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Avery Dennison Plant Manager in Peachtree City, Georgia

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 Plant Manager for its Peachtree City, GA facility. This individual will be responsible for overall leadership of the site’s operational performance in safety, financial, quality, service, employee relations, and supply chain management.

In this role, the successful candidate(s) will develop, improve or maintain an effective system of metrics, scorecards, governance and reviews to assure strategies and projects are aligned with business needs in a leading company where individual and team success are recognized and rewarded.


  • Attract, manage, develop and retain a team of change agents to deliver results in a manner consistent with living the Avery Dennison values

  • Lead the Plant Leadership Team including, direct management of the EH&S manager, operations managers, engineering manager, continuous improvement manager, and maintenance manager.

  • Drive year-over-year (YOY) improvements in employee engagement throughout the site and support Avery Dennison’s Diversity and Inclusion objectives.

  • Drive an engaged learning organization that is capable of creating, acquiring, transferring and utilizing value added knowledge to meet and exceed business goals.

  • Facilitate robust voice of customer to continuously evaluate and improve internal business processes.

  • Partner with finance to develop the site’s annual operating plan including YOY improvements.

  • Create a vision (5-year plan) and operating strategy (OGSM – Objectives, Goals, Strategies and Measures) and ensure the effective execution to achieve or exceed safety, quality, service, cost, safety, inventory and bottom-line results.

  • Ensure that each functional leader has a strategy A3 that supports the site OGSM.

  • Leverage a demonstrated ability to collaborate across boundaries to solve difficult problems.

  • Be a visible leader capable of engaging team members at all levels of the organization.

  • Foster a culture where safety is a core value in daily operation and strive towards an accident-free workplace. Support the processes and practices to ensure site compliance with legal, legislative and corporate safety requirements.

  • Ensure accuracy and completion of capital planning and budgeting.

  • Drive lean management and process discipline throughout site by personally championing Enterprise Lean Sigma (ELS).

  • Model and promote the Corporation’s Code of Business Ethics and Values.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required. Engineering Field Preferred.

  • 8+ years solid business experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • 4+ years leading people

  • Experience communicating directly with customers and taking action to solve their needs.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing individuals and teams.

  • Strong knowledge and experience with ISO 9000 Quality System.

  • Experience working in a Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing environment.

  • Proven success in operations leadership, improvement process and proven ability to understand and integrate consumer needs, marketing strategies and broader business challenges.


  • General business knowledge within the converting or pressure sensitive industries.

  • Master’s degree preferred.


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.

If you require accommodations 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 accommodations.

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