Avery Dennison Quality Manager 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

The Quality Manager, a member of the Plant Leadership Team, will lead the planning and directing of quality activities of the Performance Tapes division in North America. This role often calls for the derivation and application of new or unusual approaches. You will partner with the technical teams to formulate, recommend and direct research and development programs to meet organization needs for the quality improvement and cost reduction of both existing and new products and processes. You will facilitate the transfer of technologies throughout various areas of the organization, evaluate new products, review and analyze technical literature and stay current on related issues and technical data. You will work directly for the business Plant Manager, and be responsible for developing a team of Quality professionals. We are a dynamic environment focused on serving our customers and communities where we operate.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead, coach and develop quality team members to achieve peak performance.

  • Attract, retain and develop high potential talent.

  • Lead cross-functional project teams & collaborate with all functions, levels of the organization, customers and suppliers.

  • Develop, maintain, and ensure compliance with quality assurance programs, policies, processes, and procedures under ISO 9001.

  • Interact regularly with engineering, manufacturing and commercial functions to establish quality standards for raw material, work in process and finished products and ensure sufficient process capability to consistently meet those standards.

  • Deliver short-term and-long term results in order to develop and maintain the organization's credibility with the business and building opportunities for the function to add greater value to the business.

  • Use business trends and customer needs to develop and lead a divisional strategy, while crafting a team operating plan with actionable goals to accelerate competitive advantage.

Qualifications

  • B.S. in chemical, mechanical, industrial engineering or material sciences required.

  • 4-6 years experience in a people leadership role and within a quality or operations function.

  • Demonstrated experience crafting policies, procedures, process, programs, and practices under ISO 9001 (or a similar quality system) to ensure continuous improvement, conformance and effectiveness of Quality System.

  • Demonstrated experience with effective Corrective and Preventative Action processes to ensure process improvement and auditing results.

  • Able to quickly acclimate to complex organization: build and develop functional relationships, gain knowledge of products, develop analytical and reporting skills, learn multiple computer-based quality, inventory, and internet/ intranet applications.

  • Experience with automotive industry certifications preferred.

IND123

#GD123

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