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Avery Dennison Operations 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.

At Avery Dennison, some of the great benefits we provide are:

  • Health & Wellness benefits starting on day 1 of employment

  • Paid parental leave

  • 401K matching

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Employee Assistance Program / Health Advocate

  • Paid vacation and Paid holidays

Job Description

Avery Dennison is seeking an Operations Manager to join the Engineered Films Plants Operations Team. The Operations Manager reports to the Plant Manager and leads the extrusion and compounding areas of the facility in order to meet safety, quality, production, and cost objectives, handling the day-to-day operations. This incumbent will figure out requirements for equipment, materials, and human resources

In your role as Operations Manager, delivering on these responsibilities is critical to success:

Employee Development & Management

  • Coach, train and develop staff. Ensure annual goals are complete and communicated. Ensure performance management system is up to date and regular feedback is provided to staff members.

  • Monitor and evaluate team members, and manage performance 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 lead a regional strategy and team operating plan.

Operations Management

  • Lead 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.

  • Responsible for operational results. Drive execution of site improvement plans, help set operations improvement goals, ensure priorities and accountabilities are clear, provide resources and remove 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 Enterprise Lean Sigma (ELS) efforts.

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

  • 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 procedures related to the responsibilities of the department compliant with OSHA’s Process Safety Management and ISO 9001 requirements.

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

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering field required is preferred. Alternate Bachelor’s degree with Six Sigma Blackbelt or equivalent manufacturing experience may also be considered.

Experience:

  • 3-5 years experience in manufacturing operations position (extrusion or film processing preferred) and experience leading non-exempt employees.

Other:

  • Leadership experience and demonstrated ability to lead, coach and build relationships while effectively managing boundaries.

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and grow individuals within the organization and prepare for higher-level or more challenging roles.

  • Flexibility to adjust schedule to support 24/7 operations.

  • Commitment to a collaborative organization

  • Results driven with a focus on continuous improvement. Organized and logical with ability to prioritize and sort complex problems moving to root cause and final resolution.

  • Knowledge of extrusion or film processing operations preferred. Experience with continuous flow manufacturing preferred.

  • Blackbelt or Greenbelt Certification desired.

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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

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