Avery Dennison Tooling/Mechanical Engineer in Niles, Illinois
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing 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 approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
Avery Dennison is looking for a tooling/mechanical engineer for the Reflective Solutions business based in North America, focused on the traffic and safety industry. In this role, you will provide technical leadership for precision machining activities and development projects while working in a collaborative environment. You will work under the leadership of our Director of R&D and will be based at our location in Niles, IL. To be successful, you should have a strong aptitude for technical work with related project management experience and a real passion for collaborative work in a team-based environment.
Provide technical leadership for precision machining activities used in micro-replication processes such as diamond turning, CNC, EDM, lathe, etc
Lead multiple development projects simultaneously while achieving targeted costs, project timing, and customer specifications.
Work in a collaborative environment, engaging with other R&D engineers and technicians
Develop basic data and make engineering layouts, sketches, and notes necessary to present design proposals.
Design complex assemblies and detailed parts of devices, mechanisms, and structures.
Check completed layouts and drawings for clarity, completeness, conformity to standards, procedures, specifications, and accuracy of calculations and dimensioning.
Manage project work flow through multiple departments in the tooling group
Assign jobs to lab technicians and ensure timely completion and delivery
Work with surface analysis techniques like profilometry, microscopy and interferometry.
Utilize strong project management skills to plan and complete project tasks on time.
Work with Suppliers to test and qualify new materials,
Utilize Enterprise Lean Sigma (ELS) tools and methodologies and follow the stage gate process in development projects and continuous process improvement
Follow all corporate policies and procedures.
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related
3 years work experience in a related field
Experience with CNC programming
Proficient in modeling with CAD/CAM or SolidWorks or other similar engineering design software.
Experience managing lab technicians and/or other personnel
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