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GPD Officer (Ingeniero de Producto)



Santiago de Querétaro, Qro., Mexico
Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023

Company Description

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

Job Description

SUMMARY: The GPD Site Officer will own the product deployment process for the Production site, working in close partnership with GPD Hub, Customer Front End Teams and Customer Program Leader to ensure timely and efficient product set up, costs estimating and pricelist management through first order readiness. GPD Site officer plays a key role in elevating our customer’s brands by leading the development of creative, innovative branding solutions for apparel brand owners and retailers. This position provides deep product expertise within a given product line by bringing insights, solutions, and options to the Commercial Team, Supply Chain and OPS Team.

REPRESENTATIVE ACTIVITIES: Activities and duties will vary depending upon the functional area assigned. Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Act as the product development expert, demonstrating comprehensive technical knowledge for a given product line.
  • Execute the local item set-up through global artwork/spec repository.
  • Support re-engineer efforts in collaboration with Product Engineering.
  • Ensure the local manufacturing team receives all elements to achieve quality and lean production process (specs, color standards, work instructions)
  • Administer product sampling and test orders.
  • Support production to drive troubleshooting on first orders.
  • Perform profitability analysis based on manufacturing cost for new programs.
  • Create local and global price proposals using global tools and guidelines.
  • InterCompany Price Management within LATAM Sites.
  • Price List Creation and maintenance according to Commercial Strategy.
  • Support Pricing Escalation with Commercial Team.
  • Quote Letter creation and maintenance.
  • Liaise between Local GPD and Global Sampling & Product Deployment hub to deploy new items to production
  • Remain current on industry trends and product innovations to effectively partner with GPD Hub in leveraging Avery Dennison solutions



We are looking for:
- English advanced, able to keep a business conversation.
- Degree in Industrial Designer, Industrial Engineer or related field
- Entry level position 0-2 years of experience in product development areas in manufacturing companies, management of world-wide customers in terms of product development, pricing and technical support. Apparel, Packaging or Graphic industries are desired.

Skills and Knowledge
Analytical mindset for roadmaps and numerical problems.
Detail oriented; good at organizing information piece by piece, comfortable in handling multi-functional issues.
Knowledge of Apparel Industry, products and applications preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Good customer service skills.
Strong technical aptitude.

Additional Information

This position is based in Queretaro with some days of Home Office