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Avery Dennison Team Manager in Mentor, Ohio

Company Description

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.

Job Description

Avery Dennison is seeking a Team Manager for our Vancive Medical Technologies business based in Mentor, OH. In this role, you will directly supervise manufacturing employees within an assigned area. You will be responsible for monitoring work, adjusting schedules to meet unforeseen conditions, and controlling load factors and workflow to ensure maximum use of available capacity and effective use of labor, tools, and equipment. We are looking for someone what can provide solid leadership a team of production and operation professionals.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop and implement operations improvement strategies for safety, cost, quality, training, inventory, and services.

  • Analyze and draw information for daily operational needs and improvement for the team. Provide prompt problem solving for key issues, driving through from root cause identification to problem resolution.

  • Responsible for key operational measures within business unit (service, quality, productivity, cost, and safety).

  • Drive improvement strategies in all key metric areas; lead production flow, staffing schedule, and resources to budget and plan.

  • Implement / ensure standard methodologies and SOPs are followed.

  • Lead continuous improvement activities, 5S, housekeeping, and recycling programs. Lead the efforts to build a safety conscious environment; be actively involved in safety initiatives.

  • Collaborate with other functional areas to resolve problems and develop improved manufacturing processes.

  • Understand and ensure compliance with cGMP, ISO 13485, and FDA 21 CFR Part 820 regulations.

  • Assist in the investigation of customer complaints and nonconformances as required.

  • Demonstrate ability to coordinate multiple projects, priorities, and people.

  • Train and provide development opportunities for staff. Ensure annual goals are completed and communicated.

  • Perform general management duties, exercising authority concerning staffing needs, training needs, performance appraisals, skill development, timekeeping, consistent application of organizational policies, promotions, and terminations.

  • Act as a team role model and change-agent. Positively lead and influence team members to partner together to achieve individual and business goals.

  • Perform other tasks as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with concentration in engineering, operations management, or related field.

  • Experience in a medical device manufacturing environment is helpful.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills: ability to achieve operational results through delegation and teamwork.

  • Ability to trouble-shoot and effectively problem-solve issues and implement solutions to prevent recurring problems.

  • Ability to provide positive and constructive feedback, coach, support, and develop a diverse group of individuals.

  • Knowledge of manufacturing operations systems, standard methodologies, processes, and technology.

  • Effective communication, people, and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated effective time management, project management, and organizational skills.

  • Willing and able to work flexible shift hours and adjust schedule to meet business and employee needs.

  • Model and promote the Corporation’s Code of Business Ethics and Values.

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.

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