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Avery Dennison Process Engineer in Painesville, Ohio

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides branding and information labeling solutions, including pressure-sensitive materials, radio-frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, and a variety of converted products and solutions. The company designs and manufactures a wide range of labeling and functional materials that enhance branded packaging, carry or display information that connects the physical and the digital, and improve customers’ product performance. The company serves an array of industries worldwide, including home and personal care, apparel, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2022 were $9.0 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

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 product and process 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 skills.

  • 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, manage & participate in safety, quality, cost & process improvement projects.

  • Provide ongoing process evaluation—including trials & capability studies.

  • Implementation of new equipment & operating procedures.

  • Mentoring other process engineers and operations personnel.

  • Developing and implementing technical training.

  • Scoping and implementing 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.

  • 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.

  • 1-3 years of industry experience

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


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

  • Experience with AutoCAD and project engineering.

  • 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