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Avery Dennison Process Engineer in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee

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

We are looking for for a Process Engineer to join our team at our Mt. Juliet, TN facility. In this role, you will be involved in improving the performance of our operations to achieve production excellence. As part of our team, you will work with cross functional teams within Supply Chain, Operations, Environmental, Health & Safety and Quality on projects. Ability to work multiple functions and influence others is key to the role.

What you’ll be doing:

In your role as Process Engineer, delivering on these responsibilities is critical to success:

Support day to day product and process operations on finishing assets

Support of the scale-up of new products and in the improvement of existing products.

Support preventive maintenance plan on finishing assets

Work closely with unit scheduler and operations team to ensure optimal schedule sequence, relay performance to schedule interruptions, and make course corrections to minimize customer impact and improve production efficiencies

Lead slitting trials and SOP changes

Troubleshoot daily operational challenges; first point of contact for shift teams

Manage capital projects for the unit including project scoping and cost estimation, capital request development, project execution and managing contractors, and start up

Lead process improvement teams identifying and calling out all areas of improvement

Research and identify root cause on customer complaints. Work with team to develop and implement corrective action plan and implementation.

Working across functional boundaries and collaborate with various business disciplines in a significant manner - laboratory, manufacturing, engineering, sales, and marketing functions as needed to carry out assignments.

Serve as an authority in data analysis and statistical tools

Please click on the link below to learn more about our Performance Tapes Division




Bachelor’s Degree required; Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Industrial engineering related required.


2-3 years Operations Engineering or related experience.

Lean and six sigma manufacturing experience is desired

Data analysis and using statistical tools

Web handling experience preferred.

Strong communication skills to successfully build rapport with the operations, maintenance and commercial teams


Be flexible in work hours. Will be on-call for troubleshooting and support for 24/5 manufacturing operation

Flex work schedule as required to cover off shift and weekend production

Agent of change. Identify, initiate, execute, control, and audit.

Work with quantitative analysis and models for decision-making and problem solving.

Able to conduct research, prepare comprehensive reports and present complex statistical information in a clear and succinct fashion.

Can demonstrate process troubleshooting ability.

Can evaluate multiple variables to arrive at the optimum solution.

Competency in objective setting, and providing appropriate situational leadership to execute these strategies.

Ability to take on increased responsibility, special initiatives, and leadership role.

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