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Avery Dennison Product Compliance Specialist in Painesville, Ohio

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience. Serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive — we employ approximately 34,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 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

  • Employee Assistance Program eligibility / Health Advocate

  • Paid vacation and Paid holidays

Job Description

Avery Dennison is currently seeking a Product Compliance Specialist for our Reflective and Digital Ink Solutions (DIS) businesses, with diverse activities to support operations, customer support, sales, marketing, and product development functions with product-related compliance information, mentorship, and strategies to support customer needs and regulatory requirements. This position will also support the business through a focus on customer/external-facing communications and marketing related to compliance while supporting governance of the compliance-related business processes and data management systems.

Position duties include but are not limited to:

  • Partner with Marketing and Sales stakeholders on strategic initiatives in Reflective and DIS to leverage compliance to differentiate products and improve competitive edge.

  • Track new product compliance and safety developments and update business to identify new business opportunities.

  • Support and respond to customer inquiries regarding the compliance of Reflective and DIS products with various regulatory or customer product safety or environmental requirements.

  • Communicate with raw material or component suppliers to obtain current compliance data related to Reflective and DIS products.

  • Partner with suppliers and other teammates to develop and maintain a database of compliance and safety information on Reflective and DIS products.

  • Coordinate product safety testing of products as needed to satisfy regulatory requirements or customer needs.

  • Build or update material safety data sheets as required for new and existing products.

  • Seek assistance as needed from corporate product compliance for complex product compliance requests or issues.

  • Participate in new product development processes and provide compliance mentorship to product development teams, while maintaining awareness of activities from project onset to product launch.

  • Maintain and update the new product/R&D dashboard.

  • Implement guidance for Reflective and DIS from corporate product compliance for new product regulatory requirements.

  • Participate on teams and initiatives in support of company goals and objectives.

  • Lead training of internal and external stakeholders on compliance topics as needed.

  • Provide guidance and technical assistance to cross-functional groups such as R&D, product development, marketing, customer service, and procurement regarding compliance issues and initiatives.

  • Exercise the highest degree of discretion when handling all confidential matters.

  • Build and develop processes to increase overall efficiency and ensure improvement in product compliance supporting the businesses.

  • Other duties as assigned to support the team.



  • Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in a technical or scientific field.


  • 3+ years of experience in compliance is preferred, which can include product compliance or stewardship or EHS or similar experience.

  • Ability to prioritize and complete projects and assignments, exercising frequent independent judgment, initiative, and tact.

  • Knowledge of GHS and SDS hazard classifications

  • Experience in handling highly confidential matters.

  • Willingness to accept increased responsibilities and meet the demands of the business in a mature and professional manner, whether working independently or as part of a team.

  • Proficiency of applicable computer systems, such as Google, internet, and learning function-specific software (MFGPro, product integrity management system, etc.)

  • Proficient written and verbal communication.

  • Excellent customer service skills and able to work across different cultures.

  • Excellent time-management, organizational and project management skills.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Accurate typing, spelling and grammar skills.

  • Functional (“dotted line”) reporting to Director, Product Compliance

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.

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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