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Avery Dennison Maintenance Manager in Mill Hall, Pennsylvania

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

The Maintenance Manager directs the Maintenance department in order to meet production, quality and cost objectives, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the maintenance department. Through reliability centered maintenance, you will maintain requirements for equipment, materials, and manpower resources that are used to drive performance improvements. You will represent the site maintenance team on cross-functional leadership teams to drive site and business goals, and will be responsible for operational results across multiple teams/units within the facility.

In your role as Maintenance Manager, delivering on these responsibilities is critical to success:

  • Lead, develop, and challenge the maintenance staff to create process stability, innovation, technology advancement, and continuous improvement.

  • Analyze and draw information for long-term strategy of improving unplanned downtime on site assets.

  • Development and management of machine reliability metrics.

  • Apply rigorous observation and analytical tools to identify and execute expense and capital projects focused on safety, quality, operating cost, productivity, and fulfillment of customer expectations.

  • Plan, coordinate, and supervise machine and/or building maintenance schedules and activities.

  • Facilitate/collaborate with other functions to ensure project/maintenance objectives are aligned with division and plant objectives.

  • Lead project planning, communication, and execution to achieve time, cost, and results targets.

  • Manage/control cost center and capital project portfolio to achieve targeted results.

  • Assess, select, and manage external contractors for project and service requirements.

  • Manage and improve work order system, spare parts, tools, and supply inventory to minimize unplanned downtime and operating cost.

  • Provide direct "hands on" assistance to maintenance technicians as needed.

  • Provide training, coaching, performance planning, daily prioritization of work and feedback to develop direct reports and others.

  • Develop and maintain the Mechanical Integrity Program in accordance with OSHA PSM guidelines.


Avery Dennison has a long history of being a market leader. Your history is important to us. It should include the following:


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology required.

  • 8+ years experience in manufacturing operations position and experience leading non-exempt employees. Experience in a chemical or solvent-based manufacturing environment is a plus.

  • Project management experience with the ability to lead multiple projects varying in scope and complexity (construction & facilities project management a plus).

  • Strong ability to troubleshoot equipment/process issues.

  • Implementing and assessing a Mechanical Integrity program in accordance with OSHA PSM guidelines.

  • Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems (including automation control, AC and DC drives, mechanical drives and systems, PLCs, sensors, and motor controls) and facilities systems.

  • Experience and understanding of Energy Management Systems, Emergency Response, Evacuation Processes, Process Safety Management, NEC, NFPA, and local fire safety codes.

  • Leadership experience and demonstrated ability to lead, coach and build relationships while effectively managing boundaries.

Additional Competencies Required:

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.

  • Ability and willingness to adjust schedule to support 24/7 operations.

  • Commitment to a team-oriented organization.

  • Knowledge of solvent Coating operations. Experience with continuous flow manufacturing preferred.

  • Results driven with a focus on continuous improvement. Organized and logical with ability to prioritize and sort complex problems moving to root cause and final resolution.

  • Black Belt or Green Belt Certification desired.

  • Strong organization and computer skills - MS Office, MS Project, MINITAB, AutoCAD, Rockwell RS software.



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.

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