Avery Dennison Quality 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 currently hiring a Quality Engineer to join our Performance Tapes facility located in Painesville, OH. In this role, you will be focused on leading the Complaint Handling, Corrective Action Preventive Action (CAPA) processes as well as Implementation of Quality Systems. This position requires the ability to drive improvement across multiple functional areas, through committed root cause discovery and analysis. Good judgment skills are necessary to ensure the appropriate balance of quality, compliance, and business needs.

Key responsibilities:

  • Handle customer complaints and customer communication from receipt to closure

  • Coordinate quality matters related to customer quality such as product complaint, customer claim (credit note), 8D report evaluation and submission, follow-up to assess the effectiveness of corrective actions and preventive actions.

  • Provide internal production quality support related to issue resolution, product quality/risk assessment and product disposition.

  • Provide plant quality support and representation in new product development, spec reviews and approvals, scale up, design transfer, and facility validation activities.

  • Provide assistance in the QA lab to perform product testing if required

  • Ability to work across functional boundaries and interface with these business disciplines in a significant manner - laboratory, manufacturing, engineering, sales, and marketing functions as needed to carry out assignments.

  • Provides production support of a quality/statistical data analysis nature

  • Run quality labs – administer plant metrology system.

  • Provide monthly quality indices and lead monthly Quality meeting

  • Prepare and submit monthly quality reports to keep track of all meaningful quality indexes and quality improvement activities for all outsourced suppliers.

  • Develop necessary quality standards (procedures) and requirements for suppliers.

  • Lead and commit to zero quality incidents for outsourced suppliers.

  • Generate and provide quality metrics for management review.

  • Plan and lead MSA study for all measurement and attribute inspection.

  • Other duties as deemed necessary.

Quality Systems

  • Document Coordinator for quality documents

  • Provides training and quality support to the production areas

  • Conducts quality audits for products, processes, and if required suppliers

  • Leads problem solving and continuous improvement projects

  • Develop systemic improvements to the plant quality system

  • Provide guidance into the development and maintenance of the Site Quality Management System (QIS)

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field.

  • 2-5 years experience in Quality or similar fields.

  • Good statistical background with Minitab knowledge

  • Experience handling multiple responsibilities with minimal direction.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong presentation skills.

  • Able to effectively work with various functions and levels within the organization.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 and TS16949 is a plus

  • Six Sigma Training or certification is helpful

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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

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