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Avery Dennison Process and Project Engineer in Oak Harbor, Ohio

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 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

Are you looking for a challenging role with a company that offers continued growth, development and long-term advancement? Energized by the idea of working on a dynamic, safety-focused team? Are you a leader that helps promote and build a positive working environment in which all employees are aligned, engaged and valued? If so, this might be the position for you!

Avery Dennison is seeking a Process and Project Engineer to join the Process & Quality group in Oak Harbor, OH. As a Process and Project Engineer for our facility, you will execute projects of significant importance, scope and complexity and will resolve common and special cause issues that impact plant quality, reliability and performance.

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

  • Support day to day operations in the production environment and work with other staff to identify, select, prioritize and execute process improvement projects.

  • Provide general troubleshooting, engineering, maintenance, equipment and daily process assistance to our Coating and Slitting operations.

  • Continually improve & optimize current products through variation reduction.

  • Investigating manufacturing problems and consulting with production teams, analyzing the supporting data, recommending corrective actions, and following through on recommendations to evaluate their effectiveness.

  • Creating refining, educating and implementing standard work.

  • Use lean six sigma to eliminate waste, improve material flow, and streamline processes.

  • Assisting and improving the controls, equipment, and maintenance practices used to run the operations.

  • Lead capital projects related to equipment installations, modifications, or upgrades.

  • Support new product development and product design within technical teams.



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


  • BS Degree in Mechanical or Chemical engineering required or Master’s degree in Engineering and Management


  • 6+ years process, engineering, research, scientific or related experience in a manufacturing environment with Bachelor’s Degree; or 4 plus years of related experience with a Masters degree.


  • Experience with variation reduction using statistical analysis, statistical process controls (SPC), Design of Experiments (DOE),Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA), and Mean Squared Error (MSE).

  • Ability to resolve common and special cause issues via methodology to develop, implement, monitor, measure, and control functional improvement plans.

  • Strong multi-tasking, problem solving, decision analysis, situation appraisal skills.

  • Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple concurrent priorities. Project Engineering and AutoCAD experience is a plus.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as ability to connect and influence at all levels of the plant.

  • ISO 9001-2000 and Six Sigma exposure/experience. Green Belt / Black Belt certification a plus.

  • Mechanical competency with controls, instrumentation, PLC (Programmable Logic Controls) knowledge


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