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Avery Dennison Mechanical Project Engineer in Peachtree City, Georgia

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (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 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

Are you looking for a rewarding growth opportunity? Energized by the idea of working with a dynamic, safety-focused manufacturing team? Are you a leader that helps promote and build a positive working environment in which all employees are aligned, engaged and valued? Are you looking for a challenging role with a company that offers continued growth, development and long-term advancement? If so, this might be the position for you!

The Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials Group North America is looking for a Mechanical Systems Engineer to join our facility in Peachtree City, GA. The primary responsibilities and essential functions of this position include:

  • Must have experience managing small to large capital projects related to building construction and or equipment purchases. Candidate should have a strong mechanical background.

  • Responsible for developing bid specifications, soliciting bids, working with corporate procurement to award contracts for both manufacturing equipment and construction.

  • Develop project schedules, hire contractors, and supervise installations

  • Work with internal customers to ensure all functional requirements and acceptance criteria are documented and met using a documented acceptance criteria.

  • Follow Management of Change processes to implement projects.

  • Responsible for holding regular progress meetings, tracking commitments from others, and escalating any unresolved issues to management.

  • Must track and manage project budget

  • Demonstrated experience using AutoCad for updating and creating plant layouts, P&ID drawings, and generating detailed fabrication or machine details. Equipment design experience is a plus.

  • Design, evaluate and modify complex mechanical and electromechanical devices or systems to continuously improve equipment reliability and efficiency.

  • Analyze, develop and recommend design approaches necessary to meet production requirements for new or improved products and/or processes.

  • Individual must be self directed and able to manage multiple priorities.

  • Compile and evaluate design and test data to prepare technical specifications.

  • Must be capable of working within a team and possess good communication skills.

  • Mentor maintenance and operations personnel.

  • Represents the organization as a technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

  • Participate in, lead and sponsor various task teams or problem solving teams



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology is required.

  • Minimum 5 years engineering role experience in industrial manufacturing environments.

  • Expertise in liquid piping systems at either equipment or facility level a plus.

  • Ability to design and troubleshoot mechanical and pneumatic systems

  • Project management experience with the ability to manage multiple projects varying in scope and complexity.

  • Capital equipment purchasing experience preferred.

  • Ability to estimate, track, and manage to a capital budget.

  • Strong ability to troubleshoot equipment/process issues.

  • Self-motivated with a continuous improvement focus.

Additional Competencies Required:

  • Possess well-developed communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Must be proficient with CAD and have a good background in mechanical systems.

  • Ability to read mechanical blueprints drawings and technical manuals.

  • Must be knowledgeable in mechanical drafting standards used to generate fabrication details, machined component details, and minor assembly drawings as required to procure fabrications and machined components.

  • Strong ability to interface effectively with cross-functional groups to define and execute overall requirements.


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