, stored, shipped, and reported in accordance with established procedures.

  • Understand and ensure compliance with cGMP, ISO 13485, and FDA CFR21 regulations.

  • Perform other tasks as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.

  • 5+ years SML or related experience required with supervisory or lead experience preferred.

  • Proficient understanding of the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of Supply Chain, Materials Management, and Logistics and all related focus areas.

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Understanding of applicable computer systems, such as ERP/ MRP systems, Microsoft Office, Gmail, Oracle, Ariba, and function specific software.

  • Experience in a regulated industry, such as Medical Device, pharmaceutical, or other industry preferred.

  • Strong analytical, mathematical, organizational, verbal and written communication skills and detail-oriented, with an ability to collaborate with cross-functional groups to define and execute overall requirements.

  • Good project management and business partnering skills.

  • Green Belt or ELS certification preferred.


Additional Information

Who we are!

  • Our Story:

Avery dennison is everywhere you look:

  • We not only embrace change… we drive it.

  • We work hard, push hard, and take brave risks.

  • Our culture is innovative and collaborative - where bold ideas turn into action.

  • We grow strong talent through stretch opportunities only restricted by your interests.

  • We are committed to workplace diversity, both for employees and for the business.

  • We are a force for good, embedded in industries and communities worldwide.

  • We are challenging ourselves and others to reach higher and think bigger to improve the quality of all life.

Avery Dennison is a great place to work for everyone.

We offer:

  • Structured learning and development

  • Mentoring program

  • Competitive total rewards

  • Commitment to Sustainability

At Avery Dennison we do what we love and we love what we do.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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