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Avery Dennison Process Engineer 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 eligibility

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Employee Assistance Program eligibility / Health Advocate

  • Paid vacation and Paid holidays

Job Description

Job Description

As a Process Engineer, you will be responsible for reducing product and process variation through the use of Six Sigma / statistical tools and the implementation or improvement of existing procedures and process controls. In this critical role, you will also be responsible for:

  • Support day to day operations on extrusion/casting assets

  • Be a business partner to the site leadership team

  • Identify & analyze production problems using Six Sigma methodologies to control & improve manufacturing processes

  • Loss reduction & continuous improvement in Extrusion line productivity & product quality through the use of problem solving, Six Sigma & project management skill

  • Continually improve & optimize current products through variation reduction

  • Provide support for new product development and material changes as they arise by interacting with and being a member of Marketing and R&D teams

  • Develop control strategies for sustaining all continuous improvement projects

  • Initiate, lead & participate in safety, quality, cost & process improvement projects

  • Provide ongoing process assessment—including trials & capability studies

  • Implementation of new equipment & operating procedures

  • Coaching other process engineers and operations team

  • Developing and implementing technical training

  • Prioritizing and driving capital projects

  • Participating, leading and sponsoring various task teams

  • Assisting in the development of long-term strategies



  • Experience with statistical analysis, statistical process controls, SPC, DOE, FMEA, and MSE

  • Experience with AutoCAD and project engineering

  • Ability to develop, implement, monitor, measure, and control functional improvement plans

  • Problem solving, decision analysis, situation appraisal skills

  • Strong project management skills and ability to lead multiple concurrent priorities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate and develop influential relationships at multiple levels within an organization, and lead in a positive and collaborative manner

  • Ability to influence others

  • Empathic, effective in giving/receiving feedback

  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills

  • Strong PC skills – MS Office, Lotus Notes, MINITAB, AutoCAD, QSI and QIS experience a plus

  • Previous ISO 9001-2000 experience with implementation, improvement, and sustainment

  • Previous Six Sigma exposure/experience. Green Belt / Black Belt certification a plus

  • 0-2 years of validated experience

  • Flexibility on work hours (on call after hours/weekend as needed)


  • Experience with Controls, instrumentation, PLC knowledge also a plus

  • Previous experience with PSA / web based processes

  • Web handling experience


  • BS Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or Chemical engineering required



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)534-6000 or NA.TA.Operations@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