Avery Dennison Finishing Business Unit Manager in Painesville, Ohio
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 hiring a Finishing Business Unit Manager for our Painesville Films Facility! In this role, you will be responsible for the leadership and the execution of key business strategies. This role will report to the Operations 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 the Label and Graphic Materials (LGM) businesses are key to the role.
In your role as Finishing Business Unit Manager delivering on these responsibilities is critical to success:
Provide daily leadership to instill and reinforce an injury-free workplace and environmental compliance
Develop Strategic Improvement Plans for each operating cell in the department. Lead and champion projects targeting safety, workmanship, quality, productivity and other process improvement initiatives.
Provide leadership for continuous improvement activities, including Enterprise Lean Sigma (ELS) and Six Sigma, resulting in continuous progress against the Avery Dennison ELS Global Standards. Measure performance of teams against performance targets and provide feedback.
Manage staffing to economically meet business requirements and create cross-training opportunities.
Set clear expectations and hold front line leaders accountable for results. Actively train, motivate, coach, and develop teams. Develop and drive initiatives to improve employee relations / employee survey target areas.
Collaborate with other functions within and beyond the facility to ensure completion of both tactical and strategic improvement items.
Avery Dennison has a long history of being a market leader. Your history is important to us. It should include the following:
- Bachelor’s Degree required; Engineering or a related field in combination with technical and operational experience.
- 3+ years in a progressive leadership role within a manufacturing environment required.
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.
High level of proficiency with information systems and manufacturing application.
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