Avery Dennison Application Specialist, Digital Ink Solutions in Sanbornton, New Hampshire
Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global leader in pressure-sensitive and functional materials and labeling solutions for the retail apparel market. The company's applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and more than 25,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers in the consumer packaging, graphical display, logistics, apparel, industrial and healthcare industries. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company reported sales of $6.1 billion in 2016. Learn more at www.averydennison.com
Avery Dennison is looking for an Application Specialist for our Digital Ink Solutions business to become the technical lead for our digital printing platforms focused on ink-jet inks including general printing monitoring of printer performance. This role will independently tests ink products for market segments served by digital ink products. Products include formulated inks and media. To be successful, you must possess and promote an understanding of product design-performance, including printing, print-heads, wave-forms, etc. The role is based in Belmont, NH and will work under the mentorship of our Technical Director.
Help in the verification, analysis and troubleshooting inks including jetting, chemical compatibility, drying, fastness, substrate compatibility, print-head compatibility, curing, etc.
Image quality analysis.
Improve the reliability of inks by resolving the interaction with ink-jet print-heads, curing and mechanics of the printer.
Be the main contact with the customer with regards to printing, color and printing performance. Improve printing quality and output including printer set up, maintenance and calibration. Lead multiple product development projects.
Partner with customers to develop approach and action plan, and run plan to completion.
Short-term troubleshooting to address customer complaints.
Work closely with commercial teams in the design and development of new products, including VOC analysis, CTQ-mapping and cost-benefit analysis.
Utilize Enterprise Lean Sigma (ELS) tools and methodologies and follow the stage gate process in product development projects.
Follow all corporate safety policies and procedures. Practice good housekeeping and accurate safety procedures in accordance to company standards.
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Polymer Engineering or related field.
3 to 5 years of experience in inks, topcoats, or printing industry.
Basic knowledge of pigment and/or dye formulations used in the design of inks would be an added advantage.
Experience with digital ink-jet printing.
Experience with related equipment such as laminators, electronic plotters and cutters is preferred.
This role requires 10% to 15% travel.
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