Avery Dennison Product Development and Technical Support Engineer 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

Avery Dennison is seeking a Product Development and Technical Support Engineer to join our Performance Tapes North America team in Painesville, Ohio. In this role, you will design and commercialize new products and provide technical and applications support to our customers and sales team in North America. You will be part of a larger team of Application and Technical Support (ATS) and led by the Director of R&D and ATS.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work directly with customers during project definition through customer trials and to commercialization in order to provide product recommendations and applications for new opportunities.

  • Initiate lab testing, determine test protocol and provide report results to customer for new applications.

  • Provide process support to customers for tape laminating, die cutting, and part application.

  • Scope opportunities for potential new products by partnering with customers or through working with our sales team.

  • Act as project leader for new product development on assigned projects, responsible for all aspects of product development including the definition of requirements for the customer, adhesive development, and determination of construction, as well as maintaining responsibility from project launch through product scale-up in production.

  • Work across multiple internal departments including (but not limited to) sales, logistics, manufacturing, quality, and other engineers/chemists in product development.

  • Assist manufacturing and quality in addressing adhesive and product related issues for customers. You will act as the key technical contact between suppliers, manufacturing, and the technical team.

Qualifications

What we are looking for in you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or other related discipline required.

  • 3+ years experience in technical area with customer interaction is required

  • Process engineering or process support experience required

  • Pressure sensitive tape and/or converting experience preferred

  • Ability to operate with little supervision in a complex environment

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Travel - 25%

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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/DisabledAll 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