Avery Dennison Manager, Quality in Miamisburg, Ohio
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 approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
The Quality Manager will develop, maintain and ensure compliance with quality assurance programs, policies, processes, procedure. The incumbent will provide expertise and guidance in interpreting policies, regulatory and/or governmental regulations, and agency guidelines to assure compliance and work directly with operating entities to ensure that inspections, process control analyses or audits are conducted on a continuing basis as specified to enforce requirements and meet specifications. The individual will manage the quality function by providing work direction for quality engineers, and various levels of inspectors and interact regularly with engineering, manufacturing and service functions to establish quality standards for raw material, work in process and finished products.
Train and provide development opportunities for staff. Ensure annual goals are complete and communicated. Ensure Global Performance Management System is up to date and regular feedback is provided to staff members.
Develop quality Objectives, Goals, Strategies and Measures (OGSM) for assigned area and confirm linkage to global business strategies.
Monitor and evaluate team members, and adjust training where needed.
Model and promote the Corporation’s Code of Business Ethics and Values.
Perform general management duties, exercising usual authority concerning staff, performance appraisals, promotions and terminations. Responsible for training and development of subordinate staff, estimating personnel needs, assigning work, meeting completion dates, interpreting and ensuring consistent application of organizational policies.
Act as a team role model and change-agent.
Positively lead and influence team members to partner together to achieve individual and business goals.
Lead ISO process and continuous improvement and quality assurance projects.
Improve product consistency.
Provide project management and technical leadership.
Lead cross-functional team on projects. Communicate and work with all levels of the organization. Interact with colleagues, suppliers and customers.
Achieve maximum levels of productivity, ensuring that the business benefits from the lowest possible cost and best value.
Responsible for clear, focused leadership to further reduce the barriers to delivering competitive advantage via global size and scale.
Develop, analyze and manage quality expenses.
Provide leadership to select local and/or global quality initiatives.
Develop and execute appropriate business plans/multi-generation product plans to identify trends, opportunities for marketplace advantage and new ideas for products, processes and services. Direct quality assurance activities.
Lead benchmarking of quality-related topics in support of divisional goals.
Bachelor’s Degree in Quality Management or Engineering field preferred.
5+ years manufacturing and engineering or related experience, with supervisory or lead experience preferred.
Certified Quality Engineer, Affiliation with ASQ, or other related certifications and affiliations preferred.
Sound engineering and people-leading skills.
Demonstrated understanding and skills in project and program management, including 3rd parties.
Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, ISO or related experience preferred.
Strong math and analytical skills. Strong organization and attention to detail. Strong scientific and engineering knowledge.
Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to be an advisor to clients and build strong and sustainable relationships.
Skilled in team building and experience in effectively working with cross functional teams.
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 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