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Avery Dennison Process Engineer in Miamisburg, 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 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

We are searching for a Process Engineer for our Embelex team based in Miamisburg, OH.  The Process Engineer is a technical role that leads and supports step-change improvement and next generation manufacturing capabilities to drive improved speed to market, customer service, cost and quality.  You will collaborate globally with other technical, operations, supply chain and business colleagues across all functions.  All work is accomplished with focus on promoting EHS and sustainability.

As a Process Engineer you are assigned to lead and/or support strategies, initiatives and ongoing technology associated with innovation at Avery Dennison manufacturing sites and outsource partners.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: 


  • Identification and development of technologies and process changes to reduce time and manual effort.

  • Identification and development of next generation manufacturing platforms and processes, accelerating conversion to digital workflow.

  • Ongoing collaboration and communication with colleagues and stakeholders across all functions to understand priority needs and opportunities and to share ideas and proposals.

  • Engage in processes to proactively identify potential solutions, establish and engage in ongoing practices to build a culture that encourages trying new things and failing fast to drive rapid learning.

  • Drive growth, cost reduction, yield and product quality improvements, capacity increases and EHS improvements.

  • Supporting technology and product roadmaps for near and long term strategy - recommending and advising on capital investments, equipment modifications, and technology improvements.

  • Proactively managing execution of priority initiatives to deliver  improved processes and results.

  • Write technical reports and document research.  Summarize critical results and observations. Verify reliability of data.

  • Develops standard operational procedures (SOPs) for design and process across new and existing product lines. 


  • B.S. in the sciences required with specific degrees in Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, or Industrial Engineering preferred

  • Minimum 3 years related work experience - manufacturing technologies, operations, process improvements, and problem solving

  • Basic knowledge of industrial lasers and laser materials; processing of non-metallic materials a plus, but not required

  • Basic knowledge of material handling equipment for roll-fed and sheet-fed materials is a plus, but not required

  • Experience with digital printing technology and inks

  • Experience with operating and maintaining digital inkjet printing systems.

  • Expertise for manufacturing technologies, process automation and innovation

  • Position requires excellent problem-solving skills with high levels of motivation, initiative and energy

  • Direct experience with Heat Transfer labeling and chemistry is highly desirable

  • Effective written and oral communications 

  • Proficiency with applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Office and Google Suite of Apps (gmail, docs, sheets, slides, forms)

  • Proficient in CAD tools

  • Ability to resolve root cause and corrective/preventive actions with problem solving techniques such as FMEA, fishbone diagrams, 5 Whys, and additional lean sigma tools

  • Good planning skills and working experience with planning techniques

  • Able to work independently as well as in a team

  • Ability to interact effectively with both internal and external customers

  • Lean principles and applications

  • Basic project management skills

  • People leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to travel when required to support business

  • Ability to work on multiple projects and priorities with limited supervision

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