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Avery Dennison Sr. Quality Engineer in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (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 and solutions, 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. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2021 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

At Avery Dennison, some of the great benefits we provide are:

  • Health & Wellness benefits starting on day 1 of employment

  • Paid parental leave

  • 401K eligibility

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Employee Assistance Program eligibility / Health Advocate

  • Paid vacation and Paid holidays

Job Description

Avery Dennison is currently hiring a Sr. Quality Engineer to join our Performance Tapes facility located in Mount Juliet, TN. In this role, you will be focused on leading the Complaint Handling, Corrective Action Preventive Action (CAPA) processes as well as the implementation of Quality Systems. This position requires the ability to drive improvement across multiple functional areas, through committed root cause discovery and analysis. Good judgment skills are vital to ensure the appropriate balance of quality, compliance, and business needs. This role report directly to the Regional Quality Manager and be responsible for managing a team of Quality professionals.

In this important role you will also be responsible for:

  • Drive site quality through analysis, identification of root cause issues, partnering with Production and Engineering to complete resolutions and impact site quality

  • Ability to collect data, analyze, interpret and summarize statistical methods such as Process Capability Studies, Process Maps, Process Failure Modes Effective Analysis and Control Plans in order to increase production efficiency.

  • Works directly with external and internal customers to address and resolve questions, concerns, requirements, complaints, and rejects using various internal and customer CAPA/SCAR systems.

  • Collaborates with multiple departments on quality issues, addresses them with urgency, and drives corrective/preventive actions to implementation and verification.

  • Own Management of Change (MOC) Process

  • Conduct and/or support internal audits, customer audits, customer visits, and supplier audits as necessary.

  • Administers production quality support related to issue resolution, product quality/risk assessment, and product disposition.

  • Leads plant quality support and representation in new product development, spec reviews and approvals, scale-up, design transfer, and facility validation activities.

  • Lead and facilitate problem-solving activities, including customer, supplier, and Avery personnel as participants.

  • Provides production support of a quality/statistical data analysis nature.

  • Prepare and submit monthly quality important metric reports to keep track of all meaningful quality indexes and quality improvement activities for all outsourced suppliers.

  • Develop necessary quality standards (procedures) and requirements for suppliers.

  • Lead and commit to zero quality incidents for outsourced suppliers.

  • Generate and provide quality important metrics for management review.

  • Plan and lead MSA study for all measurement and attribute inspections.

  • Lead quality department task on New Product Development.

  • Participate and/or lead Enterprise Lean Sigma and Six Sigma activities.

  • Lead, mentor, and develop quality team members to achieve peak performance.

  • Other duties as deemed necessary.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field.

  • 8+ years experience in Quality or similar fields.

  • Ability to project manage multiple key quality-type projects with deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to use statistical tools and methods to analyze data, make determinations, and provide direction to management.

  • Used tools like correlation, regression, gauge R&R, process capability, statistical process control, and analysis of variance.

  • Experience balancing multiple responsibilities with minimal direction.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong presentation skills.

  • Able to effectively work with various functions and levels within the organization.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 and TS16949

  • Six Sigma Training or certification

  • Experience with SPC and MSA programs

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)534-6000 or NA.TA.Operations@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

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