Avery Dennison ELS Project Leader in Painesville, Ohio
About Avery Dennison
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, 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.
As the Enterprise Lean Sigma Project Leader, you will be a member of the quality and continuous improvement team at the plant level. The ELS Project Leader will be responsible for applying lean tools and methodologies for continuous improvement in processes, quality and machine reliability. The role is to partner with the plant team to identify opportunities, lead improvement teams, and drive improved processes that will achieve and sustain our strategic goals, impact financial results, and add value to our customers.
Activities may include, but are not limited to:
Analyze manufacturing and supply chain processes to identify activities that will eliminate non-value added activities.
Create and/or improve processes that add value to our customers.
Independently implement projects and sustain results using Lean and Six Sigma tools and methods.
Track and regularly report on key production and continuous improvement metrics.
Be a change agent
Challenge old ways of doing business and implement breakthrough improvements.
Identify and remove organizational barriers to continuous improvement processes.
Motivate others to accept process changes and encourage ownership and accountability.
Share best practices across business units, production sites, and support functions.
Support sites in developing and executing productivity plans
Develop in-depth understanding of Avery Dennison’ s Enterprise Lean Sigma philosophy and methods. Demonstrate through successful training and certification in these areas.
Train and educate others in the organization on Lean/ Six Sigma principles.
Facilitate problem solving, A3 thinking workshops, and Kaizen events
Achieve Six Sigma Greenbelt certification
Bachelor’s degree in a technical field.
2+ years technical and/or manufacturing experience.
Solid understanding of business metrics and customer value.
Proven leadership skills: able to coach, influence, and motivate others.
High energy, passion for excellence, bias for action. Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and sustain change.
Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to effectively present complex topics in a concise manner.
Effective interpersonal skills dealing with people at various levels and in a variety of functions.
Strong quantitative and analytical capability. A background in statistical methods is a plus.
Understanding of applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, and function specific software. Understanding of MiniTab software is a plus.
Travel could be up to 50%.
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
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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