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Sr. Process Engineer



Software Engineering
Panyu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience. Serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive — we employ approximately 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

We are searching for a Sr. Process Engineer for our Embelex Innovation Team. The Sr. Process Engineer is an expert-level technical role that leads and supports step-change improvement and next generation manufacturing capabilities to drive improved speed to
market, customer service, cost and quality. You will collaborate globally with other technical, operations, supply chain and business colleagues across all functions. All work is accomplished with focus on promoting EHS and sustainability.
As Sr. Process Engineer you are assigned to lead and/or support strategies, initiatives and ongoing technology scouting associated with innovation at Avery Dennison manufacturing sites and outsource partners.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
● Identification and development of technologies and process changes to reduce time and manual effort.
● Identification and development of next generation manufacturing platforms and processes, accelerating conversion to
digital workflow
● Ongoing collaboration and communication with colleagues and stakeholders across all functions to understand priority
needs and opportunities and to share ideas and proposals
● Technology scouting and open innovation - engage in processes to proactively identify potential solutions and partners,
establish and engage in ongoing practices to build a culture that encourages trying new things and failing fast to drive rapid
● Drive growth, cost reduction, yield and product quality improvements, capacity increases and EHS improvements.
● Supporting technology and product roadmaps for near and long term strategy - recommending and advising on capital
investments, equipment modifications, and technology improvements
● Project management – effectively leading project teams and proactively managing execution of priority initiatives to deliver
improved processes and results
● Coaching, training, and development of required skills and capabilities in others
● Write technical reports and document research. Summarize critical results and observations. Verify reliability of data.
● Develops standard operational procedures for design and process across new and existing product lines.


● B.S. in the sciences required with specific degrees in Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, or Manufacturing

Classification: Avery Dennison - Confidential
● Minimum 5 years related work experience - manufacturing technologies, operations, process improvements, and problem
● Base knowledge of industrial lasers and laser materials; processing of non-metallic materials a plus, but not required
● Base knowledge of material handling equipment for roll-fed and sheet-fed materials a plus, but not required
● Expertise for manufacturing technologies, process automation and innovation
● Position requires excellent problem-solving skills with high levels of motivation, initiative and energy.
● Direct experience with Heat Transfer labeling and chemistry is highly desirable.
● Effective written and oral communications
● Excellent computer skills.
● Excellent working knowledge of CAD, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc. Knowledge of FMEA is preferred.
● Good planning skills and working experience with planning techniques.
● Able to work independently as well as in a team.
● Ability to interact effectively with both internal and external customers.
● Lean principles and applications
● Project management skills
● People leadership and interpersonal skills
● Ability to travel when required to support business, up to 50%
● Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities with limited supervision
● Bachelor’s degree in engineering or commensurate training and work experience with demonstrated technical expertise
across a range of products and technologies

Additional Information

AVERY DENNISON IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER. 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.

Embelex -Who are we?
We are a global team of highly driven experts - united by our goal to lead the industry and be a 1-Stop Shop for external embellishments. We are proud to have earned the right to supply our products to leading performance and fashion brands as well as the sports leagues and federations in the world.
What do we do?
We enhance garments - through heat transfers, embroidery, patches, and woven labels. (link needed)
What do we stand for?
We aim at constantly improving our solution and service portfolios to meet and exceed our customers’ needs and expectations. We see ourselves as a high performing sports team with a clear and ambitious shared vision, driven by a collective and individual entrepreneurial spirit.
We strive to be impactful versus being busy.
Embelex is one of the growing segments in our company and we are looking for high potentials to strengthen us and help us
accelerate on our journey.
Come join our team!