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Production Manager



Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

Company Description


Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in designing and manufacturing a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products and solutions, which are used in nearly every primary 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. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2022 were $9 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com

Job Description

ABOUT YOUR ROLE: You will manage the overall coating performance in terms of productivity, production efficiency, quality, scrap, manpower optimization, safety, cost control and autonomous maintenance. You will be leading a team of 2 members. You will be based in Bangi. You will report to Plant Manager


  • Oversee the production/manufacturing related activities to achieve operational efficiencies.
  • Lead and implement operational improvement strategies for productivity, quality safety, cost savings and training.
  • Maintain quality control in coating line to ensure products meet quality standards;
  • Monitor work to meet unforeseen circumstances, control workflow to ensure maximum use of available capacity and effective use of labor, tools and equipment.
  • Collaborate with other functional areas to resolve problems and improve manufacturing processes.
  • Lead the team to comply with Environmental, Health and Safety policies and achieve safety targets.
  • Promote teamwork within the coating team as well as other functions at the shop floor level.
  • Execute/Support A3 for UEE Improvement, Scrap Reduction and Quality and ensure A3’s implementation.
  • Lead 5S activities, housekeeping and involved in recycling programs.
  • Drive improvement initiatives in key metric areas, manage production flow, staffing schedule and resources to budget and plan.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical / Chemical) required.
  • 8+ years Operations/Manufacturing experience with 5+ manufacturing leadership experience is required.
  • At least 5 years experience in people management
  • Experience in Packaging/Chemicals/Ink/Labels/Digital Printing/Die Cutting/Manufacturing is preferred.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in leading and managing individuals and teams is required.
  • Hands-on experience of modern manufacturing, material flow and improvement strategies (e.g. ELS, continuous flow, cellular etc.) and the ability to integrate those into the operation.
  • Experience in EHS is required.
  • Good interpersonal skills, coaching skill , result oriented, problem solving and strong leadership
  • Demonstrated understanding and skills in project and program management is preferred.
  • Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, ISO or related experience preferred.
  • Strong logical and analytical skills.
  • Advanced Excel Skills

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