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Avery Dennison Finishing Team Manager - Night Shift in Painesville, Ohio

Company Description

Avery Dennison (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 2017 were $6.6 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

We are looking for Finishing Team Manager, where you will maintain and improve the safety, quality, service, cost and culture on the night shift as well as provide leadership to finishing operations by supervising day-to-day production and performance of multiple direct reports. The position requires good communication skills with a diverse workforce and other members of the production leadership team, the ability to prioritize work, a sense of urgency to solve problems, and the ability to make timely and effective decisions to resolve any issues that prevent the company from meeting its goals and objectives.

This role is located in Painesville Ohio, reporting to the Finishing Operations Manager. Being skilled as a dynamic team player with Lean Manufacturing experience and the ability to rally and empower people will be strongly preferred. This role will work on a 12 hour program from 7:00 pm to 7:00 am.

Essential Duties:

  1. Employee Development and People Management
  • Oversee daily activities of team members including coaching, counseling and corrective action processes. Conduct regular performance reviews with team members and incorporate meaningful feedback on their performance and personal development.

  • Review department competencies and create training plans to develop knowledge base of the team

  • Establish succession plans for key roles within the shift

  • Monitor attendance records, vacation schedules, and payroll

  • Ensure consistent application of policies

  • Participate in recruiting activities for open roles including interviewing, providing feedback to candidates, onboarding, etc.

  • Provide leadership in times of emergency, evacuation or employee injuries

  1. Operations Management
  • Minimum of 50% of the shift spent on the manufacturing floor

  • Facilitation of department Tier I reviews, updating metrics and driving daily improvement actions for safety, cost, losses, quality and productivity

  • Develop, track and improve department metrics and provide updates to Operations Manager.

  • Drive Safety culture and performance by instilling safety as a value into the teams and individuals. Perform Safety audits and mentor team members for compliance with company policies and safe practices. Ensure that all associates perform their jobs in a safe manner complying with company safety standards and safety policies. Investigate and report all accidents and near misses that occur.

  • Drive the identification of root causes and countermeasures for department performance i.e. downtime and delay, quality defects, losses, etc.

  • Resolve conflicts and issues that arise to include but not limited to production, staffing, and quality; allocate resources as necessary

  • Maintain and encourage Good Housekeeping Standards within the department and conduct 5S audits

  • Support the efforts of and effectively interface with the Maintenance, Quality & Process Engineering Teams

  • Assure accuracy of shift production reports and other batch documentation.

  • Communicate downtime issues to plant management, maintenance, shift management and oncoming shift management



  • 3-5 + years experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Able to work 12 hour program and on weekends.

  • Have the ability to work with people to achieve objectives and build a teamwork atmosphere.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and effectively problem-solve issues and implement solutions to prevent recurring problems

  • Demonstrated leadership skills: ability to achieve operational results through delegation and teamwork while gaining / maintaining respect from all levels of the organization.

  • Effective communication skills, interpersonal skills, and presentation skills.


  • Bachelor Degree

  • Experience supervising in a manufacturing operation including safety, performance management, coaching, training and development, timekeeping/payroll issues and mentoring, etc.

  • Experience within manufacturing, ISO 9000, TS 16949, Lean or Six Sigma

  • Demonstrated record of successfully implementing and sustaining improvement actions on the production floor.

  • Demonstrated effective project management skills.



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

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