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Avery Dennison Team Manager in Painesville, Ohio

Company Description

Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science 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 more than 30,000 employees in over 50 countries. Reported sales in 2019 were $7.1 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

Avery Dennison is seeking a 2nd Shift Area Team Manager to join the Extrusion Films Plant Operations Team in Concord, Ohio. The successful candidate will be an energetic leader with a proven track record of continuously training, developing, motivating, and coaching team members. The Area Team Manager will provide front-line leadership and direction for all Safety, Quality, Service, Productivity, Cost Reduction, and People objectives and goals within an assigned area of the facility while meeting internal and external customer needs. As part of our team, this individual will operate under general guidance from Plant Leadership to ensure execution of daily operational efficiencies, implementation of key business objectives, and leadership of key people initiatives. The Area Team Manager will report to the Operations Manager.

In your role as Area Team Manager, delivering on these responsibilities is critical to success:

  • Core hours are 2pm to 11pm with flexibility to support teams on nights and weekends.

  • Perform general management duties, exercising usual authority concerning staff, performance appraisals, promotions and terminations. Responsible for training and development staff, estimating resource/labor needs, assigning work, meeting completion dates, interpreting and ensuring consistent application of organizational policies. Maintain all timekeeping, overtime and vacation records and schedules.

  • Act as a team role model and change-agent. Positively lead and influence team members to partner together to achieve individual and business goals. Model and promote the Corporation’s Code of Business Ethics and Values

  • Regard safety as a core value: Lead the efforts to create a safety conscious environment; be actively involved in safety initiatives. Lead monthly safety meetings and daily safety huddles. Lead 5S activities, housekeeping, and recycling programs.

  • Responsible for key operational measures within the business unit (service, quality, productivity, cost, safety); able to measure performance of team against performance targets and provide feedback for continuous improvement.

  • Maintain quality control processes to ensure products/services meet quality standards; lead implementation of process improvements. Drive improvement strategies in all key metric areas; manage production flow, staffing schedule and resources to budget and plan.

  • Collaborate with other functional areas to resolve problems and develop improved manufacturing processes. Make efforts to reduce manufacturing waste and process complexity.

  • Lead critical capital & asset upgrade projects as assigned. Facilitate/collaborate with other functions to ensure project objectives are aligned with division and plant objectives. Present information and effectively communicate with divisions and cross-functionally. Orally present findings to team and management

  • Work with outside vendors to aid in successful project completion. Assess, select, and manage external contractors for project and service requirements.

  • Support the design and development of new project investment, writing and getting approved AFE’s

  • Participate to the commissioning process, getting new equipment or machine parts in specifications

  • Ensure project budgeting and budget control.

  • Prepare and control the project schedule.

  • Build the project organization/team per project as required.



  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, Mechanical, Chemical, or Industrial Engineering preferred from an accredited university.


  • Minimum of 3 years leadership and/or engineering experience in a manufacturing setting


  • Demonstrated ability to lead, coach and develop a diverse team of individuals performing a variety of tasks required.

  • Must be flexible with work schedule to support nights and weekends.

  • Demonstrated continuous improvement skills

  • Strong customer focus, communication, planning and coordination skills. Ability to think ahead, anticipate problems, make decisions and take appropriate action.

  • Skilled in designing and implementing operational improvement strategies for safety, cost, quality, training, inventory and services.

  • Skilled in analyzing and drawing information for daily operational needs and improvement for the team.

  • Familiarity with ELS Operating Principles strongly preferred.

  • Strong project management skills with a proven ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic manufacturing environment.


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. All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

If you require accomodations to view or apply for a job, alternative methods are available to submit an application. Please contact 440-534-6080 or jacqueline.williams@averydennison.com to discuss reasonable accomodations.

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