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Avery Dennison Operations & Distribution Site Manager in Rancho Cucamonga, California

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 more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

Are you looking for a rewarding growth opportunity? Energized by the idea of working with and leading a dynamic, safety-focused manufacturing team? Are you a leader that creates a positive working environment in which all employees are aligned, engaged and valued? Are you looking for a challenging role that includes a strong focus on performance management, employee development, problem-solving and lean thinking? If so, this might be the position for you!

The Avery Dennison West Coast Finishing/Distribution Site, located in Rancho Cucamonga, CA, is looking for a Site Leader. We encourage you to check us out on our website at www.averydennison.com and learn about becoming a part of the exciting and innovative Avery Dennison team.

The Distribution/Finishing Site Leader will have the overall responsibility for the operation of the West Coast Finishing Center. This position will be focused on the shipping and receiving or finishing of materials and/or products.

Responsibilities will include:

Employee Development & Management:

  • Train and provide development opportunities for team members. Ensure annual goals are complete and communicated. Ensure Global Performance Management System is up to date and regular feedback is provided to team members.

  • Monitor and evaluate team members, and adjust training where needed. Attract, retain and develop high potential talent.

  • Model and promote the Corporation's Code of Business Conduct, Ethics and Values.

  • Perform general management duties, exercising authority concerning staff, performance appraisals, promotions and terminations. Responsible for training and development of subordinate staff, estimating personnel needs, assigning work, meeting completion dates, interpreting and ensuring consistent application of organizational policies.

  • Act as a role model and change-agent for the team.

  • Positively lead and influence team members to partner together to achieve individual and business goals.

  • Coordinate team efforts, create and manage a regional strategy and team operating plan.

Site Management Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and draw information for long-term strategic change and improvement for the site.

  • Lead significant multi-site, multi-functional or multi-business project initiatives, scheduling and planning.

  • Focus on improving more complex performance of the site: develop site organizational culture that fosters continuous improvement.

  • Successfully implement annual and long-term financial and business plans (financial, safety, service, organization, inventory).

  • Drive for results and effectiveness in: quality, service, safety, employee relations climate, inventory and organizational development. Ensure good operational practices are in place; anticipate and manage through adversity, effectively incorporate improvement programs into the culture of the Operations function.

  • Practice all health and safety procedures and promote safety as a fundamental value

  • Lead the safe operation of a facility and comply with legal, legislative and corporate safety requirements.

  • Create a vision and operating strategy/plan for the plant; steer the plant toward that vision.

  • Drive continuous cost reduction and operating effectiveness improvement.

  • Ensure accuracy and completion of capital planning and budgeting.

  • Understand and implement ISO 9000 procedures that relate to the role and responsibilities of the Plant Manager position.

  • Achieve maximum levels of productivity, ensuring that the business benefits from the lowest possible cost and best value.

  • Deliver short- and-long term site results in order to develop and maintain the organization's credibility with the business and creating opportunities for the function to add greater value to the business.

  • Translate market trends and customer needs into actionable goals that create competitive advantage.

  • Develop, analyze and manage Operational expenses.

  • Develop Objectives, Goals, Strategies and Measures (OGSM) for assigned areas and confirm linkage to global business strategies.

  • Lead benchmarking of Operations-related topics in support of divisional goals.

  • Work with team to review and create processes that will increase overall effectiveness in all operational areas including safety, productivity, quality, etc.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering or related field required.

  • 5+ year’s successful multi-functional Operations experience including management and employee development.

  • Working knowledge of modern manufacturing, material flow and improvement strategies (e.g. ELS/Lean Sigma) and the ability to integrate those into the operation.

  • Skilled in analyzing and drawing information for long-term strategic change and improvement for the site.

  • Skilled in leading significant multi-site, multi-functional or business project initiatives, scheduling and planning.

  • Demonstrated understanding of financial systems and the key drivers within the manufacturing environment.

  • Strong organizational skills in strategy, communication at all levels and execution.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing individuals and teams.

  • Operational knowledge of the applicable systems.

  • Strong financial and business acumen.

  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills.

  • Excellent teamwork, leadership, relationship building, mentoring, training and project management experience and skills.


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