Avery Dennison Senior Chemist in Painesville, Ohio

Company Description

About Avery Dennison

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

ABOUT YOUR ROLE:

This position will be in the Technical Innovation Group providing Research solutions for Retail Information Services and the Divisions.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

The qualified candidate will conduct applied research and product/process development in support of new and existing proprietary product concepts at the laboratory, pilot scale, and manufacturing plant environment. Working with teams of engineers and scientists, he/she will investigate creative solutions to technical problems and create business opportunities by systematically exploring analytical approaches based on Polymer and Materials Science, Adhesives, Coatings and Ink Chemistries, and Engineering. Candidate will use his/her knowledge of analytical chemistry to support new coating development and create new product libraries. Position requires hands-on lab analysis of coatings, inks, adhesives, and systems, as well as manufacturing pilot and scale up trials in conjunction with multiple operational sites.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Use and develop analytical test methods to benchmark coated and/or printing systems that are used in various coating and/or apparel printing methods including digital, flexographic, screen, thermal transfer, hot stamp, inkjet, and toner based. Develops Heat Transfer apparel labeling constructions. Develops analytical methods and establishes specifications and standard requirements for such products. Periodically reviews his work with a senior staff member, project leader, and/or the technical manager /director. Assists in the troubleshooting of production or customer problems related to his area of competence. Works with legal team to protect IP through the patent, trademarking process using analytical data to support said claims.

Qualifications

  • 6+ Years engineering, research, scientific or related experience with Bachelor’s Degree

  • 4+ years with Masters Degree.

  • Demonstrate working knowledge/experience in a given field.

  • Understanding of applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Office, Google, and function specific software.

  • Strong math and analytical skills.

  • Strong organization and attention to detail.

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