Avery Dennison Technical Manager in Peachtree City, Georgia

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

Avery Dennison is currently seeking a Technical Manager to join the leadership team at our manufacturing site in Peachtree City, GA.

Your primary responsibilities and essential functions of this position include:

  • Lead capital project planning, communication, and execution to achieve time, cost, and results targets.

  • Lead, develop, and challenge the engineering team to improve process reliability, technology advancement, and support continuous improvement projects.

  • Manage/control cost center and capital project portfolio to achieve targeted results.

  • Safety: Promote safety as the most important value in the organization by contributing through training, project management and other EHS responsibilities.

  • Process Safety Management: Lead for applicable PSM elements including management of site Process Hazard Analysis, Management of Change, Pre-Startup Safety Reviews systems. Drive continuous improvement in these processes.

  • Collaborate with other plants/divisions to identify and implement operational standard methodologies.

  • Apply rigorous observation and analytical tools to identify and execute projects focused on safety, quality, operating cost, productivity, and fulfillment of customer requirements.

  • Facilitate/collaborate with other functions to insure project objectives are aligned with division and plant objectives.

  • Assess, select, and handle external contractors for project and service requirements.

  • Member of plant leadership team with leadership responsibilities both within primary function and beyond.

  • Provide training, mentoring, performance planning, and feedback to develop direct reports and others.

Qualifications

Required:

  • 10+ years experience in plant operation/engineering leadership role.

  • Experience with process safety management (PSM).

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering field is required.

  • Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems (including automation control, AC and DC drives, mechanical drives and systems, PLCs, sensors, and motor controls) and facilities systems.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills, ability to influence and motivate others to excel.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and projects concurrently in a dynamic factory environment.

  • Ability to work with others in a team environment. Actively promote collaboration & teamwork and resolve conflicts.

  • Strong organization and computer skills - MS Office, MS Project, Google, Lotus Notes, MINITAB, AutoCAD, MP2, Rockwell RS software.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical or similar Engineering.

  • Exposure to Six Sigma or Lean Methodologies (Black Belt/Green Belt).

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