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Avery Dennison Supply Chain Manager in Oak Harbor, Ohio

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

The Service Materials and Logistics Manager leads activities of those engaged in the movement of raw and finished materials, storage, production scheduling, and inventory control activities, including transportation, distribution, and logistics. The Service Materials and Logistics Manager will maintain customer relations with regard to supply side/service activities and will be responsible for the production and finished goods procurement processes, order fulfillment and logistics.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead, coach, and facilitate short-term and long-range objectives related to the overall supply chain function

  • Supervise and work in a hands-on role that will include daily planning/scheduling, procurement, and logistics management.

  • Plan and forecast inventory to include managing inventory levels and inventory turns and minimizing obsolescence, scrap, aged inventories and inventory reserves.

  • Improve strategic processes involving forecasting, demand management, and the development of effective internal tools

  • Improve production efficiency through reduced changeovers, machine downtime and downtime due to raw materials/component shortages.

  • Develop and implement new, effective programs/policies for supplier, transportation and logistic management.

  • Provide daily, weekly, and monthly inventory & service reports as well as participate in the monthly metrics review.

  • Provide project management and Supply Chain, Materials Management, and Logistics leadership.

  • Accountable for departmental budget and project deliverables. Secure and allocate appropriate resources and run projects to meet Divisional goals and achieve financial objectives.

  • Lead cross-functional teams on projects. Communicate and work with all levels of the organization. Lead a large multi-function program or a set of projects. Interact with colleagues, suppliers and customers.

  • Lead the formulation and development of projects. Provide direction and mentorship to project leader. Monitor progress on schedule, budget and technical output. Provide mentorship to the team on ELS projects.

  • Responsible for clear, focused leadership to further reduce the barriers to delivering driven advantage via global size and scale.

  • Actively engage in translating standard methodologies in the areas of experimental and organizational design and development, cost modeling and developing improved internal and external relationships to support local and international businesses.

  • Responsible for delivery of short-term and-long term results in order to develop and maintain the organization’s credibility with the business and crafting opportunities for the function to add greater value to the business.

Employee Development & Management:

  • Train and provide development opportunities for staff. Ensure annual goals are complete and communicated. Ensure Global Performance Management System is up-to-date and regular feedback is provided to staff members.

  • Supervise and evaluate team members, and adjust training where needed.

  • Perform general management duties, exercising usual authority concerning staff, performance appraisals, promotions and terminations. Responsible for training and development of subordinate staff, estimating personnel needs, assigning work, meeting completion dates, interpreting and ensuring consistent application of organizational policies.

  • Positively lead and influence team members to partner together to achieve individual and business goals.

  • Coordinate team efforts, build and lead a regional strategy and team operating plan.

Strategic Transformation and Long-term Strategy Development:

  • Provide leadership to select local and/or global Supply Chain initiatives.

  • Develop and implement appropriate business plans/multi-generation Supply Chain plans to identify trends, opportunities for marketplace advantage and new insights for products, processes and services. Direct Supply Chain activities.

  • Develop Supply Chain Objectives, Goals, Strategies and Measures (OGSM) for assigned area and confirm linkage to global business strategies.

  • Lead benchmarking of Supply Chain-related topics in support of divisional goals.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required.

  • 5+ years in Supply Chain Management or related experience

  • Knowledge and experience in all aspects of material management including procurement, supplier management, planning, scheduling, capacity management, forecasting, logistics, production, and inventory control. APICS certification strongly recommended

  • Project lead experience preferred.

  • Solid understanding of modern manufacturing, material flow and improvement strategies (e.g. ELS, continuous flow, cellular etc.) and the ability to integrate those into the operation.



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