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Avery Dennison Finishing Business Unit Manager in Painesville, 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.

Job Description

The Finishing Business Unit Manager for our Painesville Films Facility is responsible for the leadership and the execution of key business strategies for the Finishing Department.  This role will report into the Plant  Manager and will have exempt and non-exempt direct reports with performance review and disciplinary authority.    The Finishing Business Unit  Manager will lead our finishing and distribution teams and focus on improving performance for all Safety, Quality, Service, Productivity, Cost and People Leadership Objectives of the department while meeting internal and external customer needs.  Ability to work cross-functional, influence others and knowledge of LGM businesses are key to the role.

In your role as Finishing Business Unit  Manager delivering on these responsibilities is critical to success: 

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.

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

  • Attract, retain and develop high potential talent.

  • Model and promote the Corporation’s Code of Business Ethics and Values.

  • 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.

  • Act as a team role model and change-agent.

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

  • Coordinate team efforts, create and manage a regional strategy and team operating plan.

Operations Management

  • Responsible for operational results.  Drive execution of site improvement plans, help set operations improvement goals, ensure priorities and accountabilities are clear, provide resources and removes obstacles to ensure success.

  • Analyze and draw information for long-term strategic change and improvement for multiple teams/shifts.

  • Lead significant projects and improvement initiatives, scheduling and planning, budgeting and control.

  • Focus on improving more complex performance through ELS efforts.

  • Design and implement operational improvement strategies for safety, cost, quality, training, inventory and services.

  • Drive execution of site improvement plans, help set operations improvement goals, ensure priorities and accountabilities are always clear within operations, provide resources and remove obstacles to ensure success.

  • Analyze and draw information for long-term strategic change and improvement.

  • Oversee the practice of all health and safety procedures, ensuring that safety is employees’ top priority.

  • Lead a safe operation of the business unit and comply with legal, legislative and corporate safety requirements.

  • Ensure that manufacturing team members meet site goals and objectives.

  • Participate in the establishment of sites’ annual operating plans.

  • Plans, directs and coordinates the ordering and distribution of products, parts, and accessories. Ensures adequate and timely distribution of these elements to attain maximum sales potential consistent with good inventory control.

  • Understand and implement ISO 9001:2015 standards and procedures related to the role and responsibilities of the Operations Manager position.

  • Ensure tracking and use of key performance indicators to promote improved operational and business results.

     

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Engineering or a related field in combination with technical and operational experience. 

Experience: 

  • 6+ years Operations/Manufacturing experience, with 3+ manufacturing leadership experience preferred.

Other:

  • Demonstrated success in leading and managing both individuals and work teams. 

  • Working knowledge of modern manufacturing, material flow and improvement strategies and the ability to integrate those in the to the operation. 

  • Excellent people skills with the ability to openly convey information to team members in a timely and concise manner. Must have strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills.  

  • Must be a change leader:  ability to adapt, assimilate, initiate, support and reinforce change among the teams.

  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills with the ability to achieve results independently and through others. 

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with a bias toward action.

  • Demonstrated understanding of financial systems and the key drivers within the manufacturing environment.

  • High level of proficiency with information systems and manufacturing applications.

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.

Reasonable Accommodations Notice

If you require accommodations to view or apply for a job, alternative methods are available to submit an application. Please call: 440.534.6080 or email: 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

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