Avery Dennison Quality Manager in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee
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.
AVERY DENNISON Performance Tapes is a global developer and manufacturer of high-performance pressure-sensitive tapes used in a broad range of applications in automotive, appliances, electronics, building and construction, specialty industrial and personal care. For more than 50 years, we have supplied standard and customized tapes designed to deliver innovative solutions for customers’ needs across the globe. Worldwide manufacturing facilities ensure a global presence supported by local sales, technical and customer service throughout the regions.
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We are looking for a Quality Manager to join our Plant Leadership Team at our Mt. Juliet, TN facility. The Quality Manager will lead the planning and directing of quality activities within the Performance Tapes division in North America. This role often calls for the derivation and application of new or unusual approaches. You will partner with the technical teams to formulate, recommend and direct research and development programs to meet organization needs for the quality improvement and cost reduction of both existing and new products and processes. You will facilitate the transfer of technologies throughout various areas of the organization, evaluate new products, review and analyze technical literature and stay current on related issues and technical data. You will work directly for the Plant Manager, and be responsible for developing a team of Quality professionals. We are a dynamic environment focused on serving our customers and communities where we operate.
In this important role you will be responsible for:
Lead, coach and develop quality team members to achieve peak performance.
Attract, retain and develop high potential talent.
Lead cross-functional project teams & collaborate with all functions, levels of the organization, customers and suppliers.
Develop, maintain, and ensure compliance with quality assurance programs, policies, processes, and procedures under ISO 9001:2015.
Interact regularly with engineering, manufacturing and commercial functions to establish quality standards for raw material, work in process and finished products and ensure sufficient process capability to consistently meet those standards.
Deliver short-term and-long term results in order to develop and maintain the organization's credibility with the business and building opportunities for the function to add greater value to the business.
Use business trends and customer needs to develop and lead a divisional strategy, while crafting a team operating plan with actionable goals to accelerate competitive advantage.
B.S. in chemical, mechanical, industrial engineering or material sciences required.
4-6 years experience in a people leadership role and within a quality or operations function.
Demonstrated experience crafting policies, procedures, process, programs, and practices under ISO 9001:2015 (or a similar quality system) to ensure continuous improvement, conformance and effectiveness of Quality System.
Demonstrated experience with effective Corrective and Preventive Action processes to ensure process improvement and auditing results.
Able to quickly acclimate to complex organization: build and develop functional relationships, gain knowledge of products, develop analytical and reporting skills, learn multiple computer-based quality, inventory, and internet/ intranet applications.
Experience with automotive industry certifications preferred.
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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