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ELS Manager



Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

Company Description


Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY) is a global leader in labeling and packaging materials and solutions. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major market and industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and more than 36,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers with insights and innovations that help make brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent. Over the past 80+ years, we have grown from one bright idea into a global Fortune 500® corporation that continues to advance quality and innovation in materials science. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company reported sales of over $7 billion in 2020. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.


Avery Dennison RBIS, a global leader in apparel and footwear industry solutions, is a $1.8+ billion business of Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY). Avery Dennison RBIS provides intelligent, creative and sustainable solutions that elevate brands and accelerate performance throughout the global retail supply chain. We elevate brands through graphic tickets, tags and labels, embellishments and packaging solutions that enhance consumer appeal. We accelerate performance through RFID enabled inventory and loss prevention solutions, price management, global compliance, and brand security solutions.

Avery Dennison RBIS responsibly serves the global marketplace with operations in 115 locations, 50 countries, across 6 continents. For more information, visit www.rbis.averydennison.com.

Job Description


The ELS Manager will plan, lead and coordinate continuous improvement efforts and manage ELS Project Leaders within the Operations area. Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Drives for gains in productivity, quality and efficiency by embedding ELS Program across site.

  • Support Head of Operations to maintain a professional and well-motivated team, and to ensure succession for all key positions - through the facilitation of appropriate training and development.

  • To develop an environment which seeks continuous improvement implementing PDCA.

  • Partner with site leaders to train and deploy Enterprise Lean Sigma (ELS) practices.

  • Own ELS assessment and improvement initiatives.

  • Support the Operations team and introduce them to: value steam management process, 5S, visual controls, VSM, Kanban, Daily MDI, etc.

  • Develop ELS training plans, site’s trainers and track progress.

  • Apply Enterprise Lean Sigma assessment throughout the site and participate on ELS site assessments.

  • Identify and communicate various ELS readings, training and benchmarking opportunities.

  • Identify project opportunities within a site or across business units.



  • A professional Engineer having at least BE degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering

  • Passion and commitment to Enterprise Lean Sigma and continuous improvement.

  • Hands on experience in operational excellence program (i.e. TPM, Six Sigma, Lean manufacturing, etc. is a must).

  • 5+ years experience of Production / Shift management.

  • Authority to make changes happens across functions and departments.

  • Track record of being a change agent.

  • Successful and effective communicator.